Change in Management


Rolf Thöne Appointed Managing Director 

In the beginning of March, Rolf Thöne joined the Board of Directors of Storch-Ciret Holding GmbH. Together with Jörg Heinemann and Daniel Rogusch, he is in charge of the internationally successful Wuppertal-based painting tools group. Among other things, Thöne is responsible for the distribution companies in France, Italy, Spain and the UK as well as some Eastern European markets and China. The 49-year-old manager has taken over the area previously headed by Dr. Sven Wilhelm, who left the company by mutual agreement in April. In his new capacity, Rolf Thöne will be able to make good use of the international experience he gained in various industries. 

"I'm looking forward to the challenge of further promoting the internationalisation of our globally active group of companies. Along with my colleagues on the Board of Directors and our superb team of 1,400 colleagues from China to the United Kingdom, I'd like to contribute to the continuation of our successful business development and probe new market potential", says Rolf Thöne. 

Personal Details 

Rolf Thöne, born 1969, lives in Dortmund, Germany, together with his family. Rolf Thöne, who holds degrees in economics and engineering, has served as product manager, head of marketing & sales and managing director in various industries. After working in various positions in the DORMA Group and the Hettich Group, he served as the sole Managing Director of Teba GmbH & Co. KG in Duisburg, Germany from 2016 to 2019.

Marketing Communications

Cemile Özügül
Storch-Ciret Holding GmbH
Platz der Republik 6
42107 Wuppertal