About Scorpio Consultancy Services Europe

Our team

Scorpio is a unique network of marketing and sales consultants with broad experience on an international level. All work on a freelance basis. We can count on a team of twenty consultants who work exclusively for us in Belgium, The Netherlands and Germany. This hard core is complemented with over 60 consultants in Europe whom we can call upon for specific projects. They will set up and accompany your project in a professional way and according to the Scorpio methodology.

Susanne  Hamm Leitl

Susanne Hamm-Leitl

As a descendant of HAMM, the pioneering footwear manufacturer from Osnabrück Germany, Susanne was born in a highly regarded entrepreneurial family. Nowadays she is mainly active as a member of executive boards.

Suzanne is mainly specialized in communication and has been responsible for the worldwide collections of Marco Polo and Tommy Hillfiger. She is our expert in conceptualization, collections, PR and marketing.

Yves Van  Heuven

Yves Van Heuven

Yves has worked for years as commercial director for Richemont SA, which is the owner of some of the most prestigious luxury brands in the world such as Montblanc, Cartier and Jaeger-LeCoultre. He is our expert in the domain of luxury goods.

Hans-Jürgen Becker

Hans Jürgen has a vast experience on the floor as manager of the Karstadt subsiduaries. He also took up senior management positions in the central of Karstadt & Hertie in Essen, Germany. He mentors our field consultants in Germany.

David Demeyere

David has plenty of experience as senior management within retail (marketing & operations) and wholesale (category management & trade marketing) for a.o. Petit Bateau, Wolford, River Woods and Bosch.

David is our customer experience consultant.

Christoffel L. Maekelbergh

Christoffel is our senior expert Finance. Apart from his considerable experience in general management, he also holds or held several CFO positions at several big companies in Belgium and Germany: Cabano worldwide fashion (CEO), Buchmann Optical holding, Checkpoint Systems, The Walt Disney Studios.

Iris Tofahrn

Apart from her several management positions, Iris can look back on a beautiful career as country manager Austria for major shoe manufacturer RENO. She mentors our field management consultants in Austria.

Yves Vandewiele

Yves is a true veteran of retail. After studying law he occupied top positions at P&C and INNO, apart from several business development assignments. Yves is our specialist for consignment and concession models and category management, apart from legal subjects.

Erik Van Heuven

As managing partner, Erik is the strategic expert of the team with C-level experience in Belgium, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria and especially Germany. Previous to the foundation of Scorpio in 2013-2014, he held top positions in some major companies such as GIB Group, INNO, Karstadt (Kompakt), Hilco Capital and HR Group. He has over 30 years of experience in retail and wholesale.

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