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Managing Board

Managing board – group photo (photo)
  • Yves Müller CFO/COO
  • Daniel Grieder CEO
  • Oliver Timm CSO

The HUGO BOSS Managing Board is responsible for managing the Group and successfully executing “CLAIM 5.”

Meet our Managing Board members Daniel Grieder, Yves Müller, and Oliver Timm. Explore their backgrounds and what they want to share about the "HELLO FUTURE" motto.

  • Daniel Grieder, CEO (portrait)
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    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

    Daniel Grieder

    Daniel Grieder was born in Washington, D.C. (USA) in 1961. While studying at the University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration in Zurich (HWZ Hochschule für Wirtschaft) he founded Max Trade Service AG in 1985 (later renamed Madison Clothing Ltd.), which distributed internationally renowned brands in Switzerland, Austria, and Eastern Europe. From 1997, Daniel Grieder was largely responsible for the successful establishment of Tommy Hilfiger in Europe, taking over the position of Chief Executive Officer Tommy Hilfiger Europe in 2008. After the integration of the Tommy Hilfiger brand into Phillips-Van Heusen (PVH) Corporation, Daniel Grieder became Chief Executive Officer of Tommy Hilfiger Global and PVH Europe in 2014. Since June 2021, Daniel Grieder is Chief Executive Officer of HUGO BOSS and thus member of the Managing Board.

    Daniel Grieder is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and responsible for Business Unit BOSS Menswear, Business Unit BOSS Womenswear, Business Unit HUGO, Business Unit Footwear, Accessories, Bodywear & Hosiery (incl. Global Licenses), Corporate Communications & Public Affairs, Creative Direction, Global Marketing & Brand Communications, Group Strategy & Corporate Development (incl. Global Corporate Responsibility), and Human Resources.

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  • Yves Müller, CFO (portrait)
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    Chief Financial Officer (CFO),
    Chief operating officer (COO),
    Director of labor relations

    Yves Müller

    Yves Müller was born in Lüneburg (Germany) in 1969. He studied Business Administration at the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel, Dijon, and San Diego. In 1994, he started his professional career at the auditing and tax consulting company Arthur Andersen & Co. in Hamburg. During this time, Yves Müller qualified as tax consultant and auditor. In 1999, he joined Tchibo GmbH where he was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2006. In December 2017, he became a member of the HUGO BOSS Managing Board, taking over the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Since June 2022, Yves Müller additionally assumes responsibility as Chief Operating Officer (COO).

    Yves Müller is responsible for Business Planning & Analysis, Construction & Procurement, Global Logistics, Global Sourcing & Production, Group Finance & Tax, Internal Audit, Investor Relations, IT (incl. Information Security), Legal, Compliance & Data Protection, Operations Excellence Projects, and Technical Product Development.

  • Oliver Timm, CSO (portrait)
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    Chief sales officer (CSO)

    Oliver Timm

    Oliver Timm was born in 1971 in Mainz (Germany). After studying Economics at Gerhard Mercator University in Duisburg, he began his professional career at Tommy Hilfiger in 1998, where he held various positions. Amongst others, he was substantially involved in launching the American brand on the European market. In 2005, he was appointed Managing Director of Tommy Hilfiger Germany. Following the integration of the Tommy Hilfiger brand into Phillips-Van Heusen (PVH), Oliver Timm was appointed President of PVH Europe and later Chief Commercial Officer PVH Europe. In January 2021, Oliver Timm became a member of the HUGO BOSS Managing Board, taking over the role of Chief Sales Officer (CSO).

    Oliver Timm is responsible for Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Data & Analytics, Global E-Commerce & Metaverse, Global Merchandise Management, Global Retail Management, Global Retail & Wholesale, Global Sales Development, and Global Travel Retail.

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