Erich Harsch, born in Vienna in 1961, has been Chairman of the Management Board of Hornbach Baumarkt AG since January 1, 2020. His responsibilities include Strategic Development, Operating Services, Expansion, CSR, and Public Relations. Until his move to the Management Board, he had been a member of the Supervisory Board of Hornbach Baumarkt AG since 2013. He was also a member of the supervisory bodies of Hornbach Holding AG & Co. KGaA and Hornbach Management AG.
In addition to his position as Chairman of the Management Board of HORNBACH Baumarkt AG, Erich Harsch has been appointed to the Management Board of HORNBACH Management AG as of June 1, 2023. He is responsible for the home and garden centre division and public relations.
From 2008 until his move to HORNBACH Baumarkt AG, Erich Harsch was Chairman of the Board of Directors of dm-drogerie markt in Karlsruhe.