Managers WE ARE PROUD OF

The Team is everything for successful organisations. So don´t expect us to be easily convinced, if you are a recruiter.

Sebastian Brede

CEO Germany

Sebastian Brede

Chief Executive Officer

Sebastian Brede is the CEO of expondo and has been with the company since 2012. Before coming to expondo, he worked at mgm commerce and is also the founder of AB Marketing GmbH. He holds an engineering degree in print and media technology.

Nicholas Holdcraft

CEO Poland

Nicholas Holdcraf

CEO Poland

Nicholas Holdcraft was born and raised in the United States, where he studied Mechanical Engineering and later went on to get a Master's of Management at Northwestern University. After working in Chicago as a Project Engineer for a couple of years after his studies, he begin to live and work abroad as a Project/Program Manager at Electrolux as a global expatriate. He gained incredible international experience living and working in Australia, Italy and China before landing in Poland 13 years ago. Just over 10 years ago he co-founded an electric e-scooter company in Munich and Poland, which today employs over 350 people and is the leader in two-wheeled electric vehicles manufactured in Europe. He is an active member in the Young Presidents Organisation (YPO), and holds more than 35 certifications in the fields of Project/Program Management, Lean Manufacturing, Coaching, and Leadership. He will remain an equity partner and shareholder of Govecs Group, and has stepped down from his operational role to join expondo as the CEO of expondo Polska.

Andreas Aldag

CEO China

Andreas Aldag

CEO China

Andreas is our General Manager in China. He manages the China team across three locations, including responsibilities from sourcing, negotiations, and managing supplier relationships, to managing the quality teams and operations and all general management-related tasks. With more than 20 years of work experiences in supply chain, procurement and supplier development with MNCs in industries such as automotive and home appliances across different regions in Europe and Asia, he brings broad expertise as our partner in our most important sourcing region and drives initiatives to improve the efficiency of the company.

Markus Kagerer

COO

Markus Kagerer

COO

Markus Kagerer has been the COO of Mosta Holding GmbH since 2018 and was previously the managing director of the subsidiary in China for three years. With his performance-oriented working style and his pronounced focus on efficiency, he makes a significant contribution to the growth of the Group. Quick action and strong implementation skills are his hallmarks. Prior to his career at Mosta Holding GmbH/expondo GmbH he worked as an annual auditor at KPMG and at Einhell, a medium-sized German company, in investment controlling. He also served as managing director in China for 10 years. He studied law and business administration at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria. His focus at expondo is in the areas of product development, procurement, supply chain, service, quality management and HR.

Jacek Powalka

Head of Marketing

Jacek Powalka

Head of Marketing

Jacek Powalka is an experienced manager in strategic marketing, customer experience management, CRM in e-commerce, telecommunications and logistic sectors with 19 years of experience in companies such as PepsiCo, Orange, Polkomtel S.A. (Vodafone Group) and InPost. He has won many awards and distinctions for CRM & Marketing projects: International Contest of Direct Marketing "Boomerang", Golden Arrow, Crackfilm, including dignity for the best campaign of the year. He is a speaker and lecturer at universities such as Warsaw School of Economics and Nowy Sacz School of Business - National-Louis University (PL). Additionally, he is also a member of Direct Marketing Association and CRMcommunity.com. He holds a master’s degree in business administration, having majored in eCRM from Maastricht School of Management. Since 2016, Jacek is the head of Marketing and is accordingly responsible for marketing strategies and implementation at the expondo group.

Florian Gerlach

Head of Operations

Florian Gerlach

Head of Operations

Florian Gerlach is globally responsible for the operational areas of purchasing, import, warehousing and logistics. Before joining expondo he was Head of Logistics at the e-commerce companies Wayfair and home24, where he was responsible for setting up international warehouse and shipping networks. He began his career at Daimler AG, where he helped to found car2go, among other things. He holds a master's in Business Administration with a focus on Operations & Supply Chain Management as well as a bachelor's degree in Logistics & Business Informatics.

Piotr Galant

Business Development Director CEE

Piotr Galant

Business Development Director CEE

The experienced manager is currently serving as Business Development Director CEE. He has been with expondo since the beginning. As CEO from 2011 to 2019, he is jointly responsible for the current success of the company. From 2001 to 2010 he worked for Nestle Poland, where he was a part of developing the company’s sales force. He holds a master’s degree in Construction from the Zielona Góra University of Technology. He is currently responsible for the company’s expansion into new markets in Central and Eastern Europe.

Maciej Tracewski

Head of Category Management

Maciej Tracewski

Head of Category Management

Maciej Tracewski is Head of Category Management, leading a team of category managers and market analysts at expondo. His 18 years of experience in creating and delivering purchasing, sourcing and sales strategies in global markets comes from companies like Kingfisher, Allegro and Obi. Throughout his career he has been engaged in eCommerce, sourcing, purchasing & sales. He holds a master’s degree in Business Management, having majored in International Trade at Poznań University of Economics and Business.

Marcin Minkowski

Head of Product Management

Marcin Minkowski

Head of Product Management

Marcin Minkowski is the head of the Purchasing Department, leading a team of expondo product managers and buyers, while also being in charge of new product implementation and goods purchasing. He has more than 15 years of experience with purchasing and quality management from several production and trade companies. Before expondo he worked for VOX, a furniture industry company, as procurement and process manager responsible for purchasing processes control. He was also a quality manager in the Polish division of the international company Hilding Anders – a significant IKEA supplier, where he was responsible for quality assurance management and engaged in the improvement of processes. Minkowski holds an M.B.A. from Aalto University School of Economics in Helsinki and many other post-graduate diplomas, inter alia: International Business at the University of Economy in Poznan and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at Gdansk University of Technology according to Loyola Marymount University Center in Los Angeles.

David Fisher

Head of Marketplaces

David Fisher

Head of Marketplaces

With eight years of sales experience and being responsible for the development of international sales locations, David Fisher is now the head of sales for expondo. Before working at expondo he has worked as the deputy sales manager for Jago AG and was also responsible for the project leadership of the b2b market.

LAST BUT NOT LEAST

At the beginning it was not even a garage ...

Waldemar Moss

Shareholder

Waldemar Moss

Shareholder

Waldemar Moss is the co-founder of expondo GmbH in Berlin and a partner in the company. His remarkable hands-on-mentality has helped turning expondo into an internationally successful business with more than 200 employees. Previously to his career in e-commerce, Moss worked at the German Federal Criminal Office. He studied law with a focus on German/Polish Law at the European University Frankfurt (Oder). His operational focus at expondo is on logistics, finance, pricing, law and structure. Both founders share the responsibility for purchasing, product management, HR, marketing and R&D.

Piotr Stach

Shareholder

Piotr Stach

Shareholder

In 2007, Piotr Stach founded the company expondo with Waldemar Moss. With this, the present-day partner fulfilled his lifetime dream: Leading an international company that successfully combines customer focus, price consciousness and the art of engineering. Stach studied economics at the European University Viadrina and TU Berlin. His focus at expondo: Sales, IT, customer care and engineering. Both founders share the responsibility for purchasing, product management, HR, marketing and R&D.

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