In 1997, Sabine and Dr. Wolf Herold took over DELO Industrial Adhesives in a management buy-out. At that time, Dr. Wolf Herold had been managing director of DELO for several years. Sabine Herold joined DELO in 1989 after graduating in chemical engineering. Before being promoted to management, she led the Engineering, Marketing and Sales departments. Since the beginning of 2017, Robert Saller has been strengthening the management.