Smart Minds and Winning Personalities – for Any Task
Our goal is simple: we pursue the highest standards in everything we do. Excellence in every respect is our ambition and yardstick. Our team consists of experts and specialists from various fields and disciplines. Each individual can draw on many years of experience in operational leadership positions in industrial companies.
We put together an interdisciplinary expert team geared to the task you have assigned to us and your requirements. This stable team of consultants will support you throughout our cooperation. Get to know our leadership team of executives:
Dr. Peter Orban
Chief Executive Officer
PhD and MS in Industrial Eng. from RWTH Aachen, MS in Mechanical Eng. from Dartmouth College (US)
Prior to establishing Orban Consulting GmbH, Dr. Orban held managing director positions in various companies in Germany and Eastern Europe. He also handled restructuring and organizational development, drawing on extensive leadership experience.
Core competencies: Restructuring, Expert for Eastern Europe
Chief Financial Officer
Degree in Business Administration (Dipl.- Betrw.) from the Budapest Business School (BGE)
During her career in the industrial sector in Hungary, Andrea Erőss worked as head of human resources for German, French, and U.S. companies. In this role, she performed a wide range of managerial tasks in human resources and also handled large-scale workforce adjustments.
Core competencies: change management, workforce adjustment
Germany, Austria and Switzerland
Managing Partner Germany, Austria and Switzerland
Dr.-Ing. from RWTH Aachen, Executive Education at INSEAD, Fontainebleau and Kellogg Northwestern, Chicago
Kristijan has 30 years of international experience in operational performance improvement covering Automotive, Machinery and Automation. He was with Rosenberger Hochfrequenztechnik as group COO and at Festo SE responsible for Global Manufacturing. Kristijan also spent 20 years at Continental AG in various roles.
Core competencies: Operational Performance Improvement, Digital Transformation, Turnaround
Executive Consultant Sales and Business Development
MS in Information Systems from University of Cologne and Corvinus University Budapest (Hungary)
Christian Beul was Head of Business Development and part of the Executive Board in an internationally operating technology consultancy. As an experienced Executive, he is responsible for building and developing networks and partnerships, as well as for the operational and strategic growth of the company.
Core competencies: Business Development, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Leadership
Klaus U. Volstrup
Managing Partner Nordics
Master of Laws (Cand. jur.) from the University of Copenhagen
With a strong project management, operational and commercial background, Klaus Volstrup has led production sites in Scandinavia and Central Europe for global rail vehicle and wind power manufacturers. He has managed international turnkey projects, business development and transformation.
Core competencies: Project and program management, M&A, business transformation and Restructuring management
CEO of KP Consulting
B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Aarhus School of Engineering (Denmark)
Before founding KP Consulting in 2006, Klaus Pedersen has held various positions with Bombardier in Denmark and worked as Project Manager for Vestas. He has strong leadership skills and is used to working with cross-border business partners.
Core competencies: Project Management, Business Development, Quality Assurance
Managing Partner Hungary
Degree in Engineering (Dipl.-Ing.) from Óbuda University, Budapest
László Frank was responsible for the setup and management of new production sites for renowned German automotive suppliers, where he continuously succeeded in proving the value of his international leadership experience and profound knowledge of the automotive industry.
Core competencies: operational excellence, interim management
Romania, Serbia, and Bulgaria
Dr. Dan Tulvan
General Manager Romania
Degree in Engineering (PhD) from the Technical University of Timisoara (Romania)
Dr. Tulvan worked as a plant manager and managing director for various small and medium-sized enterprises in the automotive supplier industry and companies in the electrical industry. He is an expert in the setup of (greenfield and brownfield) production sites and reorganization.
Core competencies: site setup, restructuring, six sigma, interim management
Poland, Czech Republik, and Slovakia
General Manager Poland
MBA - General Management from Technical University of Munich, MSc Eng. from University of Science and Technology in Cracow
Leading expert towards designing and implementing of the Business Management Systems (following: IATF, Environmental, Health & Safety Standards) in Green Field – Poland, Core member of the Global Management Team for Japanese tier one supplier - located in Germany. First and second party auditor in accordance with VDA-QMC standards. Passionate of the Automotive World.
Core competencies: Automotive know-how, ability to design custom-made efficient solutions, vast Automotive network within Poland and beyond.
Pravin S. Mistry
General Manager UK
B.Sc. (Hons) Polymer Science and Chemistry from the University of Manchester
Mr. Mistry's professional experience focuses on the automotive supply and aerospace industries specializing in plastics, rubber and composites. Prior to joining the consultancy, Mr. Mistry was Managing Director and COO at various manufacturing companies in the UK and North America.
Core competencies: Restructuring, Interim Management, M&A, Joint Ventures