Johannes Ehling to strengthen the GERRY WEBER Managing Board as Chief Sales Officer and Chief Digital Officer
The Supervisory Board of global fashion and lifestyle company GERRY WEBER International AG has appointed Johannes Ehling, a fashion manager with long-standing experience to the 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).
International fashion and lifestyle company GERRY WEBER International AG, a leading manufacturer of ladieswear in Germany, has been certified to GOTS. The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) represents yet another step in the fashion company’s sustainability efforts.
Expansion with specialist retail partners in Russia, Eastern Europe, Middle East and South America
GERRY WEBER International AG, one of the largest ladieswear manufacturers in Germany, is expanding into international markets. While the year 2016 was primarily marked by the modernisation and optimisation of existing GERRY WEBER stores, some 40 HOUSES OF GERRY WEBER and approx. 30 shop-in-shops will be opened with international specialist retailers on a franchise basis this season and next.
talkabout, the most recent addition to the brand portfolio of international fashion group GERRY WEBER International AG of Halle/Westphalia, looks back on a successful first year in the marketplace. Specifically developed for sale by selected Wholesale customers, the brand has gone down well with specialist retailers and end consumers alike.
The GERRY WEBER Group and Norbert Steinke amicably agreed that Norbert Steinke gives up his work as Managing Director of HALLHUBER with immediate effect. Norbert Steinke has previously resigned from the Managing Board of the GERRY WEBER Group for personal reasons with effect from 21 June 2017.
It was the Night of the Year in Halle/Westphalia: GERRY WEBER OPEN FASHION NIGHT starred Luisa Hartema, Rebecca Mir and DJ Alle Farben
Continuing a long tradition, the eve of the grand final of the 25th GERRY WEBER OPEN culminated in the already legendary Fashion Night featuring the renowned fashion brands GERRY WEBER, TAIFUN, and HALLHUBER and introducing talkabout, the latest addition to the brand portfolio. Presented by Anna Kraft, this sparkling event revolved around fashion for self-confident and modern women who enjoy life to the full and won’t be stopped by nothing and no-one.
GERRY WEBER launches three new online shops and pushes ahead with digitalisation strategy
Target group-specific structure: launch of three dedicated brand shops www.gerryweber.com, www.taifun.com and www.samoon.com for a customised approach, plus relaunch of overall marketplace www.house-of-gerryweber.com with a central shopping cart
A milestone in the digitalisation strategy: new shops form the basis for digital development and mark an important step on the way towards the full connection of all distribution channels
New online shopping experience: high user friendliness, up-to-date look and feel, responsive presentation on all devices
GERRY WEBER closes financial year 2015/16 as planned
2015/16 Group sales revenues of approx. EUR 900 million
Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) is between EUR 13 and 14 million and consolidated operating earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) amounts to approx. EUR 77 million
“FIT4GROWTH” realignment programme proceeding according to plan; but business performance continues to be affected by difficult market environment
Earnings expectations for current financial year 2016/17 at the previous year’s level