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Michael - COO/Managing Director - Germany - iCEO #67965

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Michael's Profile

iCEO #67965

Position: COO/Managing Director

Nationality: Germany


VP Operations in manufacturing (Automotive, Railway, Health Care Packaging) and distribution companies (Investment goods and machinery) in China and Asia for over 20 years. Strong background in growth strategies and sales/distribution.

Major Achievements

- managed Euro 130m with about 300 staff - established new business line DIY export out of Asia, USD 5m in 18 month - Deep impact strategy generated addition Euro 35m in the 2nd year in machinery sales - turnaround a struggling start-up to a profitable buisness in 4 years in China

Industry Sector Competencies

Machinery & Equipment
Machine Tools

Professional Objectives

Function: COO, CEO
Sector: Machinery & Equipment, Manufacturing Plastics, Automotive
Interim Manager: Yes
Permanent Position: Yes
Operational: Yes
Availability: Full time
Prefered Locations: Shanghai

Countries Covered

Hong Kong

Operational Competencies

Business development (Professional)
Acquisition and shadow management (Expert)
Geographical expansion (Professional)
Company rescue or turnaround (Professional)



Home Country



Full time


University of Reutlingen, Germany; Master in Engineering


English, German

Management Experience

More than 15 years

Company Size

Start-up, SMB, Multinational

Interim Manager


Founder or Co-Founder


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