Hahn Consultants

Frank Birkenstock

Holger Hahn Michael Otta Frank Birkenstock Alexander C. Müller Dirk Werwitzke Frank Jakisch Thorsten Wahlmann Sebastian Sehn Georg von Wick Torsten Behling
Frank Birkenstock

Senior Partner

hahn,consultants gmbh
Memeler Str. 30
D-42781 Haan

Tel.: +49 (0)2129 5573-26
Fax: +49 (0)2129 5573-11

Email: f.birkenstockbittekeinehahn-consultantswerbungde


Technical University Karlsruhe and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)/Course of studies: Business engineering with focus on corporate planning University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth (UMass)/Course of studies:
Business administration with focus on international management

Final qualification: Degrees in business engineering and business administration (MBA)

Professional experience

2016 – present   Senior Partner at hahn,consultants gmbh /
2011 – 2016   Associate Partner at hahn,consultants gmbh
2011 – 2011   Senior Consultant at hahn,consultants gmbh
2009 – 2010   CEO at H.J.H. PIPETECH (medium-sized business, production/energy services, 50 employees)
2003 – 2008   Consultant at Booz & Company (formerly Booz Allen Hamilton) – focus on strategic corporate development and marketing
2007 – 2007   Strategy manager at Vodafone Australia, Sydney (as leave of absence from Booz & Company)
1997 – 2003   Various internships i.e. at Detecon Consulting, DZ Bank London (marketing), E.ON Ruhrgas (managerial accounting), HD Reisholz (production management), and Leka Gape, Republic of South Africa (project manager at an aid organization)

Consultancy focus/Projects

» Corporate Strategy/Strategic Management

- Holistic strategy concepts
- Market entry strategies (including start-ups)
- Internationalisation strategies
- Portfolio, business segment and functional strategies
- Competitive analyses and positioning
- Market analyses and positioning
- Holistic corporate analyses
- Consideration and realisation of strategic options
- Strategic planning process
- Wargaming and scenario planning
- Development and validation of business plans

» Marketing and Sales Concepts

- Market and customer segmentation
- Branding strategies and optimization
- Communication and PR strategies
- Product development strategy and optimization
- Innovation management
- Pricing strategies and optimization
- Sales strategies and optimization
- Implementation of customer insight systems

» Organizational and personnel change management

- Development and optimisation of organisational structures
- Implementation of systematic corporate development processes including
  organizational and personnel development
- Introduction into project management and managerial project accounting systems

Industry experience

- Automotive
- Logistics/aviation
- Consumer goods
- Retail
- Services
- Production
- High tech
- Energy
- IT and new media

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