Christoph is a core member of our European Retail Practice and leads our knowledge development on operations in retail.
Based in Cologne, Christoph serves international retailers on a wide range of strategic and operational topics. He helps executives with broad transformation programs to optimize sales and improve operating margins. He guides end-to-end supply chain projects, examining networks, logistics, and store-management practices. And he works on format strategy, category management, and in-store merchandizing projects.
Christoph serves clients in many different retail sectors, including food, apparel, health, beauty, and DIY. When strategic and operational improvements require organizational change, he supports comprehensive change efforts. For private equity clients venturing into the consumer goods and retail industries, he offers strategic support.
In recent projects, Christoph has led frontline transformation programs for food retailers, a purchasing optimization effort for an apparel company, and a supply chain strategy project for a multinational grocer. His published work includes books on the retail industry written for the German market.