Ulrike Kurze
Ulrike Kurze
Communications Manager
+49 (0) 341 308530-287
+49 (0) 341 308530-999
Email: pr@verbio.de

VERBIO Factsheet

VERBIO delivers its products directly to European oil corporations, oil traders, independent filling stations, haulage companies, public utilities and vehicle fleets. It also produces feed and organic fertilizers for agriculture as well as high-quality pharma glycerine and sterols for use in the pharmaceutical, cosmetics and foodstuff industries. VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie AG is the management holding company within the VERBIO Group.

Operative business is run by the VERBIO Group’s subsidiaries: VERBIO Bitterfeld GmbH, VERBIO Diesel Schwedt GmbH, VERBIO Schwedt GmbH,  VERBIO Zörbig GmbH, VERBIO Pinnow GmbH, VERBIO Agrar GmbH, VERBIO Logistik GmbH, VERBIO India Pvt. Ltd. und VERBIO Polska Sp. z o.o, VERBIO North America Corp., VERBIO Diesel Canada Corp. and Ximo Kft. VERBIO's shares (ISIN DE000A0JL9W6/WKN A0JL9W) have been listed on the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange since October 2006.


  • Company name: VERBIO Vereinigte Bioenergie AG
  • Registered office: Zörbig, Germany
  • Administrative headquarters: Leipzig, Germany
  • Production sites: Zörbig, Bitterfeld, Schwedt, Pinnow, USA, India, Canada
  • Year of foundation: 2006
  • Founders: Claus Sauter, Dr. Georg Pollert
  • IPO: 2006
  • Employees: 660 (2019/06/30)
  • Turnover FY 2018/19: € 779 million

Fields of business

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

Management Board

  • Claus Sauter (CEO)
  • Prof. Dr. Oliver Lüdtke (Vice CEO & COO Bioethanol/Biomethane)
  • Theodor Niesmann (COO Biodiesel)
  • Bernd Sauter (COO Procurement/Logistics)

Supervisory Board

  • Alexander von Witzleben (Chair)
  • Ulrike Krämer (Deputy Chair)
  • Dr. Georg Pollert