DR. RALF SPREEMANN
Finzelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Birth date: 24 December 1965
Birth place: Velbert, Germany
Dr. Ralf Spreemann absolved the study of Pharmacy at the Philipps University Marburg, Germany.
He earned his Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the Pharmaceutical Institute in Marburg in 1995.
In the same year he finished an education program as Certified Specialist for Pharmaceutical
Analysis. Since then he had leading positions within the German Plant extract manufacturer
From 1995 – 1998 he started to develop and implement modern HPLC methods for the analysis of
plant extracts in quality control. Simultaneously he held responsibilities as Deputy respectively Main
Quality Control Manager at different Plant sites of Finzelberg in Germany.
From 1999 – 2001 Dr. Spreemann held the position of Director Technical Sales at Finzelberg Inc. with
offices in Irvine, CA and Parsippany, NJ, USA. During this time he served as Chairman of the Scientific
Advisory Board of the INA Master Validation Program and as an elected Member of the Board of
Trustees of the American Herbal Product Association (AHPA).
After his return to Germany in summer 2001 Dr. Spreemann took over the Sales responsibilities of
the most growing markets, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. Since 2018 Dr. Spreemann is responsible
for Business Development.
Kurth H, Spreemann R. in [Adv Ther. 1998 Mar-Apr;15(2):117-28]: Phytochemical characterization of
various St. John's Wort extracts
R. Spreemann, H. Kurth, M. Unger and, F. Gaedcke in [Quality Management of Nutraceuticals,
Chapter 8, pp 101–116, Chapter DOI: 10.1021/bk-2002-0803.ch008, ACS Symposium Series, Vol.
803]: Modern Analytical Approaches in Quality Control of Black Cohosh
Spreemann, R. and Gaedcke, F. in [The Eastern Pharmacist, XLIII (512), 29 (2000)]: Herbal Drug
Manufacturing, Standardization and Characterization
R. Spreemann at [AHPA International Echinacea Symposium: June 3-5, 1999, Ritz-Carlton, Kansas
Echinacea Extracts Standardization, Characterization and Analytical Comparison of Finished Products