Wolfgang Lehmacher, global thought leader and supply chain and logistics practitioner, is a business angel, executive advisor, and board member of the Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society, Singapore. He is also the Leader of the Supply Chain Innovation Network at KATALYST.
Previous positions saw Wolfgang Lehmacher fill the role of Director, Head of Supply Chain and Transport at the World Economic Forum in both New York and Geneva. He was also a partner and managing director for both China and India at the strategy consulting firm CVA situated in Hong Kong. Furthermore, he was the president and CEO of GeoPost Intercontinental at France’s La Poste, Paris, and headed the Eastern European and Mediterranean regions and acted as Country General Manager Switzerland at TNT.
Wolfgang Lehmacher is also a founding member of the Logistikweisen. This expert committee falls under the patronage of the German Federal Ministry BMVI. He is also a founding member of the think tank NEXST, i.e. Centre of Excellence for Global Emerging Supply Chain Technologies situated in Singapore.
A successful author, Wolfgang Lehmacher regularly contributes to BI, Nikkei, FT, Fortune, and Forbes.
As a speaker, Wolfgang Lehmacher has vast global experience in supply chain management, business collaboration, and various other business-related fields. A true citizen of the world, he spends his time between Paris, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and New York. He presents in German and English.
“I had a pleasure and enjoyed working with Wolfgang at the World Economic Forum in NYC and Geneva. I highly value him as a great mentor, collaborator and sparring partner advancing global strategic initiatives, always bringing the right mix of realistic practical experience and forward looking, future proof approach to innovate business and address societal needs. Wolfgang is a mission-driven recognized global expert and strategist who leads and inspires with strong domain expertise, particularly in global supply chain management and tech innovation in the logistics sector. I can only recommend working with Wolfgang if you should have an opportunity to gain from his expertise, creativity and drive!”
“I have known Wolfgang for 10 years now. We have participated in global forums in Europe and Asia and interacted deeply on a variety of subjects. A thorough gentleman, solid professional and a visionary CEO and Director and of course a great human being and friend. Needless to say I'm a great admirer and have tremendous respect for him. I wish him the very best and he will always be a great asset to his organisations. Guten tag and danke, Wolfgang for our friendship.”
“Wolfgang is an inspirational leader who is able to grasp and apply world class ideas. He is one of those rare professionals who can focus on the details and can also have far sighted strategic visions and ideas with strong leadership. He is definitely a committed and dedicated individual. He has been an invaluable asset in my development; he helped me to transform my way of thinking and made me a world of difference in my professional life. Wolfgang is a winning team player, leader, mentor, coach and a friend with a positive attitude. It was a great pleasure of working for Wolfgang.”
“From 2004 through to 2009, I worked on a series of engagements for Wolfgang, predominantly on a variety of growth and market entry strategies. During that time, Wolfgang's vision and capacity to make things happen has never ceased to amaze me. From Europe, to Russia, to the Middle East and Asia, he has demonstrated a remarkable ability to cross boundaries and stitch deals together - and form genuinely collaborative relationships with his business partners. He is truly a citizen of the world.”
“Während dieser Arbeit hatte die Meinung von WL immer einen sehr hohen Stellenwert. Auch wenn wir nicht immer einer Meinung waren, so erfolgte die Diskussion immer auf sachlicher Ebene. Insbesondere sein Einfluss auf meinen unmittelbaren Vorgesetzten war sehr oft von entscheidender Bedeutung.”