Dr.-Ing. Thomas Buchholz

Management Consulting,
Coaching, Mandates & Shareholdings

Competent. Experienced. Solution-oriented. 

Your expert for profitable growth & strategic excellence

With more than 25 years of professional experience in international top management functions, I offer you comprehensive expertise and support.
Jointly, we will develop an appropriate strategy as well as suitable solutions to lead your company out of critical phases and ensure long-term, profitable growth.

Your benefit

As an expert with an outside perspective, I support you in making well-founded decisions and help you to optimally position your company for the future.
From analysis to implementation, I accompany you as an advisor, sparring partner, and coach to make your company economically successful.



Industry Expertise

Thanks to  many years of experience in management functions within mechanical engineering & supplier industry as well as long-term relationships with OEMs, I have extensive industry-specific knowledge. 


International Experience

With my experience in setting up and managing international subsidiaries
I will assist you in handling global challenges successfully.



Leadership Competence

As a strong leader focussing on customers, results, as well as employee success
I will direct your company to long-term success.



Sustainable Growth

My expertise in establishing and developing business areas - most 
recently with an increase in turnover of around EUR 200 million within 2 years - will ensure sustainable growth for your company.


Financial Strategies

With experience in the successful sale of companies - including to US competitors for more than EUR 750 million - I support you in strategic decisions.


Focus: Corporations

Thanks to my in-depth knowledge of the capital markets and successful management of listed companies, I am at your disposal as a competent advisor.


My service portfolio at a glance.

Business Development   

  • Business Transformation
  • Globalization Strategies
  • Strategic Planning
  • Innovation Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Business Strategies

  • IPO/ Capital Increase
  • Increase in Company Value 
  • Company Disposals & Business Succession Planning 
  • M&A-Consulting
  • Due Diligence
  • Carve-Out Activities

Coaching &

  • Coaching: Sparring partner, 
    Mentoring & Idea generator for managing directors & board members
  • Mandates: Advisory Board & Supervisory Board

References & current Activities

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About me

Management functions

  • 4 years of experience as CEO/ Chairman of the Board 
    • UNIWHEELS AG, Bad Dürkheim 
    • SHW AG, Aalen 
  • 20 yers of experience as Managing Director
    • TI Automotive GmbH, Heidelberg
    • Mahle GmbH, Germany & Brazil
  • 5 years of experience in various management functions in the mechanical engineering & supplier industry





  • Financial Experts Association e.V.
  • Arbeitskreis deutscher Aufsichtsrat (AdAR) e.V.


Academic education

  • Studies & Doctorate: University of Karlsruhe
  • Master's degree: Yale University, USA


Phone: +49 62 24 928 70 87 
Mail: kontakt@drbuchholz.com


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