Diethard Engel Manager
Diethard (“Hardy”) bring over 20 years of experience with global corporations. He has focused his career on designing and delivering organizational transformation and post-merger integrations for an expansive clientele in industrial, professional services, and PE sectors.
One of Hardy’s strengths lies in the management of large, cross-functional teams with members of diverse backgrounds. He applies his experience in this area routinely and effectively in leading projects for international organizations—ensuring that strategic objectives are broken down to actionable items.
Stemming from a Finance and Controlling background, analysis and structure build the foundation of Hardy’s approach to delivering successful programs. Owing to his broad functional exposure, Hardy has become a process-savvy and interface-conscious leader with the right mix of drive for results and emotional intelligence.
Before joining Conscient Strategies, Hardy gained international exposure in his career as a Finance Executive with global players like Unilever, ICI, and Henkel. He spent six years in a CFO role in the US, and another two years in the UK. Among others, Hardy has run projects for Dematic, Siemens Gamesa, DowDuPont, and Qualitest.
Hardy holds a diploma in Business Management from the University of Kiel, and is a certified international trade specialist. He is fluent in English and German.
He serves as a board member of a student alumni organization, and enjoys BBQ grilling and smoking meats in his outdoor kitchen.