MARTIN KLONZ, MANAGING DIRECTOR

Over 20 years' experience in international business, having worked with leading companies in the manufacturing and services sectors.

Mr. Klonz obtained a degree in Industrial Engineering from the renowned 'Hochschule Esslingen' (University of Applied Sciences). He started a career as sales coach with the regional HQ of Allianz Group in Stuttgart, training employees of regional sales offices in dialog-marketing/tele-marketing. In 2000, he joined a well-known automotive supplier, where he quickly rose to the position of sales director. During the following years, he worked closely together with the company's senior management and achieved considerable growth across all three European divisions (electromechanical components, wiring, mechanical processing), serving major Tier 1 suppliers.  In October 2007, Mr. Klonz founded his own business, CDP Consultung, specializing in business development consulting. Building on his existing network, further offices were established in Germany, Spain and China. Being present in different markets supports CDP CONSULTING's clients market access activities, with an experienced advisor in each market. Communication in the local language, as well as in English and German, is therefore ensured.

Sector experience: Consumer goods industry and retail trade, Electronics & Automation industry, Chemical and Pharmaceutical industry, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Automotive, Sales Process Consulting and Project-Management.

Founder of CDP CONSULTING

Martin Klonz
Managing Director
Telephone: +49 (0)711-3897116
Fax:           +49 (0)711-3897117
Email:        klonz@cdp-consulting.de

KAI MAISTER, PARTNER

Over 20 years' experience in process-management and IT projects in the fields of industrial applications and utilities.

A graduate in Engineering, Mr. Maister specialises in process-management and information technology. For over 20 years he delivered numerous projects in various fields such as IT-sourcing, service and security management, process organisation and the introduction of process portals.  

Sector experience: Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Utilities, Information Technology, Project Management.

Part of the CDP CONSULTING team since day one!

Kai Maister
Partner
Telephone: +49 (0)711-3897116
Fax:     +49 (0)711-3897117
Email:  maister@cdp-consulting.de

MICHAEL PETER, PARTNER

Over 30 years' experience in Purchasing in the Automotive, Rail & Transport sectors.

After completing his professional training as industrial management assistant, Mr. Peter worked as Purchasing Manager at Huebner GmbH in Kassel for 17 years. During this time, he also studied and completed a degree in Business Administration (VWA). Mr. Peter then joined an Automotive supplier, where he served as Director of Purchasing for the company's divisions (electromechanical components, wiring, mechanical processing). He subsequently joined a a major international company, where he served a Purchasing Director for 14 years and was also responsible for the company's localization in China, India, Australia, the USA, Brazil and South Africa.  

Sector experience: Rail, Automotive, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.

Mr. Peter joined CDP CONSULTING in 2015.

Michael Peter
Partner
Telephone: +49 (0)711-3897116
Fax:     +49 (0)711-3897117
Email:  peter@cdp-consulting.de

JÜRGEN HORST, PARTNER

Experienced in the Education and Automotive sector.

Mr. Horst has a degree in Business Administration. He gained his first professional experience as a freelancer in the field of Market Research. Mr. Horst spent many years in the United Kingdom and is thus very familiar with the local business culture. His specific sector knowledge includes the Education and Automotive sectors. In addition, Mr. Horst is fluent in Romanian.

Sector experience: Market Research, Education, Automotive, Business Consulting.

Mr. Horst joined CDP CONSULTING in 2016.

Jürgen Horst
Partner
Telephone: +49 (0)711-3897116
Fax:     +49 (0)711-3897117
Email:  horst@cdp-consulting.de

AITOR ARRATE, PARTNER

Over 18 years of experience in industry, strategy, marketing and sales.

Degree in Business Administration/MBA. Experience in industrial enterprises and service providers in the fields of telecommunications and industrial manufacturing in Spain. Responsible for sales & marketing, product & project management, business development and exports in dynamic and multicultural environments. Takeover of strategic tasks such as market analysis, product specification & market launch at the international level and the development of international sales channels. Development, development and support of the sales network / sales agent in South, Northern and Central Europe (Norway, France, Germany and Portugal).

Sector experience: Chemicals (rubber / elastomeric laminates), Electronics Industry, Machine and Plant Engineering, Services.

Mr. Arrate joined CDP CONSULTING in 2016.

Aitor Arrate
Partner
Telefon +49 (0)711-3897116
Fax:      +49 (0)711-3897117
Email:   arrate@cdp-consulting.de

SABINE KLONZ, PROJECTMANAGEMENT

Over 30 years' experience in Project Management and Operations.

Mrs. Klonz worked for 12 years as executive assistant for a manufacturer of specialist construction vehicles. She is well-versed in project management activities. Her current activities include supervising client projects and setting in motion the necessary steps that ensure project success. Her additional expertise is in the field of dialog-marketing.

Mrs. Klonz joined CDP CONSULTING in 2015.

Sabine Klonz
Projectmanagement
Telefon: +49 (0)711/3891974
Fax:      +49 (0)711-3897117
Email:   s.klonz@cdp-consulting.de