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Markus Tkotz, EHI President. Credit: EHI Retail Institute

EHI Retail Institute under new leadership

Markus Tkotz, Managing Director of Markant AG, was unanimously elected as the new President of the EHI Retail Institute for a term of three years.

Tkotz has been an active member of the EHI Board of Directors since 2011. “We are pleased to have been able to win Markus Tkotz as the new EHI President. He has many years of retail experience at Markant AG and will provide important impetus to the EHI’s research work,” said Managing Director Michael Gerling.

At the same time, Kurt Jox, who had led EHI as president since 2018, was bid farewell. Jox was most recently managing director of Tessner Holding and retired this year.

Tkotz has been managing director of Markant AG since 2011. The company, headquartered in Switzerland, acts as a service center for suppliers and retailers in the European grocery trade and is represented at 13 locations worldwide with around 1,100 employees. Previously, he was employed by Procter & Gamble and Roland Berger, among others.


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