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WÜSTHOF hires Mim Leroy-Woolven as VP Sales, WÜSTHOF USA

16 May 2022

WÜSTHOF, the traditional, premium knife manufacturer from Solingen, Germany, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mim Leroy- Woolven as VP Sales for the substantial US market.


WÜSTHOF appoints Peter Honc as Executive Vice President Operations

1 January 2022

With effect from January 01, 2022, Peter Honc will take up the position of Executive Vice President Operations at WÜSTHOF GmbH.


WÜSTHOF Ikon steak knife set with leather case

1 November 2021

Anyone who enjoys a premium cut of meat with friends will look forward to the launch of our WÜSTHOF Ikon Steak Knife Set. The six iconic steak knives are extremely sharp, gliding effortlessly through your favourite food. They are also unique one-of-a-kind pieces with distinctive wooden handles.


NEW: The WÜSTHOF Amici series

1 October 2021

The knife series with a Calabrian soul.

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WÜSTHOF Performer – The Bread Knife

1 October 2021

WÜSTHOF presented the new Performer series, the perfect knives for multi-talented performers in the kitchen, last October. In everyday life, we may be challenged on many levels, meeting demands and personal requirements with flexibility and efficiency.

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WÜSTHOF USA fills President Americas position and expands team

1 October 2021

Jan Patrick Schmitz, CEO WÜSTHOF, has announced the appointment of Meg Hamilton as President of WÜSTHOF Americas.

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Amici 1814 – Superior knife craftsmanship meets Italian flair!

1 September 2021

WÜSTHOF Amici 1814 is proud to present extraordinary knife craftsmanship enhanced by the magnificent botanical diversity of Italy. Dario Cortini, a Master Engraver from Northern Italy, has created elaborate, detailed designs for the blade.

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WÜSTHOF appoints Florian Kohfink as Chief Financial Officer

19 April 2021

WÜSTHOF is pleased to announce Florian Kohfink’s appointment as CFO and Board Member as of 19 April 2021.


The WÜSTHOF book and book app

1 April 2021

Take an exciting peek into the complex world of knives with WÜSTHOF’s fascinating new reference book which balances theory and practice, printed and digital information.


Safe knife storage for premium blade protection

1 March 2021

WÜSTHOF have designed beautiful and practical white knife blocks for the Classic knife series with white handles and for colourful Create Collection knives.


Key Executive to Lead Global E-Commerce and Digital Strategy

1 March 2021

WÜSTHOF is pleased to announce Jamaliya Cobine’s appointment to lead the company’s global digital expansion.


WÜSTHOF fills the position of Chief Executive Officer

31 January 2021

Viola Wüsthof and Harald Wüsthof announce the appointment of Jan-Patrick Schmitz as the CEO of the WÜSTHOF group in a personal letter to their employees.

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