Owner and family managed companies are the heart of our economy - and not without reason. Nowhere else is entrepreneurial responsibility and risk so closely interconnected. Germany is the mekka and a role model for many countries in the world as to the extend of how owner and family managed companies can drive innovation and growth at the same time. Nevertheless these companies also face a tremendous challenge for transformation driven by globalization, digitization and the need for a sound and solid plan for succession.
We explicitly support owner and family managed componies with our entrepreneurial-driven consulting approach in phases of growth, consolidation and restructuring on eye-level. We are trusted partner in orchestrating strategy, digitization, financing, organization, decision making and project management - topics incorporated in the 4C DNA.
Well-known world market leaders as well as hidden champions provide excellent references for our work, because we understand the value of a entrepreneurial and substance-driven management philosophy. Please contact our Senior Partners and founders Stephan Grunwald and Hans-Martin Schneider for a first impression.
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Master of Business Administration
An absolute intention to change things for the better is part of every 4C consultant’s essential mindset. Anyone who can prove this talent in challenging project situations, will go far with 4C. This applies in particular for Hans-Martin Schneider, whose assertiveness and talent for business development is combined with a good sense of humor.
His focus is in business transformation, digitization, business development & growth as well as restructuring.
He has extensive experience in the financial services, services and technology sectors as well as with owner and owner managed companies.
Master of Economics and Business Administration
For Stephan Grunwald, consulting is an entrepreneurial activity with many variations; in various industries, for companies of different sizes, in different management structures. Yet always with the same sense of entrepreneurship. The prerequisite for all this is a sound and broadly diversified foundation in business administration. For him, however, the consistent realization of a concept is the ultimate entrepreneurial aspect of consulting differentiating 4C GROUP from its competition.
His focus lies in the CFO Office covering all aspects of decision making and controlling, reporting & planning, cost management, new role of finance (Industry 4.0), HR digitization and innovation management.
He has extensive experience in various industries and consulting of owner-managed and family led companies.