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Dieter Karl Schneidewind

Dieter Karl Schneidewind, German management consultant, educator. Named Businessman of Week, Businessman of Month, Businessman of Year, Asahi Shimbun, Japan, Best Foreign Businessman, Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai, Tokyo, 1980.

Background

  • Schneidewind, Dieter Karl was born on June 16, 1935 in Bochum, Germany. Son of Karl and Hedwig (Riedet) Schneidewind.

  • Education

    • Master of Business Administration, University Koln, Germany, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy in Social Psychology, University Koln, 1962.

    Career

    • Analyst, programmer Siemens AG, Munich, 1960—1968. President Wella Japan, Tokyo, 1968—1978. Member executive board Wella AG, Darmstadt, Germany, 1978—1993, member supervisory board, 1993—2004.

      Owner, president Amari Pacific Consultants, Zwingenberg, Germany, since 1994. Chairman BBT-JPN, Tokyo, since 1996. Advisor Biosun GmbH, Schwalbach, Germany, since 1989.

      Lecturer European Institute of Business Administration (Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires), Fontainebleau, France, 1980—1997, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland, 1996—1997, Technology Union, Dresden, Germany, 1995—1996.

    Works

    • Author: Das japanische Unternehmen, 1991, Jishu Kanri, 1994, Marku Marketing in Japan, 1998, others. Co-editor: Zeitschrift fur Betriebswirtschaft, 1992—2004.

    Membership

    Member committee Gesellschaft fur Auswaetige Politik, Bonn, Germany, 1988—2000, Deutsche Hochschulreform, Bonn, 1995—1996. Board directors Schmalenbach Society Business Administration, Koln, 1991—2003. Member of East Asian Society, Asia Pacific Society (Koln) (president 1990—2000), Rotary (president Bensheim chapter 1997-1998).

    Personality

    Interests

    Canoeing, writing features, reading, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Harumi Amari (deceased ). Children: Birgit, Bert, Iris-Aya Schneidewind Laemmerhirt. Married Khum Hee Choi, January 3, 1954.
    • father: Karl Schneidewind
    • mother: Hedwig (Riedet) Schneidewind
    • spouses: Harumi Amari
    • Khum Hee Choi
    • children: Birgit Schneidewind
    • Bert Schneidewind
    • Iris-Aya Schneidewind Laemmerhirt Schneidewind
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    Born June 16, 1935
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    • 1960
      University Köln
    • 1962
      University Köln
    • 1960 - 1968
      Analyst
      Munich, Bayern, Germany, Germany
    • 1968 - 1978
      president, Wella Japan
      Tokyo, Japan
    • 1978 - 1993
      member, executive board Wella Aktiengesellschaft
      Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany, Hessen, Germany, Germany
    • 1996
      chairman, BBT-JPN
      Tokyo, Japan
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