Heinrich Deichmann, born in 1962 and grandson of the company founder,
came into the company in 1989. In 1999 he became head of the management
board. Today he is the board chairman of Deichmann SE. Under his
leadership, the company’s internationalization has moved ahead. The
company purchases shoes in 40 countries. At the sales end, it has around
3,600 local shops in 24 countries. Besides business development, the
company continues its social commitment to people in need, in Germany,
Europe, India and Tanzania.