Bizerba – a family-owned business

Our corporate management stands for the traditional values of a family-owned business - as well as for innovative strength of a market leader.

Since its foundation in 1866, Bizerba has been family-owned and the management of the company is secured by the fifth family generation.

Bizerba CEO Andreas Kraut

Chairman of the board and CEO Andreas Wilhelm Kraut is also a shareholder of Bizerba SE & Co. KG.


After successfully completing his studies of business management at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg with an MBA he started his professional career between 2000 and 2004 in sales at the Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG. After joining Bizerba he was CEO of the subsidiary in the USA from 2005 to 2009.


In 2009 he returned to Bizerba's headquarters. As CEO he has been shaping the dynamic growth course of the company since 2011. Andreas Kraut represents the fifth generation of the owner family focusing on digitalization and international expansion.