Since 1989, Chrissy has been one of the key players in establishing outdoor brands from day one and gaining long term market share in respective countries or product categories for MOUNTAIN HARDWEAR, WILD ROSES, PATAGONIA, LOWA, TIMBERLAND.
In between, from 1999 to 2005, during PUMA's steep rise to becoming the world's most desireable sports lifestyle brand, Chrissy was responsible for international apparel product line management, consistently increasing the turnover in her categories at double digit growth rates.
Originating from Hotel Management in Five-Star Luxury Hotels, Chrissy specialised in the organisation of high profile events, gaining extensive experience in people management, as well as a customer oriented mind-set.
Eight years of living abroad (UK, France), substantial travelling around the world, as well as speaking five different languages (fluent in German, English, French; profound knowledge in Italian, Spanish) have given Chrissy the best foundation in understanding foreign cultures.
In 2007, Chrissy started her own company specialising on business development in the outdoor & sports trade.