Who are the people behind bonprix?

Some 2900 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!


What does the Executive Board say about working at bonprix?

Five Managing Directors lead the company bonprix. The members of the Management are Dr. Richard Gottwald, Carolin Klar, Dr. Kai Heck, Markus Fuchshofen and Matthias Wlaka.

Since 1st of January 2019 Richard Gottwald is the Chairman of the Executive Board.

"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, Chairman of bonprix Executive Board - Sales & Customer

"We at bonprix love fashion and want to inspire our customers with the fashion of the bonprix brand. In doing so, we focus on topicality, variety, price attractiveness and sustainability in our product range and combine all this with a unique shopping experience for our customers. In this way, we are delivering on our brand promise: fashion made smarter." Carolin Klar, Member of the Executive Board - Procurement, Sourcing & Corporate Responsibility

"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, Member of the Executive Board - Finance & Operations

"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, Member of the Executive Board - Sales & Brand

"Transforming bonprix together into a smart fashion brand with a highly effective organisation that we can be proud of is something I personally find very exciting. As CIO, I want to help shape the future of the e-commerce company with new impetus." Matthias Wlaka, Member of the Executive Board - IT