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About us

With an agile, open and international ethos, SIGNA Sports United Legal will play a key role in shaping the future success of our group. We consider ourselves as strategic business partners and perform many important roles in complex projects and in the decision making processes. At the same time, we ensure compliance with the various applicable regulatory frameworks and drive innovation and digitalization in several fields. We are also part of the Group’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) efforts and contribute to ethical topics that go beyond mere legal considerations.


Meet us

Tilman, our Group General Counsel 

What is your role at SIGNA Sports United?

I am the general counsel and chief compliance officer of the SSU group and am also part of the wider management team of the group.

When did you join? 

In September 2018.

Why did you choose SIGNA Sports United?

Having worked for international law firms for more than 15 years, joining SIGNA Sports United was the perfect opportunity to be part of a business with an exciting growth story in one of the most fascinating industries. 

Why is this a great place to work for colleagues with a legal background?

This is a unique opportunity to join a new and growing legal team with lots of opportunities (and challenges) ahead.

Would you like to tell us about a particular highlight during your time at SIGNA Sports United? 

There were many  - but the signing of our M&A transactions, our first large credit facility and last but not least, the business combination agreement with Yucaipa, were very special moments given the amount of energy and work we have put into these projects. 

SIGNA Sports United is all about sports. What is your favorite sports?

I am an avid road cyclist with a passion for Italian bikes, but also love running and alpine skiing in winter.

Our benefits

Fast paced company with exciting challenges

Flat hierarchies and fast decision making

Highly self-organised and autonomous way of working

Open and transparent international company culture

Exciting Combination of Tech and Sports e-commerce

Very dynamic environment with sport-enthusiastic colleagues


If you have any questions please send us an email