People

Who are the people behind bonprix?

Some 3000 employees across the globe all work as part of one big team.

Our most important success factor is our workforce. Their ideas, their expertise and their creative contributions are what make us the organisation we are today. We believe in flat hierarchies, short communication paths and we encourage independence and initiative. Teamwork is at the core of everything we do, even if our teams are sometimes located on different continents. We all work towards a common goal to provide our customers with the latest bonprix looks, wherever they are in the world. We learn collectively from experience and celebrate our successes together. To summarize: bonprix – it's us!

More about bonprix as an employer here

What does the Executive Board say about working at bonprix?

In 2017, a reconfigured Executive Managament team leads the company bonprix. In addition to the long-standing Executive Directors Rien Jansen and Dr. Kai Heck, two new members joined the board in 2016. Markus Fuchshofen took up his position in July and Dr. Richard Gottwald completed the team in October. Former bonprix-CEO Dr. Marcus Ackermann took on the new role as Member of the Executive Board of the Otto Group from January 2017.

"Fashion is one of the most fun pastimes out there. And here at bonprix we produce fashion that every woman, regardless of their age or size, can look good in. Every month we launch new collections for our customers all over the world. I’m particularly proud that we’ve proved affordable fashion can still be high quality and sustainable." Rien Jansen, Managing Director Buying, Marketing and Retail

"We’re always working towards offering our customers inspiring fashion experiences and great services – no matter where they are or what device they’re using to shop. It’s great to see how our teams focus on perfecting our webshops every day. Using latest technologies keep our business models up to date – just like our fashion." Dr. Kai Heck, Managing Director Finances, IT and Services

"Our success story began with just ten employees and one 32-page catalogue. Today we’re an international fashion and e-commerce company. It was an exciting journey and I look forward to continuing to shape bonprix’s future together with my colleagues." Markus Fuchshofen, Managing Director E-Commerce Management, Sales (Germany), Branding and Advertising

"Nothing motivates us more than working as a team and celebrating successes as a team. However, bonprix’s real strength lies in how we handle the inevitable "failures". Consistently learning from our mistakes gives bonprix’s workforce the energy to find innovative new ideas that contribute to our future success." Dr. Richard Gottwald, Managing Director Sales (international), E-Commerce Customer Process & Information Management, HR and Corporate Communications