Max Schmiechen

Head Of Compliance at HORNBACH Holding

Max Schmiechen has a diverse work experience spanning various roles and industries. Max currently serves as the Head of Compliance at HORNBACH Baumarkt AG and HORNBACH Holding AG & Co. KGaA since 2022. Prior to this, they were the Manager Governance and Group Data Protection Officer at RKW Group from 2020 to 2022.

Before that, Max worked at Hays where they held multiple roles including Compliance Officer D-A-CH-DK from 2018 to 2020, Senior Legal Counsel from 2016 to 2019, and Legal Counsel from 2013 to 2016. Max also gained experience as a Rechtsreferendar at Land Hessen in 2011-2013 and at Daimler AG in 2012. Furthermore, Max worked as a Juristischer Sachbearbeiter der Verwaltung at Deutscher Bundestag in 2010.

Earlier in their career, they were a Mitarbeiter at Rechtanwälte Müller-Christmann, Bruckmann, Werner, Partnerschaftsgesellschaft from 2009 to 2010 and a Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft at Juristische Fakultät from 2005 to 2008. Max Schmiechen's expertise in compliance and legal matters is evident from their diverse work experience across different organizations.

Max Schmiechen completed their education in the field of law. Max attended Heidelberg University from 2004 to 2010, where they obtained a 1. Staatsexamen degree in Rechtswissenschaften. Following that, they pursued further education at Landgericht Darmstadt from 2011 to 2013, where they obtained a 2. Staatsexamen degree in Rechtsreferendariat. It is unknown when this individual completed their final degree, a Staatsexamen in Recht, at Heidelberg University. In addition to their formal education, Max Schmiechen obtained a certification as a Compliance Officer from TÜV Rheinland Group in August 2018.


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  • Head Of Compliance

    July, 2022 - present

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