Seidensticker Advise & Invest GmbH

Franz-Josef Seidensticker has spent the majority of his business career in strategy and business transformation consultancy. For more than 12 years he was a member of the EMEA executive leadership team of Bain, one of the world’s leading management consultancy firms. During that time he was also a member of Bain’s global Board of Directors, Chairman of EMEA Emerging Markets, and Managing Partner of Bain Germany and Switzerland.

In a unique way, Franz-Josef combined governance leadership with actively advising CEOs/Chairmen, supervisory boards and private equity investors through major transformations and improvement programs. As member of Bain’s global leadership he built Bain into Germany’s leading transformation partner for Dax-100 corporates; supervised Bain’s Asia growth strategy and market expansion into China, India and Middle East; and led the inception of Turkey and CEE offices.

Since 2012 Franz-Josef  acts as Advisory Partner for Bain and is increasingly focusing on corporate governance and transformation processes in mid-cap growth companies as board director, investor and advisor. Today, he is the Chairman of the board of Minimax Viking Holding and Minimax Management GmbH, a global leader in the Fire Protection industry. He serves as a board member of the Bain Capital portfolio company Wittur Holding, the global market leader for elevator components, and he is the Chairman of the Digitial Advisory Board of Hypovereinsbank/UniCredit in Germany. Further, he serves on the advisory board of the biotech/pharmaceutical company RMJH Rx headquartered in Ashburn, VA, USA.

He studied business administration and received a PhD in Management Information Systems from University of St. Gallen in Switzerland.