OUR CONSULTANTS

Dieter Hofmann

Tel. +49 (0)69 36 50 50-110
Fax +49 (0)69 36 50 50-499

Dieter Hofmann is founder and Managing Partner at Hofmann Consultants GmbH.

His consulting focus is on retail.

Subsequent to a commercial apprenticeship and a degree in business studies Dieter Hofmann worked for the Handelszentrale Deutscher Kaufhäuser and Rewe-Leibrand. In 1978 he entered into executive search, founding Hofmann Herbold and Partner in 1985 and Hofmann Managemenberatung, today Hofmann Consultants GmbH, in 2001.

Wolfgang Gebauer

Tel. +49 (0)69 36 50 50-150
Fax +49 (0)69 36 50 50-499
wg@hofmann-consultants.com

Wolfgang Gebauer is Partner at Hofmann Consultants GmbH.

Wolfgang Gebauer’s consulting focus is on branded, distance selling and fast moving consumer goods.

With a degree in public administration and actuarial sciences, Wolfgang Gebauer started his career as a consultant with Dr. Heubeck, a consulting firm providing actuarial services and advice in the area of private pension schemes.

In 1989 he entered the Human Resources Business. Since then he was responsible for the national and international HR Management at Reemtsma Tobacco and later on at Vorwerk Household Appliances, one of the leading companies in direct sales.

Frank W. Heun

Tel. +49 (0)69 36 50 50-170
Fax +49 (0)69 36 50 50-499
fh@hofmann-consultants.com

Frank W. Heun is Managing Partner at Hofmann Consultants GmbH.

His consulting focus is on branded goods (FMCG, SMCG, luxury goods), retail (Multichannel, Pure Player) and the consulting service industry (Strategy Consulting). Frank Heun’s special expertise lies in the recruitment of CEO´s and senior management with strong digital background as well as members of advisory councils.

After obtaining a degree in mathematics and business studies his career path has led him from the consumer goods industry (Unilever) to international management consulting companies, where he successfully completed projects focusing on strategy, business development, marketing and sales (GTP, Gemini Consulting, Marketing Partner, The Consulting Company). During the time at the executive search firm Deininger Consulting he was responsible for the competence practice consumer products & retail. Frank Heun also has many years of experience as an advisory board member in family businesses.

Dr. Christof Hirsch

Tel. +49 (0)69 36 50 50-181
Fax +49 (0)69 36 50 50-499
ch@hofmann-consultants.com

Christof Hirsch is Managing Director at Hofmann Consultants GmbH.

His professional focus is on Retail and Consumer Goods. Following his graduation in economics and social sciences, he received a Ph.D. from the University of Dortmund. Christof Hirsch has filled management and specialist positions for many years, thus acquiring in-depth knowledge of organizational structures and establishing an extensive network of candidates and decision-makers. Prior to joining Hofmann Consultants, he worked at the executive search firm Deininger Consulting and was responsible for management positions in the consumer goods and the industrial sector.

In addition, Christof Hirsch is a certified business coach and advises managers in decision-making situations as well as on issues of job related conflicts, leadership and motivation.

Simon Benjamin Jaenicke

Tel. +49 (0)69 36 50 50-180
Fax +49 (0)69 36 50 50-499
sj@hofmann-consultants.com

Simon Jaenicke is a Consultant at Hofmann Consultants GmbH with an industry focus on Retail & Consumer Goods. After graduating at the economics department of Heidelberg University he joined an international consulting company in Zurich. Having acquired several years of experience, Simon moved to a global Executive Search firm where he successfully advised both large and mid caps in filling managerial and specialist roles.

David Jakovljevic

Tel. +49 (0)69 36 50 50-171
Fax +49 (0)69 36 50 50-499
dj@hofmann-consultants.com

David Jakovljevic is a Consultant at Hofmann Consultants GmbH with an industry focus on retail (multi-channel, pure player), consumer goods (FMCG, SMCG) and professional services (strategy/management consultancies).

During his studies of political science and after graduating at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University in Frankfurt, David Jakoveljevic worked for both a global executive search consultancy and a consultancy boutique specialized on financial and professional services. At Hofmann Consultants he advised both large and mid caps in filling managerial and specialist roles. His particular competence is in marketing/CRM/customer experience functions, purchase/category management and manager positions with digital competence.

Nicole Kremer

Tel. +49 (0)69 36 50 50-140
Fax +49 (0)69 36 50 50-499
nsk@hofmann-consultants.com

Nicole Kremer is Managing Director at Hofmann Consultants GmbH.

Her consulting focus is on branded goods (FMCG, SMCG, luxury goods, cosmetics, fashion & lifestyle) and retail. Nicole Kremer´s special expertise lies in the recruitment of executives in the fields of Marketing, Procurement, Business Development and HR.

Nicole Kremer studied Business Administration at the universities of Münster and Cologne majoring in Marketing & Procurement as well as Organization Theory. At the start of her career, Nicole Kremer filled international Marketing positions for Wella and Henkel. Subsequently, she was Managing Director at Estée Lauder companies developing and expanding various brands for ten years.

Most recently, she worked as systemic business coach and organization consultant for the executive search company P4 Career. She is a sparring partner for top executives and for all topics relating to career development, outplacement, on-boarding as well as leadership and motivation.

Jan Loewen

Tel. +49 (0)69 36 50 50 130
Fax +49 (0)69 36 50 50 499
jl@hofmann-consultants.com

 

Jan Loewen is Managing Director at Hofmann Consultants GmbH. His consulting focus is on emotionally charged branded goods (FMCG, SMCG, in particular fashion, beauty, lifestyle & luxury) and the corresponding retail.

Jan studied business administration at the Universität des Saarlandes majoring in marketing, organization theory (HR) and retail. Following various national and international assignments in marketing and sales at Wella and Procter & Gamble, he moved from the beauty to the fashion side in 2006. As Senior Vice President at Hugo Boss, he led the complex re-positioning of a high fashion brand before he took over global responsibility for all Hugo Boss licenses.

Jan Loewen has worked in Germany and Switzerland and entertains a huge network including top talents in general management, marketing, sales and (e-) retail.

 

Nicola Oetker-Hilker

Tel. +49 (0)69 36 50 50 190
Fax +49 (0)69 36 50 50 499
noh@hofmann-consultants.com

 

Nicole Oetker-Hilker is Partner at Hofmann Consultants GmbH.

Her consulting focus is on advisory and supervisory board positions. After Nicola completed her studies in business management, she worked in various management positions, e.g. as Managing Director HR and Legal Affaires, in trade and department stores for many years.

As self-employed entrepreneur, she successfully established and expanded the brand management of several exclusive fashion labels in Europe. Nicola has in-depth experience as advisory board member in family-owned enterprises and clerical organizations.

Jörn Rebholz

Tel. +49 (0)69 36 50 50-142
Fax +49 (0)69 36 50 50-499
jr@hofmann-consultants.com

Jörn Rebholz is Consultant at Hofmann Consultants GmbH with an industry focus on retail (multichannel, pure player), consumer goods (FMCG, SMCG) and professional services (strategy and management consultancies).

After he completed a technical apprenticeship and his studies in social anthropology Jörn worked successfully for leading executive search firms with a focus on the technology sector. At Hofmann Consultants he advised both international groups as well as mid caps in their search of specialists and executives. His particular competence is in sales, purchase/category management and in placing executives with digital competence.

Dr. Christoph Achenbach

Tel. +49 (0)69 36 50 50-160

Fax +49 (0)69 36 50 50-499

ca@hofmann-consultants.com

Christoph Achenbach has a close cooperation with Hofmann Consultants in the search for supervisory and advisory board members within the industry sectors consumer goods and retail.

He is founder and managing partner of BfUN GmbH in Cologne and is focused on advising mid caps in the DACH-region regarding generational change, corporate governance and the placement of supervisory, advisory and trustee boards.

Christoph Achenbach is a member in several advisory and supervisory boards of renowned German companies and since many years co-editor of the well-known journal “Der Aufsichtsrat”.

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