Rainer Thews

“To optimize sales, to realize new growth-potentials and to increase
efficiency of the company – these are my key areas of competence.

What is the right multi-channel-strategy? How can the sales-
performance be increased even more? How can the efficiency be
increased without losing customer satisfaction? How can progress
be monitored and managed?

With an unbiased fresh view and many years’ of experience in realizing
projects successful, I will help to drive growth for you and your team.”


Rainer Thews knows the business of the retail- and service-industry since more than 20 years.

For more than 13 years Rainer Thews has been responsible for the retail-business in two big, national, retail- and service-companies in Germany, acting as Divisional Director and Chief Sales Officer. During this time he gained substantial experience in sales and sales-channel-management, in national and international expansion as well as in commercial leadership, restructuring and post-merger-integration.

Thereafter Rainer served many years as CEO in Germany, Regional VP in Central Europe and CEO in Istanbul in the office supply industry (B2C & B2B). His main focus has been in organic growth by increasing sales-performance and multi-channel activities, besides restructuring and change management. In Istanbul he established a new company in this segment and developed it to become market-leader within three years.

Previous companies


BA, University of Hamburg

Language: German, English and (basic) Spanish and Turkish