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Corporate Fact Sheet

Verbio SE is one of the leading bioenergy manufacturers, and is also the only large-scale producer of biodiesel, bioethanol and biomethane in Europe. The Group has over 1,000 employees at its locations in Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Brandenburg as well as at its foreign subsidiaries in India, the USA, Canada, Poland and Hungary. VERBIO concentrates on the use of internally developed innovative and efficient energy saving production processes. VERBIO’s biofuels achieve CO₂ savings of over 90 percent compared to petrol or diesel. With its innovative processes and highly efficient production plants, VERBIO is a technology leader in the biofuels market.


Facts and Figures

  • Company name: Verbio SE
  • Registered office: Zörbig, Germany
  • Administrative headquarters: Leipzig, Germany
  • Production sites in Germany: Zörbig, Bitterfeld, Schwedt, Pinnow
  • Affiliates abroad: India, Canada, USA, Hungary, Poland
  • Year of foundation: 2006
  • Founders: Claus Sauter, Dr. Georg Pollert
  • IPO: 2006
  • Employees: 1.180 (2023/06/30)
  • Turnover FY 2020/21: EUR 1,968.3 billion

Segments of Business

  • Production of bioethanol, biodiesel, biomethane, pharma glycerine as well as feed, bio-fertilizer and phytosterol
  • Sale of biofuels throughout Europe
  • R&D in sustainable and efficient fuel as well as pioneering production technology
  • Logistics

Verbio SE acts as Management Holding. Operative business is run by the VERBIO Group’s subsidiaries in Germany, Poland, Hungary, India, Canada and the USA. VERBIO's shares (ISIN DE000A0JL9W6/WKN A0JL9W) have been listed on the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange since October 2006.

Management Board

  • Claus Sauter (CEO)
  • Prof. Dr. Oliver Lüdtke (Vice CEO & CTO)
  • Olaf Tröber (CFO)
  • Theodor Niesmann (CTO)
  • Bernd Sauter (COO Europe)
  • Stefan Schreiber (COO North America)

Supervisory Board

  • Alexander von Witzleben (Chair)
  • Ulrike Krämer (Deputy Chair)
  • Dr. Klaus Niemann (Board Member)

Photos & logos

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Legal note:
All images provided may only be used for the agreed editorial purposes. All other use and distribution among third parties are prohibited. Copyright and all rights of use remain with Verbio SE. All images used must be credited as ‘Source: Verbio SE’.

Press Contact

Ulrike Kurze
Head of Global Marketing & Communications

Verbio SE
T: +49 176 13085404
E-Mail: ulrike.kurze@verbio.de


Julia Rost
External PR Consultants
WeichertMehner GmbH & Co. KG
T: +49 351 50140208
E-Mail: verbio@weichertmehner.com