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Joachim Zimmermann

Advisor Stuttgart Area, Germany, DE

Interim Personalleiter, ISL-Chemie GmbH & Co. KG and Founding Partner, BRAIN ADVISORY GROUP.

Interim Personalleiter, ISL-Chemie GmbH & Co. KG and Founding Partner, BRAIN ADVISORY GROUP.

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Founder

Brain Advisory Partners

Advisor

ISL-Chemie GmbH & Co. KG
MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH
Honeywell
Hugo Kern und Liebers GmbH & Co. KG
H.B. Fuller

Positions

Founding Partner BRAIN ADVISORY GROUP October 2012 - present
Unternehmer Joachim Zimmermann - Personalberatung und Interim Management * M&A January 2009 - present
Interim Personalleiter ISL-Chemie GmbH & Co. KG April 2015 - October 2015
Interim HR Projektleiter Hugo Kern und Liebers GmbH & Co. KG November 2014 - March 2015
Interim HR Manager H.B. Fuller July 2012 - October 2014
Interim HR Manager MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH October 2011 - April 2012
HR Director (Environmental & Combustion Controls - Water & Hydronic Heatings) Honeywell GmbH October 1992 - December 2008
Director HR, Sourcing & Administration TDK Manufacturing Deutschland GmbH June 1986 - September 1992
Manager Human Resources Buck Werke GmbH & Co. June 1983 - May 1986
HR Representative DEMINEX GmbH July 1982 - May 1983
Team Leader Wages Office for Local Employees (5,000) Philipp Holzmann AG January 1980 - June 1982
Teamleader Employee Services Albert Uelner GmbH & Co. KG April 1978 - December 1979
HR Officer & Representative Hochtief AG January 1974 - March 1978

Education

Universität Duisburg-Essen, Standort Essen BWL - Human Resources Management 1976 - 1979

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Transportation
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Recruiting

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Tony Koechli
We worked together  •  Owner, CHV Group LLC. Previously Plant Manager, Pilot Industries.
He has all the ingredients to be successful,
Dirk Teichert
We worked together  •  Sr. Section Leader Reactive Adhesive, H.B. Fuller. Previously Research Scientist, Forbo Adhesives.
His Leadership is motivating
Paul Sheppard
They're my current cofounder  •  Founding Partner, Brain Advisory Partners and Founder, O.A.S Srl.
Joachim is a first class expert adviser and business entrepreneur. Together we have founded Brain Advisory Partners, promoting our organisa ... tion of 40 international independent business advisers. Joachim is highly professional, with considerable experience with M&A programs, and a great colleague to work with in developing and managing clients. We have worked together since 2010 and it has been a great pleasure.
Anne Wilde
We worked together  •  Internal Communications Manager, H.B. Fuller and Growth Coach, Growth Accelerator.
Joachim is self-motivated, disciplined and determined to succeed but he works in an ethical way, without cutting corners. He is an excellent ... negotiator, and has a strong track record of bringing people round to his way of thinking, in a non-aggressive way.
Philipp Straehl
We worked together  •  MANAGING PARTNER, VSM Consulting. Previously DEVELOPMENT MANAGER AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST, British American Tobacco.
great leadership capabilities, ability to form high performance teams even in adverse situations, approachable, good listener, wealth of ex ... perience, powerful network, keeps cool - even under stress. Joachim is not only a professional and entrepreneur but has also high levels of business ethics - wonderful combination. I am very proud of knowing Joachim. He is able to see the best in every person. He is a person you can trust blindly and also the type of person you happily want to go out for a beer or two after a long hard working day.
Katherine Dondon
We worked together  •  Corporate development and MarCom advisor, Confidentiel. Previously Managing Director, VPSM. Harvard Business School grad.
Joachim is a pragmatic leader and coordinator. He is Customer focused, reactive and capable to operate in different cultural environments wi ... th cross functional team and hi-tech organization. It was a pleasure for me to work with Professional people like Joachim.
Jochen Schwemmle
We worked together  •  General Manager Building & Construction Adhesives, Forbo Eurocol Nederland B.V.. Kellogg grad.
Joachim has plenty of drive and ambition, and he is able to follow multiple roads to achieve his goals. He is in for the long term success a ... nd knows how to deal with obstacles along the way. He is persistent, patient and resourceful, never lost and always focused On his ambitions and final goals.
Albrecht von Kempis
We worked together  •  Managing Director, Independent Consultant, VonKempisResources GmbH.
good initiatives. Starts new things. Network creator
Alexander Wick
We worked together  •  Senior Sales Manager, Bosch Software Innovations. Previously Leiter Vertrieb Automatisierung, Voith Hydro.
In difficult circumstances Joachim can find new ways and he can guide others to new targets.
Richard Rejdovjan
We worked together  •  Operations Manager, NA Hot Melt Facilities, H.B. Fuller. Previously Operations Manager, Georgia facilities, H.B. Fuller.
Joachim has the ad-hoc thinking required for an entrepreneur. He is very approachable and can connect easily with various groups and categor ... ies of people.
Roger van Diepen
We worked together  •  President of the Management Board, RNTS Media N.V..
Joachim is a good listener and understands the dynamics of teams and organizations. He can handle difficult situations in a profesional and ... human way.
KK Bhan
We worked together  •  Principal Consultant and Partner, Operations Excel Consultancy LLP. Previously Vice President -India Operations, Super-Max.
He has expertise in his field and can scale up the businesses as he has excellent contacts in the industry locally as well on a global scal ... e.
Biagio Zoccolillo, MBA IMD
We worked together  •  Entrepreneur and Consultant, Freelance / Independent Contractor. Previously Managing Director, Mirabaud & Cie SA.
long time hr experience coupled with successful execution of various projects incl. but not limited to building, reorganization / restructur ... ing turn around etc as well as waste network
Luca Canepa
We worked together  •  President, Memeoirs and Managing Partner at LVC Mgmt Services, Partner at Brain Advisory, LVC Mgmt Services & Consulting; Brain Advisory.
Joachim is a pragmatic and meticolous Advisor, with significant engaging and emphatic capabilities
Reiner Hatzelmann
We worked together  •  Director HR Governance, Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG. Previously Director HR ASIA, Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG.
He thinks and act as an entrepreneur! A professional college and he provides all the time even it's a hard time an advise. Having him as a c ... olleague or somebody you work close together you can feel privileged!
Miguel Angel Osorio
We worked together  •  Previously Socio Director, GMP, S.A.. Previously Director General, Conservas Fernández, S.A.. Arizona State grad.
I had the opportunity to work with Joachim few years back. He is very passionate, hard worker and business driven with a broad management ex ... perience. His multi-cultural background allows him to effectively conduct business operations anywhere in the global arena. Highly recommended.
Michael Magotsch
We worked together  •  Equity Partner, DLA Piper. Previously Managing Partner Germany, Coudert Brothers.
I know Joachim for a long time working as legal advisor for HW and lately working jointly for a US Chemical Company in shutting down one of ... their (recently acquired) German plants ; very complex project and I appreciated Joachim`s thoughtful and calm approach being the interims MD at the site
Volker Marquart
We worked together  •  Rechtsanwalt / Partner, Marquart Beck Rechtsanwälte/Law Office.
I've first met him in a restructuring/closing project in Bavaria. As an interims manager he was responsible for all HR matters and much more ... . We worked perfectly together. Joachim impressed deeply the board in handling e.g. the work council or diverse challenging HR-business. He is a great team-member, very focused, diligent, empathic but also assertive if necessary. One of this strength is a clear entrepreneurial sense and the ability to get like-minded people together. In short: he is both: a remarkable manager and successful founder. It would be a pleasure and honor for me to work with him. again.
Fred DeTroy
We worked together  •  Interim Manager, PMO and Avisor, Compliance Center of Excellence, GxP / ISO and FDA (Swiss GmbH).
He is just every time successful in his endeavours! As an excellent Interims Manager, StarUp Advisor and founding capital finder. I worked w ... ith him to finance a StarUp successfully and recommend Joachim as a professional.
Cornel Dinu
We worked together  •  Founder & Managing Director, DAIO - Investment & Development Company. Previously Founding Partner, BRAIN Business Advisory.
Huge experienece , very professional with high communication skills .
Petra Kroflin
We worked together  •  Professorin Studiengang International Business, Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg Ravensburg.
I met him as very Team oriented and passionated Person, being result oriented.
Martin Lohmeyer
We worked together  •  HR Representative, H.B. Fuller Deutschland Produktions GmbH/ H.B. Fuller Europe GmbH/ H.B. Fuller Benelux B.V..
Joachim is a highly experienced HR professional with wide-spread change-management and interim management background who contributes very we ... ll with best-practice knowledge and indepth HR experience. He is a motivated and committed manager, who consistently demonstrates a high level of personal initiative in an environment of significant change. He pursues projects in a goal-oriented manner and implements them punctually according to objectives. He is working efficiently and highly focused. He is a key player in driving organisational transformations.
Gergana Vassileva
They're my current cofounder  •  Founding Partner, BRAIN International and Director, London School of PR Bulgaria. University of California, Santa Cruz grad.
Joachim is dedicated, analytical and results driven.
Andreas Hamann
We worked together  •  . Stanford grad.
I know Joachim from a joint working experience and i very much enjoyed working with him. He is a very organized and loyal person who achieve ... s his objectives and get things done.
John McDougall
We worked together  •  Member, North Lanarkshire Business Partnership and Director, Routes To Work.
In my experience with Joachim , he is also exceptionally good at dealing with people and people-related issues.
Pekka Rautala
They're my friends  •  Managing Director, Piet IJzer Oy and Directeur, Piet IJzer BV.
Joachim has the will, expertise and experience needed for successfull entrepreneurship.
Barbara Principi
We worked together  •  Interim HR Manager, Framis italia spa and Management Consultant and Founder, mindlab.
He is reliable and energetic in driving projects. He takes care of people by arrenging every details. He is able to support clients on achiv ... ing their goals overcoming troubles and difficult situations. Good communicator, very good team player.
Frits Verheesen
We worked together  •  Owner, Verheesen Consulting. Previously Partner, IMC Integral Management Consultancy International.
Joachim has a broad personal and professional experience in many roles and industries. He's very comitted and has very good stamina. I've al ... ways enjoyed working with Joachim.
Melanie Boyd
We worked together  •  Senior Chief Accountant Germany, H.B. Fuller. Previously Audit Manager, Deloitte Audit Sàrl.
Joachim is a great HR Director, always professional but still also aware of the "human" aspect of his job. He is very efficient and I have y ... et to meet a person that was not happy with Joachim's work.
Melanie Boyd
We worked together  •  Senior Chief Accountant Germany, H.B. Fuller. Previously Audit Manager, Deloitte Audit Sàrl.
Joachim is very professional, but at the same time he is always aware of the "human" aspects of his job. He is highly intelligent and effici ... ent and I have yet to meet a person that was not happy with his work.

Paul Sheppard
We worked together  •  Founding Partner, Brain Advisory Partners and Founder, O.A.S Srl.
Paul is a great advisor and entrepreneur and together we´ve founded BRAIN. He is very professionel by managing funding projects and acquisi ... tions and very supportive to help clients by establishing a business plan. In difficult situations he finds always solutions and Paul act as a very professionel business advisor. It´s a great pleasure to work with Paul togehter. I can recommend him to all clients, they need professionel support either by funding situation´s or by M&A activities.

KK Bhan
We worked together  •  Principal Consultant and Partner, Operations Excel Consultancy LLP. Previously Vice President -India Operations, Super-Max.
KK and I are partner at Brain and have worked together in a project between India and Europe. KK is a very professional advisor and business ... developer and it is a pleasure working with him together. He is a global thinker and an ethical person, where he accepts different cultures and different thinking of the way of business.

Roger van Diepen
We worked together  •  President of the Management Board, RNTS Media N.V..
We have worked together in a project in Arnsberg (Germany) and it was a pleasure, working with him together, because of his high profesional ... ism, his great leadership and strategic thinking. Roger is a very good business developer and an expert in Marketing and Sales. He always can find solutions, but also in an ethical way of business.

Biagio Zoccolillo, MBA IMD
We worked together  •  Entrepreneur and Consultant, Freelance / Independent Contractor. Previously Managing Director, Mirabaud & Cie SA.
Biagio is a high professional advisor and an expert in finance and banking. He is very strategical, but also knows the financial markets ver ... y well. I can recommend him as an entrepreneur and advisor and he always finds solutions in difficult funding situations. He act as a fair and ethical business man.

Petra Kroflin
We worked together  •  Professorin Studiengang International Business, Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg Ravensburg.
I´ve worked with Petra together and she has very great capability in finance. She is very dedicated and worked with high professionalism. S ... he is a fantastic leader and a great professor and can motivate people to high results. It was a pleasure for me having worked with Petra together.

Fred DeTroy
We worked together  •  Interim Manager, PMO and Avisor, Compliance Center of Excellence, GxP / ISO and FDA (Swiss GmbH).
I´ve worked with Fred together in a funding project, which was very successful. Fred is an enthusiastic entrepreneur, great advisor, especi ... ally in Quality assurcance, and a successful interim manager. Fred is always committed and results driven, but has social competence, good leadership and is a very good teamplayer. It was a pleasure to me, having worked with Fred together.

Pekka Rautala
We worked together  •  Managing Director, Piet IJzer Oy and Directeur, Piet IJzer BV.
I know Pekka very well from a former network and it was great pleasure for me, having worked with him together. Pekka is an international bu ... siness advisor with a great background and he supports clients to great success. Pekka has high social competence and demonstrates great leadership. I´m proud, having Pekka as a good friend in my network.

Reiner Hatzelmann
We worked together  •  Director HR Governance, Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG. Previously Director HR ASIA, Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG.
I´ve worked together with Reiner and it was great pleasure for me being a sparring partner to him. Reiner is a great HR Director with entre ... preneurial drive, always professional, but still also aware of the "human" aspect of his job. He is highly intelligent and very efficient. Beside the job, he is a person, you can trust blindly and having him as a friend or colleague, you can feel priviledged.