Richard Mayer new Managing Director of Blumenbecker Group

Since 1 January 2019, Richard Mayer has been the new chief executive of B+M Blumenbecker GmbH. Harald Golombek and Olaf Lingnau have also been appointed to the management board of B+M Blumenbecker GmbH with immediate effect.

Aged 56, Mayer now heads the management board as CEO with responsibility for the whole Blumenbecker Group, which today has a presence in nine countries. “In Richard Mayer, we are delighted to have found a manager with extremely broad international experience, and are convinced that the new senior management team will together lead the Blumenbecker Group into a successful future,” says majority shareholder Astrid Blumenbecker. In his last previous post, Mayer was an executive director and CFO of the Pfleiderer Group, based in Neumarkt in Germany’s Upper Palatinate region. “I am very much looking forward to the new tasks and challenges at family-owned Blumenbecker,” Mayer stated. 

About Richard Mayer
Mayer embarked on his professional career while still studying Business Administration at Munich’s Ludwig-Maximilian University, working as an executive director at logistics enterprise Reichhart GmbH & Co. KG in Gilching. After graduating with the business degree of “Diplom-Kaufmann”, he moved to CON MOTO, a consultancy group based in Munich, where he gained experience as a consultant and project manager in the field of production and distribution logistics.

Richard Mayer then worked for 17 years in various positions at the Wacker Neuson SE Group in Munich, an SDAX-listed group of companies operating in the construction machinery business, including 12 years as a member of the management board. While in office there, he was responsible, among other things, for the Wacker Group’s IPO and the subsequent merger of Wacker Construction Equipment AG with Neuson Kramer Baumaschinen AG to form today’s Neuson SE.

Two further management board members
Richard Mayer is now flanked at the head of B+M Blumenbecker GmbH by two further executive directors, Harald Golombek and Olaf Lingnau. Golombek has already held the post of managing director at Blumenbecker Automatisierungstechnik GmbH since 2004, while Lingnau has headed Blumenbecker Industriebedarf GmbH since 2006, and in 2015 was additionally appointed managing director of Blumenbecker Industrie-Service GmbH.

Picture: The Blumenbecker Holding senior management team (from left to right): Olaf Lingnau, Richard Mayer, Harald Golombek