CEO, Simon Hegele Supply Chain Services GmbH & Co. KG
Studied economics and completed a traineeship at Deutsche Bank AG in Frankfurt. After two years of working as a corporate customer advisory in Cologne and Bonn, he moved on to Baden-Württembergische Bank AG (BW-Bank) in Karlsruhe. For five years, he supported medium-sized companies, consulting them on all questions of finance. In 1995, he transitioned to the headquarter in Stuttgart and contributed significantly to the establishment of a corporate customer marketing for BW-Bank. From 1998 through 1999, he assisted the management consulting firm Boston Consulting Group in restructuring the corporate customer business of the bank as market head. In the course of the realignment of BW-Bank in 2000, Mr. Schimke cooperated with BW-Bank and a management team, founding an e-commerce subsidiary for middle-sized companies in Baden-Württemberg. In 2003, he moved on to the logistics sector to Simon Hegele GmbH. There, he built the business area procurement solution and was responsible for procurement activities surrounding major logistics projects. As part of business expansion, he co-founded Simon Hegele Supply Chain Services GmbH & Co. KG (SCS) with Simon Hegele GmbH and Landesbank Baden-Württemberg in 2007 and has served as managing director ever since. SCS handles all supply chain finance activities of the Simon Hegele Group customers.