RFID in Fashion Apparel and Footware Business Advisory Board
Christian von Groone, CIO
Gerry Weber International
Christian von Grone studied information science at Technische University Braunschweig, and began his career as a software and database consultant. In 1992, Mr. von Grone joined German fashion group CBR as the head of IT, and was later promoted to director of internal shared services. In 2009, he became the CIO of Gerry Weber International.
Torsten Katzor, Global Director
Hellmann Worldwide Logistics
Torsten Katzor has more than 12 year experience in the fashion supply chain. Torsten is working for Hellmann Worldwide Logistics as Global Director Hellmann Fashion Logistics. His responsibility is the Solution Development within the Fashion Market worldwide and position the brand Hellmann Fashion Logistics within the Fashion Industry. Previously he was working for DHL as Director Business Development Fashion & Retail, responsible for New Business for the industries Fashion and Retail in Germany and as Industry Manager, Consumer, Products & Services responsible for positioning the brand DHL Express within the Fashion Industry and develop a Fashion Industry Solution. Before going into Logistics, Torsten was working many years successfully for companies such as Siemens-Nixdorf, HP and Orcale and has therefore also a good IT background.