Since its founding in 1899, Miele & Cie. KG has been owned by the Miele and Zinkann families. All of the approximately 70 company associates are direct descendents of either Carl Miele or Reinhard Zinkann, the founders of the company.
Right up to the present day, both families are represented in the operational management of the company.
All Managing Directors are equal stakeholders in Miele & Cie. KG. From left: Dr. Stefan Breit (Managing Director Technology), Dr. Markus Miele (Managing Director and Co-Proprietor), Olaf Bartsch (Managing Director Finance and Central Administration), Dr. Reinhard Zinkann (Managing Director and Co-Proprietor) and Dr. Axel Kniehl (Managing Director Marketing and Sales).