Dr. Heiko Schäfer (*1972)

Dr. Heiko Schäfer has assumed the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) within the TOM TAILOR GROUP in December 2015. After taking over the new function as the temporary Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in September 2016, he has been appointed permanently as the Chairman of the TOM TAILOR Holding SE in mid-March 2017. In this position, he is responsible for the corporate strategy, sales, e-commerce, marketing and public relations.

Dr. Heiko Schäfer studied Business Administration at the University of Saarbruecken and subsequently earned a doctorate degree at the University of Mannheim with a dissertation on "Cross-Selling".

Dr. Heiko Schäfer started his career at the Boston Consulting Group where he advised clients for more than six years, mainly in the consumer goods and retail sector, in sales/marketing and operations topics. After that, Dr. Heiko Schäfer worked over six years as a senior executive for the adidas Group. There, he was responsible most recently as a Senior Vice President Operations for product development, sourcing and logistics for the four lifestyle/fashion labels of the brand adidas. Dr. Heiko Schäfer joins the TOM TAILOR GROUP from the private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) in London.

corporate facts

Through passion, creativity and determination, the TOM TAILOR GROUP has become an international publicly listed fashion and lifestyle company – we are now one of Germany’s TOP 10 fashion retailers.

since 1962visionTo become one of Europe's leading fashion and lifestyle companies.overview
3brands each featuring12collections per yearbrands  The high-quality brand world represents authentic, natural and casual fashion.overview
€ m 968,5Turnover10.3 Mio. Ebitdakey financialsthanks to trend management, new highs in sales and earnings.overview
~ 6.790employeesdiversity Employees from 56 different countries work at the TOM TAILOR GROUP. overview
1.422retail stores & E-Shops in 21countriespresenceOur stores are primarily located in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Benelux countries.overview