A German national, Stephan Borchert joined GrandVision as a Management Board member on 15 January, 2018. He was later appointed CEO on 28 February, 2018. Borchert has indepth retail experience with a variety of service-oriented retailers. Prior to GrandVision, Borchert was Sephora EMEA President. Borchert began his professional career at Peek & Cloppenburg, a fashion retailer, and then was a partner at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants. He later became president of Red Earth in Hong Kong and Managing Director of Douglas, a multinational cosmetics company. Subsequently, Borchert became a member of the Executive Board at Celesio, a German healthcare and pharmaceutical company that owns pharmacies in several countries.
Stephen Borchert holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Dortmund.
- Current term of office: until the 2022 Annual General Meeting
- Year of birth: 1969