René Bethmann

Innovation Manager Materials and Manufacturing

René Bethmann has worked in product development and materials management for a number of leading sports companies in Europe. Since 2013 he has been working for the Upper Swabian outdoor outfitter VAUDE, first as Head of Materials, and for the last 4 years as Innovation Manager of the company’s innovation team with a strong focus on biopolymers, recycling strategies and technology evaluation. He is also a lecturer at the VAUDE Academy for Sustainable Management and is active in numerous networks.