Bjørn Gulden (born 1965 in Zürich, Switzerland)
Resides in: Hattingen
Occupation: Chief Executive Officer of PUMA SE, Herzogenaurach
Member of the Supervisory Board since 27 November 2014 (appointed until 2020)
|Other responsibilities in accordance with § 125 (1) sentence 5 AktG and § 285 no. 10 HGB:|
|1985 to 1986||Enrolled at the Friedrich Alexander University in Erlangen.|
|1986 to 1988||Bachelor's degree in business administration, Rogaland University of Stavanger (Norway)|
|1988 to 1990||Master of Business Administration with an emphasis on finance and marketing, Babson Graduate School of Business, Boston|
|1983 to 1988||
Mr. Gulden played for the following clubs:
1983/1984 Stromsgodset IF (Eliteserien)
1984/1985 1. FC Nürnberg (Bundesliga)
1986/1988 Bryne IF (Eliteserien, 1987 Norwegian cup winner)
|1990 to 1999||Various positions at sporting goods manufacturer Adidas, including Vice President of Apparel and Accessories|
|2000 to 2011||
Managing director at Europe's largest footwear retailer, Deichmann.
At Deichmann, Mr. Gulden also headed the US subsidiaries Rack Room Shoes and Off Broadway Shoes as CEO and chairman.
|2012 to 2013||CEO of the Danish jewellery manufacturer Pandora|
|Since July 2013||Chief Executive Officer of PUMA SE and member of the Executive Committee of Kering, PUMA's parent company|
Bjørn Gulden is a married father of three.
He is a Norwegian national and speaks fluent Norwegian, English and German.
In addition to the responsibilities mentioned above, Mr. Gulden is also a member of the Advisory Board of Deichmann SE.
He has almost 20 years of extensive international experience in the sports lifestyle and footwear industry, where he has held a variety of management positions.
Last updated: September 2020