Simon-Kucher expands partner team with 9 new members

22 October 2010

Global consulting firm Simon-Kucher & Partners has expanded its partner team with nine partners. The new partners are based out of offices across Europe and the US. The partner expansion brings the total number of partners up to 53 and is a further step in the company’s growth track.

An overview of the nine new partners:

Industrial engineer Thomas Beducker (35) is based out of the Bonn office and focuses on pricing and sales excellence in the industries of machinery, plant engineering and electronics. Beducker recently published the book Power Pricing für Industriegüter.

Philipp Biermann (36) works in the Cologne office and has been consulting companies in the transportation and logistics sectors for the last ten years. Before joining Simon-Kucher, he earned his Ph.D. at the University of St. Gallen and worked as a management consultant at Oliver Wyman (formerly known as Diamond Cluster).

Simon Kucher & Partners - Team

With a degree in business management, Tim Brzoska (34) is an expert in consumer goods and retail. He is based out of the Bonn office and supports European and Asian firms in improving their sales, marketing and pricing strategies.

Martin Gehring (38) works with automotive manufacturers and suppliers from Europe, Asia and the US. Gehring works out of the Cologne office, the city in which he also earned his Ph.D. in logistics and e-commerce.

Onno Oldeman (40) heads the Simon-Kucher & Partners office in Amsterdam. Oldeman has been developing marketing strategies for leading companies in the consumer goods, retail and service industries for over 13 years. Prior to joining Simon-Kucher, he led the Customer & Market Strategy practice at Deloitte Consulting.

Manuel Osorio (37) manages Simon-Kucher's construction and Latin American businesses from the US. Osorio has over ten years of global experience in strategy, business development, and corporate marketing. He holds a Master's in Engineering from the Catholic University in Chile as well as an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.


The French engineer Damien Robert (32) is the fifth partner of the Paris office. He is an expert in the leisure, tourism and transportation industries. Before becoming at partner at Simon-Kucher, Robert was the Head of Strategic and Promotional Pricing at Disneyland Paris.

Chethan Sharma (39) has over 14 years of experience in pricing and revenue management working in three continents. He works out of the London office and specializes in travel, tourism, hospitality as well as other industries such as IT, resources and retail.

Simon-Kucher’s first Italian partner, Enrico Trevisan (37), works in the Milan office. A financial expert, he specializes in growth, sales and price strategies in the banking sector. Trevisan studied at the Universities of Turin and Munich, where he also earned a Ph.D. in strategic management.

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