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Axel Schäfer

Partner, Strategy and Transactions, EY-Parthenon GmbH

25 years of experience in strategy consulting. Construction lead for EY in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.

Axel is a Partner with EY-Parthenon Strategy and based in Düsseldorf, Germany. With a broad background as a strategy consultant in this sector, Axel is the head of construction at EY for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In addition, he is experienced in the agricultural and energy industries.

Axel focuses on strategy development and implementation for players along the industry and construction value chain: manufacturers, distributors, service providers and investors.

His expertise covers topics such as corporate strategy, brand and sales strategy, digitalization, internationalization and portfolio strategy. In addition, Axel has extensive experience in transaction support and a broad background in the optimization of operating models - from governance models and organizational setup to process improvement.

Axel holds a diploma in Microbiology with Saarland University, Germany.

How Axel is building a better working world

Axel strongly believes that in addition to objective analysis and evaluation, personal relationships that are built on trust and respect are key to fully understand a company, its capabilities and its opportunities. Together with his clients, he works on realizing these opportunities, on setting ambitious, yet realistic targets, and ultimately on providing long term value.

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