Lars Schilling new Managing Director at Digilents

12.12.2022 | Blog / In the news

The leading executive search firm for e-commerce and digitization, Digilents GmbH strengthens its executive search and organizational consulting activities in Stuttgart and brings Lars Schilling on board

Stuttgart, 12.12.2022

As of January 1, 2023, Lars Schilling will take over the management of Digilents GmbH in Stuttgart, an investment of FOSTEC Ventures GmbH Stuttgart.

The 48-year-old manager has over 20 years of experience in building and leading excellent marketing and sales teams. His experience covers both the consumer goods and capital goods markets. His entrepreneurial focus was on the international business development and expansion of international consumer and capital goods brands.

He has also industrialized and scaled various start-ups over the past few years. He has expertise in multichannel sales, digitization of sales and marketing organization, and digital transformation of companies. Through his international network of C-level decision makers as well as experienced experts in the areas of sales, marketing, and business management, he can draw on an extensive network.

For Markus Fost, founder and managing director of FOSTEC Ventures GmbH, Lars Schilling’s investment is a crucial building block for the future development of Digilents:

“I have been working with Lars Schilling on significant business transformation projects for a number of years on the part of FOSTEC. I am very pleased that we were able to win him over and that together we can sustainably drive Digilents’ growth path. After the extremely successful years 2021 and 2022, in which we were able to support many well-known clients in filling their strategic positions in the e-commerce and digital environment, we want to expand our market position in the area of digitalization and e-commerce to executive search in 2023, in order to also become the first point of contact for filling C-level positions within the digital economy in the DACH region.