ALRV: Stefanie Peters is to succeed Carl Meulenbergh

Birgit Rosenberg joins the Executive Board

Stefanie Peters is to succeed Carl Meulenbergh as the new President of the Aachen-Laurensberger Rennverein (ALRV). Furthermore, Birgit Rosenberg is becoming a new member of the Executive Board, which will in future comprise of three people in total.

“I will not be standing for re-election in April,” said Carl Meulenbergh, who has been the ALRV President since 2010. We have found the ideal successor from within our own ranks in the form of Stefanie Peters, who will lead the ALRV into a new era,” stated the 76-year-old, during whose term of office the European Championships were staged in the year 2015. Stefanie Peters has been closely linked with the CHIO Aachen and the ALRV for over a quarter of a decade in a wide range of voluntary functions. Subject to the approval of the ALRV General Meeting in April 2020 – the 47-year-old managing partner of the NEUMAN & ESSER GROUP stated that to serve as President “would make me very proud”. Because it gives her the opportunity “to continue working together with this fantastic team comprising of the Supervisory Board, the Advisory Board and the employees of the ALRV and the Aachener Reitturnier GmbH.”

Birgit Rosenberg will take up her office as a member of the Executive Board of the ALRV as of January 1st, 2020. “The tasks of the Executive Board increase more and more,” explained Carl Meulenbergh. In order to continue doing full justice to these tasks in the future, the Supervisory Board decided to appoint a further member to the Executive Board, alongside the existing members, the Chairman Frank Kemperman and Helen Rombach-Schwartz. In the scope of the Director of the Sports Department, one had found the most suitable person for the role internally. Birgit Rosenberg is “not only very experienced, but also extremely well networked within the international equestrian sport scene,” commented Frank Kemperman. For example, Birgit Rosenberg has been working for the Aachen-Laurensberger Rennverein for 16 years, she co-organised the 2006 World Equestrian Games and the European Championships in Aachen in 2015 and was furthermore a member of the organisation team of the 2002 World Equestrian Games in Jerez and of the 2008 Olympic Equestrian Games in Hong Kong. She is looking ahead to the new, extended task with anticipation: “I am very much looking forward to taking on this responsibility and the many challenges of the future.”



Stefanie Peters (from left) and Birgit Rosenberg.

Stefanie Peters (from left) and Birgit Rosenberg.