There are always situations in the life of a business owner
in which a competent interlocutor is needed who is not actively
involved in the business of the company.
This should then be someone you get along with personally
and who knows your industry well.
Michael Apenberg (Founder / General Manager)
has been advising companies in the media and printing industry since 1987 and is one of the leading management consultants in the industry. Previously, he spent 13 years in various management positions in sales and marketing at Agfa-Gevaert AG, Graphic Division, Leverkusen/Antwerp.
Together with Dr Klaus von Dohnanyi (Chairman), Michael Apenberg was on the Supervisory Board of a:prico AG, Hamburg (until 30 August 2008). Since March 2015, Mr Michael Apenberg has been a member of the Advisory Board of Beltz Rübelmann Holding GmbH & Co. KG and a member of the board of trustees of the Beltz Rübelmann Foundation.
Main areas of consultancy: Strategy, restructuring and reorganisation, marketing, sales, executive search, corporate succession, mergers & acquisitions, supervisory and advisory board mandates.
Dr. Johannes Warther (Partner)
joined the Apenberg & Partner in November 2016.
He studied economics at LMU Munich and then focused on strategic management at the University of Bath, UK. With his PhD, he specialised in strategic realignment and restructuring.
Main areas of consultancy: Strategy, IT, Mergers & Acquisitions, Restructuring and Sales.
Yorck Wittkuhn (Junior Consultant)
is member of the Apenberg & Partner team since July 2021. In February 2021, he completed his degree in business administration at the University of Greifswald.
Thanks to his major in "Quantitative Finance and Risk Management", "International Business Administration" and "Money and Currency", he has the right theoretical tools. He gained his first practical experience during his studies at the IMB Group, which facilitated his entry into the project business at Apenberg & Partner.
Consulting focus: Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions, Restructuring, Distribution.
Tel. +49 (0) 40 450 121 14
Reimar Wittstock (Senior Consultant)
is a trained offset printer and graduate engineer in the field of communication technology/printing and has worked for Apenberg & Partner as a freelance senior consultant in the course of technology and production-related strategy projects since 2007.
In 2014, he also founded Modular Software Solutions GmbH, with software for production planning and control in newspaper printing plants. Previously, he was product manager at Ewert Ahrensburg Electronic GmbH and Hell Gravure Systems GmbH & Co. KG.
Main areas of consultancy: Printing technologies, process analysis and optimisation, IT project management and printing system integration, including the introduction of workflow systems and database solutions for production planning and control/organisation.
Tel. +49 (0) 40 450 121 31 | Mobil +49 (0) 178 426 56 45
Martin Cichy (Analyst)
holds a degree in business administration with a focus on economic research and statistics and has worked for Apenberg & Partner as a print business analyst in corporate strategy and M&A projects since 2012.
In addition, he has many years of professional experience as an honorary lecturer in the context of IHK advanced training courses for certified business, industrial and commercial specialists.
Main focus: Controlling, mathematical statistics and company valuations, evaluation of survey analyses, market research, desk research and reporting.
Tel. +49 (0) 40 450 121 34