News 2020-01-01

Gerhard Berger appointed as member of the management board at io-consultants

Gerhard Berger has been appointed to the management board of io-consultants GmbH & Co. KG, the world’s leading industrial planning and consulting company, effective from January 1, 2020.

The planning and consulting company io-consultants GmbH & Co. KG has expanded its management team with effect from January 1, 2020. As the head of distribution, Gerhard Berger will assume considerable responsibility for the company as it moves forward. He brings over 30 years of experience in technology‑related consulting, supply chain consulting, and successfully implementing digital transformation projects.

“The impact of digital change and digital transformation on the workplace is becoming increasingly important for io-consultants. Our mission is to prepare companies and their employees in the best possible way for the new challenges ahead and make a notable contribution not only to all our customers, but also to the development of society as a whole,” says Gerhard Berger.

For over 20 years, Gerhard Berger worked in various senior management roles at SAP. Prior to joining io-consultants, he was co-founder and managing partner of Consenso Consulting GmbH, the leading international SAP consulting company in the retail sector, where he was responsible for sales, marketing and partner management.

Thomas Kilimann, managing director and partner at io‑consultants, concludes: “Gerhard Berger has many years of professional experience in the transformation of larger organizational and IT projects. His deep professional roots in technology, SAP and IT are second to none and we are delighted to welcome him on board. With Gerhard Berger’s expertise we will further expand our worldwide sales activities, including life cycle consulting for the supply and value chain.”

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Over 60 years of experience in lead consulting 

io offers consulting and planning services for the supply chain – across the board and from a single source. Established in 1958, io supports its clients from the first strategic idea through to the implementation of complex industrial projects for the supply and value chain.

Competence through close interlocking 

With its comprehensive expertise in production, logistics, SAP/IT, architecture and project management, io develops holistic solutions along the complete supply and value chain, offering an unparalleled blend of services.

Worldwide partners 

In addition to its headquarters in Heidelberg (Germany), io also has offices in other European locations (Germany: Berlin, Dortmund, Kaiserslautern, Leonberg, Leverkusen, Munich; Poland: Łódź), the USA (Bethlehem, PA), the Middle East (Dubai) and Asia (Hong Kong, Singapore).

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