Franz brings many talents to the Round Table. He has particular strengths in building up Companies and People which are experiencing corporate/financial difficulties. He has experience in technical, manufacturing, financial and international business fields.
KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Business Strategic Planning
- Business Leadership Development
- Turnaround Situations
- Market Research
- Cost reduction
- Customer Relations
- Budget / Forecasting
- Supply Chain Management
- Operational Performance
- Productivity Improvement
- Broad experience in business controls and procedures.
- Demonstrated a high level of cultural awareness.
- Proven financial and analytical skills.
- Excellent written and oral communications skills.
- Excellent technical and practical “hands-on” skills.
- Technical background in machining maintenance.
- Several years in diplomatic corporations as Honorary Swiss Consul in West Africa.
Entrepreneurial by nature and traveler by choice, able to see the “bigger picture”, thanks to more than 40 years of experience in different industries and countries all around the world. Specific skills in Product, Performance and Marketing Management, Business and Stakeholder Performance and Analysis, Business Growth and Development.
Possesses excellent public relations, customer service, and people management skills coupled with a wide understanding of cultural backgrounds. Has enjoyed undertaking business dealings within the Asian arena over the past 15 years, has regularly visited China over the past ten years, and regularly conducted business with Chinese companies during that time. He also spent 16 years in various countries in Africa.