After 25 years: Mathias Eckert is leaving s.Oliver

Rottendorf, 29. 09. 2020

s.Oliver Group announces that Mr. Mathias Eckert, member of the Board of Management and Managing Director Sales s.Oliver, will leave the company by the end of October on his own request in order to meet new challenges.

Mathias Eckert has been working for the s.Oliver Group for 25 years - more than eight years in the position of Managing Director being responsible for sales. Together with his team, he has significantly advanced the national and international expansion of the company and made a significant contribution to the company's sustainable development. As a valued contact for our trade partners, he has always developed and implemented promising perspectives for both sides.

Claus-Dietrich Lahrs, CEO s.Oliver Group: “I want to thank Mathias Eckert for the great commitment he has shown in his different positions, as well as the high loyalty that accompanied his work. I wish him every success and all the best for his professional future.”

The fields of Wholesale, Franchise and Depot DACH will be led by Mr. Daniel Schmidt, who will join the s.Oliver Group on October 1, 2020. In a Director’s position he will directly report to Lahrs. For eight years, Daniel Schmidt has worked in the field of wholesale for all brands at the Hugo Boss AG, recently being responsible for the DACH region. Within the last two years he held the position of Director Wholesale at DIGEL AG.


Founded in 1969 by Bernd Freier, the s.Oliver Group has become one of the leading European fashion companies and celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2019. The Group employs around 6,100 people internationally. Besides the brands s.Oliver, comma, Q/S designed by and Liebeskind Berlin also includes TRIANGLE in its portfolio.


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