Manfred Pieper is joint founder of ad tempus · consulting. He focuses mainly on restructuring, management after insolvency procedures, controlling, strategy development and time management at the executive level. He has been active in consulting since 1995.
After completing his degree in Economics, Mr. Pieper started his career in commercial sales at Siemens AG. Later he switched to Milupa AG where he was initially responsible for controlling activities before successfully structuring and heading the Treasury Department. After that he took over the commercial management of a medium-sized mechanical engineering company and later became a shareholder as the result of an MBO. After the sale of this company to an American company, he became responsible for additional German subsidiaries. Some of his important achievements in this function were a company restructuring resulting in a profit turnaround and the conversion of the accounting system to US-GAAP.
His guiding theme:
If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.
(Antoine de Saint-Exupe’ry)