Patrick Kaudewitz has more than 26 years of retail experience with the Schwarz Group, Europe’s largest retailer.
Mr. Kaudewitz has held various executive positions at Lidl and Kaufland, including serving as Kaufland’s CEO between 2015 and 2019. He has extensive experience in new business development, logistics, and business restructuring, conducting full cycle administrative and operational management, developing and implementing a company’s development strategy and operational processes, and optimizing business processes and increasing efficiency.
Presently, he is a Member of the Advisory Board of IFCO, the world leader in Reusable Plastic Crates.
He holds an MBA from the University of the Armed Forces Munich.