Advisory Council

We are very pleased to have the support of Dr. Hiesinger, Mr. Krüger, Mr. Kratz and Dr. Bohr, our Advisory Council members. Evolutionizer relies on experienced advisors for inspiration, challenge and as sparring partners for ideas, product development and business issues. They always keep their independent role – but we cherish them as intellectual high-caliber partners and are proud to be given the opportunity to exchange ideas with them.

Industrial Goods and Services

Dr. Heinrich Hiesinger

Advisory Council

Dr. Heinrich Hiesinger was a member of the Board of Management at Siemens AG and served as CEO of the Industry Sector; he was responsible for Corporate Information Technology.

From 2011 to 2018, Dr. Hiesinger was CEO of the material and technology company thyssenkrupp AG. He currently serves on supervisory boards for BMW AG, Deutsche Post DHL Group, Fresenius Management SE and ZF Friedrichshafen AG.

Harald Krüger

Advisory Council

Harald Krüger was CEO of BMW AG from 2015 until 2019. Before that, he held several leadership positions at BMW, where he spent most of his career.

Today, he is member of the supervisory board of Deutsche Telekom AG and Deutsche Lufthansa AG as well as member of the EMEA Advisory Board of Salesforce.

Dr.-Ing Bernd Bohr

Advisory Council

Dr.-Ing. Bernd Bohr was chairman of Robert Bosch’s Automotive Group, responsible for the worldwide automotive activities of the company.

Dr.-Ing. Bohr is currently advising a range of companies in the automotive arena. He also serves on a number of supervisory boards (Deutz AG, Otto BockSE) and as Chairman of the Board of Governors for RWTH Aachen University.

Frank Lindenberg

Advisory Council

Frank Lindenberg was CFO and Head of strategy as well as a member of the Board of Management at Mercedes-Benz AG from 2012 to 2020.

Previously, he was CFO and Head of corporate strategy as well as a member of the Board of Management at Daimler Trucks. He has almost 30 years of experience from various management positions in the international automotive and helicopter industries.

Financial Markets

Susanne Klöß-Braekler

Senior Advisor Financial Services

For more than30 years, Susanne Klöß-Braekler was a member of the executive board and management of banks and in technology consulting (member of the executive board of DB Privat- und Firmenkundenbank AG, Postbank and Managing Partner and member of the management board at Accenture PLC).

The business graduate is a member of several supervisory boards, including Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of ING-DiBa AG, member of the Board of Directors of the Swiss consumer credit bank Cembra Money Bank AG (formerly GE Money Bank), member of the Supervisory Board of the German-French ODDO BHF Bank and member of the Supervisory Board of Pfandbriefbank AG.

With immediate effect, the proven banking and capital market expert will contribute her know-how in the field of digital transformation as well as process and product management as Senior Advisor Financial Services at Evolutionizer.

Dr. Ralph Müller

Advisory Council

Dr. Ralph Müller is Head of Strategy, Digitalization and Operations and Member of the Board of Management at IKB Deutsche Industriebank AG. Besides, he is an investor, advisor and Supervisory Board Member in several larger and smaller companies.

From 2012 to 2019, he was Member of the Board of Management at Postbank AG and Member of the Global Executive Committee as well as Member of the Board of Management at Deutsche Bank Privat- und Firmenkunden AG.

Carsten Kratz

Advisory Council

Carsten Kratz was with Boston Consulting Group from 1990 to 2019; from 2006 he served as a member of the executive board for Germany and Austria and from 2013 as speaker of the executive board for Germany and Austria. As of October 2019, he is Senior Partner at Bridgepoint, responsible for the DACH region.