The Foundation


After many years’ commercial experience in stationary retail, teleshopping and sales, Marc Elsen and Daniel Shi have joined forces to set up ambikon GmbH, based in Wuppertal.
ambikon is a combined retail company, product partner and product range developer. We have positioned ourselves as a partner to buyers within modern multi-channel retail companies. We specialise in offering one-stop solutions for the product innovations business and offer a range of cleverly-designed items for everyday use.


Marc-Hamid Elsen Dipl. Betriebswirt

Marc-Hamid Elsen
Dipl. Betriebswirt

since 2009 ambikon GmbH, Wuppertal
Managing Partner
2007 – 2008 Carl Schmidt Sohn AG, Solingen
Head of Marketing & Sales
2006 – 2007 QVC Handel GmbH, Düsseldorf
Buyer (kitchenware)
2005 Wal-Mart USA, Bentonville
Executive Development Program
2000 – 2005 Wal-Mart Germany GmbH
Buyer (kitchenware and household goods)

Daniel Shi Master Operations Management

Daniel Shi
Master Operations Management

since 2009 ambikon GmbH, Hong Kong Office
Operations Manager
2002 – 2008 First Act Inc. USA, Hong Kong Office
Operations Manager
1996 – 2002 Schäfer Shop, Hong Kong Office
Sourcing Manager

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