Franz Josef Ebel

Founder and Managing Director Master Franchise Germany
  • Advising Singaporean real estate group The Ascott Limited (720 properties in 34 countries) and recruiting Multi-unit franchisees
  • Advising Italian shoe brand Bata (5,300 stores in 70 countries) on Germany and Austria and recruiting Multi-unit franchisees
  • Conference Program Director of Franchise Expo Frankfurt, responsible for topics and organizing speakers
  • Advising U.S. franchise brand Signal 88 Security on Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary and recruiting Master Franchisees
  • Recruiting CEO for German subsidiary of UK franchise brand InXpress and recruiting all their franchisees in Germany
  • Recruiting German Master Franchisee for Polish mobile gastronomy franchise “Fresh Bike”
  • Recruiting Master Franchisees for UK franchise system “The Seasons Art Class” in Germany, Austria and the Netherlands.
  • Operating the German pilot in Bonn as a Franchisee and adapting the system to the German market
  • Recruiting three Master Franchisees for Germany, one for Austria and one for the Netherlands in 2014 and 2015
  • Implementing the Franchisee Management Software “Goalcampus” which automatically provides tailor-made solutions to individual franchisees if they fall behind in pre-defined KPIs
  • Author of the article on Germany in Franchise World, IFA’s franchise magazine with a circulation of more than 25,000
  • Speaker at the IFA’s Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas
  • Advising UK franchise group Caremark on the best approach to enter the German market and the necessary changes given the different structure of the German health care sector
  • Member of the German Franchise Association DFV
  • Member of the International Franchise Association (IFA) and since September 2013 Member of the IFA’s International Committee
  • Regular contributor to “Franchise Erfolge”, a well-known German Franchise Magazine
  • Successful completion of a six-module franchise course by German Franchise Institute DFI and the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) to graduate as Franchise Manager (IHK)