Honorary Professor Jürgen Ringbeck, former Senior Partner with Booz Allen Hamilton / Booz&Company, is working as an independent strategic investor and consultant since spring 2014. After lecturing at WHU since 2012, he was appointed honorary professor by WHU - Otto-Beisheim-School of Management in 2014. Honorary Professor Ringbeck held lectures on various topics of corporate management and currently holds lectures on Transportation Management in the Master of Science Program and on Consulting Management in the Full-Time MBA Program.
Following his PhD at the University of Osnabrueck in 1985, he worked as Assistant Professor in Osnabrueck and guest lecturer at the University of Toronto. For his doctoral dissertation he was honored with the renowned Honorable Mention Award of the Marketing Science Institute, Cambridge, Massachussettes, and the World University Service Government of Canada Award.
In 1988 Honorary Professor Ringbeck started his professional career as management consultant at internationally leading top management consultancies: Leaving McKinsey & Company in Dusseldorf in 2001 as a partner, he took over the position of global leader of Booz Allen Hamilton's (since 2008 Booz & Company) travel and logistics practice; the partnership also entrusted him with the election to their Board of Directors and to Senior Vice President in 2005. Over a period of more than 25 years, Honorary Professor Ringbeck made essential contributions to the strategic transformation of globally leading transport and logistics companies, and supported several governments in Europe, Asia and the Middle East with projects on strategic (de)regulation and a sustainable development of their travel and tourism sector. In addition, Honorary Professor Ringbeck can look back on long-term engagements as strategic advisor to the World Economic Forum and the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).
For many years Honorary Professor Ringbeck has published numerous articles on a variety of management topics in renowned national and international media and delivered highly respected speeches at various important international conferences.