Resilience in the retail supply chain today means more than cost and efficiency – creating a new balance including flexibility, sustainability and reliability will be key for success.

Joerg Schaefer

EY Global Retail Supply Chain Leader; Partner, Strategy, EY-Parthenon GmbH

Strategist. Supply chain fanatic. Pragmatic thinker and hands-on communicator. Proud husband and father.

Joerg works with consumer goods and retail firms, designing and delivering big strategic transformation programs. Working in strategy consulting since 2006, he has developed a particular interest in retail fashion and apparel. He advises clients on their end-to-end supply chain, on logistics and operational excellence.

Prior to joining EY, he was associate partner at an international consulting company for over a decade.

Joerg holds a degree in International Business Administration from ESB Reutlingen and completed an MBA at EGADE, Tec. de Monterrey, Mexico. He also holds a doctorate in Family Business Research from the Witten Institute for Family Business at the University of Witten /Herdecke.

How Joerg is building a better working world

“I enjoy working closely with my clients and teams on solving strategy riddles – creating a successful business model in the market. Improving the EY and the client’s value proposition in a sustainable way makes the whole planet stronger!”

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