Wolfgang Thoeren is SVP Retail EMEA for Fossil and since 2005 with the Company. He is based in the European Head office in Basel (Switzerland). Over the last 11 years Wolfgang built the Store fleet in Europe and has the full responsibility for more than 200 stores in the region of all concepts and brands of the group, including 70 outlets of Fossil, Skagen and Watch Station.
Before 2005 Wolfgang worked 7 years for The Body Shop as the MD for Germany and Austria, in charge of Wholesale and Retail, including more than 120 stores. As many of these were Franchise stores, Wolfgang is also well experienced in Franchise.
Wolfgang studied Economics at the University of Cologne and got his degree in 1993.