The Administrative Board of Charles Vögele Holding AG has appointed Beatrice Grünwald (46) as the new Chief Purchasing Officer (CPO).
In her role as a member of the Group management, she will be responsible for Collection Development, Purchasing, including Supply Chain Management, and Merchandise Management for the Charles Vögele Group from 1 December 2013.
The 46-year old textile and apparel engineer has over twenty years’ experience as a product manager and buyer in vertical retailing. In her current capacity as a member of management, she has been responsible for Purchasing and Procurement at BiBA GmbH in Duisburg (Germany) for the past five years.
During her career she has already spent twelve years working in various positions in Purchasing at Charles Vögele. Beatrice Grünwald is a graduate of Reutlingen University. She follows Dr. Matthias Freise, Member of the Administrative Board of Charles Vögele Holding AG, who acts as CPO ad interim until the end of September.
Hans Ziegler, President of the Board of Directors of Charles Vögele Holding AG: “Beatrice Grünwald is an experienced fashion professional, who knows the Charles Vögele targetgroup as well as the company best. Due to her many years of practical experience she masters a wide range of purchasing, sourcing and sales processes in the textile sector. She will optimally strengthen the Charles Vögele Group Management with her specialist knowledge and experience.”