CEO ORIOR Group
Daniel Lutz graduated from the Executive Development course at IMD Lausanne and has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the St. Gallen University of Applied Sciences. From 1992 to 2001 he worked for Nestlé Switzerland in various sales and marketing roles. Between 2002 and 2004 he was Marketing Manager at Nestlé for the development and strategic implementation of the ice cream market in Malaysia and Singapore. From 2004 to 2006 he did the same job for Nestlé in Mexico. In 2006 he was appointed as Marketing Director Nestlé Ice Cream Switzerland and one year later, in 2007, took charge of Nestlé Frisco Findus in Rorschach as Division Executive Manager. In 2011 Daniel Lutz moved to Nestlé China Ltd., where he was responsible for ice cream and frozen foods for two years. He then became Managing Director with overall responsibility for Nestlé Food & Beverage Greater China Region. In October 2014 the Board of Directors of ORIOR AG appointed him as CEO; he took over operational management of the group in February 2015.
CFO ORIOR Group
Ricarda Demarmels holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of St. Gallen (lic. oec. HSG). Up to 2005, she worked at, among other places, the Swiss National Bank. Between 2005 and 2009, she worked at the strategy consulting firm Oliver Wyman Financial Services, in London and Zurich, where she led strategy, M&A and integration projects all over the world. In 2009, she moved to the private equity company Capvis Equity Partners, where she was in charge of various acquisitions and divestments and supported the strategic development of portfolio firms. In this role, Ricarda Demarmels was also involved in ORIOR’s IPO in 2010. In addition to her work, she has published a number of industry and research papers. Ricarda Demarmels took over the position of the Chief Financial Officer in April 2015.
FILIP DE SPIEGELEIRE
Head ORIOR Europe,
Head Culinor Food Group
Filip de Spiegeleire holds an MBA from the Drucker School of Management of Claremont Graduate University in Los Angeles (USA). He joined Amando NV, his family company specialising in fine meats and cold cuts, in 1987 and managed the company as its CEO from 1992 to 2000. In 1989 Filip de Spiegeleire established its own company Culinor, a company that specialises in premium fresh convenience food, and, as a result of the increased focus on the growing market of fresh convenience food, Amando was sold in 2000. Under the leadership of its founder and CEO Filip De Spiegeleire, Culinor developed into a successful food group that is well-known in the Benelux. In August 2016 Culinor Food Group became an autonomous competence centre of ORIOR. Filip De Spiegeleire continues to lead Culinor Food Group and was named Head ORIOR Europe as well as appointed to the Management Board of ORIOR AG.
Other activities and functions: Filip De Spiegeleire is the managing director of Depot 52 BVBA and a member of the Board of Directors of Patisserie Alsacienne Bloch NV.