SANDER VAN DER LAAN
CEO of Douglas GmbH
- Sander van der Laan has been CEO of Douglas GmbH since November 2022.
- Previously, he led the Dutch non-food retailer Action as CEO for more than six years.
- He also spent more than 16 years in various management positions at the listed retail company Ahold Delhaize – most recently as CEO of the leading Dutch retail chain Albert Heijn.
- Sander van der Laan studied at Nyenrode Business Universiteit in Breukelen, Netherlands, and holds a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree.
CFO of Douglas GmbH
- Mark Langer has been Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Douglas GmbH since May 2021.
- Previously, he was Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for seven years and then Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for four years at HUGO BOSS AG.
- He has held other management positions in the finance departments of HUGO BOSS and Procter & Gamble and worked as a project manager for McKinsey & Company in Munich and New York.
- Mark Langer studied business administration and mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Munich.
DR PHILIPP ANDRÉE
CCO of Douglas GmbH
- Dr Philipp Andrée has been Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of Douglas GmbH since May 2023 (previous role: CDO) and has been member of the Board since January 2023.
- Previously, he was Member of the Executive Board for Digital & Marketing at the Hamburg-based coffee roaster and retailer Tchibo.
- He has also held various management positions in E-Commerce, digital and marketing for almost ten years.
- Philipp Andrée has studied mechanical engineering and holds a PhD in marketing.
Dr. Dr. h.c. Jörn Kreke
Dr. Henning Kreke
Chairman, Entrepreneur, Hagen/Germany
Dr. Alexander Dibelius
Managing Partner/Managing Director, CVC, Frankfurt a. M./Germany
Dr. Michael H. Hinderer
Dr. Daniel Pindur
Partner, CVC, Frankfurt a. M./Germany
Managing Director, CVC, Frankfurt a. M./Germany
Former DOUGLAS Group CEO
National Chairwoman of the Retail Section of the ver.di union, Berlin/Germany
Head of E-Commerce Germany
Head of section, Münster/Germany
Trade Union Secretary at ver.di Trade Section, Berlin
Federal Section Head Retail and Mail Order ver.di Federal Administration - Retail Section