Proven industry experts at your side.
Wintergerst is a partnership - founded in 2011
Christian Kunz joined Wintergerst in 2012. As a graduate in engineering and business management he acts in the partnership team as an industry expert for mechanical and plant engineering as well as the wood processing industry. In addition, as a technical expert he is responsible for enhancing client performance. Within the context of complex restructuring projects, he regularly takes on board positions aimed at implementation of the plans. His in-depth understanding of medium-sized family-owned companies is of great benefit to him in this respect.
Christian Kunz can draw on his many years of experience as the managing director of his family’s international group of companies in the wood processing industry as well as his advisory board positions at renowned mechanical engineering companies who hold technical leadership in their respective fields. He also gained practical transaction experience during the sale of the family-owned group of companies, which he is happy to integrate in his assignments. In his private life, he devotes himself to his family whenever possible, as well as pursuing various sporting activities and hunting.
Volker Wintergerst has more than 20 years of experience in the consulting sector. After five years as the audit manager of audits of both separate and consolidated financial statements of large middle-market groups of companies and as a project leader in corporate finance, he spent ten years as a managing partner of the consulting arm of the Ebner Stolz Group.
Thereafter, he was the partner-in-charge of the Restructuring & Finance department at the locations of Dr. Wieselhuber & Partner GmbH in Stuttgart and Hamburg. In this period he played a decisive role, not only in developing strategies but also in accompanying corporate transactions from all angles. Volker Wintergerst’s competences are based on his extensive knowledge of finance and accounting. Since completing his business studies (Diplom Kaufmann), he has specialized primarily in the sectors of engineering, automotive and renewable energies. In addition to comprehensive teaching work as a specialist for key corporate decisions and structured solutions to succession issues, Volker Wintergerst also sits on a range of advisory boards, is a voluntary member of the executive board of the State Rowing Association of Baden-Württemberg and is a lecturer at the University of Heilbronn. He spends his free time mainly with his family, rowing, jogging or riding his motorbike.