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Senior Executive with more than 30 years of international experience in the fashion and consumer goods industry as well as in international commerce:

  • Founder and CEO of the consulting company AS Efficiency Management serving clients in the fashion and consumer goods industry in Europe, Asia and the USA
  • Member of the Executive Board COO / CIO (Hugo Boss AG), Senior Vice President (Kühne+Nagel AG), Director Supply Chain and General Representative (Charles Vögele AG), Managing Director and Partner of corporate consultancies (KSA Kurt Salmon Associates / Roland Berger Strategy Consultants)
  • Optimization of business models, supply chain management, sourcing and purchasing, manufacturing, assortment strategy, process redesign, IT solutions, digitalization of retail processes, turnaround- and change-management
  • Multicultural experience in leadership in the USA, Asia, Brazil and other European countries like UK, Portugal, Italy, France, Austria, Poland, Switzerland, Germany
  • Extensive experience in the intense cooperation with politics, authorities, the banking sector, associations as well as workers’ and employees’ representations
  • Honorary-Professor at AMFI Amsterdam Fashion Institute for Demand Chain Management, Amsterdam, NL and lecturer at the LCF London College of Fashion
  • Publications in business and trade press, both nationally and abroad
  • Winner of the RFID Award 2009 for best RFID-Implementation worldwide
  • Chairman of the Advisory Board of Enso Detego GmbH, Graz and Chairman of the Supervisory Board at ADA Cosmetics International, Kehl
  • Graduated in macroeconomics with honors and PhD studies in human resources management with award at the Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz, Germany

Specifications

  • Optimization of Business Models 
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Procurement, Sourcing and Logistics
  • IT selection and Implementation
  • Digitalisation of Retail
  • Restructuring
  • Change Management

Industry background

  • Consumer Goods Industry
  • Fashion / FMCG / Cosmetics 
  • Logistics
  • Furniture Industry
  • DIY
  • Airports
  • Software Industry (RFID)
  • Automotive Supplier
  • Mechanical Engineering

Experience as Manager

  • Project Management
  • C-Level Management
  • Consultant
  • Supervisory and Advisory Board Membership
  • Interim Management

Education

  • MBA in Economics with honors
  • PhD in Business Administration with award
  • Education in Textile Engineering
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