Gerd Kerkhoff is the pioneer of purchasing consulting in Germany. He is Chairman of the Management Board of the Düsseldorf-based management consultancy Kerkhoff Group. Born in Essen, he studied business administration before becoming managing director of a medium-sized coffee roasting company in Dorsten, which he built up to become the second largest producer of private labels in Germany. In 1999, the business graduate and his wife Stefanie founded the purchasing consultancy Kerkhoff Consulting, which over two decades developed into a multi-award-winning group of companies. With his approaches and bestsellers such as "Millardengrab Einkauf", Kerkhoff had a decisive influence on the entire purchasing industry. He continues to be regarded as a pioneer and innovator for objectifying purchasing costs and redefines the role of purchasing as a partner in the companies of his customers.
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