Chief Executive Officer
Jürgen has had an extensive career building large multinational retail and FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) organizations. From 2007 to 2011, Jürgen served as the President and CEO of TSX-listed Shoppers Drug Mart, where he led the company through record sales and profitability during an economic recession, followed by four years as the President and CEO of Edcon Ltd. (a Bain Capital Company), South Africa’s largest non-food retailer. He joined Katz Group as CEO of Rexall Health in 2015 and led the company through its 2016 sale to McKesson Corp. Since that time, he has served as CEO of Katz Group, responsible for overseeing the operations of all of the company’s principal business operations. Prior to Shopper Drug Mart, Jürgen was the CEO, Europe Retail, for Hutchison Whampoa Group, a company with over 4000 store in 23 countries, and before that, he spent 14 years with Reckitt Benckiser in several Senior Positions, including SVP East Asia. He is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Schwarz Group in Germany.