Expert Services for retail and innovation issues.
Over 35 years of professional experience and his unusual career in mining, engineering, information technologies and retail have led to his current passion for innovation in retail and shopping scenarios of the future.
During his time as innovation manager of the METRO Group, he has set national and international standards in the retail area.
These include the first mobile commerce scenarios in Germany in the Future Store Initiative and the first pick-up concept in Germany, the real, – DRIVE.
In 2013 he founded the gmvteam GmbH to support new commerce initiatives for retail and industry. He created the flagship project for retail innovation: Future City in Langenfeld, which became a model city for innovative retail concepts and vital city centres.