Procurement optimization: longstanding experience pays off
Dr. Bernhard Höveler, managing partner
Dr. Bernhard Höveler has been focusing intensively on procurement optimization topics for more than 20 years. Dr. Höveler studied business management at the University of Cologne with core focus on procurement optimization. He subsequently earned his PhD from the University of Cologne and the University of Nebraska (USA) with core concentration on a procurement topic. His dissertation was honored with the Science Award of the German Association for Materials Management, Procurement and Logistics (→ BME e.V.).
Before founding HÖVELER HOLZMANN CONSULTING, Dr. Höveler was the managing partner of a procurement consulting firm as well as the project manager with main focus on procurement optimization at A.T. Kearney.
Florian Holzmann, managing partner
Florian Holzmann studied business informatics at the University of Cologne with a major in supply chain management.
Before founding HÖVELER HOLZMANN CONSULTING, Florian Holzmann was a project manager with a consulting firm specialized in procurement optimization and he was active as a consultant with IBM Global Business Services in the strategy & change sectors (today: strategy and transformation) as well as in extended supply chain management.
Prof. Dr. Matthias Lütke Entrup, Member of the Executive Board
Prof. Dr. Matthias Lütke Entrup specializes in optimizing procurement and supply chain management as a university professor for operations management and controlling and as Executive Board Member of HÖVELER HOLZMANN CONSULTING GmbH. The graduate industrial engineer earned his Ph.D. at the TU Berlin, with a dissertation in the field of food production.
Prof. Dr. Lütke Entrup’s professional experience includes work as project manager at
A.T. Kearney and as chief financial officer of the Valensina Group.
Daniel Belka, partner
Daniel Belka joined HÖVELER HOLZMANN CONSULTING in 2014 from Metro Cash and Carry as an expert for procurement processes and supply chain management in retail and the consumer goods industry. He studied international business management at the University of Applied Sciences Münster, and, among other fields, international business administration at the University TEC de Monterrey in Mexico.
Besides his job as head of procurement with the METRO Group, Daniel Belka also worked for the REWE Group and Lidl in the procurement and supply chain management sectors. He therefore brought along many years of experience from a wide array of retail formats and the consumer goods industry.