Visiting LecturerAlbert Ludwig University of Freiburg
“Corporate Management and Governance in Practice: Survey and Outlook on ESG Requirements (‘Green Deal’)”, master seminar, Chair of Organization and Human Resources, Prof. Dr. Olaf N. Rank.
FounderVOIKOS – Trusted Family Business Partner
Trusted partner for family-owned enterprises, with a focus on leadership and strategy topics relevant to Environmental Social Governance (ESG).
Corporate leadership and strategy: Continuous strategic development and transformation of TAKKT from a purely B2B catalog company (1999) to a leading omnichannel provider with over EUR 1 billion in turnover, > 60% e-commerce share, and consistently high profitability and cash flow. Executed significant acquisitions and divestments to further develop the TAKKT portfolio (USA and Europe, transaction values up to EUR 250 million).
Digital transformation: In 2016, implemented the digital transformation strategy by developing the TAKKT Digital Agenda. Founded TAKKT Beteiligungsgesellschaft in 2016 and made 8 investments in startup companies as a corporate investor to accelerate digital transformation. In 2018, TAKKT received the Digital Champions Award from Deutsche Telekom and Wirtschaftswoche.
Sustainability: From 2012, developed and implemented a comprehensive sustainability strategy and reporting for the TAKKT Group with the global SCORE initiative. In 2019, TAKKT AG was awarded the German CSR Prize.
Deputy Chairman of the BoardTAKKT Group
As CFO of TAKKT AG (SDAX), responsible for the IPO in 1999 (first spin-off in Germany)