The members of the TriStyle Group's management board are experienced entrepreneurs with many years of expertise in the distance selling sector. Their goal is to successfully develop and expand the TriStyle Group as a leading European fashion group.
CEO TriStyle Group
Dr Daniel Gutting
Dr Daniel Gutting, born in 1966, has been a member of the management board and CEO of TriStyle Group since 2016. In this role, he is responsible for the management of the entire group.
Furthermore, Daniel Gutting is a member of the management board of the TriStyle subsidiary Peter Hahn.
The retail expert has a doctorate from the University of Sheffield, UK and started his distance retail career in 1998 at Bruno Bader GmbH as Head of Marketing/Purchase Auditing. His move to Versandhaus Walz GmbH in 2011 led to positions as Head of Marketing and Sales to E-Commerce and finally to being appointed Managing Director.
Gutting is active as a guest lecturer at the DHBW (Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University) in Ravensburg.
"We continue to see great growth potential for our brands thanks to our clear positioning and focus on the needs of the silver society target group as well as the acceleration of the digital transformation. The consistent utilisation of the know-how available in the TriStyle Group brings us significant advantages in efficiency and speed in this regard," explains Daniel Gutting.
CFO TriStyle Group
Dr Stefan Schoon
Dr Stefan Schoon, born in 1982, has been Managing Director of the TriStyle Group since June 2021.
After studying business administration at the European Business School (EBS) in Oestrich Winkel and spending a year abroad at the New York University School of Law, he began his professional career at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, where he advised companies from the Practice Group Corporate Performance for over 5 years.
In January 2013, he moved to Switzerland to join the Holy Fashion Group, where he oversaw finance projects, strategic and financial multi-year planning, and a multi-year company-wide strategic realignment project. In this role, he worked closely with the group’s management as well as the owners.
Since May 2017, he has held the position of Head of Finance at TriStyle Mode GmbH and has led Group Accounting, Group Controlling, Group Treasury, Tax and Company Law divisions as well as the SAP-IT area. Since June 2021, he has been managing these areas in the role of Group CFO.
Managing Director TriStyle Group
Stefan Kober, born in 1968, has been Managing Director of Peter Hahn GmbH since September 2014 and Managing Director of TriStyle Group since January 2016.
Directly after a three-year apprenticeship as a men's tailor, Stefan Kober began studying business administration at the LMU Munich alongside his time as a journeyman. He successfully completed these studies and his training as a men's tailor in 1996/97 with a diploma in business administration and the master craftsman's examination of the men's tailoring trade. The start of his professional career in 1998 as a garment technician at Willy Bogner GmbH in Munich, Malta and also Slovenia honed his textile expertise. In 1999 he took the leap into the mail order business.
After various positions in the product divisions and in purchasing at Quelle AG Fürth, the position of Managing Director of Purchasing at Baur Versand GmbH followed in 2005, which he held until 2012. He then became self-employed as a management trainer, facilitator, and coach for two years. Finally in 2014, he was appointed Managing Director of Purchasing at Peter Hahn GmbH, Winterbach.
Managing Director TriStyle Group
Volker Valk, born in 1970, has been Managing Director of the TriStyle Group since January 2016.
His basic commercial training at Siemens AG in 1992 then took him to the Hessian Academy of Administration and Business (VWA) until 1995. Further management positions at Siemens AG, including in Shanghai, Madrid and Zaragoza, leading to a move to Quelle AG in Fürth as Commercial Manager in 2006.
After his role as Commercial Director at Puccini Holding GmbH, Valk joined Madeleine Mode GmbH as Commercial Director in 2011. In 2012, he was appointed Managing Director of Finance, Human Resources, IT and Operations and still holds this position today alongside his role as Managing Director of the TriStyle Group.