KUFSTEIN, Austria–Georg J. Riedel will hand over management of Riedel Crystal and its worldwide subsidiaries to his son Maximilian J. Riedel in July. Maximilian Riedel, named president, will be the 11th generation family member to lead the crystal house. He previously served as CEO of the North American division.
“As owner, I will remain associated with the company,” said Georg J. Riedel. “I am proud of my son, who has expanded Riedel’s North American operations with exceptional success, significantly contributing to the company’s growth through his extraordinary talent and creativity.”
Maximilian J. Riedel said, “I’m proud to follow in the footsteps of my father and build upon his successes. My vision is to strengthen the core European market, to expand our China subsidiary and to open new markets in Latin America within the next three years.”
Georg J. Riedel’s daughter, Laetizia Riedel-Rothlisberger, serves as corporate lawyer and brand ambassador.