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Strategic planning and operational implementation

Conception and development of a Digital Competence Center in Eastern Europe

Industry: Technical building equipment

Project Objective: Introduction of Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud solutions for the existing product portfolio and development of in-house digital competence

Project content and outcome: Planning, conception, and development of a digital competence center for IoT and cloud application as well as software development for product user interfaces. Introduction of cloud system solutions in the existing premium portfolio and competitive differentiation in the market environment.

Business Development and Innovation

Competitiveness through product diversification, and digitalization

Industry: Renewable energies, building technologies

Project Objective: Expansion of the existing product and system portfolio with a focus on competitive differentiation.

Project content and outcome: Strategic planning of portfolio expansions through diversification. Operational introduction of innovative battery systems and automation solutions for multivalent applications in building technologies.

Strategic growth through M&A

Acquisition and integration of a small- to medium-sized company in building automation

Industry: Building technologies

Task: Strategic growth and competitive differentiation, support for M&A activities.

Project content and outcome: Research and selection of a company in the smart home / home automation sector, due diligence for portfolio and technology and organizational integration into the group company after the acquisition.

Performance Assessment

Performance analysis in the engineering division

Industry: Electrical building installation

Project Objective: Performance analysis in the engineering division with a focus on organizational structure and core competencies, multi-site project management as well as networks and cooperations

Project content and outcome: Performance evaluation for five European development sites,
action and implementation plan for engineering excellence, organizational alignments, and innovation.

Corporate Communications

Realignment of internal communications

Industry: Electrical and digital industry, high-tech

Project Objective: Relaunch of internal communications after company spin-off.

Project content and outcome: Spin-off communication, corporate vision and mission statement, employee communication and events, online communication, on-boarding.

Business Development Startups

Mentoring and business development of tech start-ups

Clients: Start-up accelerators and investors

Project objective: Individual consulting and operational support in business development and attracting venture capital investors.

Project content and outcome: Successfully mentored and supported multiple tech startups from seed stage through Series A & B to exit stage.

Organizational realignment and transformation

Design and establishment of competence centers

Industry: Electrical building equipment

Project objective: Increasing efficiency and business excellence in the engineering division of an internationally positioned company

Project content and outcome: Design and transformation into cross-functional competence centers starting from a line organization. New organizational and operational structure as well as new responsibility structures. Streamlining of the organization. Successful internal communications.

Crisis management

Turnaround in product engineering

Industry / customer: Automotive industry, tier-1 electronics system supplier Project objective: Averting an impending series deadline postponement at a German automotive manufacturer. Project content and result: Assessment, reorganization of the development team in terms of personnel, implementation of a consistent project and change management. Series start-up date met, reduction of product costs by series date achieved.