Dipl.-Kfm. Carsten Rohde

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Background of experience

Interim manager for international sales. I am happy to take over responsibilities for areas such as management, sales management or special tasks - especially tasks like these: Increasing a business in a region dramatically, significantly increasing the gross profit, developing access to the European market for foreign companies.


  • Degree in Business Administration (University of Göttingen, Germany)
    Areas: audit and fiduciary services, financial management, organization and management
  • Robert Bosch GmbH (1979-1996): Trainee, Product Manager filters, Assistant to Executive Automotive Aftermarket, Sales Representative, Marketing / Consulting GH Spain, Head of Bosch Inhouse Consulting Sales, Director Bosch Greece
  • The TIMKEN Company (1997-1999): General Manager Aftermarket & Distribution EMEA, Colmar / France
  • Rothenberger Tools Ltd. (2000-2002): Executive international business
  • Watlow GmbH (2002-2006): Single-MD in Germany and MD Ltd. in UK, General Manager EMEA
  • Dover Corp / Vehicle Service Group / BlitzRptary GmbH. EMEA VP at U.S. Board level and Managing Director of the subsidiary in Germany

Core competence area

  • Key sectors automotive, workshop equipment, tools and roller bearings
  • International management (sales and production)
  • Output Optimization (processes, value streams, etc.)
  • Acquisition and integration
  • Reporting and Controlling
  • Corporate strategy

Selected case studies

  • Reorganization of the sales parts and workshop equipment unit in Spain
  • Founding of the first GSM service provider in Germany
  • Optimization Sales in Latin America
  • Market Development Greece
  • Optimization entire logistics
  • Development of the Rotary brand into the market leader EMEA in just 5 years
  • Relocation of production to China
  • Program Review and yield optimization truck Lifting Equipment
  • Acquisition leader Welding (accident repair)