Employee portrait

That everyone pulls pull the same rope...

... is the motto of Andrea Dähler-Hofweber. The president of the board of directors has known Rugenbräu AG since childhood. Today, together with the board of directors and management, she steers the fortunes of the traditional company on the Rugen. Read more about what this interesting woman values in her life and what the what the Corona situation means for Rugenbräu AG.

The personality

Name: Dähler-Hofweber

First name: Andrea

Function: President of the Board of Directors since 2016

Year of birth: 1966

With Rugenbräu since: 1996. On the Board of Directors since 1989

Andrea Dähler-Hofweber
Andrea Dähler-Hofweber

My Rugenbräu

The Rugenbräu is for me ...

A A matter of the heart: Rugenbräu AG is owned by our family. I have been working for the company since 1996. My parents had asked me to join them - I I have grown into the tasks and it has become a passion for me. passion for me.

My most beautiful moment ... or a special moment ...

There are many beautiful moments. For me, it's particularly special when we work together with the management and employees as well as with the Board of Directors. and successfully implement them.

My working day ...

The day is full, interesting and varied. In addition to my duties as Chairman of the Board of Directors with preparing and conducting meetings, customer visits and representation duties, I am also operationally active in our real estate company real estate company, where we manage our own properties.

My career

My milestones ...

After the 3-year commercial apprenticeship in a fiduciary office in the direction of accounting I continued my education in the real estate sector. I have the eidg. I have a federal certificate as a property manager and trustee. Every year I attend further education courses in this field.

My work as Chairman of the Board of Directors ...

Since June 2016, I have been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rugenbräu AG. I have taken over the office from my father Martin Hofweber. He held this position for 30 years. The Board of Directors is responsible for the strategic tasks in a company. company. Since I have been Chairman of the Board, I have had the opportunity to meet many new people. I have had the opportunity to get to know many new people, and I have had wonderful encounters with interesting conversations. At management, I also see it as my job to provide support in the background. support in the background.

News - Focus topic: What influence does COVID-19 have on Rugenbräu AG?

We find ourselves in an extraordinary situation. The Board of Directors and the This situation poses major challenges for the Board of Directors and the Executive Board. Together we will successfully overcome the hurdles. Our goal is to secure the 70 or so jobs jobs in the long term and to further develop the company. We want to retain our independence.

We have taken various measures: Since April 2020, employees have been on short short-time work. In various departments, work is being done in home offices. We distilled ethanol (from beer) as a basis for the production of disinfectant. We lent drivers and logistics staff to a local company which, due to the local company, which had a greater need due to the current situation: a win due to the current situation: a win-win situation. We delivered free of charge about 4'000 bottles of non-alcoholic beverages to local hospitals (Thun, Interlaken, Meiringen) as a contribution as a contribution to the many healthcare workers. We communicate regularly and transparently with our employees. During the crisis we were in active contact with our customers. Now we are slowly ramping up slowly, in line with market demand.

(This section of the text shows the status in May 2020).

Are there any learning effects from COVID-19 for Rugenbräu AG?

I have become even more aware that the time before the Corona crisis could not be taken for granted. The Corona crisis has shown us that there are events that we cannot control or influence. influence.

My opinion

I appreciate that ...

I appreciate honest people who keep their promises. The implementation of my motto: Pulling together in the same direction.

This does not have to be ...

Injustice, Lies, untrustworthy people.

Home for me is ...

The Bernese Oberland.

My life

Always in the refrigerator ...

Rugenbräu Beer, cheese, meat, salad, vegetables.

In the free time ...

... I often spend my time in nature and go for long walks. In winter I like skiing very much. My husband and I also enjoy spending time with our vacation dog "Rica".

Me in three words ...

honest, fair, correct

My inspiration

Makes me laugh ...

Spontaneous situations. Our two cats.

Is my role model ...

I appreciate personalities from my professional environment.

My music ...

I am open for many music styles. During my numerous car trips I listen to music from local radio stations.

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