Günther Jauck
Senior Executive Advisor

Vienna, Austria

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Günther Jauck

Professional Background

Günther has more than 25 years of experience as a top management consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG, and IBM and as an internal advisor for a major international bank known today as UniCredit Bank subsidiary. He has held senior level positions at the Big 4, PwC, Head of Financial Effectiveness and Sector Head for Industrial Products and KPMG, Head of Business Performance Management. He has led domestic and international enterprise-wide reorganization programs, post-merger integrations as well as synergy realization, cost reduction and revenue enhancement projects.

Günther is a key-note speaker and has held trainings for several thousand people at leading global companies on different topics such as Working Capital Management, Value Chain Optimization, and Compliance & Anti-Corruption.

M&A Expertise

Business Process Integration & Optimization, Communication, Back Office Integration, Change Management, Supply Chain Management & Spend Optimization, Value Chain & Resource Management.

Some of Günther’s M&A experience can be found in his book, Potential Areas of Conflict in Mergers & Acquisitions – An investigation into Corporate Social Responsibility and Shareholder Value Issues – with Case Study Analysis.

He is also co-author of additional books on turnaround management such as Working Capital Management, Handbook of Modern Administrative Management,Handbook of Cost Reduction Plans, and Turnaround Navigation in Stormy Times.

Industry & Sector Experience

Advised clients across many industry sectors including Consumer and Industrial Products, Industrial Manufacturing, Paper & Pulp Manufacturing, Machinery, Plant Engineering & Construction, Utilities, Telecom, Mail-Order Business & Wholesale, Automotive, Technology, Financial Services (Banking and Insurance), Health Care.

Project Highlights

  • International packaging & paper company – Organisational review and transformation of the whole company after their demerger
  • International industrial company – Transformation & post-merger evaluation
  • Multinational mail order company – Transformation, enterprise-wide performance improvement & cost reduction
  • International industrial company – Transformation of the Value Chain for different countries and cultures worldwide
  • International personnel and vehicle access company – Transformation of the Value Chain for different European countries and cultures
  • Global industrial conglomerate – Transformation of the world-wide Supply Chain
  • Multinational steel group, division railway systems – Optimisation of the procurement processes including identification & realisation of cost savings and synergies within the divisions.


  • International Executive Program on Corporate Finance, IE Business School, Madrid, Spain
  • MBA & PhD (summa cum laude), Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria
  • MSc in Finance, UBC – University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
  • Professional MBA in Finance, DUK – Danube University Krems, Austria
  • Certified Turnaround Expert (CTE) accredited by the Austrian Chamber of Commerce

A little more about Günther

Günther lives in Vienna and spends time in the south of the Alps near the Italian border in East Tyrol. He enjoys hiking, skiing and mountain biking. He has a passion for traveling and learning about other cultures.

Sector expertise

  • Automation & Robotics
  • Automotives
  • Biotechnology
  • Business & Professional Services
  • Chemicals & Materials
  • Construction
  • Consumer Products Supply
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Governments & Public Services
  • Groups & Conglomerates
  • Healthcare
  • Industrial Electronics
  • Industrial Manufacturing
  • IT Services
  • Media & Marketing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Real Estate
  • Semiconductors
  • Technology Hardware
  • Telecommunications Carriers
  • Transportation
  • Travel, Tourism & Leisure
  • Utilities

Service expertise



  • English
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish