Christian Meyer-Hentschel

Employee, CEO, CONICA AG

Schaffhausen, Switzerland



Professional experience for Christian Meyer-Hentschel

  • Current , since 2018



    CONICA is a production and worldwide distribution specialist for PU and Epoxy based flooring solutions in the sports, leisure and industry sector. The 80 M € sales turnover are realized with 200 employees. CONICA takes part of the Serafin Unternehmensgruppe, Munich, Germany. As CEO my mission is to transform the company into an agile team, to grow worldwide market share and to drive performance and innovation.

  • 2015 - 2017

    Vorsitzender der Geschäftsführung / CEO

    Melle Dachbaustoffe GmbH

    Melle Dachbaustoffe GmbH, Germany’s number 2 wholesaler of roof, facade and metal products, realizes a turnover of 145 M € with 400 employees, owned by The Gores Group, Los Angeles, USA. Key mission as Chairman of the Executive Board is to set up, to grow and to improve the business with an inspiring culture to gain customers and teams.

  • 2012 - 2014

    Leiter Vertriebsstrategie, Internationales Key Account Management

    Viessmann Group

    Viessmann Group is a Global Innovator of heating and cooling technologies, realizing more than 2 B € with 11,000 employees. Reporting to the Group CEO, my mission is to develop and implement innovative strategies to stimulate transformation in the existing international sales model and to implement support tools with a 25 staff team. Furthermore, I am in charge of developing major international key customers.

  • 2009 - 2012

    Geschäftsleiter Ausbau / Balzer

    Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Deutschland GmbH

    A leading building materials distribution networks across Europe with 4,100 locations and 66,000 employees, realizing 2 B € of sales in Germany. Head of Business units “Dämmisol” and “Balzer”, generating 170 M € turnover with 500 employees, reporting to CEO.

  • 2008 - 2009

    Direktor Corporate Development

    Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Deutschland GmbH

    Took over the division after an intensive acquisition phase, development of the sales strategy, 2 employees.

  • 2007 - 2008


    Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Deutschland GmbH

    Implementing an international building materials distribution brand targeting workshop-less craftsman, concept, opening, transformation, turnaround of Kluwe entity, 50 M € turnover, 200 employees.

  • 2005 - 2006

    Filiere Operating Manager

    Saint-Gobain Building Distribution S.A.

    Supervision and strategic development of the international Platform sales concept in Central Europe.

  • 2003 - 2005

    Direktor Einkauf und Marketing

    Lagardère Services S.A.

    Operator of 4,800 press, book and travel essentials stores in airports and railway stations in 39 countries. Category management and marketing with an annual purchasing volume of 40 M €, 13 employees.

  • 2002 - 2003

    Leiter Handelsmarketing Saarbach

    Lagardère Services S.A.

    Support and grow sales of international press to distributors and travel retailers, 30 M € of sales.

  • 2000 - 2002

    Senior Project Manager

    Karstadt Quelle New Media AG

    Leading German group of department stores, mail order business and tourism services. Consulting and project management in the Group unit for strategic innovation projects.

  • 1998 - 1999

    Trainee zum Geschäftsführer

    KarstadtQuelle AG

    Leading German group of department stores, mail order business and tourism services. Traineeship for department store managers, lastly at Bochum: € 4 million annual turnover, 15 employees.

Educational background for Christian Meyer-Hentschel

  • 1994 - 1998

    European Business Studies

    Hochschule Regensburg / École de Commerce (ESC) La Rochelle, Frankreich

    Internationales Marketing Management


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • French



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