Dr. Stephan Fanderl
Stephan Fanderl, born in 1963, is Managing Director of SIGNA Retail since the beginning of 2015 and CEO of Karstadt Warenhaus GmbH since October 2014 after heading the Supervisory Board of Karstadt. In December 2018, as part of the merger of Karstadt Warenhaus GmbH and Galeria Kaufhof GmbH, Dr. Fanderl was additionally appointed Chairman of the Management Board of Kaufhof.
Prior, he held the position of President Emerging Markets East at Walmart Inc. and from 2001 to 2007 he was Member of the Executive Board at the REWE Group as well as of the Metro AG from 1997 to 2011.
Stephan Fanderl is a skilled retailer. After his course of studies he began his career in the area of finance at Kienbaum Management Consultants in Düsseldorf from 1991 to 1996.