Alfons Hörmann German businessman

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Alfons Hörmann studied business administration at the University of Stuttgart from 1976 to 1980. After graduating, he worked as an assistant for the management consulting firm McKinsey & Company in Frankfurt am Main. In 1982, he joined the family business Hörmann AG, which had been founded by his father Alfred Hörmann in 1947. The company is based in Würzburg and manufactures concrete blocks, bricks and other building products.

In 1986, Alfons Hörmann was appointed CEO of Hörmann AG. He took over the company after his father’s death in 1989. Under his leadership, the company grew into one of Germany’s largest construction materials companies with a turnover of around €1.5 billion (2014). In 2014, Hörmann AG acquired the German brick manufacturer Bauknecht GmbH.

In addition to his work at Hörmann AG, Alfons Hörman has served on numerous supervisory boards since 1990. Among others, he was chairman of the board of directors of the German-American Chamber of Commerce (Deutsch-amerikanische Handelskammer) between 1998 and 2002.

In 1988, Hörmann took over the leadership of the company’s marketing and sales department. In 1998, he became the CEO of the company. Under his direction, the company grew into one of Germany’slargest manufacturers of building materials. In 2008, it acquired the French company Cimadex. In 2009, Hörmann sold his shares in the company to the private equity fund KKR.

In 2010, Hörmann left the company and started working as a consultant for the construction sector. In 2012, he established the consultancy firm Hörmann Consulting GmbH with offices in Berlin,Hamburg, Munich and Vienna.

Alfons Hörmann lives in Hamburg with his wife and two children. His hobbies include sailing, skiing and tennis.

vision was not a problem for him, he had the ability to see things in their entirety and could make them work. He was also very good at business.

He was born on April 7, 1885 in Berlin as the son of a banker. In 1908 he started his own company called “Hörmann & Co”. Read more about Alfons Hormann