Curriculum Vitae


20 years of management experience in large and medium-sized business enterprises such as
Mitchells & Butlers (ALEX), VAPIANO, Block Group (BlockHouse, Jim Block, Grand Elyseé Hotel
and food production companies), building companies and planning offices.

Stefan Meiners

Seasoned Chief Executive Officer in the Construction and Real Estate Industry, with longterm experience in working for companies in the system catering sector (Block Group, Vapiano, Mitchells & Butlers), architect.

Entrepreneur with pronounced communication skills, team-oriented, experienced in leading successful businesses.

Assertive manager of highly complex building construction projects, seasoned project engineer with the demonstrated ability to complete projects on-time and on-budget while guarding a high quality standard.

Successfully developed and implemented growth strategies for over 85 restaurants of different brands and concepts worldwide.

Reliable leader and problem solver, bringing stability and continuity to projects, especially for large ventures involving a high number of employees.

Results-oriented manager, focusing on sustainable growth and business development.

01/2013 – 05/2017
Block Group, Hamburg, Managing Director

Managing Director of Block Bau GmbH, responsible for all construction and real estate projects: restaurant, food retail, food production businesses, development of hotel and residential building projects.

Hospitality Consulting Hamburg – Block House - Meiners Construction Hamburg
Hospitality Consulting Hamburg – Restaurantbereich - Meiners Construction Hamburg

11/2009 – 12/2012
Vapiano SE, Bonn, Director Construction

Contributed to new design, set up the construction department, responsible for expansion in more than 25 countries, opened more than 40 Vapiano restaurants.

Hospitality Consulting Hamburg – Vapiano - Meiners Construction Hamburg
Hospitality Consulting Hamburg – - Meiners Construction Hamburg

11/2000 – 10/2009
Mitchells & Butlers Germany GmbH, Wiesbaden Manager for Real Estate and Implementation

Head of department and project manager, contributed to new design and rollout, expansion in Germany with more than 25 locations.

Hospitality Consulting Hamburg – ALEX - Meiners Construction Hamburg