Benedikt Schmitz is a Director in Simon-Kucher's global Consumer Sector at the Cologne office.
He is an expert for growth topics along the areas of strategy, sales, marketing, and pricing. His focus is on the near-food sector: personal care, cosmetics, cleansing detergents etc., where he advises both mid-sized companies and blue-chip corporations worldwide.
Benedikt spent more than seven years as managing partner responsible for international marketing and sales of a renowned German cosmetics brand and is co-founder of a distribution company for innovative and enriching FMCG products.
He studied business administration at Mercator University Duisburg-Essen and Griffith University Queensland, Australia, graduating with a degree in business administration. He has co-authored numerous articles and is a regular speaker at conferences.