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Christian Göpfert2020-05-25T11:37:00+02:00

Interim COO

Christian Göpfert has more than 25 years’ experience in the management, development and restructuring of companies from various industries. He has been involved in sales projects in Germany and Eastern Europe in various management positions, and as Interim Manager and COO.

He believes that the most important criteria for a company’s success are a goal-oriented behaviour and a structured and scalable organisation. It should also be characterised by sustainability, and success should be a by-product of the increase in value which it achieves.


  • Successful implementation of turnaround processes

  • Development and implementation of new business models in the context of change management processes

  • Implementation of empowerment models based on key figures for a sustainable increase in earning capacity

  • Development of new sales and marketing concepts and their implementation

  • Development and introduction of KPIs

  • Creation and implementation of new personnel structures

  • Support for corporate transactions on the buyer and seller side in M&A processes, including post-merger integration

  • Preparation of feasibility studies and business cases, and subsequent implementation

  • Purchasing management, including supplier sourcing for freshness in food retailing

  • Work experience abroad: Russia, Poland, Ukraine, Romania and Bulgaria

  • IT knowledge: MS Office, MS Dynamics NAV, various IMS in the food retail industry


Trade, consumer electronics, financial services, services

Functional areas:
Sales, marketing, business development

COO, CSO, Vice President, Divisional Manager, General Manager

Business development, earnings growth, restructuring, post-merger integration

Types of companies:
Medium-sized companies, retail groups, private equity portfolio companies

Language skills:
German: native speaker, English: proficient, Polish: good knowledge



Christian Göpfert
Lilienweg 5, 86368 Gersthofen

+49 (0) 160 / 90216481