Gremien

Governing Bodies

Top managers and experts from the leading companies in the German-speaking retail world meet regularly in our governing bodies. They decide on the thrust of our work through the General Meeting and Board of Trustees and discuss issues and procedures for research in specialised working groups.

Marion Osterwald

Executive AssistantTel:+49 221 - 57993 - 51
E-Mail:osterwald@ehi.org Request Form

Executive Board and Board of Trustees

The Executive Board and Board of Trustees, along with the General Meeting, are the most important bodies for controlling the activities of the institute. The Board of Trustees sets policy guidelines for the work of the institute, draws up the budget, elects the managing directors and appoints the auditors.

Executive Board

From the ranks of the Board of Trustees the members elect a Chairman (President) and at least one deputy. Together they form the Executive Board.

  • President: Kurt Jox, Managing Director, Tessner Holding KG, Goslar
  • Deputy: Klaus Appelhoff, Managing Partner, Appelhoff Retail Experts GmbH, Essen
  • Steering Group: Klaus Appelhoff, Kurt Jox, Markus Tkotz

Members of the Board of Trustees

  • Klaus Appelhoff, Managing Partner, Appelhoff Retail Experts GmbH, Essen
  • Christian Bärwind, Industry Leader Retail, Google Germany GmbH, Hamburg
  • Benjamin Beinroth, Senior Vice President IT & Processes, Fressnapf Tiernahrungs GmbH, Krefeld
  • Ivonne Bollow, Global Director Corporate Public Policy , Metro AG, Düsseldorf
  • Alastair Bruce, Executive Board, XING AG, Hamburg
  • Guy Callebaut, Chairman of the Steering Committee, FoodPLUS GmbH, Cologne
  • Klaus Dohle, Advisory Board Chairman,  Dohle Handelsgruppe Service GmbH & Co. KG, Siegburg
  • Friedhelm Dornseifer, Managing Partner, Unternehmensgruppe Friedhelm Dornseifer, Wenden
  • Michael Haubrich, Executive Board, ElectronicPartner Handel SE, Düsseldorf
  • Harm Humburg, Ferrero Deutschland GmbH, Frankfurt am Main
  • Susanne Jäger, Member of Executive Board, Hornbach-Baumarkt-AG, Bornheim
  • Kurt Jox, Managing Director, Tessner Holding KG, Goslar
  • Hans-Heinrich Katt, TERADATA/CMS, Oberndorf
  • Claus Leitl, Managing Director, Netto Marken-Discount AG & Co. KG, Maxhütte-Haidhof
  • Silvester Macho, CIO Metro Group, Metro AG, Düsseldorf
  • Roman Melcher, Managing Director, dm-drogerie markt GmbH + Co. KG, Karlsruhe
  • Andreas Münch, Member of the Directorate General, Migros-Genossenschafts-Bund, Zurich Switzerland
  • Olaf Schrage, Management IT, Deichmann SE, Essen
  • Jens Siebenhaar, CIO, C&A Services GmbH & Co. OHG, Düsseldorf
  • Tessa Tessner, Managing Partner, ROLLER GmbH & Co. KG, Gelsenkirchen
  • Markus Tkotz, Managing Director, MARKANT AG, Pfäffikon, Switzerland

Marion Osterwald

Executive AssistantTel:+49 221 - 57993 - 51
E-Mail:osterwald@ehi.org Request Form