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Silvio Kirchmair, CEO of umdasch The Store Makers Management GmbH and Member of the ACROSS Advisory Board. Credit: umdasch

Silvio Kirchmair joins Across Advisory Board

The ACROSS Advisory Board is happy to announce its latest addition and welcomes Silvio Kirchmair as its new member.

Silvio Kirchmair, born in 1961, studied business administration and economics at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz after graduating from technical college. After the completion of his studies he held several management positions at nationally and internationally operating companies, including Internorm Fenster AG, Actual Fenster AG, Constantia Industries AG as well as the Hoerbirger Group, where he most recently was the sole director of Hoerbiger Ventilwerke GmbH & Co KG. In 2013, Kirchmair joined the board of the Umdasch Group AG where he was responsible for the shopfitting division (until 2015). Since then he has been the CEO of umdasch The Store Makers, one of the leading European companies for commercial facilities and digital solutions at the point of sale.

In his interview with ACROSS he emphasized that,”umdasch The Store Makers deals with more than just the classic design, production, and assembly of shopfitting furnishings. We are a project management company that is exclusively dedicated to one goal–the realization of successful stores.“

The board currently consists of 20 members

The ACROSS Advisory Board’s declared aim is to offer its expertise in topic identification and formulation. The board currently has 20 members. There will be a semi-annual discussion process whereby the advisory board identifies the challenges and opportunities the industry faces and what burning problems and emerging trends they see.

The ACROSS Advisory Board includes the following industry experts:

  • Christoph Achammer, Chairman of the Board at ATP architects engineers
  • Jonathan Doughty, Global Head of Foodservice, Leisure and Placemaking at ECE
  • Scott Dwyer, COO of Atrium Europe
  • Joanna Fisher, Managing Director Center Management at ECE
  • Andreas Hohlmann, Managing Director of Unibail-­Rodamco- Westfield Germany
  • Yurdaer Kahraman, CEO and Board Member of FİBA Commercial Properties
  • Josip Kardun, Retail Real Estate Expert
  • Silvio Kirchmair, CEO of umdasch The Store Makers
  • Bill Kistler, Retail Real Estate Expert
  • Daniel Losantos, CEO of Neinver
  • Thomas Mark, President of the MK Illumination Group
  • Christof Papousek, CFO of the Constantin Film group of companies
  • Thomas Reichenauer, Founder and Managing Director of ROS Retail Outlet Shopping
  • Dietmar Reindl, COO of Immofinanz Group
  • Walter Seib, CEO of HMSHost International
  • Jacques Sinke, CEO of reteam international
  • Klaus Striebich, Managing Director of RaRe Advise
  • Jan Tanner, Expert Consultant for the shopping center, retail real estate, and retail industry
  • Henrike Waldburg, Head of Investment Management Retail at Union Investment
  • Marcus Wild, CEO of SES Spar European Shopping Center

Take a look at the current ACROSS Advisory Board