Goldschmidt studied Sociology, Politics and Economic Geography at the University of Muenster. His time with Sandoz and Novartis in Europe, Asia and the USA means that Goldschmidt brings a wealth of international management experience to the Supervisory Board of the world’s fifth-largest market research group. Goldschmidt has wide-ranging knowledge and experience related to the market research industry, as well as to marketing, sales, manufacturing, product development and the management of multi-billion businesses.
Ralf Klein-Bölting, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of GfK SE: “I am delighted about the passion and diverse experience that Peter Goldschmidt brings from an industry which is one of the most important for market research and also undergoing a digital transformation.”
The court appointment initiated by GfK means the Supervisory Board with ten members is complete again. The vacancy arose – as previously reported – when former Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Dr. Arno Mahlert, resigned on September 13, with Ralf Klein-Bölting subsequently elected as his replacement.
Please visit our “About GfK” section to view Peter Goldschmidt’s CV.