CV Dr. Wolfgang Rohrbeck

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Dr. Wolfgang Rohrbeck
Dipl. Phys.
married, one son

Am Anger 20 - 42281 Wuppertal
Phone:  +49 202 2701317 - Fax: +49 202 2701318

since 1998Interim Management / Management Consultant / Expert
Interim management; strategic repositioning; change management; turn-around management;
1996 - 1997Member of the Executive Board of Directors (COO) Glunz AG
responsible for Sales, Marketing, Engineering and Production; Wood processing industrie;2 Mrd. DM turnover; 6300 employees;
1991 - 1996Member of the Executive Board of Directors (COO) Quante AG
responsible for Sales, Marketing, Engineering and part of the daughter companies overseas; Telecommunication industry; 600 Mio. DM turnover; 2600 employees;
1988 - 1991Director Quante AG (Prokurist)
General Manager Business Unit Telecommunications systems, responsible for Sales, Marketing and Engineering; 80 Mio. DM turnover; 70 employees;
1987 - 1988Managing Director Quante Lasertechnik GmbH
responsible for Marketing and Sales; Telecommunications industry; 60 Mio. DM turnover; 50 employees;
1984 - 1987Director of Marketing and Sales Quante Lasertechnik GmbH
40 Mio. DM turnover; 10 employees;
1982 - 1984Project Manager Quante Lasertechnik GmbH
Management of pilot projects of the German Deutsche Bundespost for the introduction of broadband services on optical fibre; BIGFON, Berlin III, Berlin IV, 34 Mbit/s and 140 Mbit/s;
1978 - 1982Scientific Employee at the Institute for Applied Physics of the University of Bonn;
1981Fulbright Scholar and Post Doctoral Fellow at the Harvard Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA;
1980PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) in physics (summa cum laude);
1972 - 1978Study of physics, University of Bonn, graduation as Diplom Physiker (summa cum laude);
1968 - 1972Military service signalling corps, German army (last rank Oberleutnant);
1960 - 1968Schillergymnasium Cologne, Abitur;
1956 - 1960 Evangelische Volksschule Lochnerstraße, Cologne;
7.5.1949born in Neubrandenburg, Mecklenburg - Vorpommern;
Languages :German (mother tongue), English (fluent), French (basic)

"To know what you know and to know what you do - that is knowledge" Confucius