Industry Advisor
Georg Mehring-Schlegel
+49 89 452249-540

George W. Mehring-Schlegel is an experienced former CFO of the largest European Consumer Electronics retailer with more than 30 years of experience in Investment Banking, family-run portfolio companies as well as in the international food retail industry.

His focus areas are projects in retail and consumer goods, restructuring and turnaround, financial steering and cost structure management, internationalisation and M&A. George today is an active Senior Advisor to BAIN & Company and Ernst & Young Accounting as well as Advisor and Board member to several Start-up companies in the fields of Education, Retail-Tech and Fin-Tech.


  • Services
  • Consumer goods and retail
  • Private Equity


  • Finance
  • International assignments
  • Performance Improvement Programs
  • Project Management Office
  • Restructuring
  • Working Capital Management


  • Senior-Berater, Bain & Company
  • SGAE Consulting executive for service quality, Ernst & Young
  • investor in real estate, retail, technology and digitalized education, Schlegel’sche Administration
  • Member Extended Board & Investor, TechBuddy
  • Advisor, OptioPay Group
  • Co-Founder & Investor, Managing Director, EDU Digital GmbH
  • Co-Founder & Investor, Managing Director, Top-Location-Refurbishments
  • Group CFO, Member of the Advisory Board, Member of the Shareholders’ Meeting, Media-Saturn-Holding GmbH