No industry is subject to such disruptive forces as the retail sector as retail concepts are switching from offline to online and from e-commerce to omnichannel. Dramatic changes in purchasing habits are driving the revolution in the retail landscape, and the search, selection and long-term retention of retail managers is one of the most challenging tasks faced by companies. The optimal filling of these key positions is critical for further development and economic success.
We have been advising national and international companies on the first and second management levels for almost 20 years with a clear focus is on the areas of procurement, sales and finance. We have recruited personnel for CEO, CSO, CMO and CFO positions for German retail companies in 18 countries, along with management positions for European retailers in Germany.
Degree in Business Administration
After working in the automotive industry for many years, Magnus Tessner became the Managing Director of a retail enterprise with over 2,500 employees. In 2001, he joined ifp and established the Automotive & Retail Team and has successfully managed over 500 assignments. He has further significantly contributed to the development of ifp's international consulting activities. As of 2012, Magnus Tessner is a Visiting Professor at BIT - Beijing Institute of Technology in Zhuhai, People's Republic of China.
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Degree in Psychology (M.Sc.)
After studying psychology at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University of Bonn with a focus on work, organizational and personnel psychology as well as clinical psychology, Nora Sophie Conrad now works in the Automotive & Retail industry team as a senior manager.
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Degree in Business Psychology (M.Sc.)
After studying business psychology in Cologne with a focus on coaching and counseling psychology as well as organizational and personnel psychology, Elisabeth Schmidt now works as a consultant for the Automotive & Retail industry team.
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