Roland Armbruster, born in 1975, has been Group Managing Director at The KaDeWe Group since January 2014. Mr Armbruster’s core competences lie in the restructuring and the development of retail companies. After three years at the management consultancy Porsche Consulting, he joined the retailer Breuninger as „Head of Management Services“ and was responsible for the restructuring and the redevelopment of the company. Afterwards Mr Armbruster managed the corporate development of de Bijenkorf in Amsterdam and prepared the sale of Maxeda KKR to Selfridges Group. Prior to his current position, Mr Armbruster was substantially responsible for the turnaround of the retail company Karstadt Warenhaus GmbH as „Director Strategy and Projects“.