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Adrian von Lewinski

External Doctoral Student

Since July 2020, Adrian von Lewinski has been pursuing his doctorate as an external doctoral student at the Institute for Family Business at WHU.

In his dissertation, Adrian investigates strategic and organisational aspects related to future readiness and transformation of family businesses. Particularly, he investigates family and external managers’ challenge to design and implement strategies that allow their organisation to simultaneously optimise existing activities and explore new business models.

Growing up in a family business, Adrian studied business administration in Germany and abroad. Since 2015, working as a strategic and M&A advisor, he supports national and international corporates, private investors as well as SME family businesses with the transformation of their portfolio and organisation.

Please feel free to get in touch via email or LinkedIn.

Research Interests

  • Organisational Ambidexterity
  • Strategic Foresight
  • Corporate Venturing and Partnering
  • Next Gen

Curriculum Vitae

KPMG, Munich and Berlin
Berenberg Bank, Hamburg
EY, Munich
Krones AG, Neutraubling

Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm
Nova School of Business and Economics, Lisbon
Universität Passau, Passau
Toulouse School of Management, Toulouse

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