Maximilian Böck promoted to Executive Board of MARC O’POLO AG

Stephanskirchen, 28. April 2020 – The Supervisory Board of MARC O’POLO AG has appointed Maximilian Böck, son of the Böck business family, to the Executive Board as of 1 June 2020. As CRO (Chief Retail Officer), Maximilian Böck will be responsible for all business-to-consumer channels including the online business. In addition, as Co-CEO, he will work with CEO Dieter Holzer, to take on strategic responsibility and prepare for the role of CEO over the next 12 months.

Dieter Holzer, CEO of MARC O’POLO AG, will hand over his CEO role to Maximilian Böck on 1 June 2021 and move into the Supervisory Board of MARC O’POLO AG.

Werner Böck, Principal Shareholder and Chair of Supervisory Board:
“In Maximilian, we have a personality who will be able to ensure the long-term and currently successful development of the company, for the benefit of the family, in the future, too. We will leave the corona crisis behind us and are looking confidently and optimistically to the future. We are delighted that Dieter Holzer will continue to support us in the future as a member of the Supervisory Board.”

“I am looking forward to supporting Maximilian Böck as he prepares to take on the role of CEO. The change will give me time to concentrate more on my private commitments. As a member of the Supervisory Board, I will enjoy remaining closely connected to the company,” says Dieter Holzer, CEO of MARC O’POLO AG.

Following his Master of Business Administration and various stints abroad, including at KPMG in New York, Maximilian Böck began his professional career in Purchasing at Peek & Cloppenburg KG, before joining Purchasing at MARC O’POLO Einzelhandels GmbH in 2017. As Director of Retail, he has managed the stationary retail business of MARC O’POLO for the last two years.