Dr. Berthold Hannes

30 years of consulting experience in the energy industry

1989-2006 A.T. Kearney; Munich/ Dusseldorf
2006-2013 Bain & Company; Dusseldorf

Extensive project experience in the energy sector in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, UK, Nordic, Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic, Russia, India

Development and implementation of comprehensive strategies and business models for renowned energy companies and newcomers: 

  • Long-term investment strategies (10-15 years) under increasing uncertainty
  • Market entry strategies, e.g. for distributed generation, smart city, software-as-a-service, financing business in the renewable sector
  • Business models e.g. for renewable generation, distributed generation, data management, energy procurement, retail, marketing

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Business transformation across the energy value chain:

  • Re-organizaing the business across all business units and regions for a large, integrated European energy provider
  • Development and implementation of customer loyalty programs in B2B and B2C
  • Concept and implementation of mergers, e.g. for 3 regional distributors in Germany, for 2 regional distributors in Hungary, for 2 gas utilities in the Czech Republic, for a water company and a regional distributor in Germany
  • Development and implementation of comprehensive efficiency improvement programs, e.g. for regional distributors and municipal utilities in Germany, in Hungary, in Poland, in UK

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Support of acquisitions and divestments in the energy sector:

  • Definition of  divestment priorities and support during implementation
  • Identification of M&A candidates in the distributed generation market
  • Support of renowned Private Equity firms in the energy sector

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Would you like to get a first hand impression of our expertise? 

We are able to bring together a team of experienced specialists from our network for many of your questions. Please contact us! We are available for an inital call.

The best way to reach us is by email: info@hannes-consulting.com