CEO & Partner
After a business and IT-oriented education, Volker Wendland started his career in sales and consulting. Shortly afterwards he was entrusted with his first management tasks. After initial international positions in the management of sales and marketing divisions of well-known companies (Siemens, Philips, Nixdorf, AT&T/NCR), Volker Wendland increasingly assumed overall responsibility and management of globally operating business units. In doing so, he gained extensive strategic and operative change management experience within complex company situations and structures. Since 1995 Volker Wendland has been responsible for the management of internationally operating companies. (Sensormatic Inc, NYSE USA - as Chairman of the Management Board Central & East Europe, JK Holding Group - as globally responsible, operative CEO & Chairman of the Holding Management Board). Long-term mandates in committees and supervisory boards in the USA and Europe, round off his extensive knowledge, his leadership skills and his many years of entrepreneurial experience. Since 2008 Volker Wendland has been managing iwp Consulting Group Aktiengesellschaft as CEO & Partner. Through the numerous consulting mandates he has supervised, he has once again gained deep insights into the day-to-day business of various industries and companies. At the same time, Volker Wendland is now a sought-after cooperation partner and successful investor in the field of renewable energies.
Area of Activities
The strategic and tactical consulting of companies on the first and second management level are the focus of Volker Wendland's tasks within the company. In particular, this includes the initiation and design of change processes as well as the development of pragmatic and practical strategies to increase growth, liquidity and earnings. His further commitment as business developer, planner and investor is focused on research, promotion and marketing of renewable energies and alternative mobility concepts on land, water and/or air. The tasks and activities he performs with his partners & teams include, for example, the search for suitable locations, the acquisition and coordination of technology partnerships and financiers. In particular, he is involved in the field of renewable fuels and alternative propulsion systems and coordinates the business development of participating companies, research institutions and consortia.