Waltraud Stolle-Beneke (*1963) is a graduate in business administration (Fachhochschule Osnabrück). She is married and has 2 daughters.
1990 she starts in the family business Stolle (poultry producer), based in Visbek, Lower Saxony. In 1991 she moves together with her husband Franz-Jürgen Beneke to Neustadt-Glewe, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, in order to build up and manage a new slaughterhouse and processing plant there. Later she and her brother became partners in the Stolle-Holding with a total of 3 poultry slaughterhouses and processing plants in Lower Saxony, Hesse and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Since 2012 the Stolle company has belonged to the Plukon Food Group and she continues to work as a consultant for the Plukon Food Group. She also operates her own chicken fattening farms and is a shareholder in
- of the University of digital science, Berlin
- the online supermarket myEnso, Bremen
- PolyCare, Gehlberg, Germany
She is also an honorary member: she is an economic ambassador for the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, an honorary judge at the state labour court in Rostock, a member of the administrative board of the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern taxpayers' association, a member of the Kita committee of the Catholic parish of Ludwiglust, and a member of the IHK Schwerin nutrition committee.