Axel has more than 20 years of management consulting experience, advising senior executives and management teams on their most pressing strategic issues.
As a mergers and acquisitions expert, Axel helps clients to mitigate risk through realistic synergy assessment and careful integration planning during due diligence.
Axel also has extensive experience working with business leaders to develop strategies and evolve their organizations. He advises clients across a range of industries, focusing primarily in industrial goods and services. In addition, he helps private equity funds to make better acquisitions and realize the full value of their portfolio companies.
Axel formerly served clients in Bain's Mumbai office. Prior to Mumbai, he worked in the Frankfurt office, where he served as office head as well as the M&A practice leader for Europe.
Axel formerly worked as marketing director for Hilti Corp.
He earned a PhD in philosophy and a master's degree in business from Mannheim and ESSEC (France).