Strategic advisory board with renowned personalities established for SIGNA Retail +++ Consulting legend Prof. Roland Berger, Fressnapf founder and owner Torsten Töller, entrepreneur and manager Harald Christ, as well as David Bosshart, leading international trend and consumer researcher will be members of this new board +++ Dieter Berninghaus, Chairman of the Executive Board of SIGNA Holding, will take on the role of Chairman
Zurich, 15 March 2018 – The SIGNA Retail Group appoints an advisory board for the support and further development of its international growth strategy. The new SIGNA advisory board’s members will be consulting legend Prof. Roland Berger, founder and owner of the European pet food chain Fressnapf, Torsten Toeller, entrepreneur and manager Harald Christ (Deputy Chairman), as well as David Bosshart, one of the leading international trend and consumer researchers.
Dieter Berninghaus, Chairman of the Executive Board of SIGNA Holding, will take on the role of Chairman.
SIGNA Retail is thus following the long-term concept for success of the SIGNA Group by providing its divisions with experienced advisory boards with excellent entrepreneurial expertise to support their strategic development. The SIGNA Retail advisory board will start its activities in March 2018.
The SIGNA Group, founded by the Austrian entrepreneur René Benko, is a completely privately managed industry holding company active in the real estate and retail sectors. The company is one of the most important real estate investors in Europe, with more than EUR 10 billion in real estate assets and an additional development volume of more than EUR 7 billion. With more than 20,000 employees and almost EUR 4 bn. in sales, it operates well-known retail companies. The group comprises two central core businesses: SIGNA Real Estate and SIGNA Retail.
The SIGNA Retail Group includes the four independent retail platforms SIGNA Department Store Group, SIGNA Premium Group, SIGNA Sports Group and SIGNA Food & Restaurants Group, which have a total of more than 127 locations in the best city centres and more than 72 online store in 18 countries, contributing to the strong growth of the SIGNA Retail Group in Europe. The focus is on the consistent further development of the omni-channel strategies of the individual commercial platforms. More info at www.SIGNA.at.