Change in the management

On 1 Feb­ru­ary 2023, Baum & Bon­heur announces a change in the man­age­ment. With imme­di­ate effect, the trio of Ralf Stein­meis­ter (Chair­man of the Man­age­ment Board), Peter Over­lack (Man­ag­ing Direc­tor Strat­e­gy and Inter­na­tion­al) and Peyrik Möller...

Takeover by the Overlack family

The sib­lings Peter, Anne and Eva Over­lack take over the tra­di­tion­al tree nurs­ery and thus com­plete the exit from the eco­nom­ic dif­fi­cul­ties. Step by step, the com­pa­ny is to be made more future-proof, mod­ern and innovative.

Lappen repositions itself

Pro­duc­tion process­es are adapt­ed, sales and dis­tri­b­u­tion are expand­ed. The cus­tomer-ori­ent­ed ser­vice com­pa­ny with some 130 employ­ees cul­ti­vates high-qual­i­ty plants on an area of 650 hectares of open land.

Dieter Lappen takes over the tree nursery as successor

Dieter Lap­pen takes over the tree nurs­ery as suc­ces­sor and assumes man­age­ment respon­si­bil­i­ty. Spe­cial­i­sa­tion in avenue trees and the large tree sec­tor is afford­ed high pri­or­i­ty. The tree nurs­ery grows to become one of the largest in Europe and...