Dr. Patric Spethmann is now more than 20 years in the retail world. After studying business administration in Hamburg, he worked for retailers such as the Otto Group and Tchibo, focusing on IT, procurement and logistics.
He completed his MBA at HHL in Leipzig before moving in 2009 to the Gries-Deco Group, which operates under the DEPOT retail brand, as Managing Director responsible for Operations.
Since August 2019, Dr. Spethmann is responsible for the IT, Digital and Logistics divisions of Marc O'Polo AG in his role as a member of the Management Board.
Dr. Patric Spethmann completed his dissertation in England at the University of Surrey focusing on the topic of out-of-stock situations and demanding supply chains.