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Professor Jürgen Ringbeck

Honorary Professor

Honorary Professor Jürgen Ringbeck has been teaching at WHU as an honorary professor since 2014. He has been associated with WHU as a guest lecturer since 2012.

Honorary Professor Ringbeck teaches on various topics in corporate management. He is active in the Master of Science Program with a course in Transportation Management, in the MBA Program with a course on Consulting Management. He also teaches in the Executive Education Programs on the topic of digitalization and management. Honorary Professor Dr. Ringbeck has published on management topics in renowned national and international journals for many years and has made significant contributions at important international conferences.

Following his doctorate in 1985 at the University of Osnabrück, he initially worked as a university assistant at the University of Osnabrück and as a visiting professor at the University of Toronto. For his dissertation, he received the prestigious Honorable Mention Award from the Marketing Science Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the World University Service Government of Canada Award.

From 1988 to 2014, Honorary Professor Dr. Ringbeck worked as a management consultant for internationally leading top management consultancies. After an initial career as a partner at McKinsey & Company in Düsseldorf, he assumed global leadership responsibility for the travel and logistics sector at Booz Allen Hamilton (Booz&Company since 2008) in 2001 and was a member of the Global Board of Directors. During his career of more than 25 years, Honorary Professor Dr. Ringbeck was one of the leading experts in the field of transport management, also internationally. He has made significant contributions to the strategic transformation of leading global transport and logistics companies and has assisted governments in Europe, Asia and the Middle East in the strategic (de)regulation and sustainable development of the sector. Furthermore, Honorary Professor Dr. Ringbeck looks back on many years of engagement as Strategic Advisor to the World Economic Forum and the UN WTO (World Tourism Organization).

As founder and managing director of Ricon GmbH, Honorary Professor Dr. Ringbeck has been an active investor and advisory board member of innovative young companies since 2014.

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