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Olaf Kleindienst New Head of the Business Unit “Services & Industry” at Detecon

  • New stimulus for growth in Detecon’s focus industries
  • Expert for digital transformation from strategy to implementation
  • Detecon CEO Ralf Pichler: “Olaf Kleindienst stands for client and employee centricity”
  • Olaf Kleindienst also new Global Executive Team Member

Köln, 4. Oktober 2022. Olaf Kleindienst (52) has been in charge of the “Services & Industries” business unit at the management and technology consultancy Detecon since 1 October 2022. As a new member of the Global Executive Team, he is responsible for and manages all consulting activities in the focus sectors Automotive & Manufacturing, Health, Public, and Travel, Transport & Logistics.

Olaf Kleindienst was most recently responsible as a partner for the Customer Experience business segment and numerous strategic customer initiatives at MHP Management- und IT-Beratung, a majority-owned subsidiary of the automotive manufacturer Porsche. He is an expert for digital transformation in the automotive and other industries and leads projects on the digital future and operational excellence with the aid of connected devices, IoT/IIoT, analytics, and other tools. 

After earning his degree in economics at the University of Hohenheim, Olaf Kleindienst started his career as a strategy management consultant at FUCHS & PARTNER Unternehmensstrategien. He later held positions as Head of Organization at drive specialist Lenze and Executive Vice President & Head of Consulting at BEMA Consulting.

“Olaf Kleindienst will be a source of new stimulus to Detecon’s growth course,” explains Ralf Pichler, CEO of Detecon. “With his personality, immense know-how in industry and consulting, and excellent leadership skills, he has been responsible for a plethora of forward-looking transformations from strategy to realization and has spurred profitable growth. Client and employee centricity, the strict orientation to the needs of our clients and employees in an extraordinarily exciting field of activity, is our most important guiding principle.” 

“Digital transformation is fundamentally changing the way our clients achieve their current and future business goals. Detecon is ideally positioned to play an active role in shaping the course of these activities. We want to serve our clients holistically as a ‘trusted advisor’ as they master their individual challenges,” explains Olaf Kleindienst in speaking of his new task. 

Olaf Kleindienst has been head of the “Services & Industries” business unit at the management consulting firm Detecon since 1 October 2022

Gerhard Auer
Press Spokesperson