Christian Heidorn

Inhaber, Founder, phabric GmbH

Hamburg, Germany


Oil & Gas
Commodity Trading
Main Fuels
Refinery Scheduling
Supply Operations
Supply Chain Management
Marketing & Sales
Key Account Management
Contract Negotiation
Graphic Design
Online Marketing
Social Media Marketing
Web Development
IT Process Automation
Software Development


Professional experience for Christian Heidorn

  • Current 6 years and 3 months, since Sep 2017


    ThreadBasket (NonStop Ventures GmbH)

    Headline data: - >500.000€ in revenue since launch - >16.000 successful payments - >30.000 designs created ThreadBasket is a membership-only online marketplace for exclusive designs tailored towards the merchandising print-on-demand industry. ThreadBasket combines eCommerce research, graphic design and software-as-a-service into a unique service for small business owners in the online marketing space.

  • Current 6 years and 4 months, since Aug 2017


    phabric GmbH

    Founded phabric as a holding company for my future online business ventures, mainly focused on developing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) businesses, API services and online marketplaces. phabric GmbH is a German limited liability company with nominal capital of 25k€. Current holdings: - 50% of ThreadBasket (NonStop Ventures GmbH)

  • 1 year and 11 months, Aug 2015 - Jun 2017

    Inland Trader West & Switzerland

    Shell Deutschland Oil GmbH

    Trading & Supply // Supply Contracts & Inland Trading DACH - Managed annual contractual volumes in excess of 1.5mln metric tons covering DACH, with particular focus on the Rhine track and Switzerland - Negotiated supply contracts (purchases, sales, exchanges) for both retail as well as wholesale supply. - Designated representative for Trading & Supply’s Swiss-bound activities, including supplying Shell’s retail business (>700k mt/a) as well as 3rd party net sales (>300k mt/a)

  • 1 year and 10 months, Oct 2013 - Jul 2015

    Product Optimizer

    Shell South Africa Refining

    Trading & Supply // Supply Chain Optimization & Scheduling South Africa - Formulated make/buy/blend steers based on marginal value analysis, pricing spreads as well as grade-specific demurrage exposures (total business: >0.4mln mt/a for JET/Kero and >1.6mln mt/a for Gasoline) - Issued stockholding optimisation steers to supply operations for rail and pipeline movements - Interfaced with shipping operations for import vessels at Island View Terminal in Durban

  • 2 years and 11 months, Nov 2010 - Sep 2013

    Corporate Account Manager

    Shell Deutschland Oil GmbH

    Commercial Fuels // Direct Sales Germany - Managed the fuels business relationship with more than 10 major industrial customers - Responsible for net proceeds in excess of 200mln€ and a contribution margin of 4.8mln€ - Products covered: diesel, GTL, gasoline, heating oil, fuel oil and heavy residues - Customer Industries: Chemicals, Power, Automotive

  • 1 year and 3 months, Aug 2009 - Oct 2010

    Marketing Analyst

    Shell Deutschland Oil GmbH

    Commercial Fuels // Marketing Germany Supported the ongoing development and implementation of campaigns, customer value propositions and the execution of route-to-market strategies in the consolidation efforts of the German wholesale fuels business.

  • 3 months, Aug 2008 - Oct 2008

    Management Consulting

    Roland Berger Strategy Consultants

    During the 3-month internship I was assigned to the marketing & sales competence centre. At the end of the assignment I was offered a full-time position within the team. Core activities included: - Implementation of a channel-based CRM solution for a leading global manufacturer of printers and printer supplies. - Support of the establishment of a new regulatory organisation for trade fairs and exhibitions within the United Arab Emirates.

  • 3 months, May 2008 - Jul 2008

    Management Consulting

    A.T. Kearney

    During the 3-month internship I was tasked within the transportation practice. Core activities included: - Joint study with a the leading German business magazine on the state of the aviation industry. - Benchmark study on the performance of urban public transportation companies in Germany. - Project assignment in the infrastructure business unit of the leading German railway company.

  • 3 months, Jan 2007 - Mar 2007

    Investment Banking in London

    JPMorgan Securities

    During the 3-month internship I was assigned to the Equity Capital Markets (ECM) Desk for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Core activities included: - Research & data analysis - Advisory & marketing of potential stock market action for various clients - Support of project executions, including 2 IPOs, 3 capital increases and 2 issuances of convertible bonds

  • 3 months, Jun 2006 - Aug 2006

    Marketing & Sales in Paris

    webMethods (Software AG Group)

    Focus area of the 3-month internship was the organisation of various marketing related events.

Educational background for Christian Heidorn

  • 2005 - 2008

    International Management

    ESCP Europe

    Graduated with 3 national degrees: - Master of Science in Management (UK) - Diplom-Kaufmann (Germany) - Diplôme de Grande Ecole (France) Majored in: - International & Strategic Management - Marketing - Controlling

  • 2003 - 2005

    International Business Economics

    Europa-Universität Viadrina

  • 1998 - 2003

    Deutsche Schule Paris

    Graduated with: - German Abitur - French Baccalauréat (Scientifique)


  • German

    First language

  • English

    First language

  • French

    First language

  • Spanish


  • Chinese



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