As of 1 October 2021, Christoph Kargruber will be taking over as chairman of the Marketing and Sales Board at Sedus Stoll AG, Germany’s largest office furniture manufacturer, that concluded the 2020 financial year with a turnover of more than 184 million euros and currently employs over 900 people; an established brand with eleven subsidiaries in Europe and Dubai. Worldwide, it is represented in 70 different countries.
Christoph Kargruber was born in Austria, he is 51 years old and completed his studies in business administration, majoring in controlling and company management, at the Leopold-Franzens university in Innsbruck. He has over twenty years of international management experience in the B2B and B2C area for important brands like Swarovski and Ritzenhoff.
Sales, Corporate Strategy, Brand Management and Communication are among his core areas of competence.
Kargruber will be the competent successor to Holger Jahnke, who died last November, and will come up beside the management board trio Daniel Kittner (Technology, Development), Cornel Spohn (Finances, Personnel, IT) and Christoph Kargruber (Marketing, Sales).