Dr. Michael Thiele
Dr. Michael Thiele has studied aerospace technology (Dipl.-Ing.) and business administration at the University of Stuttgart. Subsequently he has obtained his doctorate (Dr. rer. pol.) at Fraunhofer Institute and University of Leipzig.
Dr. Thiele has collected practical experience at Lufthansa Technik, Dornier (today EADS) and the engine development department of Mercedes-Benz.
Since 1997, he is active as M&A consultant, initially as Head of M&A with a Joint Venture of PriceWaterhouse and Commerzbank, afterwards as founder and board member of EICON Beratung und Beteiligungen AG (today Thiele & Associates Beratung und Beteiligungen AG). After the sale of this company to a mid-sized M&A advisory, he has been managing director, partner and board member of the global alliance M&A International, thereof seven years as head of the Automotive & Aerospace Industry Group. Since 2017, he is board member of Thiele & Associates.
During his career of more than 20 years in M&A, he has successfully completed more than 100 transactions in various industries – a major share of those with international transaction partners.