Günther Eberhard

scientist
  • DistriConsult GmbH
  • prochem AG
  • KPMG (Schweiz) AG
  • Von Roll
    Management AG
  • Dow Europe AG/
    GmbH
  • Dow Stade GmbH

Günther Eberhard

Senior & Managing Partner

Günther Eberhard merges a thorough knowledge of the chemical industry, it's technologies, structures and channels-to-market with a keen business sense and a well developed awareness for cross-cultural issues. Before joining DistriConsult as Senior & Managing Partner in 2009, Günther spent over 25 years in line and project management roles in basic and specialty chemicals manufacturing, materials technology and chemicals distribution. Starting off in R&D at Dow Chemical he later moved to technical sales, strategic planning and marketing. During several years he was involved in defining the company’s approach to channel-management and selection of distribution partners. He subsequently became the Head of Corporate Development at Von Roll, at the time one of Switzerland’s industrial leaders in the foundry and engineering industry, executing a number of strategic acquisitions and divestments. After several years in Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) advisory at KPMG, Günther worked as Director of Purchasing & Logistics for prochem AG a successful privately owned Swiss specialty chemical distributor that realized significant growth by broadening its supplier portfolio and product range. After 2007 he helped integrate the company into NRC, a leading European specialty chemical distribution group. In late 2009 he took over the activities of DistriConsult from company founder Marc H. Fermont. Since 2015 he serves on the board of Dolder AG, a Basel-based distributor of speciality chemicals and polymers. 
His education includes a masters degree in Chemical Engineering  (Dipl.-Ing. CIW (Univ.)) from Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg, Germany and a masters degree in Industrial Engineering (Dipl.-Ing.) from Fernuniverstät GH  Hagen, Germany.

Expertise across company sizes and cultures

As a seasoned practitioner in many aspects of strategic planning, business development, project management and M&A, Günther is an expert in channel management, with a high reputation in the chemical distribution industry. He is aware of the different needs and approaches of both types of companies: large corporate firms and small / medium sized family-owned enterprises.

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Mastering the art
of distribution

 

DistriConsult is a specialist consulting practice, focusing on channel management in the chemicals and polymers industry.

We offer practical  advice  by  senior experts,  adapted to  the needs   of manufacturers and distributors of chemicals and polymers and to the financial investors who support them.

Over more than fifteen years, DistriConsult has successfully completed more than one hundred different projects around the globe, which have created significant value for our clients.

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