Heinrich Woermann founded the firm as a subcontractor.
In 1890 the firm gave up being a subcontractor and traded on its own behalf. After Heinrich’s son,Heinrich Woermann died in the First World War, the two brothers, Gustav and Wilhelm Woermann, took over the business.
In 1935 Wilhelm Woermann was bought out by Gustav Woermann who then lead the firm by himself.
When Gustav Wörmann died in 1944 the firm was taken over by his wife Hildegard.
Heinz-Dieter Woermann conducted the business from thereon and redeveloped the company completely.
In the year 1990 the Heinrich Wiechen and then in 1994 the Koch and Soehne company were taken over.
Peter Woermann stepped into his Father’s shoes in 1997 when Dieter Wörmann retired.
The year when the firm became Woermann & Scholle GmbH and Friedrich Scholle GmbH und CO KG
Woermann & Scholle GmbH & Co KG followed. Together with the CITA Tenerife the new company of Woermann Cigars GmbH was established and Thomas Strickrock joined this company as an associate and became Managing Director together with Peter Woermann and Friedrich Scholle.
Friedrich Scholle retired.
Woermann Cigars took over the distribution from Charles Fairmon.