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Short Bio - Michael's Profile

Executive 78160

Michael's Profile

iCEO #78160

Position: COO/Managing Director

Nationality: Germany


International catalyst for change with corporate realignment expertise honed in demanding global roles spanning project management, procurement, manufacturing, business development, M&A, and strategy development. A charismatic and pragmatic leader in petrochemical, chemical, and equipment manufacturing industries, able to execute transformation programs, turnaround failing projects & enterprises.

Major Achievements

Actioned a new strategy to form a new Division encompassing 12 international legal entities. Challenged with declining markets and low margins, limitations to the establishment of the Engineering & Technology Division, and a need to focus on 6 target industries. Divisional leadership with P&L authority for €1.1B and 9000 staff.

Industry Sector Competencies

Private Equity

Professional Objectives

Function: CEO, COO, CRO
Sector: process industries, chemicals, private equity portfolio companies
Interim Manager: Yes
Permanent Position: Yes
Operational: Yes
Availability: Full time, part time, coaching on demand
Prefered Locations: EUrope, APAC

Additional Professional Interests

Operational coaching on demand
Non executive director assignments

Countries Covered


Operational Competencies

Technologies to market (Professional)
Business development (Professional)
Acquisition and shadow management (Professional)
Company rescue or turnaround (Professional)
Close down or sell off (Professional)
Pre or post investment audit (Professional)



Home Country



Full time
Part time
Coaching on demand


Ph.D. Chemical Engineering


English, German

Management Experience

More than 10 years

Company Size


Interim Manager


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