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 sells high-quality pharma glycerine for use in the consumer goods and cosmetics industries – for glycerine is a by-product of biodiesel production. VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie AG is the management holding company within the VERBIO Group.

Operative business is run by the VERBIO Group’s subsidiaries: VERBIO Diesel Bitterfeld GmbH, VERBIO Diesel Schwedt GmbH, VERBIO Ethanol Schwedt GmbH & Co. KG, VERBIO Ethanol Zörbig GmbH & Co. KG, VERBIO Agrar GmbH, VERBIO Logistik GmbH, VERBIO Pinnow GmbH, VERBIO India Pvt. Ltd. und VERBIO Polska Sp. z o.o.. 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
  • Year of foundation: 2006
  • Founders: Claus Sauter, Dr. Georg Pollert
  • IPO: 2006
  • Employees: 563 (2018/06/30)
  • Turnover FY 2017/18: € 686 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
  • R&D in sustainable and efficient fuel as well as pioneering production technology

Management Board

  • Claus Sauter (CEO)
  • 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