"Retail is all about testing format adjustments, innovations and disruptive ideas that occur immediately where it counts: in the stores and with the customers."
Thorsten de Boer is a Senior Partner at Roland Berger’s Consumer Goods & Retail Competence Center in Munich. He is responsible for the practice’s retail group, focusing on the food retail, DIY (do-it-yourself), consumer electronics and furniture segments. He advises clients in these segments on issues ranging from growth strategies to restructuring. His consulting mainly focuses on category management, purchasing and digitization issues. He was also responsible for the development of the Roland Berger "Customer-centric Retailing" approach.
Thorsten joined Roland Berger in 2000 as a Retail Specialist with experience throughout the entire value chain and across a wide range of different national and international retail industries such as grocery, consumer electronics and drugstores. He studied Business Administration at the University of Osnabrück in Germany.