Who we are

Horváth is an international, independent management consultancy firm with over 1,000 employees in locations in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary, Romania, Italy, the USA, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. We carry out projects for our international customers around the world, using expert perspectives to create solutions and synergies which lead to real competitive advantage for our clients. In this context, we provide precise knowledge of, and take into account, the local conditions thanks to the cooperation with our partners in the consultancy alliance “Cordence Worldwide”.

What we do

As specialists for performance management and transformation, we support companies and top executives with extensive competence in business models, organizational structures, processes and systems to enable them to successfully align their organizations for the future. We combine passion and effective implementation to turn change into success across whole companies, in individual business areas or in functions such as sales, operations, procurement, controlling & finance, HR and IT. 

What distinguishes us

We represent a detailed understanding of the industry as well as the highest level of professional expertise in all corporate functions. Our mission is to create sustainable benefit and value in every project, whether for growth, profitability or efficiency. That is why our consultants accompany customers from the business management concept and anchoring in processes and systems through to change management. We also offer targeted coaching and training for managers and employees. This combination makes us unique and has distinguished us for many years. 

In addition to our high level of technical expertise, ensuring excellent project results is particularly important to us. We deliver what we promise. We are customer-focused, strive for optimal customer satisfaction in every project and represent outstanding returns on consulting. Our customers confirm this to us again and again. 

We also attach particular importance to trusting and appreciative cooperation with our customers - from top management to individual employees. We always act cooperatively, fairly, are always goal-oriented and at eye level with our discussion partners. Ultimately, human interaction and acceptance are crucial success factors in any transformation project. 

Our roots

We were founded in 1981 as IFUA IInstitut für Unternehmensanalysen and changed our name to Horváth & Partners in 1989. Our founder and namesake Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Péter Horváth is considered one of the co-founders of controlling in the German-speaking world and has accompanied the company as a member of the Supervisory Board since 2000. In 2021, we shortened our brand name to Horváth - short and concise.

We are consistently working on expanding our business areas and developing trend-setting solutions in performance management and transformation. In this way, we ensure that our solutions combine the experience gained from thousands of consulting projects with the latest professional and technological knowledge. 

The Horváth Group

We are currently represented at 14 locations in eight countries in Europe, the USA and the Arab world. Horváth AG as the management holding company of the Group is responsible for the strategic and operational management of the various Horváth companies. In line with our partnership approach, the top management positions are held by partners.