Michael Fohrer is an independent consultant for growth, turnaround and restructuring scenarios.
Michael was with Bombardier Transportation from 2008 until July 2020. In December 2016, Michael Fohrer was appointed Chairman of the Management Board of Bombardier Transportation GmbH Germany. In addition to this role, he was President of the CEI (Central Europe, East Europe Israel) region. Likewise, he additionally led the Locomotives & LRV divisions from 2016. Prior to that, as Vice President Services, he had responsibility for the Central and Northern Europe, Asia and Russia region.
Michael Fohrer began his professional career in 1990 as a trainee at Otis Elevator Company in Berlin. He worked very successfully for Otis for 18 years in various management positions, including at the European headquarters in Paris, in China, and at WHQ in Farmington/USA.
In February 2021, he was appointed to the advisory board of Rail.S – The Railway Technology Network in Saxony. Rail.S brings together over 100 companies from business, academia and railroad companies.
Michael holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Pforzheim and has also successfully completed the Senior Executive Program at the Darden School of Business (University of Virginia).