CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
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.