Herwig Haunschmid


Herwig Haunschmid
Senior Consultant

Herwig Haunschmid has managed research & development and industrial enterprises throughout his career. He gained experience in several sectors and industries, such as steel production and plant engineering, mechatronics, automation, logistics and cement. In addition to successful organic growth he has acquired and integrated a number of companies.


System oriented management at the Management centre in St. Gallen


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voestalpine Krems Finaltechnik GmbH
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vatron gmbh
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VOEST-ALPINE Industrieanlagenbau GmbH
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  • 30 years of industry experience, thereof 25 years as senior official and 17 years as Managing Director
  • Numerous buy-side M&A projects
  • Chairmanship of supervisory boards of subsidiaries
  • Extensive international and intercultural experience in almost every industrialized country with a clear understanding of economic and geopolitical contexts to derive forecasts and appropriate strategies
  • Broad technical knowledge and large personal network to many specialists and stakeholders in the respective industry sectors
  • Speaker at international conferences on technical innovations and topics of the global economy
  • Professional focus: steel industry, plant engineering, mechatronics, automation, feedback control systems (control technology), sensor technology, R&D, start-ups, logistics and cement industry

M&A Team