Top Consultant 2021
Robert Brech

Robert Brech

  • Advisory Board Chair of a medium-sized company in Dusseldorf
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the purchasing association InterES in Nuremberg
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the medium-sized companies in Stuttgart
  • Member of the Board of BAG (Bundesarbeitsgemeinschaft der Großbetriebe) in Berlin
  • Member of the Economic Council of CDU (Faction of the Christian Democratic Union)
  • Member of Economic Development Council of the City of Hattersheim (Faction of the Christian Democratic Union)

Personal Awards

  • Presentation of the degree of Honorary Doctor of Ecology Dr. rer. nat. h. c. (Doctor rerum naturalium honoris causa) of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences of Ukraine (NAAS), Institute of Agroecology and Natural Resources (Kyiv) [PDF] [LINK]
  • Top Consultant 2021 by the 10th Federal President Christian Wulff in November 2021
  • Named Senator of Economics in Berlin in June 2021
  • Listed in the ranking “Who is Who of German Family-owned Enterprises” by Die Deutsche Wirtschaft; counts as specially experienced with corporate business and expert in the area of restructuring [PDF] [LINK]

1979 – 1992 Leading positions in various well-known companies, most recently at Jindo AG in South Corea/Seoul as Sales Manager for Europe
1993 – 1995 Rupprecht KG, Viersen

  • (Subsidiary of Horten AG)
  • Chairman of the Management Board, CEO
  • Departements: Purchasing, Sales, Marketing
1995 – 2003 Kaufhof Warenhaus AG, Cologne

  • (Subsidiary of Metro Group)
  • Sales Director / disciplinary and legal superior of all managing directors, departement heads and employees of 49 Kaufhof stores
2001 – 2003 INNO SA, Brussels

  • (Subsidiary of Kaufhof Warenhaus AG / Metro Group)
  • Member of the Management Board / COO, Member of the Supervisory Board of the holding company
  • Departements: Purchasing, Sales, Marketing
2003 – 2005 Wehmeyer GmbH & Co. KG, Aachen

  • (Subsidiary of Karstadt Warenhaus AG)
  • Chief Executive Officer / CRO -> CEO
  • Departements: Sales, Marketing, Human Resources, Controlling & Finance, Auditing, Expansion, Construction & Furnishings

    and simultaneously

SinnLeffers AG, Hagen

  • (Subsidiary of Karstadt Warenhaus AG)
  • Member of the Executive Board / COO
  • Departements: Purchasing, Sales, Marketing
2005 – 2007 Deutsche Woolworth Holding, Frankfurt

  • Member of the Board / CRO
  • Departements: Purchasing, Sales, Marketing
2007 – 2009 Woolworth Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG, Frankfurt

  • Leading Chairman / CEO
  • Departements: Purchasing, Sales, Marketing, Human Resources, Auditing, Construction & Furnishings
2009 – to date: RBC Unternehmerische Beratungs GmbH & Co. KG, Hattersheim

  • Managing Partner
  • Various supervisory and advisory board mandates in retail and industry
Current mandates: Kaut-Bullinger Unternehmensgruppe, Munich

  • 2016 – to date: CEO (Group Managing Director of the Holding)
  • other mandates on demand