Team International Case Competition 2015
Nicole is currently in her second year of her Master in Business Management and Engineering minoring
in Computer Science. She specializes in the fields of Marketing and Operations Research. Nicole gained
work experience at BASF SE in Ludwigshafen (Germany) in the field of Human Resources Governance and at John Deere in Mannheim (Germany) in the field of Operations Planning. She spent six months abroad working for Siemens in Norwood, Ohio (USA) in the field of logistics. Furthermore, Nicole works as a student assistant and tutor at the Chair of Business Information Systems and Operations Research and spends her free time with playing basketball and running
Andreas is currently in the first year of his Master in Business Management and Engineering minoring
in Chemical Engineering. He specializes in the fields of Marketing and Strategic Management. Andreas
gained work experience at BASF SE in Ludwigshafen (Germany) in the field of strategic marketing and product development of automotive fluids. In 2015 he will spend a semester at the Wake Forest University, NC (USA), focusing on Brand and Advertising Management as well as Strategic Management in Emerging Markets. He is a working student at the Chair of Marketing assisting guest professors and market research projects as well as tutorials. In his free time, Andreas plays soccer and tennis and likes to go dancing and skiing.
Tobias is currently in the second year of his Master in Business Management with Technical Qualification
minoring in Process Engineering. He specializes in Marketing and Controlling. Tobias gained work experience as an intern in the department of Market - and Competitor Monitoring at the MAHLE International GmbH in Stuttgart (Germany). During that time he was also involved in a market survey, with the goal to analyze market shares of different products in the MHD market in North America. Tobias is working as a student project assistant at the Institute of Technology and Labor on a project for the German Ministry of Education. In his free time, he enjoys cycling and other sports.
Philip is currently in the second year of his Master in Business Management and Engineering minoring in Mechanical Engineering. He specializes in Marketing, and Strategic and International Management. Philip gained work experience at Blohm + Voss Shipyards in Hamburg (Germany), working in the departments for project controlling and process management. Currently he works at the Institute for Composite Materials (IVW) in Kaiserslautern (Germany) where he is also writing his master thesis. He has been on the board of local and national student organizations Philip spends his spare time with sports, cooking and traveling.
Lena teaches at the Management Department of the University of Kaiserslautern in the area of Marketing with a focus on Strategic Decision Making and Market Research. She holds a MBA of the University of Vermont and a Master in Industrial Engineering and Management with a minor in Mechanical Engineering of the University of Kaiserslautern. She is currently enrolled in a PhD Program at the University of Kaiserslautern in the field of Marketing. Lena has gained work experience as an intern in the automotive industry and as a management consultant in the healthcare industry.