Dominique Endler has been successful in consultancies for more than 17 years. His career started at large-scale, international consultancies, always with a focus on interim management. He provides services for well-known multi-nationals as well as a international mid-sized companies. His hobbies include endurance sports and chess.
Dr. Ralf Holz
Dr. Ralf Holz advises PROFILERS on the qualification of certain interim anager for special projects. He can assert in which field the individual skills of a candidate are fitting for a specific task. Mr. Holz worked for 10 years as a head in a DAX company in the logistics sector after having completed 6 years in a consultancy. Currently still active as an interim manager his strengths lie within the healing of struggling organisations. Lasting restoration of companies within automotive, engineering and logistics sector are the focus of his work.
Lydia Sommer has around 40 years of professional experience and 30 years of management responsibility in the tech / high technology industry. In her last operational positions as CFO and CHRO at SMA Solar Technology AG as well as Managing Director of Nokia Siemens Networks Germany, Ms. Sommer gained a lot of experience in restructuring and change management. Entrepreneurial thinking and acting as well as employee motivation are very important to her. Today she brings her experience as self-employed “Experienced Executive” as an advisor to the table and operates as well as coach and mentor. Lydia Sommer continues to see major changes coming: digitization, globalization, shortage of skilled workers and diversity will change our lives, work and behavior in her eyes. Flexibility and the will to change are becoming more and more important and professional interim management can provide the best support. In her private life she enriches her experience by traveling far and wide with her husband.
Michael Hyllan now looks back on a long career in human resource management. He is a fully qualified lawyer, has learned human resources from the ground up and knows the essentials of operational and strategic human resources management. He started more than 30 years ago as a personnel trainee in one of the large German insurance companies. This was followed by various HR management positions in predominantly larger, medium-sized and owner-managed companies in industrial sectors. Among others as VP HR Germany at CLAAS KGaA mbH. His credo is: despite all reliability and commitment, always remain curious and always dare to try something new. Family, good friends, jazz and a good meal now and then bring him balance, as does intensive cycling. If there is still time, he relaxes with abstract painting.
Matthias Malessa works as independent leadership coach, lecturer and consultant. After graduating from the Heidelberg University as Dipl. Volkswirt (Macro economics) he started his career 1987 as a management trainee at adidas. After assignments in Hong Kong as VP Finance and Controlling, Bangkok as Country Manager for shoe production in Thailand and Vietnam he returned to the global adidas HQ in Germany. There, following different leadership roles in HR, he took responsibility for the worldwide people agenda as Chief HR Officer in 2006. Matthias left the adidas group at the end of 2014. In his „second career“ he has different lecturing assignment, is Senior Consultant at the Core Leadership Institute in Harvard (MA) and Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Co. He unfolds his social engagement at his local Lions Club, serving as board member at defacto.x foundation and as lecturer at the Albanian Nehemiah gateway foundation university. Matthias is married, to his wife Petra, they have 3 sons and live in Franconia, Bavaria.
Dr. Stefan Gros
Dr. Stefan E. Gros is a senior Chief Financial Officer and Interim Transformation Officer for family owned, listed and private equity held corporates. He has a strong reputation for helping companies to grow, to transform or restructure. He is lecturer for Business Valuation and Digitization at the Catholic University Ingolstadt. Currently he serves as an executive board member of an international, privately held corporation with focus on M&A, Business Transformation and Growth Management.
Daniela Hofbauer has more than 25 years of experience in HR management, mainly in international corporations, and has worked for the last 10 years as HR Interim Manager. She has accompanied various HR projects in the area of change management & integration, HR systems and has a solid operational background in HR. She speaks German, English and French. Her private passion in the area of personality development is also a big part of her professional career. As coach and mentor, she guides people to more clarity and awareness in professional change processes. She loves to travel and to combine work and pleasure in beautiful places.
Zelimir Tosic operates as a Consultant for PROFILERS. He gained experience during his studies working for well-known OEMs. The key aspects were project management, maturity management, quality management and process optimization. He speaks german, english, serbian and has basic knowledge in french. He loves spending time with his family and playing soccer in his free time. He is also coaching an adult soccer team.
Martin Wright works for PROFILERS as a consultant. After completing his training in a five-star hotel, he held various positions in the tourism industry and thus laid his professional foundation in sales and customer service. He then moved to a fintech startup where he was initially responsible for customer service at both locations (Las Vegas and Munich). In addition, he was given responsibility / In addition, he was responsible for the business development. In this role, Mr. Wright significantly contributed to the growth of users by 500%. In 2021 he switched to HR consulting and is part of the PROFILERS team since June 2022. Mr. Wright has been a successful networker and salesperson for over 16 years. He is the father of two sons and loves to spend time with them in nature. His hobbies are cardio and weight training and he also enjoys cooking very much.
Christoph Gross is a consultant at Profilers. In addition to his work as a personnel consultant, he holds a doctorate in digital health from the ETH Zurich. Due to his previous professional experience as strategy consultant in the field of life science and health care, he can draw on sound content expertise. He devotes his free time to hunting, squash, jazz music and cigars.
Executive Assistant / Head of Back Office
With her long term experience as an assistant to the management in the area of real estate management and health care, Tanja Kessler is your contact at PROFILERS for all organizational matters. As the management assistant, she supports the team in all areas.
In addition to her job, traveling to different countries and cooking are her passion.
Back Office Assistant
After her commercial training in an international automotive supplier group and subsequent business administration studies and more than 20 years of professional experience abroad in Portugal and Slovakia, she decided to work at POFILERS. She also lives out her private passion for wedding photography and event photography professionally. She loves to photograph and to travel. In her private life, she prefers to spend her time with her family and friends.