Portrait Dr. Stefan Fries

Born in: 1963

Dr. oec. (HSG), Industrial engineer

stefan.fries(at)change-factory.de
(+49) 171 - 82 38 60 8  

"Omnia mutantur, nos et mutamur in illis"

Work Focus

  • Design  and Implementation of Change Programs
  • Coaching and Development of Executives Teams and Executives
  • Design and Delivery of International Leadership Development Programs
  • Design and Facilitation of Large Group Events

Professional History

  • 1984 -1990: Master Degree in Industrial Engineering from the Universities of Karlsruhe and Paris-Dauphine
  • 1990-1992: Consultant and Lecturer for Quality Management at the Institute for Technology Management, University of St. Gall (Switzerland)
  • 1990-1993: Doctoral Studies at the University of St. Gall and the M.I.T Sloan School, Cambridge (USA)
  • 1994 -1996: Senior Consultant and Trainer for Change Management and Leadership at a midsized Munich-based Consultancy
  • since 1997: Co-Founder and Managing Partner at the change factory

Additional Training

  • Transaction Analysis, NLP Master, Coaching, Outdoor,..
  • Different Personality Inventories: MBTI, DISC,…
  • Large Group Facilitation (Open Space, Future Search, AI,..)
  • EFQM Assessor
  • PROSCI Change Approach

Project Experience

  • Projects in  different industry segments: Automotive (BMW, Bosch, Leoni, Kromberg,..), Fast Moving Consumer Goods (Beiersdorf, BSH,..), Industrial Goods (Siemens, Thyssen Krupp, VoestAlpine, Dräger, Carl Zeiss, Infineon,..) und Energy (EON, SWM,..)
  • Design, delivery and lead of change projects: Post Merger Integration, Cultural Change, Leadership Development, Reorganization, IT Implementation, Process Redesign,…
  • International project experience; USA, Russia, Brazil, South Africa, West & East Europe, Asia Pacific (Australia, China, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Iran,..)