Brau Holding International


  • Roland Tobias (President / CEO)
  • Thomas Polanyi (Financial Director / CFO)
  • Stefan Lustig ( Technical Director / COO)

Brau Holding International GmbH & Co. KGaA is a joint venture of Schörghuber group (50.1%) with the Dutch Heineken NV ( 49.9 %). The holding company was founded in 2002. As an association of regional breweries it is one of the largest brewing groups in Germany. Three brewing groups form the pillars under the umbrella of the holding company: the Paulaner Brewery Group, the Kulmbach Group and the West Group Furstenberg, Hoepfner and Schmucker.

The following breweries and brands belong to the three brewing groups Brau Holding International GmbH & Co. KGaA:

Paulaner Brewery Group:

  • Paulaner, Munich
  • Hacker-Pschorr, Munich
  • Thurn & Taxis, Regensburg
  • Auerbräu, Rosenheim
  • Weißbierbrauerei Hopf, Miesbach

Kulmbach brewery AG ( 63% for Brau Holding International GmbH & Co. KGaA duly ):

  • Kulmbach brewery, Kulmbach
  • Sternquell, Plauen
  • Brewing pride, Chemnitz
  • Scherdel, yard
  • Würzburg Hofbräuhaus, Würzburg
  • Bad Brambacher Mineral Wells, Bad Bramstedt

West group:

  • Princely Fürstenberg Brewery, Donaueschingen
  • Private Brewery Schmucker, Mossautal

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