CEO, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, Zurich
Martin C. Wittig (born in Germany in 1964) is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Roland Berger Strategy Consultants. He was elected to this position by the Partners in July 2010. Since July 2003 he has been a member of Roland Berger Strategy Consultants' Executive Committee. Before he was elected CEO in 2010, he had served as the company's Chief Financial Officer.
Martin C. Wittig studied mining engineering and business administration at the RWTH Aachen, completing his degree in 1990. He did a Ph.D. with summa cum laude in engineering at the Technical University of Berlin. Before and during his studies Martin worked for nearly two years as an ordinary worker in the mining industry. After graduation he worked as lecturer at the Technical University of Berlin and in Project Finance for the mining industry. He joined Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in 1995 and was elected Partner in 1999.
In January 2001 he became Managing Partner and Director of Roland Berger's Zurich office, which he built from scratch to a number 3 position in the market. He was elected by the Partners to the Roland Berger Strategy Consultants' Executive Committee in July 2003 and reelected for a second term in December 2006.
Dr. Wittig is an expert in corporate finance and turnaround management. His industry focus is financial services and transportation.
He is a visiting lecturer at the University of St. Gallen and was elected to the HSG International and Alumni Advisory Board in 2011. Dr. Wittig is the Honorary Consul for Germany in Switzerland and sits on the Board of Trustees of Deutsche Sporthilfe, a non-profit German sports organization.
He and his wife Susanne are also involved in multiple social and cultural organizations, such as Ashoka Switzerland, Right to Play, the Swiss Institute for Arts Research and the Fotomuseum Winterthur.
Susanne and Martin Wittig have twin boys and live in Herrliberg near Zurich in Switzerland