Dr. Gerd Slotta

Senior Advisor

Dr. Gerd Slotta


  • Graduate in Business Administration (Diplom Kaufmann), from Hamburg University
  • Ph.D. (Dr. rer. pol.), German Doctorate in Business Administration and Economics at Hamburg University, Thesis on Enterprise Valuation
  • German (native), English (second native)

Professional Experience

  • 2013 - today Steering and supervision of M&A projects, Co-founder and supporter of startup businesses in the logistics, food service and tourism industry, acting as Interim Manager
  • 2009 - 2012 CEO, Reverse Logistics Group (RLG), Munich, Corporate and Business Strategy Development, Restructuring of a Business Unit, M&A
  • 2001 - 2008 CEO, HAVI Logistics GmbH (ex WLS GmbH), Duisburg, McDonald´s Supply Chain and Logistics for Germany, Switzerland, Italy
  • 1998 - 2000 Vice President, Schenker AG, Essen, Corporate Strategy, Acquisition Management of a large European competitor
  • 1994 - 1997 Manager Competence Center Transportation and Logistics, Roland Berger & Partner, Strategy, Corporate and Business Development, M&A
  • 1992 - 1993 Member of the Line Management Western Europe, responsible for Overland Multimodel Transportation, Kühne & Nagel Management AG
  • 1986 - 1991 Head of Controlling for the Shipping Business, Managing Director UK of VTG Vereinigte Tanklager und Transportmittel GmbH, Hamburg

Consulting areas

  • Strategy, Corporate and Business Development
  • Group and Business Management
  • M&A