Mr. Heesen is an experienced manager with 23 years of international work experience at Lufthansa - in 4 countries on 3 continents. He has worked in management positions in India for about 13 years, most recently as the "Director South Asia" of Lufthansa AG.
As a result, Mr. Heesen has many years of first-hand working experience as a Managing Director of a German subsidiary in India and has a sound knowledge of the basic conditions, conduct and characteristics of the Indian market. He has experienced India, being part of the Indian society i.e. the Indian business community, and was President of the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce.
"Being successful in India does not only require the right entrepreneurial decisions, but also the ability to hit the right tone in the discussions and negotiations with Indian partners and employees - neither appearing to be arrogant and over-dominant nor willingly submitting to any possible Indian circumstances as a "victim". This includes appropriate control and management."
Mr. Heesen heads the WB human resources® department at Dr. Wamser + Batra GmbH, that is projects dealing with the questions: "How do we have to organize our activities in India with respect to personnel?" (organizational consulting), "How do I find the right employees and managers?" (recruitment) and "What do I have to consider to successfully lead and control my activities in India?" (process and communication consulting). His experience is based on several hundred recruitment projects, including the planning and implementation of assessment centres and training measures for Indian and international managers.
Business Unit Manager at Dr. Wamser + Batra GmbH
University Lecturer for Intercultural Communication, FH Worms
Formation and Managing of Werner Heesen Consulting GmbH
President of Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC)
Director South Asia at Lufthansa AG, New Delhi
Director North-East Africa, Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Kairo
Administration of Distribution Channel Management Touristic Germany at Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Frankfurt
CEO of Indian Airline "Modiluft" on behalf of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, New Delhi
District Sales Manager Central Germany, Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Frankfurt
Deputy Area Manager, Deutsche Lufthansa AG, New Delhi
Manager Marketing & Communication Far-East / Australia, Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Hongkong
Sales- and Behavioural Trainer, Lufthansa- Training Center, Seeheim
Tours Promotion Manager, Deutsche Lufthansa AG
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