Helmar Scherneck

Basic

Angestellt, General Manager, «Grill König» - International Fast Food (QSR) Chain (Russia, CIS, Middle Asia)

Abschluss: Diploma (Diplom Kaufmann Friedrich Schiller University, Germany, Jena), Friedrich Schiller University

Moscow, Russian Federation

Skills

Retail
FMCG
Consumer goods
Consumer Electronics
Fast Food
Food and Beverage
Multi Channel Management
Catering
Sales Management
Operations management
Strategic Planning
Strategic Marketing
Change Management
Expansionsmanagement
Business strategy
International Management
Vendor Management
Product Development
E-Commerce
Team leadership
Team Management
Negotiation
Start-ups
B2B
B2C
Food retail
New Markets
Region
Business Development
Distribution
Interim Management
Restructuring
General Management
Sales
Consulting
Coaching
Start-up
Customer marketing
Recruitment
Strategy
Key Account Management
Mergers & Acquisitions
Internet Marketing
Entrepreneurship
Market
German language
Management
Human Resources

Timeline

Professional experience for Helmar Scherneck

  • Current 6 years and 9 months, since May 2015

    General Manager

    «Grill König» - International Fast Food (QSR) Chain (Russia, CIS, Middle Asia)

    The key task is to build a profitable business model for a restaurant chain (6 countries, 3 formats), to build all the business processes to ensure the rapid growth of the company (1000 restaurants over 10 years). At the moment company is being transferred to the Management Company of the international holding for further operational management and scaling in accordance with my strategy (the largest investor in the field of sports and jewelry in the Middle East, the details are protected by NDA).

  • 3 years and 10 months, Jul 2011 - Apr 2015

    Vice President

    Media Markt Saturn Russia

    (Turnover Russia >1,1 Bln Euro, more than 4000 employees, 69 stores). Direct reports: all store directors and regional directors. Implementing German development strategy for the Russian subsidiary; responsibility for result (P&L) and development of Media Markt stores in the Russian regions; conducting top level negotiations with strategic partners (e.g. Samsung, LG, Apple, Sony); ensuring best possible local/cluster conditions from suppliers including sales bonuses and advertising allowances;

  • 5 years and 8 months, Nov 2005 - Jun 2011

    Regional Director

    Media Markt Saturn Russia

    Direct reports: 20 store directors in 15 cities. A total team of up to 1500 people. Responsibility for the turnover, profit and P&L of the region (annual sales >330 MEUR). Building up the framework for expansion in the Russian region; developing fundamental know-how for launching and operating remote locations; providing real estate support and planning of store layout and fitting; planning and executing regional and national marketing campaigns; hiring and training of store and regional directors

  • 2 years and 2 months, Sep 2003 - Oct 2005

    Division Manager Sales (Bereichsleiter/Verkauf)

    Norma Lebensmittelfilialbetrieb Stiftung & Co. KG, Germany

    Norma is a food discounter, www.norma-online.de with activities in Germany, France, Czech Republic and Austria. Operational responsibility for 8 discount stores with 40 employees; Planning, organizing and controlling of all store related processes; Recruiting, training and developing of personnel

Educational background for Helmar Scherneck

  • 2014 - 2014

    Reinhard Sprenger Leadership Seminar

  • 2013 - 2015

    “Executive Succession Pool” of Media Markt Saturn Europe

  • 2002 - 2003

    Internship at T-Systems ITC Pte Ltd., Singapore

  • 2001 - 2001

    Internship at Deutsche Telekom Inc., United States, New York

  • 1996 - 2002

    Business Administration

    Friedrich Schiller University

  • 1995 - 1996

    German Army, Military Service, Fernspaeher, Germany, Fritzlar

Languages

  • German

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

  • Russian

    Fluent

Wants

Retail
Consumer goods
FMCG
Food and Beverage
Restaurant
Fashion
Consumer Electronics
Food production
Manufacturing
Luxury goods industry

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