Stefanie Mauritz (45) will be assuming the position of Director Anuga at Koelnmesse, thus directly managing and developing the world's leading food fair. Starting 1 February 2020, she will be taking on this position from Lorenz Rau, who will be leaving the company at the end of January to become Messe Augsburg's Chief Executive Officer as already announced.
Stefanie Mauritz has been Director of euvend & coffeena, the international trade fair for the vending and coffee industry, since 2016. After working in the field of management consulting, she joined Koelnmesse in 2004, where she worked in Corporate Development for twelve years and was already heavily involved in development of Koelnmesse’s extensive portfolio as part of the Global Competence in Food and FoodTec.
"Stefanie Mauritz has the strategic and conceptual expertise needed to further drive Anuga's course and its expansion as the number 1 in the industry and at the top of our full portfolio in the field of Food and FoodTec," says Gerald Böse, Chief Executive Officer of Koelnmesse.