WE HAVE OUR FINGER ON THE PULSE OF THE MARKET AS GERRY WEBER CONTINUES TO CREATE FASHION FOR THE UNIQUE AND INDIVIDUAL LIFESTYLES OF TODAY’S MODERN AND SOPHISTICATED WOMEN.
The Managing Board of
GERRY WEBER International AG
Chairmann of the Managing Board – interim
In February 2020 Alexander Gedat was appointed interim CEO of GERRY WEBER International AG. A few months earlier, he had been appointed Chairman of the GERRY WEBER Supervisory Board.
Alexander Gedat has been at home in the fashion industry for many years. From 1995 to 2017 he was instrumental in the development of Marc O’Polo, in various functions: First as Managing Director and board member of all the Marc O’Polo subsidiaries, then as CFO and later CSO. In 2012 Alexander Gedat was appointed CEO by Marc O’Polo.
Alexander Gedat studied business administration in Münster before starting his career as assistant to the CEO at Lignotock GmbH, a supplier to the automotive industry. Three years later, the enthusiastic skier moved to Thermoselect S.r.l. in Italy to act as assistant to the CEO and later as commercial manager. In the mid-1990s, he switched to the fashion industry and joined Fashion Stage Franco Bruccoleri GmbH as Head of Controlling.
Alexander Gedat is married and has a daughter.
Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Angelika Schindler-Obenhaus was appointed Member of the Management Board of GERRY WEBER International AG in August 2020. As Chief Operating Officer (COO), she completes the Managing Board and signs responsible for the areas Design, Production, Procurement and Marketing at GERRY WEBER.
Previously, Angelika Schindler-Obenhaus was in charge of Purchasing, Marketing and IT as Member of the Managing Board of Katag AG in Bielefeld. Before being appointed Member of the Managing Board of Katag in 2010, she led i.a. the strategic coordination of Purchasing and Sales, as well as the Expansion Management of the company. Angelika Schindler-Obenhaus started her career in the textile industry with an apprenticeship as Retail Sales Manager at the Düsseldorf based department store group Horten AG.
Angelika Schindler-Obenhaus is married and lives in Gütersloh.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Dr. Tobias Moser
Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Consultant and Managing Director of Dagmar Heuer Consulting GmbH, Billerbeck
Senior Analyst at Whitebox Advisors London LLP, London
Portfolio Manager, Robus Capital Management Ltd.
Director and Advisor at Maltings Place SE1 Limited, London
Manfred Menningen, IG Metall
Nation-wide leading negotiator for the textiles and clothing sector, Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Team Manager Sales Germany
Creative Vice President GERRY WEBER
Barbara Jentgens, IG Metall
Exciting, modern and irresistibly feminine – three powerful fashion brands stand for a vivacious lifestyle: GERRY WEBER, TAIFUN and SAMOON.
Over the past four decades, a constant flow of fresh ideas and innovations as well as boundless dynamism and commitment have driven GERRY WEBER's evolution from a manufacturer of ladies' trousers to an international expert for feminine fashion.
GERRY WEBER International AG uses diverse distribution channels to offer its customers a comprehensive, accessible and customised shopping experience.