Bernhard Linnenschmidt

ATF Panel Member, Member of the Management Board of the Emil Frey Group

Bernhard Linnenschmidt, 53, is Managing Director of Retail and a member of the
Management Board of the Emil Frey Group in Germany. In his function he has overall responsibility for strategy, marketing and digitization of the group on the German market.
Bernhard Linnenschmidt has been working for the Emil Frey Group since 1994. On his way through the group, he held various positions, such as that of the board member of the former Schwabengarage AG. Before he was appointed managing director of the retail branch, he was most recently responsible for the group’s English brands as well as for the digital sector at that time. He is married, has two children and lives in Stuttgart. In his spare time, his heart beats for vintage cars and he is a passionate hobby chef. His motto: “It’s not always rocket science.“