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“with redalpine’s excellent combination of science knowledge and business drive, they are the perfect partner for any emerging company to be successful. i am happy to help contribute my marketing knowledge and create meaningful brands for the consumer.”

uwe holds a master of marketing & economics from penn state university and a diplom of economics from kiel university. today he is an investor, advisor, and board member. his major involvement is in upfield, a 7bn carve out from the unilever food business, where he was fully operational for two years and now leads the marketing advisory.

uwe is a seasoned executive and entrepreneur with a distinguished track record of building and internationalizing brands. in the 24 years he spent leading marketing, sales, and retail at lindt & sprüngli, the company saw remarkable growth and an increase in value from 600m to 20bn chf. his experiences as ceo at johnson & johnson austria, international marketing director at mars inc., and product manager at procter & gamble provide him with in-depth knowledge on marketing, branding, and internationalization, making him the perfect fit to support redalpine's portfolio companies in his role as venture partner.

marketing and economics education

brand and marketing expert

executive from lindt, j&j, and mars

foodie

"i love to eat out with friends in the sun, enjoying great food."

"i love to eat out with friends in the sun, enjoying great food."

venture partner

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uwe sommer

investor & advisor

foodie

venture partner

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uwe sommer

investor & advisor

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foodie

foodie

"redalpine is dedicated to creating a better tomorrow."

executive from lindt, j&j, and mars

marketing and economics education

uwe holds a master of marketing & economics from penn state university and a diplom of economics from kiel university. today he is an investor, advisor, and board member. his major involvement is in upfield, a 7bn carve out from the unilever food business, where he was fully operational for two years and now leads the marketing advisory.

brand and marketing expert

uwe is a seasoned executive and entrepreneur with a distinguished track record of building and internationalizing brands. in the 24 years he spent leading marketing, sales, and retail at lindt & sprüngli, the company saw remarkable growth and an increase in value from 600m to 20bn chf. his experiences as ceo at johnson & johnson austria, international marketing director at mars inc., and product manager at procter & gamble provide him with in-depth knowledge on marketing, branding, and internationalization, making him the perfect fit to support redalpine's portfolio companies in his role as venture partner.

“with redalpine’s excellent combination of science knowledge and business drive, they are the perfect partner for any emerging company to be successful. i am happy to help contribute my marketing knowledge and create meaningful brands for the consumer.”

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