Alfred has more than 20 years of business experience as a manager, advisor, coach, and entrepreneur in a variety of industries, including automobile, publishing, financial services, marketing services, and information technology.
Alfred started his professional career already during his university studies as a journalist for the leading Austrian daily business newspaper. After being a marketing and product manager for a global automobile corporation in Austria, Alfred managed the highly successful expansion of a US publishing company into the Austrian market as their COO. After successfully turning around an Austrian credit card company to restore profitability in the CEO function, Alfred founded his own consulting business with an initial focus on consulting, coaching, and training of clients on market development, relationship marketing, and new media. In due course he expanded the business into the IT service market, based on the creation of a proprietary content and web-shop management system with SAP and Sage integration.
As a former military officer in the Austrian Armed Forces, Alfred has built his skills to be able to lead as well as follow as the situation requires.
Alfred holds a master’s degree in business administration from the Vienna University of Economics and Business with a concentration in marketing, advertising, and retail. He is fluent in German, English, and French.
- Information Technology
- Consumer Goods
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