The HUGO BOSS Managing Board is responsible for managing the Group and successfully executing “CLAIM 5”.
Meet our Managing Board members Daniel Grieder, Yves Müller, and Oliver Timm. Explore their backgrounds and their personal review of 2022.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Daniel Grieder was born in Washington, D.C. (USA) in 1961. While studying at the University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration in Zurich (HWZ Hochschule für Wirtschaft) he founded Max Trade Service AG in 1985 (later renamed Madison Clothing Ltd.), which distributed internationally renowned brands in Switzerland, Austria, and Eastern Europe. From 1997, Daniel Grieder was largely responsible for the successful establishment of Tommy Hilfiger in Europe, taking over the position of Chief Executive Officer Tommy Hilfiger Europe in 2008. After the integration of the Tommy Hilfiger brand into Phillips-Van Heusen (PVH) Corporation, Daniel Grieder became Chief Executive Officer of Tommy Hilfiger Global and PVH Europe in 2014. Since June 2021, Daniel Grieder is Chief Executive Officer of HUGO BOSS and thus member of the Managing Board.Follow Daniel Grieder
Daniel Grieder is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and responsible for Creative Direction, Business Unit BOSS Menswear, Business Unit BOSS Womenswear, Business Unit HUGO, Business Unit Footwear, Accessories, Bodywear & Hosiery (incl. Global Licenses), Global Marketing, Group Strategy & Corporate Development, Corporate Communications, and Human Resources.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO),
Chief operating officer (COO),
Director of labor relations
Yves Müller was born in Lüneburg (Germany) in 1969. He studied Business Administration at the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel, Dijon, and San Diego. In 1994, he started his professional career at the auditing and tax consulting company Arthur Andersen & Co. in Hamburg. During this time, Yves Müller qualified as tax consultant and auditor. In 1999, he joined Tchibo GmbH where he was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2006. In December 2017, he became a member of the HUGO BOSS Managing Board, taking over the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Since June 2022, Yves Müller additionally assumes responsibility as Chief Operating Officer (COO).
Yves Müller is responsible for Controlling, Group Finance & Tax, Internal Audit, Investor Relations, IT (incl. Information Security), Legal, Compliance & Data Protection, Business Operations, Product Development, Global Sourcing & Production, Logistics, and Construction & Procurement.
Chief sales officer (CSO)
Oliver Timm was born in 1971 in Mainz (Germany). After studying Economics at Gerhard Mercator University in Duisburg, he began his professional career at Tommy Hilfiger in 1998, where he held various positions. Amongst others, he was substantially involved in launching the American brand on the European market. In 2005, he was appointed Managing Director of Tommy Hilfiger Germany. Following the integration of the Tommy Hilfiger brand into Phillips-Van Heusen (PVH), Oliver Timm was appointed President of PVH Europe and later Chief Commercial Officer PVH Europe. In January 2021, Oliver Timm became a member of the HUGO BOSS Managing Board, taking over the role of Chief Sales Officer (CSO).Follow Oliver Timm
Oliver Timm is responsible for Global Sales Development, Global Retail & Wholesale, Global E-Commerce & Metaverse, Franchise & Travel Retail, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Global Merchandise Management, and Global Retail Management.