Josef Ehrenhoefer

Josef Ehrenhoefer


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Josef Ehrenhoefer

Professional Background

  • 40+ years of international senior leadership and consulting experience
  • Vice-President for Enterprise Services, Consulting and Digital Transformation for Hewlett Packard Enterprise and DXC Technology in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, CEE, Middle East & Africa
  • Delivered complex carve-out and integration projects jointly with Deloitte, McKinsey, PWC and Bain Consulting
  • Executive trainings including: INSEAD (FR), Webb McKinney (US) and INCITE (AT)
  • Certified Management Consultant
  • Speaks fluently German and English

M&A Skills & Expertise

  • Executive business leadership experience in professional services, consulting, digital transformation and IT Technology with revenues of up to 800M€ and people leadership of up to 7,000 people across multiple countries in Europe, CEE & MEMA
  • Complex project management and change management experience with large customer transformations and outsourcing transactions of up to 200M€ on an international level
  • Experienced in leading complex carve-outs (Divestiture Management Office) and post-merger integrations (Integration Management Office).
  • Led distributed high performance teams in a multicultural environment with a strong focus on customer orientation, quality and delivering defined results

Project Highlights

  • IT Technology & Professional Services (~3B$): Post-merger integration lead of merger between HPE Enterprise Services and CSC to form DXC Technology in Germany, AT, CH and CEE
  • IT Technology & Professional Services (~2B$): Divestiture lead to manage the carve-out of Enterprise Services from Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and to prepare the merger with CSC
  • IT Services (~800M$): Post-merger integration lead to integrate EDS Services into Hewlett Packard in CEE
  • IT Technology (~5B$): Post-merger integration of Compaq and Hewlett Packard in CEE, Middle East and Africa
  • Application Software (~80M$): Due Diligence of software firm in Romania
  • Banking (70M$): Carve-out, transformation and outsource of IT service company Hypo Alpe Adria Bank in Adriatic countries and delivering services based on SLA
  • Other industry experience in Automotive, Transportation, Telecom Multiple IT outsourcing projects