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Kerkhoff Group GmbH
Elisabethstraße 5
40217 Düsseldorf

Our specialised companies are bound by their passion for efficiency and cost optimisation.

Gerd Kerkhoff

Managing Director
Kerkhoff Group

Dirk Schäfer

Managing Director
Kerkhoff Group

Heinz Scheve

Managing Director
Kerkhoff Group

Corporate consultants for optimising the value creation chain – from purchasing, production and supply chain to all corporate controlling functions

Heinz Scheve

Managing Director
Kerkhoff Consulting

Corporate consultants for a sustainable and market-based product strategy, cost-based product development and integrated optimisation of manufacturing costs

Stefan Mayer

Managing Director
Kerkhoff Cost Engineering

Personnel service providers for the provision of experts and executives temporarily and permanently

Yurda Burghardt

Managing Director
Kerkhoff Experts

Consultants and managed service partners for the professionalisation and digitalisation of indirect product groups, plus multi-customer pooling of needs

René Schumann

Managing Director
Kerkhoff Indirect Procurement

Business consulting for game theory negotiation

René Schumann

Managing Director
Kerkhoff Negotiations

We are specialized in development of consulting and software products to optimise and automate purchase processes.

Dr. Christian Hohendorf

Managing Director
Kerkhoff Analytics

Compliance consulting, prevention of liability risks.

Nicolas Fandrey

Managing Director
Kerkhoff Risk and Compliance

Consultants for mobile network optimisation plus system consulting in the field of telecommunications and data lines

Godo Hanisch

Managing Director
Voice and Data

Providers of software products, apps and benchmark data for the topics of cost calculation, analysis and market price indexing

Godo Lange-Hilmers

Managing Director
Kerkhoff Software

We offer a didactic instrument that optimises material and information flows across departments and guarantees their implementation and acceptance by involving the employees.

Daniel Karte

Managing Director

Advisory Board

Dr. Thomas Ludwig

Chairman of the Advisory Board

Thomas Ludwig has many years of professional expertise in the steel and trade sectors. From 1991 to 1995 he was a member of the Executive Board at Klöckner & Co AG, before joining the management team in 1995 at the Trade and Services division of the Thyssen Group, later known as ThyssenKrupp Group. There, he took over the position of CEO at ThyssenKrupp Serv AG. From 2003 to October 2009, Thomas Ludwig led Klöckner & Co SE as CEO. As of 1st January 2010, he has been the managing partner at the investment firm Lindsay Goldberg & Vogel GmbH in Düsseldorf, which represents the private equity fund Lindsay Goldberg, New York, in Germany.

Dr. rer. nat. Michael Fuchs

Member of the Advisory BoardMichael Fuchs was a member of the German Bundestag from 2002 to 2017 and belonged to the board of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group. He was chairman of the parliamentary group for SMEs from 2006 to 2011. Since November 2009, he has been one of the deputy chairmen of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group, where he is responsible for business and energy, SMEs and tourism. In the 2017 general election, Michael Fuchs no longer ran for the Bundestag.

Stefanie Kerkhoff (MBA)

Member of the Advisory BoardAfter studying at Bayreuth University, in 1993 Stefanie Kerkhoff joined the project business of TeKe - the consultancy OHG. She founded Kerkhoff Consulting together with her husband in 1999. As Commercial Director, Stefanie Kerkhoff was responsible for the Finance and HR Divisions in the German parent company and in the foreign subsidiaries. As part of these responsibilities, she developed the company into Kerkhoff Group GmbH. In 2013, Stefanie Kerkhoff joined the advisory board at Kerkhoff Group.

Andreas Schmitz (MEcon)

Member of the Advisory Board

Andreas Schmitz began his professional career at HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt in 1989 after completing his studies in economics and law. After various positions in corporate banking and investment banking, he became a personally liable partner of the bank in 2002 and was their spokesman from 2004 as well as the spokesman for the legal form in July 2006 In June 2015, he became Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the bank.

From 2009 to 2013, Mr. Schmitz was President of the Association of German Banks and continues to serve on the Board of Directors and the Executive Board of the Banking Association. In addition, he is the President of the Düsseldorf Stock Exchange, Vice President of the Düsseldorf Chamber of Industry and Commerce and Member of the Board of Directors at KfW, as well as being on the advisory boards of various companies. Furthermore, Mr. Schmitz is Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Scheidt & Bachmann GmbH, Mönchengladbach and is a member of the Supervisory Board at E.ON SE, Essen.

Contacts International

Austria / Brazil

Gundula Pally

Managing Director

Kerkhoff Consulting GmbH
Wallnerstr. 3
1010 Wien

Kerkhoff South America Consultoria Ltda.
Rua Diogo Moreira, 135
Pinheiros, 05423-010 São Paulo - SP


Dr. Duojia (Doug) Lu

Managing Director China

Kerkhoff Consulting (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Room 1642,16th floor, Harbour one Tower,
No. 1080, Dong Daming Road


Dileep Reghuvaran

Area Manager

202, “Madhava”, Bandra Kurla Complex
Near Family Court, Bandra East,
Mumbai, Maharashtra State
400 051, India

South Africa

James Denton

Business Development

Kerkhoff Consulting Africa (PTY) Ltd.
Block G Hurlingham Office Park
Woodlands Avenue
Hurlingham, Johannesburg 


Takao Tanabe

President, CEO

ATC Co., Ltd.
Aoyama Bldg. 12F, 1-2-3 Kita-aoyama
Minato-ku, Tokyo, 107-0061


Tom Beaty

Managing Director

Kerkhoff Consulting US LLC
5555 Triangle Parkway, Suite 300
Norcross, Atlanta, Georgia 30092

Contact HR, Finance, Communications and Services

Human Resources

Kathleen Buddenkotte

Head of HR


Kerkhoff Group GmbH
Elisabethstraße 5
40217 Düsseldorf

Corporate Communications

Andrea Krsnik

Corporate Communications Manager


Kerkhoff Group GmbH
Elisabethstraße 5
40217 Düsseldorf

Corporate Communications Austria

Erika Stefan

Corporate Communications Manager


Kerkhoff Consulting GmbH
Wallnerstraße 3
1010 Wien


Werner Reistel

Head of finance


Kerkhoff Group GmbH
Elisabethstraße 5
40217 Düsseldorf


Sascha Koch

Head of Services


Kerkhoff Group GmbH
Elisabethstraße 5
40217 Düsseldorf

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