Geschwister Oetker Beteiligungen KG, owner of Henkell Freixenet, donates EUR 1.5 million for Ukraine

  • Ukraine emergency aid programmes of Unicef and Welthungerhilfe supported with EUR 750,000 each
  • Company owners and management appreciate the commitment of all employees to support people in need

In response to the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, Geschwister Oetker Beteiligungen KG is donating EUR 1.5 million to refugee aid. The owners and managing directors of all group companies have decided to share their donation between the two Ukraine emergency aid programmes of Unicef and Welthungerhilfe.

Dr. Alfred Oetker, Co-CEO and Co-Owner: “It is vital for the whole world to stand together – not only in condemning the attack, but in helping those affected.”

Ferdinand Oetker, Co-CEO and Co-Owner: “The management team of our holding company wanted to send a clear signal in this regard, also to show our gratitude to all the employees for their commitment to supporting people in need.”

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