Helmut Ahr (CEO)
Helmut Ahr has been a member of the Horváth AG executive management team since 2012 and was appointed as CEO in April 2022. As a member of the managing board, he is responsible for consulting in the areas of Finance Transformation, Corporate Transformation, and Digital Transformation. In addition, Helmut Ahr is responsible for Marketing & Communications and Innovation Management at Horváth.
Helmut Ahr holds a degree in business administration. After completing his studies, he initially held management positions for several years within the CFO function of a major bank. In 2000, he joined Horváth, where he globally managed the sector "Financial Industries" until his appointment to the managing board.
Axel Borcherding has been a member of the Horváth AG managing board since April 2022. He is responsible for the international business of the Horváth Group, including all national companies outside Germany. In parallel, Axel Borcherding serves as the Group's Chief Operating Officer (COO) – within this role he continues to advance and intensify the Group's global delivery capabilities. Axel Borcherding is also responsible for the Group's IT services and systems, procurement, as well as partner management and ecosystems.
Axel Borcherding is a chemical engineer and worked in leading positions in applied research from 1993 to 2001 before joining Horváth in 2001, where he was most recently responsible for the sector Chemicals & Life Sciences. He has supported numerous strategic transformation projects worldwide for global companies in the chemical and petroleum industries.
Stefan Hiendlmeier has been a member of the Horváth AG managing board since April 2022 and is responsible for the following sectors: Banking, Chemicals & Life Sciences, Insurance, Energy/Environment & Telecommunication, Public Sector & Healthcare as well as Transportation/Travel & Logistics. In addition, in his role as Chief People Officer, Stefan Hiendlmeier oversees the continuous development of Horváth as an employer and is also responsible for knowledge management.
Stefan Hiendlmeier holds a degree in business administration. After completing his studies, he joined Horváth in 2002 as a consultant, and was initially responsible for the sector Insurance until his appointment to the managing board.
Altfrid Neugebauer has been a member of the Horváth AG executive management team since April 2015. After studying business administration at the University of Augsburg, he joined Horváth in Stuttgart as a consultant in 1994 and was made a partner in 2000. On the managing board he is responsible for the Automotive, Industrial Goods, Retail and Consumer Goods sectors. At the same time, he continues to drive our range of global solutions aimed at optimizing sales and production functions.
As CFO, Altfrid Neugebauer is responsible for the Group's finances.