150 years – one family
In February 2019 Ralf Schmitz was appointed as a member of the board
Ralf Schmitz has extensive experience in the industrial sector, in particular in the areas of production industry, automotive, plant engineering as well as (film rights) trading.
Before working with Schmitz & Partner in Düsseldorf, Ralf Schmitz played a key role in establishing a prestigious management consultancy in Cologne, with a focus on takeovers of CRO mandates. In the process he took on numerous restructuring cases in companies between 200 million and 1.5 billion Euros turnover. He had previously worked as a managing director for the DBT, Deutsche Bergbau Technik (German Mining Technology), as well as for the Brüder Mannesmann AG, Remscheid, where he held the same position.
Ralf Schmitz studied business engineering at Paderborn University and graduated as a certified engineer with the focus on “accounting, finance, taxation”, as well as the “introduction of CIM (computer-integrated manufacturing) in medium-sized companies”.
Born in Cologne in 1967, Ralf Schmitz is married and has five children.