Andreas Baumgärtner (CEO, right), Gerrit Schneider (CFO, center) and Heinz Hackl (CSO, left) form the Bogner Management Board. Meet the members here and learn more about their fields of responsibility.
Andreas Baumgärtner has more than 30 years of experience in the fashion premium segment. After graduating from the renowned University of Fashion Management in Nagold, Baumgärtner worked eleven years for Hugo Boss and spent many years in the creative team under Werner Baldessarini. He then worked 16 years for Marc O'Polo. In that time, he was 13 years responsible for design, production, marketing and licensing.
In November 2016, he was appointed Chief Design & Marketing Officer of Bogner, where he became Chairman of the Board in November 2017.
CHIEF FINANCE, IT & HR OFFICER
Gerrit Schneider began her professional career at General Electric. Previously she studied business administration at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration at Bocconi in Milan. Gerrit Schneider was most recently CFO at GE Aviation Division GE Additive. During her 20-year career, Gerrit Schneider has worked in short and long-cycle industry segments in the USA, Europe and Asia, as well as in the Commercial Finance Sector & Investor Relations.
Since 2019, Gerrit Schneider is a member of the Management Board and responsible for Finance, Human Resources and IT.
CHIEF SALES, RETAIL, DIGITAL & LICENSES OFFICER
Heinz Hackl studied business administration at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich and completed an MBA program at the Business School, Fontainebleau. After graduating, Heinz Hackl worked as a brand manager for Cadbury Beverages in North America and then as a strategy consultant for The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Further positions followed as Managing Director at Marc O'Polo and as CEO at Joop! In March 2008, he became CEO and later partner of René Lezard, where he contributed significantly to the further development of the brand for ten years.
Heinz Hackl has been a member of the Bogner Management Board since March 2018 and is responsible for Sales, Retail, Digital and Licensing.