Werner Heesen

Expert for risk prevention

Senior Expert for

Crisis management
Interim Management

Over the past decades, change has been the "norm" for Werner Heesen. He has worked for Deutsche Lufthansa on three continents in various management positions and has lived and actively shaped the term "change management" in practice during this time. He spent 13 of these exciting years in India - most recently in the position of "Director South Asia".

In addition to the successful development and expansion of the Lufthansa organisation within the framework of the Group strategy for the subcontinent, his tasks included negotiations at the highest political decision-making level, crisis management in a wide variety of forms, the operational management of Indian companies, the development of medium-sized business units and negotiations with Indian trade unions.

Since 2012, he has also made this experience and his special knowledge available to our customers.

"Being successful in India requires not only the right entrepreneurial decisions, but also the ability not to lose sight of one's own objectives in discussions and negotiations with Indian employees or business partners - without being authoritarian or arrogant. However, this includes a form of stubbornness and assertiveness that I have not experienced in any other country in the world. This experience regarding management and control of business processes, I like to pass on to our customers."

Werner Heesen was President of the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce.

Qualifications : Management career with Lufthansa AG, including management positions in India since the 1980s, e.g. as Director/SVP Commercial ModiLuft or Director South Asia.