SIGNA SPORTS UNITED
SIGNA Sports United is Continental Europe’s leading sports E-commerce platform in the key categories bike, outdoor, tennis, and teamsports & athleisure. Our highly experienced and entrepreneurial leadership team, led by Stephan Zoll, possesses world-class expertise and track records in the areas of online, sports retail, marketing, process management, finance, logistics and data & technology.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO)
As CEO of SIGNA Sports United, Dr. Stephan Zoll is responsible for the entire sports online business. Zoll was the VP and Managing Director of ebay in Germany for many years and served as a member of ebay’s European leadership team. He is regarded as one of the world’s leading international E-commerce executives. Most recently, the Hamburg-born manager was the President Online at Sears Holdings Corp. in the U.S.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO)
Gerhard Willi is the Group CFO of SIGNA Sports United. Before that Willi was a partner and Head of Corporate Finance at Retail Capital Partners, an international investment and consulting company with an exclusive focus on Retail and Consumer Goods. Prior to that he was Group CFO of Precious Woods Holding AG and Partner at Zetra International AG in Zurich where he was engaged in the departments of M&A, Corporate Finance, and Restructuring. A fully qualified IFRS Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), he started his professional career as a credit analyst with the Valiant Bank in Switzerland.
CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER (CTO)
Thomas Neumann is SIGNA Sports United’s Chief Technical Officer (CTO), following numerous years of managing the company’s IT. Neumann is the architect and developer of the platform technology of SIGNA Sports United and of its online participants. As CTO of SIGNA Sports United, he is responsible for state-of-the-art technology to support the company’s international expansion plans. Neumann has more than 15 years of experience in the E-Commerce sector. As a consultant he was responsible for IT and technology at Zalando and home24.
CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER (CSO)
Dr. Philipp Rossner is the Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) of SIGNA Sports United and responsible for the sectors of Strategy, Business Development and M&A. Rossner is in charge of the further strategic orientation of the corporate group. His focus is to further consolidate the individual companies on our platform approach in the sectors of Marketing, Sales & Sourcing, Fulfillment, and Business Intelligence in order to accelerate the company’s already above-market average organic growth rate. He is also focused on the continuous on-going development of the platform to ensure additional growth through complementary acquisitions. Philipp Rossner was previously CEO of Brands4Friends, Germany’s leading online fashion & lifestyle shopping club with more than 8 million members and over 1 million App downloads.