Prof. Dr. Robert Nothhelfer

Robert Nothhelfer is a Founding Partner of NOCON. His advisory focus is on management, finance and accounting as well as compliance. He is also an expert of the retail sector. Since 2014, he holds a chair as professor at the Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences (AACSB-accredited) focusing on finance and accounting as well as compliance.

Before founding NOCON, he worked for global players in retailing and media for over 13 years. At the beginning of his career, he was an auditor at BDO Südwesttreuhand in Freiburg.

Robert studied economics at the Freiburg University and earned his doctorate in Organisational Studies at the Freiburg University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He has published many articles in journals, as well as textbooks. In addition to his native language German, he is fluent in English.

Robert has extensive experience in commercial management of global players as well as monitoring trustee services.

  • From 2004 to 2014, he held various positions in the commercial management of the Schwarz Group, Neckarsulm, including CFO of Lidl Germany with responsibility for finance, accounting and compliance (focus on data protection).

  • From 2001 to 2004, he was Vice President of group reporting (projects and systems) at the Bertelsmann AG in Gütersloh.

  • Monitoring Trustee for the Federal Cartel Office, the CMA, and the European Commission for structural and behavioural remedies across various sectors.


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