Tilman Wink to become General Counsel for SIGNA Sports United

Berlin, 7 September 2018. In light of the company’s continued growth, experienced legal expert Tilman Wink was appointed to SIGNA Sports United, Europe’s leading e-commerce sports platform, at the beginning of September.

Since 1 September 2018, Wink has been responsible for the legal department of SIGNA Sports United as General Counsel. Apart from legal support for the continued growth of SIGNA Sports Group, his main responsibilities include the expansion and further integration of its online platform.

Wink was born in Baden-Württemberg and completed his education in Germany, France and the US, and he can look back on around 16 years of professional experience. In his most recent position, he served for almost seven years as Senior Counsel for Baker McKenzie in Frankfurt, where his primary focus was on the business sectors Corporate Law, M&A and Capital Markets Law. Prior to this, he worked for around eight years at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Frankfurt and New York, where he was also mainly involved in Corporate and Capital Markets Law.

“It is an important and challenging task to establish the legal department of one of Europe’s leading e-commerce sports platforms. You need an experienced professional with exceptional knowledge of the market and its general conditions if you want legal support for vigorous and profitable growth of Europe’s leading sports e-commerce platform. By recruiting Tilman Wink with his comprehensive and international legal knowledge, we were able to find the very expert we were looking for,” says Stephan Zoll, CEO of SIGNA Sports United.

About SIGNA Sports United:

With its key segments bike & outdoor, tennis, and team sports & athleisure, SIGNA Sports United is one of the top-selling and most technologically advanced e-commerce platforms in continental Europe. SIGNA Sports Group includes internetstores and Probikeshop (Europe’s no. 1 in cycling and outdoor), Tennis-Point (Europe’s no. 1 in tennis), Outfitter and Stylefile (Europe’s leading online shop for team sports and athleisure). More at www.signa-sportsunited.com

Further inquiries

Robert Leingruber
Head of PR & Communications
email: r.leingruber@signa.at