Rico Schütz

Employment History

During his studies, Mr Schütz gained extensive practical experience as a working student at Siemens AG in the areas of sales and strategic purchasing, as well as through various university projects with partners from the business world.  Between 2000 and 2002, he also worked on freelance projects for Siemens Automotive and a management consultancy.


Since 2006, he has held various senior positions at the BMW Group in the areas of research into new technologies and innovations, vehicle integration, electrics/electronics (E/E) development, and international and strategic purchasing.

Main Focuses

Rico Schütz works primarily on the following topics:

In addition, Mr Schütz is a certified auditor for quality management systems (ISO 9001).  He regularly develops and conducts training courses in the area of his expertise.

Educational & Academic Background

After his apprenticeship as an industrial clerk at Siemens AG, Rico Schütz studied Industrial Engineering at the Technische Universität (TU) Berlin and International & Financial Management at the University of California, Berkeley, graduating with the grade ‘very good.’  Simultaneously, he completed additional studies in computer science as well as in change and knowledge management at the TU Berlin.

Core Functional Expertise

March 2021

‘Best Management Consultants 2021’: T. K. Hamann among the top 3 consultancies for sales, after sales, and CRM

The 2021 ranking ‘Beste Unternehmensberater [Best Management Consultants]’ by the German business magazine brand eins and the business data portal Statista has just been published.


T. K. Hamann takes a top position in this with a shared second place in the field of ‘Sales, After Sales, CRM’.  In addition, we are honored for the sector ‘Auto & Suppliers’ and the functional area ‘Strategy Development’.


We are grateful to all our clients, the entire team, and business partners who have worked with us since our founding in late 2016.  Together, we will continue to consequently pursue quality leadership in our disciplines.

For this year’s ranking, 2,334 colleagues determined the best management consultancies according to their perception by industry and functional practice area.  Subsequently, assessments were obtained from the clients.  For this purpose, 1,100 senior executives were provided with a list of the recommended consultancies for each industry and work area clients via online survey; another 234 senior executives (Head of Strategy, Head of Business Development, etc.) from DAX, M-DAX, S-DAX and Tec-DAX companies were specifically invited to participate in the survey.