Nadine Heubel

FORMER CEO – Heinemann Americas

Nadine Heubel is a veteran retail executive with over 25 years of experience in the industry. Beginning her career at Hugo Boss, Heubel quickly rose through the ranks to become the company’s Global Head of Travel Retail. Most recently, Heubel served as the CEO of Heinemann Americas, Inc., the US-based subsidiary of international duty-free leader Gebr. Heinemann. During her six-year tenure as CEO and the highest-ranking female executive in the company’s history, Heubel secured contracts with some of the world’s largest cruise lines, bringing the company’s projected revenue to $250 million by the end of 2022.

Heubel has a talent for identifying and nurturing critical relationships within her industry. She has extensive experience working across cultures, continents, and time zones in multiple languages: German, English, and French. Her long-standing role as a “positive disruptor” with a keen eye for identifying emerging business trends means that she understands how to bring new and lucrative opportunities to her partners. Because she brings these ideas with enthusiasm and excitement, her partners frequently find themselves pursuing unchartered paths with confidence. Heubel employs a compassionate and collaborative leadership style, establishing environments that foster creativity, emphasize professional growth, and empower staff to do the work required to build a successful company.

Heubel is passionate about mentorship, female empowerment, giving back to her community, and Miami’s budding tech ecosystem more recently. She sits on the Advisory Board for Babson College’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) and the South Florida Board for UNICEF. She has mentored young entrepreneurs through Babson College’s WIN Lab, Mentoro, and Endeavor Miami.

Heubel holds an Executive Bachelor of Business Administration from the Graduate School of Business Administration in Zurich, Switzerland.

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