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Educated in Germany and the UK, Jonas has worked as tax lawyer, business consultant and CFO in Europe and Asia for nearly ten years. However, his true passion is watches. Jonas has always admired the beauty of clever design combined with complicated precision engineering. Ever since interning at his grandmother’s goldsmithing studio during high-school he has had the strong desire to revive the business his great-great-grandfather started over 115 years ago.
Hendirk is a seasoned entrepreneur who has started his first of several start-ups already during high-school. After graduating with a BSc in Psychology, he co-founded what is now Europe's largest online shop for A/C and refrigeration spare-parts. Always on the search for new adventures in business and with the wish to help his old friend, Hendirk too is working hard to set the new business of Eugen Wegner watches on two feet.
Daniel is a passionate watchmaker through-and-through and has in his young career already participated in a number of international competitions, such as the F. A. Lange Watchmaking Excellence Award. Being not only a trained watchmaker but also a goldsmith, and with a keen interest in both, quality and design, Daniel perfectly matches the team.
Bastian has started his career in finance at the world’s largest car manufacturer, Volkswagen. His keen interest for new ideas has led to him taking up several positions within the group’s start-up and digital think tanks. Throughout his career Bastian has planned, rolled-out and completed several successful crowdfunding campaigns.As an old friend of Jonas, Bastian is familiar with his plans for many years and almost feels like Eugen Wegner ́s great-great-grandson, too. Of course he jumped on the train to bring back the long forgotten brand in 2019.
Graduated with a diploma in urban planning, Jantje has constantly applied her skills in design and communication to a career in public relations and as press officer, most recently heading the respective team at a leading global engineering firm. As Jonas ́ sister and Eugen Wegner ́s great-great-grand-daughter, it is no question for Jantje to use her strengths for the brand. Unique design, combined with the special story of her own family inspire Jantje and give her the motivation to go the extra mile – every single day.