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Team

The ADMETAM team consists of experienced partners and consultants in five own offices. Frankfurt, Zagreb, Milan, Istanbul and Bilbao.

Partner:

Dr. Armin Mueller
Dr. Armin Mueller
MBA, Dr. rer. oec
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Armin Mueller is a Managing Partner of ADMETAM Business Consultants GmbH. He has more than 20 years of management experience, including over 10 years as CEO and CFO of international private and listed companies in industrial sectors including automotive, luxury and consumer goods. From 2001 to 2004 Dr Mueller was a Partner in a leading German management consultancy heading international restructuring and value enhancement projects. His primary focus is on restructuring and turnaround, strategic and structural realignment and corporate fitness. In the course of his consultancy experience he has held executive responsibilities acting as Interim Manager or Chief Restructuring Officer.

Language skills: German, English, French, Italian

Hans-Bernd Lipinski
Hans-Bernd Lipinski
MBE, Master of Business and Engineering
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Hans-Bernd Lipinski is a Partner of ADMETAM Business Consultants GmbH. He has more than 25 years’ senior management experience in renowned companies in the automotive, automotive supplier and engineering sectors in Europe and Asia. Most recently Mr Lipinski managed the worldwide manufacturing network and logistics operations for an international leader in the mechanical engineering sector. His primary consulting focus is on restructuring, optimisation of business processes, lean management, lean production / TPS, supply chain management, relocation of production sites and increasing material efficiency. He has extensive managerial experience including interim management.

Language skills: German, English

Johann Leitl
Johann Leitl
Dipl. Kaufmann
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Johann Leitl is a Partner of ADMETAM Business Consultants GmbH. He has a long-term experience in Sales and Marketing-Management of renowned brands. In the last 20 years he also managed business and organisational turnaround projects as well as turnarounds of corporate and leadership culture in more than 80 market constellations. After his experience in the industry Mr Leitl became a Partner of a large international consultancy. He has accomplished various additional educations in executive-training and –coaching. His primary focus is on market- and customer-oriented restructuring of companies, on management and team performance as well as brand-driven consulting.

Language skills: German, English

Dr. Manfred Puhlmann
Dr. Manfred Puhlmann
Dipl. Kaufmann, Dr. rer. pol.
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Manfred Puhlmann is a Partner of ADMETAM Business Consultants GmbH. He has more than 25 years of management experience in international companies of the automotive and engineering industry. This includes almost 10 years operating as CEO of automotive supplier businesses. From 1997 to 2004 Dr Puhlmann was a Senior Partner in a leading German management consultancy heading international restructuring and value enhancement projects. His primary focus is on restructuring and turnaround, strategic and structural realignment, technology and innovation management. In the course of his consultancy experience he has held executive responsibilities acting as Interim Manager or Chief Restructuring Officer. Dr. Puhlmann currently holds several Supervisory Board/ Advisory Council mandates, among others as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of a company in the stainless steel industry.

Language skills: German, English

Johannes Mueller
Johannes Mueller
Master in Engineering
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Johannes Mueller is a Partner of ADMETAM Business Consultants GmbH. He has more than 25 years of management experience in renowned companies of the automotive-/ electronic and engineering industry. This also includes a long career as Head of System Engineering in motorsport (Formula 1). Over several years Mr Mueller held a number of leading management positions in the departments R&D, product development and supply chain management with international responsibilities. As part of his consulting activities Mr Mueller has also worked as an interim manager. His consulting focus includes technology, supply chain, restructuring and realignment.

Language skills: German, English

Michael Klotz
Michael Klotz
Master of Business and Engineering specialised in production engineering
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Michael Klotz is a Partner of ADMETAM Business Consultants GmbH. He has more than 20 years of management experience in international companies of the automotive and recycling industry. During his career in the industry, he was leading various manufacturing operations in Europe, Latin America, the USA and Asia. He has extensive expertise in quality, plant- and general management. He managed existing domestic and foreign sites through difficult turnaround situations and as well gained start-up experiences. Mr. Klotz worked as a Managing Director in Germany, Mexico and Austria. Most recently, he spent 5 years as COO with international responsibility. In the course of his consultancy experience Mr. Klotz has also worked as an interim manager. His primary focus includes restructuring, increase of efficiency, compliance, optimisation of business processes, lean management, quality management and operational due diligence.

Language skills: German, English, Spanish

Prof. Dr. Carlos Mack Castelletti
Prof. Dr. Carlos Mack Castelletti
Lawyer, Dr. jur.
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Carlos Mack Castelletti is a partner of ADMETAM Business Consultants GmbH. He has over 20 years of experience in insolvency proceedings at national and international level. From 13 district courts in Germany, he was appointed as insolvency- and intrinsically administrator. In accordance with the development of insolvency law in Germany he is increasingly involved in the restructuring of ongoing operations by insolvency plan procedure. Another focus of his work lies in the restructuring of companies, in particular financial and organisational structures as well as in corporate transactions. He has conducted far more than 100 corporate insolvencies and turnarounds. In out-of-court matters, Dr. Mack acts as managing CRO, liquidator or trustee. For years he has been involved in both the INSOL Europe as well as in the association TMA (Turnaround Management Association). Dr. Mack is the senior partner in our Milan office.

Language skills: German, English, Italian, Spanish, French

Michele Sodi
Michele Sodi
BA, Philosophy/ Art History
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Michele Sodi is Partner of ADMETAM Business Consultants GmbH. He has more than 25 years of Fashion management- and consulting experience, including over 15 years as President of renowned Fashion Houses in America. Michele Sodi has turned around and developed businesses growing corporate value significantly also in co-operation with Private Equity firms. His primary focus is on strategic and structural realignment and leadership competencies. On the operational side he is especially engaged in collection development, licenses, wholesale, retail and brand management. In the course of his consultancy experience he has acted regularly on international secondments also as Interim Manager.

Language skills: English, Italian, French

Fernando Del Val Peciña
Fernando Del Val Peciña
MBA
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Fernando del Val is Partner of ADMETAM Business Consultants. He has more than 25 years of management- and consulting experience starting as certified auditor of a big-five audit firm. Furthermore, he acted many years as CFO and Board Member of Automotive suppliers. Fernando del Val has also been involved in turnaround cases as well as in increasing corporate value partly in co-operation with Private Equity firms. His primary focus is on restructuring and realignment of automotive and engineering businesses. Operationally he is especially engaged in all aspects of the CFO function and holistic business development. In the course of his consultancy experience he has acted regularly as Interim Manager.

Language skills: Spanish, English, German

Tuğba Balikli
Tuğba Balikli
Certified Public Accountant / Independent Auditor
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TUĞBA BALIKLI – is an Associate Partner of ADMETAM Business Consultants GmbH. Being a professional auditor, she has been in the audit and finance area more than 20 years, conducting audit work for companies from various sectors including Consumer Goods, Engineering, Services, Logistics, Tourism, Healthcare, Mining.
Ms Balikli started her career in auditing at Ernst & Young and PKF and also served as Accounting Manager in HSBC Brokerage Firm. Her area of expertise is advisory and auditing mainly regarding Mergers and Acquisitions, IFRS, ISA, Capital Markets Board Regulations. She also has international experience across Central and Eastern Europe, Middle east and USA.
In the course of her consultancy experience she has held executive positions acting for FEE (The Federation des Experts Comptables Europeans) as well as Country Representative appointed by TURMOB (Union of Chambers of Certified Public Accountants of Turkey). Her primary focus is on restructuring and turnaround, corporate finance and accounting issues. Tuğba Balikli is in charge of the ADMETAM Business Consultants in Istanbul, Turkey.

Language skills: Turkish, English

Simon Wright
Simon Wright
HND Electronic Engineering
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Simon Wright – Associate Partner of ADMETAM Business Consultants GmbH. He has more than 25 years of management, industrial and consulting experience. Industry experience includes aerospace, automotive OEM & Tier 1. He has held director level positions in plant management, operations, R&D, purchasing and international project management living and working in UK, USA, Europe and Japan. Simon WRIGHT is skilled in developing process, product and quality improvements. Performing footprint and process optimisation across international plant structures, creating positive work environments and high-performance teams.

Main focus: Operational, restructuring, lean manufacturing, 6S, quality, SCM & Interim management.

Language skills: English, French & Spanish

Višen Matković
Višen Matković
v.matković@admetam.com
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Višen Matković – MA in Finance, is a Managing Partner of ADMETAM Business Consultants in Zagreb, Croatia, responsible for the Adria region. He has several years of management, industrial and consulting experience on projects in central and south-eastern Europe. Industry experience includes IT and telecommunications, finance, automotive, luxury goods and furniture. He has held CEO, CRO and director level positions in international companies. His primary focus is on corporate finance, financial analysis, sales and marketing, production, retail, brand and product development, restructuring and repositioning companies.

In the course of his consultancy experience he has acted regularly as Interim Manager.

Language skills: Croatian, English, German, Russian