The AUCKLAND Management Team
AUCKLAND PARTNERS are a high-caliber, dynamic and rapidly growing team supporting their customers with vetted Interim Managers and transformation focussed experts.
- Experienced C-Level Managers with industry experience who understand the customers´ operational challenges to achieve results and to implement actions in a short period of time
- Partners of private equity firms who know the transformation requirements of investors and their portfolio companies
- Partners of Interim Management providers who have marked this still young industry for years and have sound experience
- Consulting experts who are familiar with a variety of projects and have years of experience on specific topics, functions and industries in detail
Volker Pruschke has years of experience as Chairman / CEO and as a consultant to small businesses and corporations as well as interim management. His expertise lies in the support of C-level tasks, operational restructuring / transformations - especially after acquisitions / carve-outs - corporate finance, sales / marketing, internationalization, as well as strategy development and implementation.
His professional career began after studying business administration at the University of Cologne and the Ecole HEC Paris in 1987 as a consultant with AT Kearney and 1991 as Project Manager M & A at Bank Julius Baer.
From 1992-2007 he has been working at Robert Bosch GmbH in various international management tasks, including Project Leader Strategy / M & A, Director Sales Europe Power Tools Division, Director Bosch France, Managing Director Lawn & Garden Division, as well as member of the Supervisory Board of BSH Group.
In 2007 he was appointed to the Board of Management of Villeroy & Boch AG, responsible for the Wellness Division, Americas region Bath&Wellness, Strategy/ M & A, Innovation Management, Corporate Purchasing. After Villeroy & Boch, he supported theGlobal Garden Products Group in Castelfranco / Italy as Group Vice President in its restructuring activities.
Since 2013 Volker Pruschke was a Partner at Atreus Interim Management, supporting customers predominantly in consumer goods industries, automotive, mechanical engineering, construction, and private equity.
Volker Pruschke has a strong international expertise with years of professional stays in France, USA, Brazil, England, Spain, Italy.
In the past 10 years Ulrich Spandau has developed significantly the professionalization of the interim management industry in Germany. First as a member of the Executive Board ofBRAINFORCE Germany GmbH, the German subsidiary of the Swiss interim management pioneer BRAINFORCE AG, subsequently at Boyden Interim Management in Munich. Most recently he has been working as managing partner of the interim management providerAtreus GmbH.
Ulrich Spandau has strong C-level expertise in consulting, project management and international operational HR management at E.ON AG, Walter Bau AG and TÜV SÜD AG
Successful customer focused solutions of entrepreneurial challenges such as restructuring and reorganization, process optimization, organizational transformations, PMI and Corporate Compliance are his priorities in the deployment of interim managers.
The industry focus of Ulrich Spandau is in the areas of green technology, energy sector, mechanical engineering, construction industry, technical services, IT
Ulrich Spandau has gained project expertise in Ireland, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey, Tunisia, UK.