GERMANY, Rheda-Wiedenbrück Ralf-Thomas Reichrath to join Tönnies Group in Rheda-Wiedenbrück as manager from November 1st.
He will be responsible for the central procurement of equipment, materials and supplies for Tönnies locations in Germany and abroad.
As the company announced, in his new position Reichrath will be liaising closely with CEO Josef Tillmann, who has been responsible for central purchasing within the group up to now.
Reichrath is joining the Tönnies Group from Aldi. There he worked until the middle of the year as Quality Manager and Deputy Central Purchasing Manager and is known to be well acquainted with the meat industry. One of his responsibilities at the discounter was to oversee the difficult issue of animal welfare.