Say hello to the Voff Premium Pet Food team

At Voff we are one team. Teamwork and entrepreneurship are cornerstones in how we work, and we work hard – yes – but we celebrate our successes and constantly learn, also when things don’t go according to plan.
Teamwork is our success

We live by our values, and always act with respect, authenticity and care towards each other – we believe each team member plays a key part in our success. Most of all, we inspire each other to do achieve great things, we embrace each other for our unique contributions, and we support each other as we grow. We are One Voff.

Our Values

Innovation

We are entrepreneurs – we value original thinking and always search for a better way, unconstrained by the way things have been done before.

Authenticity

We operate, communicate and act with authenticity and integrity. We believe in transparency and respect for our colleagues, our customers and all pets.

Quality

We aspire to the best quality ingredients, processes and infrastructure necessary to provide safe, delicious and dependable products for our customers and their pets.

Care

We act with care, empathy and respect for everyone who works with, buys and enjoys our products. Just like our pets are parts of our families, yours are too.

One team

We inspire each other to achieve great things, we embrace each other for our unique contributions and we support each other as we grow. We are One Voff.

CEO

Mårten Bernow

Born: 1983
Nationality: Swedish

Mårten joined Voff in the beginning of 2019 as CEO. Before Voff, Mårten was an Investment Director at Ratos and he also has experience from working at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Mårten spends his free-time with family and friends, preferably cooking, eating and drinking wine together. He also likes to go running in Stockholm’s green areas.

Mårten holds a Master of Science degree (MSc) in Finance from Stockholm School of Economics.

Email: marten.bernow@voff.pet
Telephone: +46 (0)722 419 742

CFO

Joel Fredstorp

Born: 1986
Nationality: Swedish

Joel joined Voff in 2019 as CFO. Before joining Voff, Joel was a Director of Finance at Klarna and he also has experience from working at SEB Enskilda Corporate Finance. Joel is a proud dog owner of family member Malte, a 5 year old English cocker spaniel.

Joel holds a Master of Science degree (MSc) in Industrial Engineering and Management from Lund University of Technology.

Email: joel.fredstorp@voff.pet
Telephone: +46 (0)735 230 661

Chief Business Development Officer

Olivia Engellau

Born: 1990
Nationality: Swedish

Olivia joined Voff in 2021 as Chief Business Development Officer. Before joining Voff, Olivia's experience includes working in various commercial and business development roles in consumer businesses such as Blocket, Tele2 and Unilever. Olivia spends her spare time travelling, preferably to the mountains where she loves to ski.

Olivia holds a Bachelor (BSc) degree in Business Management from Newcastle University, UK.

Email: olivia.engellau@voff.pet
Telephone: +46 (0)70 426 47 77

Head of M&A

Per Erik Engström

Born: 1980
Nationality: Swedish

Pelle joined Voff in 2021 as Head of M&A. Prior to joining Voff, Pelle served as an M&A advisor with PwC and as the CEO of Johan i Hallen, a Swedish meat products company. He also has experience from working at veterinary care family AniCura and M&A conglomerate Storskogen. Pelle is a keen windsurfer who loves exploring the Swedish westcoast or any Hawaiian island.

Pelle holds a Master of Science degree (MSc) in Finance from Stockholm School of Economics.

Email: pererik.engstrom@voff.pet
Telephone: +46 (0)723 205 100

Managing Director Finland

Janne Räsänen

Born: 1973
Nationality: Finnish

Janne joined Voff in 2016 as Managing Director of its Finnish/Nordic business. Before joining Voff, Janne was a co-founder and Managing Director Ab A Kasten Oy, a company focused on high-quality meat. Janne holds a Master of Food Science (Meat Technology) from University of Helsinki and has over 20 years’ experience from the food sector.

Managing Director Finland

Risto Pelkonen

Born: 1970
Nationality: Finnish

Risto joined Voff in January 2022. Before founding Aristo Oy, Risto was the CEO for Unipet Oy (Part of the Best Friend Group). In his spare time Risto enjoys hunting, Martial Arts, motor- and many other types of sports.

Managing Director UK

Suzanne Brock

Born: 1971
Nationality: British

Suzanne founded Nutriment in 2013 and has served as its’ Managing Director since then. Prior to starting Nutriment Suzanne worked at another pet food company where she developed an instinct for consumer trends in the field. She has had a number of different careers before this time, including 6 years as an Army Officer where she trained at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst from 1993 to 1994 and reaching the rank of Captain. Suzanne has two teenage children and two badly behaved dogs.

Managing Director Germany & Director Continental Europe

Slawomir Gleboczyk

Born: 1975
Nationality: German, Polish

Slawomir joined the Voff Group and the German Management Team of Haustierkost.de in August 2022. He has a Master in Business Administration with focus on marketing and logistics and brings 15 years of international experience and expertise in operating and managing fast-growing and strongly digitalized businesses in food, electronics and fashion sector.

Managing Director Germany

Florian Kellner

Born: 1978
Nationality: German

Florian founded haustierkost.de in 2008 and has served as its’ Managing Director since then. Florian previously worked in the textile business.

Florian holds a diploma in social sciences (Dipl. Soz.-Wiss.) with a focus on politics from University of Duisburg-Essen.

Managing Director Germany

René Mahnert

Born: 1965
Nationality: German

René founded haustierkost.de in 2008 and has served as its’ Managing Director since then. René previously worked in the textile business.

René is educated as tradesman in wholesale and retail trade.

Managing Director Germany

Remi Selbach

Born: 1982
Nationality: German

Remi is part of the family who founded DIBO in 1988. Remi has served as its Managing Director since 2003. Before that, Remi studied economics and administration and completed a banking education.

Managing Director Germany

Mark Gnotke

Born: 1989
Nationality: German

Mark joined AniForte in June 2015, 1.5 years after it was founded and served as Managing Director since 2018. Before that, Mark studied Real Estate Finance in the UK and worked in real estate for 4 years.

Managing Director Germany

Norbert Adamzyk

Born: 1966
Nationality: German

Norbert joined Carne’s Doggi in December 2022. Before that, Norbert worked mainly as a Managing Director/Operations Director in the food packaging (Klöckner Pentaplast / LINPAC Packaging) and automotive industry (Mercedes-Benz).

Norbert holds a diploma in mechanical engineering from the University of Hannover and has a finance/commercial apprenticeship. He spends his free time skiing, sailing and hiking and enjoys classic cars.

Managing Director UK

Antoon Murphy

Born: 1982
Nationality: British, Dutch

Antoon incorporated Nova Dog Chews in 2005 after spending several months researching the UK pet food market and routes to market, products, warehousing and potential customers. He has worked full time in the business since August 2006 and has been managing director ever since. Antoon has presided over year on year growth since the company was established.

Antoon has LLB Honours, Diploma in Legal Practice, and is a fully qualified solicitor in Scots law. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf, tennis, watching football, and skiing.

Managing Director UK

Lloyd Murdoch

Born: 1982
Nationality: British

Lloyd Joined Nova Dog Chews in 2005 and now serves as joint managing director.

Lloyd holds a BA in Business Law and Economics from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland.
In his spare time, he enjoys playing football and golf.

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