HAGES founder Hans G. E. Sievers searched for energetic support and a reliable partner for the expansion of the raw materials business. He finds Günter Wörtmann, a trained tanner, and makes him managing director and partner as early as 1969.
In the 1970s and 1980s, Günter Wörtmann expands the business areas. From then on, HAGES also supplies the pharmaceutical industry and manufacturers of pet food. Günter Wörtmann also opens up the gelatine and collagen raw materials segment.