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Stefan Schäfer

Stefan Schäfer

T: +49 211 96 59-373

Chemicals, Consumer, Manufacturing & Engineering

Stefan Schäfer is Director of Kienbaum Consultants International GmbH.

He advises global organisations as well as medium sized companies in the area of Operational Excellence - focussing on sales, development, production and services - mainly for the chemicals and pharma industry and the engineering and manufacturing sector. He serves as an experts for maintenance and other production related services with focus on digital trends. People and organisation are his main levers to guarantee sustainable results.

Stefan Schäfer has over 12 years of experience as a consultant and joined Kienbaum in 2007. Before taking up his position with Kienbaum, he worked three years for an international management consultancy and more than 10 years as managing partner for a manufacturer of packaging machines for the food and beverage industry. He covered a wide range of management functions within development, production and global sales.  

Stefan Schäfer studied mechanical engineering at the Ruhr-University of Bochum, completing his Dipl.-Ing. in 1994. He successfully followed a MBA program at the Bradford University Management Center and the Netherland Institute for MBA Studies and uses his Lean Six Sigma Black Belt skills since more than 10 years.