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Christian Claus

Angestellt, Vice President & Managing Director Central Europe, Commercial Excellence & KAM, Tarkett

Student, Executive Education, Harvard Business School, London Business School & MIT

Paris, Frankreich

Skills

Me Myself and I
Bodenbeläge

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Professional experience for Christian Claus

  • Current , since 2019

    Vice President Global Key Account Management

    Tarkett

    Leading Tarkett‘s xxxM€ Global Key Account Management Organization with a special focus on Hospitality, Workplace/Office & OEM as well as International Distributors in the DIY & Builders Merchant channels with the overall mission to build long-term relationships with the customers that are most strategic to our business by delivering win-win outcomes and maximum value for their business

  • Current , since 2018

    Vice President Central Europe

    Tarkett

    General Manager of Tarkett´s xxxM€ business operations in Central Europe DACH & CEE comprising of 11 countries (Germany, Austria, Switzerland as well as Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania & Kaliningrad)

  • Current , since 2018

    Geschäftsführer

    Tarkett Holding GmbH

    Managing Director of Tarkett´s xxxM€ legal entity in D-A-CH, the Tarkett Holding GmbH with more than 400 blue and white collar workers across multiple sites

  • Current , since 2018

    Vice President Commercial Excellence EMEA

    Tarkett

    Leading Tarkett‘s Commercial/Sales Excellence Team and associated initiatives across Europe, Middle East & Africa and Latin-America focusing on CRM, Pricing, Digital, Talent Development and Customer Experience

  • Current , since 2018

    Vice President & Managing Director Central Europe, Commercial Excellence & KAM

    Tarkett

    General Manager of Tarkett´s xxxM€ business operations in Central Europe & Managing Director of Tarkett´s legal entity, the Tarkett Holding GmbH, with overall more than 1000 blue and white collar employees across 11 countries In addition, leading Tarkett‘s Global Key Account Management Organization & the Commercial/Sales Excellence Team across Europe, Middle East & Africa Tarkett is a world leader in innovative and sustainable flooring with 13,000 employees and net sales of more than €3 billion

  • Current , since 2016

    Vordenker

    VORDENKER-COMMUNITY von Handelsblatt und The Boston Consulting Group

  • 2015 - 2017

    Direktor Handwerk & Mittelstand / Prokurist

    AIR LIQUIDE Deutschland GmbH

    Leading Air Liquide`s commercial operations for industrial and speciality gases in Germany - especially focusing on innovative solutions for entrepreneurs & professionals

  • 2014 - 2017

    Advisor - Chemicals & Renewable Energy

    Guidepoint Global

  • 2013 - 2015

    Head of Renewable Energy Business

    3M

    Leading 3M`s Renewable Energy Business (Wind & Solar related B2B solutions in the area of Adhesives, Resins, Coatings, Tapes, Films, Abrasives, PPE) Full P&L responsibility, managing a xxxM€ product portfolio of renewable energy products through direct key account management and industrial channels, lead cross functional teams, accelerate new product commmercialization and increase market penetration of key accounts & countries

  • 2012 - 2015

    Global Business Manager - Wind Energy

    3M

    Leiter des Geschäftsbereichs Windenergie: Strategic Business Development, New Product Introduction, Product Management, Marketing Management, Customer Focused Marketing, Customer Relationship Management, Market Research, Key Opinion Leader Management, M&A, Acquisitions, Alliances

  • 2010 - 2012

    Business Manager - Wind Energy - Europe, Middle East & Africa

    3M Deutschland GmbH

    Leiter des Geschäftsbereichs Windenergie in Europa, dem Mittleren Osten und Afrika: Strategic Business Development, New Product Introduction, Product Management, Marketing Management, Customer Focused Marketing, Customer Relationship Management, Market Research, Key Opinion Leader Management, M&A, Acquisitions, Alliances

  • 2009 - 2010

    Marketing Operations Manager - Renewable Energy - Europe, Middle East & Africa

    3M Deutschland GmbH

    Marketing Manager: Marketing Communications, Strategic Business Development, Market Research, Product Management, Customer Focused Marketing, Customer Relationship Management, M&A, Acquisitions, Alliances

  • 2009 - 2009

    Projektleiter Social Media - Corporate Marketing

    3M Deutschland GmbH

    Social Media, Social Networks, Social Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Community, Web 2.0, Medien-Nutzung, eMarketing, SEO, SEM, Blogs, Blogging, Weblogs, Wikis, Neue Medien

  • 2007 - 2008

    Product Manager - Renewable Energy

    3M Deutschland GmbH

    Marketing Communications, Product Management, Produktmanagement, Market Research, Customer Focused Marketing

  • Inhaber

    Choch3 Christian Claus Consulting

    Konzeption und Umsetzung von Wachstumsstrategien (u.a. Landtag NRW, CROSSART Route-Moderne-Kunst, Staatskanzlei NRW - Kulturminister, Heinrich-Heine-Universität)

  • Brandstifter

    TellSell Consulting GmbH

  • Assistent des Aufsichtsratsvorsitzenden

    Alfred Merkelbach Technologies AG

  • Marketing / Consulting

    German-Irish Chamber of Industry and Commerce

  • Studentische / Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft

    Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Lehrstuhl für Marketing

  • Freelancer / Projektleitung / Moderation / Mystery Shopping / Promotion

    smart, McDonalds, Maredo, Lego, REWE, Sprehe, McPaper, Star Search, ...

Educational background for Christian Claus

  • Executive Education

    Harvard Business School, London Business School & MIT

    Executive Education Courses on Management, Sustainability, Negotiation & Innovation Harvard Business School, London Business School & MIT Sloan School of Management

  • Advanced Management

    London Business School

  • Advanced Management

    MIT Sloan School of Management

  • Advanced Management

    Harvard University

  • Betriebswirtschaftslehre

    Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

    Marketing Controlling Organisation

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