Say hello to the Voff 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 Head of Business Development. Before joining Voff, Olivia was the founder and CEO of Jumbo Beauty. Her previous experience includes working in various commercial 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

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 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

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.

Chairman

Fredrik Svedberg

Born: 1981
Nationality: Swedish/Spanish

Fredrik joined the Voff Board in 2017 and as been the chairman since 2018.

Prior to joining Voff, Fredrik served as the CEO of Diamorph, a supplier of advanced material solutions for especially demanding and safety-critical industrial applications. Currently Fredrik is the managing partner of Systematic Growth, Voff’s largest shareholder.

Fredrik’s free time revolves mostly around hiking, cross-country and saunas.

Board Member

Paul Miley

Born: 1964
Nationality: Irish

Paul brings 25 years of pet industry experience to the Voff board; from executive positions with Mars Petcare Europe, CEO and latterly board roles with SMEs and start ups. Paul advises PE through his consulting firm M-Squared and has supported over a dozen successful acquisitions in the sector in the past 5 years. He does find time though to go running with German Shepherd Santo and mongrel Burj’.

Paul holds a Bachelor of Technology Degree (BTech Hons) from Loughborough University of Technology and is a qualified accountant (CIMA).

Board Member

Robert Walker

Born: 1969
Nationality: British

Robert joined the Voff Board in 2018, previously working as the company’s CEO. Prior to joining Voff, Robert worked within the eCommerce and human nutrition industries in various positions such as Head of Gymgrossisten AB (Qliro Group), CEO of Active Nutrition International (The Hut Group Ltd), Vice President NBTY Inc and Executive Director of Marketing Twinlab Inc.

Robert’s free time revolves mostly around walking and feeding his seven rescue dogs.

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