Strategy Circle: ONLINE EXCHANGE
Operationalization of Corporate Strategy
March 9, 2021
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Dr. Conrad Wiedeler has been part of the large Viessmann family as Director Strategy since January 2021. His most important tasks include the co-creative development of the Strategy 2025 for Viessmann Climate Solutions SE. Previously, Conrad worked at McKinsey in the Frankfurt office since 2014. Conrad's passion for family businesses was sparked during his doctorate at WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, where he researched corporate entrepreneurship in family businesses. Before joining McKinsey, Conrad studied business administration at the University of Mannheim (B. Sc.) and finance at the University of St. Gallen (M.A.). He spent semesters abroad in Nice and Beijing. Conrad lives with his wife in Frankfurt.
Dr. Conrad Wiedeler
As Director Business Operations and Performance at Viessmann, Frank Schikarski is responsible for the strategy execution process. He has been part of the extended Viessmann family since 2017 and was active there as Head of Digital Services and Head of Global Process Ownership, among other positions. Previously, he supported companies in Automotive, Energy, Renewables, Technical Services, Electronics, Reinsurance and Sports in roles as Managing Director, Interim Manager and Project Manager. As a consultant, Frank also worked as Principal at restructuring and turnaround specialist Buchalik Brömmekamp and as an experienced manager at Accenture. He studied business administration at the Faculty of Economics and Law at HS Pforzheim (Dipl. Wirtsch.-Ing.) and engineering at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Dipl. Ing.). Frank is strongly interested in digitally driven innovations and business models.
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