Nov. 22, 1937, in Berlin.
Business degree from Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich, 1962.
Started a laundry business and a discount liquor outlet while still a student. Worked for Boston Consulting Group in Boston and Munich, 1962 to 1967. Founded his own firm, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, in Munich in 1967. It now has 1,500 employees and annual fees of $400 million.
Chancellor Gerhard Schroder, DaimlerChrysler, Lufthansa, Deutsche Bank, Bayer.
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