About SIGNA Retail

The SIGNA Retail Group combines the four independent retail platforms SIGNA Department Store Group, The KaDeWe Group, SIGNA Sports Group and the SIGNA Food & Restaurant Group under one roof. Each of these platforms has a leading market positon in its German and European retail market. In the German sports and luxury goods sector, as well as in the department store sector, SIGNA Retail is already by far one of the largest retail companies in Germany and one of the top five in Europe. More than 125 locations in the best city centres and 55 Internet shops in more than 15 countries contribute to the strong growth of the SIGNA Retail Group in Europe. The focus is on consistent further development of the omni-channel strategies of the individual retail platforms. The SIGNA Retail Group currently employs around 20,000 people and generates group-wide sales of more than 3.8 billion euros annually. Find more at: www.SIGNA.at

Management

Dr. Dieter Berninghaus

Dr. Dieter Berninghaus

Dr. Dieter Berninghaus, born in 1965, assumed the functions of Chairman of the Executive Board at SIGNA Group and Chairman of SIGNA Retail on September 1, 2016. Previously, from the beginning of 2008 to August 2016, Mr. Berninghaus was member of the General Management and CEO at the Swiss Migros Group, being responsible for the entire retail business. Moreover, in his position as member and chairman of the board of directors Mr. Berninghaus managed 15 companies of the Swiss retail giant. Prior to this he was member and afterwards chairman of the board of directors at Denner AG/Rast Holding AG (2004-2008). Previously, Mr. Berninghaus held the positions of CEO as well as of spokesperson of the board of directors at REWE Group (1999-2004). At the Metro AG (1991-1999) – in his last position as director – Mr. Berninghaus headed the business division internationalization and strategic corporate development.

Wolfram Keil

Wolfram Keil

Wolfram Keil, born in 1967, has been Managing Director of SIGNA Retail GmbH since 2014 and was previously CFO of the SIGNA Recap Funds. He previously worked for Cerberus Germany and Terra Firma Capital Partners in London, where he gained comprehensive experience in private equity and the real estate business. Wolfram Keil began his professional career in finance at Procter & Gamble. In 2013, he joined the SIGNA Executive Board as Group CFO.

Dr. Stephan Fanderl

Dr. Stephan Fanderl

Stephan R. Fanderl, born in 1963, is Managing Director of SIGNA Retails since the beginning of 2015 and CEO of Karstadt Warenhaus GmbH since October 2014 after heading the Supervisory Board of Karstadt. Prior, he held the position of President Emerging Marktes East at Walmart Inc. and from 2001 to 2007 he was Member of the Executive Board at the REWE Group as well as of the Metro AG from 1997 to 2011.  Dr. Stephan R. Fanderl is a skilled retailer. After his course of studies he began his career in the area of finance at Kienbaum Management Consultants in Düsseldorf from 1991 to 1996. Dr. Fanderl is married, has two children and lives in Cologne.

Business Areas

The KaDeWe Group

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Karstadt Sports

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Outfitter

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Eataly Distribuzione

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dress-for-less.de

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Internetstores

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probikeshop

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probikeshop

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Tennis-Point

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hood.de

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mybestbrands

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