Gerry Weber International AG, DE0003304101

Gerry Weber International AG, DE0003304101

05.10.2017 - 08:39:41

Johannes Ehling to strengthen the GERRY WEBER Managing Board as Chief Sales Officer and Chief Digital Officer

Corporate News

 

Johannes Ehling to strengthen the GERRY WEBER Managing Board as Chief Sales Officer and Chief Digital Officer (Halle/Westphalia, 5 October 2017) The Supervisory Board of GERRY WEBER International AG has appointed Johannes Ehling, a fashion manager with long-standing experience to the company's Managing Board. Johannes Ehling will assume the newly created role of Chief Sales Officer and Chief Digital Officer no later than 1 September 2018 and strengthen the Managing Board, whose other two members are Ralf Weber (CEO) and Dr. David Frink (CFO/COO).

"Mr Ehling is a very experienced and renowned expert who knows the fashion industry very well and will take our company forward in terms of digitalisation and internationalisation. Both aspects are of vital importance for the ongoing transformation of the GERRY WEBER Group and will be key topics for the company's future. I am already very much looking forward to our collaboration," says Ralf Weber, Chairman of the Managing Board of GERRY WEBER International AG.

Johannes Ehling will be tasked with networking and internationalising all physical and digital distribution channels and with expanding the e-commerce operations.

Prior to his activity as Managing Director of Ernsting's family, Johannes Ehling was a member of the Management Board of Willy Bogner as well as global distribution manager at Escada-Sport and held various management positions, e.g. at More & More.

The Managing Board of GERRY WEBER International AG will be composed as follows:

Ralf Weber, Chief Executive Officer of GERRY WEBER International AG, is responsible for corporate development, strategy and the Strategic Business Unit (SBU) comprising the GERRY WEBER and talkabout brands.

Dr. David Frink, Chief Finance and Chief Operating Officer, remains in charge of the Group's shared services including sourcing, finance, logistics, IT, HR as well as the TAIFUN/SAMOON SBU. In his capacity as Chief Sales Officer and Chief Digital Officer, Johannes Ehling will assume responsibility for all sales activities - Wholesale, Retail and e-commerce - as well as for the digital strategy and the HALLHUBER SBU.

GERRY WEBER International AG

Press Contact: Investor Relations Contact:   Cornelia Brüning-Harbrecht Claudia Kellert   Head of Corporate Communications Head of Investor Relations   Tel: +49 (0)5201 185 320 Tel: +49 (0)5201 185 8422   Email: cornelia.bruening-harbrecht@gerryweber.com Email: claudia.kellert@gerryweber.com  

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Germany Phone: +49 (0)5201 185-0 Fax: +49 (0)5201 5857 E-mail: claudia.kellert@gerryweber.com Internet: www.gerryweber-ag.de ISIN: DE0003304101 WKN: 330410 Indices: SDAX Listed: Regulated Market in Dusseldorf, Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange   End of News DGAP News Service

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