Klaus-Dieter Pietsch

Klaus-Dieter Pietsch is a Partner and Business Mentor for the Logistics Business at Board Partners since 2015. Operating from our locations in Germany and Switzerland, he focuses on national and international Logistic Service Providers and their challenges.

Besides the Executive Search assignments, Klaus-Dieter Pietsch supports clients in their change management transformation and management development processes as well as Talent Management challenges. Furthermore, Klaus-Dieter is part of the „Advisory Board“ search team and uses his broad network and experiences for identifying the right Advisory Board members for our clients.

Before moving into the executive search and consulting business, he was a member of the global executive director board at Kuehne + Nagel, the leading global logistics service provider with 66,000 employees in 100 countries with more than 1,000 locations. In this position he has been responsible for all global HR, IT and Quality Management related issues at Kuehne + Nagel for 24 years.

After he started his career at the publisher Axel Springer as the Head of Training and Development Klaus-Dieter Pietsch was member of the management team at Otis Elevator – a Holding Company of United Technologies Corporation (UTC) for 14 years and there he was responsible for the global HR and change management as well as IT and QM business. Otis Elevator is the world leading manufacturer of elevators, escalators and moving walkways with 64,000 employees globally.

Before joining the Executive Board at Kuehne + Nagel Klaus-Dieter Pietsch was Managing Director at Carrier Inc. – also a UTC-Holding Company – in Syracuse/USA. Parallel to that he was also responsible for all international HR processes as well as the buildup of new regions outside of Northern America.