Heiko Schäfer

Chief Operating Officer (COO)
responsible for Operations, Own Manufacturing, Product Development and Sourcing, Sustainability and Quality Management and Global Logistics

Born in 1972 in the northwest German town of Minden, Heiko Schäfer studied Business Administration at the University of the Saarland and the University of Michigan (USA) before completing his studies with a PhD in Marketing at the University of Mannheim.

In 2002 he started his career at the Boston Consulting Group as Principal & Recruiting Director. In 2008, he joined adidas AG, taking up the position of Vice President Global Operations Strategy. Three years later he was appointed Senior Vice President Operations/Sports Style, after having already taken on additional responsibility for the Center of Excellence Product Development as Vice President in 2009.

In 2015 Heiko Schäfer joined the Tom Tailor Group as Chief Operating Officer. One year later he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Tom Tailor Group.

In March 2020, he became a member of the HUGO BOSS Managing Board.

He is married and has two children.

Other Board Members

Yves Müller

Yves Müller is Chief Financial Officer, Managing Board's spokesperson as well as Director of Labor Relations and has been a member of the Managing Board since 2017. He is responsible for Controlling, Finance and Tax, Internal Audit, Central Services, IT, Investor Relations, Risk and Insurance Management, Legal/Compliance, HR as well as Company Strategy and Communication.

Oliver Timm

Oliver Timm is Chief Sales Officer and member of the Managing Board since January 2021, responsible for Own Retail, Wholesale and E-commerce, Visual Merchandising, Retail Operations, Real Estate Management and Customer Relationship Management.

Ingo Wilts

Ingo Wilts is Chief Brand Officer and since 2016 member of the Managing Board responsible for Creative Management, Licenses Management, Global Marketing, Business Unit BOSS Womenswear, Business Unit BOSS Menswear and Business Unit HUGO.