Andreas Ditsche graduated from Paderborn University, Germany, in 1993. He holds a master’s degree in Business Administration. He started his professional career with a Big 4 international auditing firm, where he worked in the field of Mergers and Acquisitions. Then he served as CFO and CEO of multinational companies, mainly in the fields of automotive/aerospace, power tools and railway maintenance. Andreas has lived and worked in the USA and was Managing Director of companies in Germany, Italy, France and the UK, managing up to 1.500 employees. He also served as a non-executive director and member of supervisory boards. Andreas is an experienced expert in change management, restructuring and turnaround management.
In parallel to his management career, Andreas has been working as a lecturer at DHBW (Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg) and FHDW (Fachhochschule der Wirtschaft) university for almost 20 years. He is specialized in general management, leadership, international business and M&A. Recently, he has helped developing an online curriculum to continue teaching during the Corona crisis.
Currently, he is the CEO of a multinational internet company, based in Berlin. Andreas’ working languages are German, English, French and Italian. He lives in Marburg, Germany.
From 2020 Prof. Andreas Ditsche serves as an Adjunct Professor for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Kutaisi International University.