Dr. Michael Schulz (Senior Partner)
Management/project experience (excerpt)
Leader of company-wide restructuring project (“CRO”) in major turnaround for global chemical business with assets in Germany, Australia, South Africa, Mexico/US and Europe in a distressed equity/debt situation in cooperation with international leading private equity investment funds.
Due Diligence and responsible project manager for expansion project in Mexico (Budget >35 Mio. €)
Comprehensive turnaround and international post-merger integration of two mid-cap companies in the retail industry including interim management
- Acting CFO/COO
- Complete restructuring of manufacturing structure including closure of 8 plants
- Relaunch of product range/development of product strategy
- Reorganization of all relevant organizational entities
Restructuring and comprehensive cost reduction program for international leading Australian/South African mining cooperation.
CEO of leading German financial service company in turnaround situation.
Restructuring and turnaround of various mid-cap production and retail companies.
Turnaround of business unit of automotive supplier including benchmarking, reorganization of production and manufacturing area, implementation of Design-to-cost principles and optimization of supply-chain-management processes.
20 years international management consulting experience (including 5 years with McKinsey & Co. and 15 years as entrepreneur)
Senior Manager with Siemens AG with responsibility over two Pan-European projects.
International management experience with Northern Telecom/Nortel in Canada and the USA.
Dipl.-Ing. in Electrical Engineering – Technical University Munich (best in class)
Dr.-Ing. in Electrical Engineering – Technical University Munich (best thesis university-wide of the year)
Author of 32 international publications
Awarded with several national and international "Best Paper Awards" by acknowledged institutes in Germany and the USA
Declined professorship at McGill University, Montreal – Canada