Dr. Tobias Berblinger is Director HR since January of this year at NKD Group of Companies. In his position he will be reporting to Dr. Ulrich Hanfeld, who is since September 2015 Chairman of the Board of the textile retailer.
As Director HR Berblinger followed Gabriele Fluck, who left the company at the end of January and joined s.Oliver as Global Director HR.
Tobias Berblinger studied economic sciences in England and USA. After completing his Master degree in New York he studied in Frankfurt am Main and graduated in the year 2000 to Dr. phil. Berblinger began his professional career in 2001 as a Personnel Consultant. In the same year he went to Siemens AG and for ten years passed through different stations of several companies of the group in the HR area. In the beginning he was involved in Recruiting. 2007 he became Vice President HR at Siemens Audiologische Technik (SAT) GmbH. From 2007 to 2009 he worked there as International Personnel Developer / HR Business Partner EMEA. From 2010 to 2011 he held the position as Vice President HR. Subsequently, he moved to Hornbach Baumarkt AG and was Head of HR until 2015 for Germany and Luxembourg. Thereafter Tobias Berblinger worked as Personnel Consultant and Supervisor HR-Projects for one year before joining NKD.
NKD with its headquarters in Bindlach has around 1.800 stores in Germany, Austria, Italy, Slovenia and Croatia and employs altogether around 8.000 employees.