Team International Case Competition 2008
Johannes Hansen is currently in the last semester for his Master in Industrial Engineering and Management at the University of Kaiserslautern. His minor is Computer Science and the main focus of his studies is Supply Chain Management. While gaining international experience during exchange semesters in Moscow as well as Wake Forest University’s MBA program, Johannes has also worked as a research intern in Ricoh’s software lab in Tokyo. During his leisure time, he enjoys playing basketball, reading non-fiction literature and spending time at cinemas.
Fabian is currently completing his 7th semester for his Master in Industrial Engineering and Management, minoring in Computer Science at the University of Kaiserslautern, while his main focus is on Market Research and Controlling. He is in the executive board of AIESEC in Kaiserslautern ”“ the world's largest student organization ”“ which offers leadership experience and exchange programs to students. With a fascination for exploring foreign countries, in which he has no previous language knowledge, Fabians biggest passion is travelling abroad, especially in East Europe.
Lena Himbert is currently in her 8th semester of her Master in Industrial Engineering and Management at the University of Kaiserslautern. Her minor is mechanical engineering and her focus is Marketing. Apart from gaining international experience during her student exchange at Rovaniemi University of Applied Sciences in Finland, she has also gained consulting experience as a student consultant at ATM, a consultant organisation run by students, as well as in workshops with the Boston Consulting Group. When not immersed in university or consulting work, Lena can be found passionately singing at the theatre choir, playing the violin, or practicing gymnastics.
Cory F. Drummond
Cory Drummond will be completing his Master in Industrial Engineering and Management with a focus on Marketing and Negotiations in 2008. Born and raised in Canada, Cory has spent several years abroad for studies as well as internships in Belgium, Germany, and Canada, with his most current endeavour at the Grande École INT as well as Unilever Europe in Paris, France. With a passion for ice hockey and golf, he also finds time for further interests, such as Asian cuisine, reading, cultures, and languages. Upon completing his studies, Cory plans on working in China in the FMCG or sporting sector.
David currently teaches at the Management Department of the University of Kaiserslautern in the area of Marketing with a focus on Strategic Decision Making. He holds a MBA of the Simon Fraser University and a master of Industrial Engineering and Management of the University of Kaiserslautern with a minor in Mechanical Engineering. Amongst others, David gained work experience as an IT consultant and working for a start up company in the health care area. Besides teaching he is currently working as a management consultant providing services to companies form the automotive, aerospace and mechanical engineering industries.
Dr. Georg Fassott holds a PhD in Management, a Master of Business and Engineering degree and an M.A. in Adult Education from the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. His teaching, research and consulting focus is on electronic business, industrial marketing, and international marketing. After his doctoral studies, Dr. Fassott held a number of positions in marketing management, sales, and quality management with Kiefer & Veittinger (now integrated in SAP AG) and Robert Bosch GmbH. He has done consulting work for multinational companies (including: Siemens, Bosch, IBM, and Degussa) as well as local start-up firms.