Trainers

Our trainers all stand out due to their competence and experience.

Competence and experience on call.

Trainer with competence and experience.

It goes without saying that our trainers all stand out due to their competence and experience. What else makes them so remarkable? All of our trainers have backgrounds in the industry. They themselves were managers and executives for many years, and they of all people understand the tasks which their

participants and coachees face. Instead of teaching vague theory, they all offer valuable and tried-and-true experience for a practical approach to everyday work life. And they do so in a agreeably authentic and approachable way. You’ll see: learning from them is a pleasure.

 Robert Farthmann

Current and future trainings of this trainer

As an integration manager at Schlatter Industries AG, Robert Farthmann led the integration and merger of various engineering companies into the Schlatter Group. He dealt with the implementation of strategy, harmonization of the organization and change of procedures (BestPractice), in order to rebuild Schlatter from a mechanical engineering company to the leading plant manufacturer for resistance welding and weaving technology. At Staufen AG, he manages and processes projects for the holistic design of factories and processes according to the Lean philosophy. His activities include: Management and change processes and the form of the organization in lean companies.
 Michael Feldmeth

Current and future trainings of this trainer

Michael Feldmeth has implemented various Lean projects in the automotive industry as well as in mechanical and plant engineering. His projects included the restructuring of the entire order processing. The focus of the projects was the optimization of the production processes as well as the associated administrative processes. Due to the production of cooling systems and special machines, he was able to achieve a significant increase in efficiency and flexibility of production by reorganizing the manufacturing according to Lean principles and by training the employees. Most recently, he worked at Robert Bosch GmbH in the Central Department for the Development and Coordination of the Bosch Productions System. He was responsible for the further development of the production system according to the future requirements of the manufacturing industry. Michael Feldmeth has been working for Staufen AG since 2014.

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Thorsten Fischer, born on 06.11.1976, completed his dual mechanical engineering studies at the Osnabrück University in cooperation with Elster Kromschröder GmbH. Subsequently, he was responsible for a number of large-scale investments and investment planning for the bookbinding machine manufacturer Kolbus in the field of work preparation and maintenance.
Since 2008, he has also been maintenance manager at HARTING Electric and in October 2011 he has also been responsible for machine and tool maintenance at HARTING Electronics. A special focus was the introduction of a standardized maintenance system in the world's production facilities. In 2016 he became the first commission manager for the production of the housing and took over the management of HARTING Electric in 2017.
After completing his apprenticeship as an industrial salesman at Air Berlin PLC & Co. Luftverkehrs KG in Spain, where Sven Fischer demonstrated his ability to communicate and team spirit within international teams and in dealing with customers, he wrote his industrial engineer master thesis at the Context of Lean Management with excellent final grade. Within this framework, he identified and assessed optimization potentials in selected industries and supported the development of branch-specific consulting products. Since 2015, Sven Fischer has been a consultant at Staufen AG.

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Heinz Floren has been Head of Production at INSTA GmbH since 2003 and certified Lean Trainer in Lean Assembly since 2014. In this function, he is responsible for the strategic direction of the production in consideration of the Lean Principles. Key aspects are the initialization of improvement projects, such as the implementation of a value stream-optimized SMT-Production and guiding the change process to a Lean Production.
 Henning Franke

Current and future trainings of this trainer

After studying industrial engineering, Henning Franke joined Lufthansa AG as a general management trainee and accompanied projects for two years at various national and international locations. After switching to Lufthansa Cargo, he was responsible for Lean transformation projects and workshops in the fields of handling and sales. In addition, he was responsible for the introduction of the structured problem solution within the scope of the Lufthansa Cargo production system. Since 2015, Henning Franke has been an associate at Staufen AG and is implementing Lean transformation projects for the design and application of lean processes as well as the introduction of Shopfloor Management. In addition, he is a professional expert on structured problem solving and is a trainer in the open seminar program of Staufen AG for this topic.
Markus Franz has been responsible for the strategic orientation and further development of the academy business (qualification and benchmarking) in the Staufen Group since 2013 as Director Academy Staufen Group. Before that, he was co-director of the Chinese subsidiary of Staufen AG, with locations in Shanghai and Shenyang. In addition to strategic positioning, he was also responsible for the expansion of consulting business and qualification offer, as well as the establishment and management of the Chinese partner network. Before his commitment to China, Mr. Franz worked for four years as Head of the Academy of Germany and support the Staufen Akademie, together with his team, to become a market leader for practice-oriented lean management skills in the German-speaking area. His professional focus is on systematic qualification and the importance of learning within the framework of lean transformation, as well as the establishment and management of educational institutions.

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Eggolf Frhr. v. Lerchenfeld is a lecturer and project manager in leadership at St. Gallen Business School and Management Academy St. Gallen since 1998. He is lecturer at the Munich University of Television and Film, at the University of Applied Sciences Mittweida, the Institute for Young Journalists, and at various journalist schools. His core competencies lie in the areas of rhetoric, communication, articulation, body language, modern presentation techniques, stress management, and voice formation / breathing technologies. He trains professionals in giving lectures, interviews, and media statements. As personality coach, he concentrates on crisis and conflict management, sales, acquisition and negotiation trainings, and international business etiquette.
Christine Füssel is a sales expert with long-standing experience in different positions as specialist and manager in industry and services (customer segments in particular automotive, mechanical engineering, aviation, electronics).
Her Expertise as Head of Sales ranges from sales network, key account management to multi-level sales within the B2B specialist trade.
As a systemic coach Christine Füssel accompanies change- and leadership processes.