WIEGEL, Wolfgang


Expert, team leader in Economic Development, Employment and Industrial Development projects. ValueLinks trainer in English, Spanish and Portuguese language.


Wolfgang Wiegel graduated from University of Applied Sciences Coburg-Münchberg/Germany in Textile Technology & Engineering, and post graduated at University of Applied Sciences Pforzheim/Germany as Economist and Industrial Engineer.

Experience: * 29 years consultancy in technical assistance projects/programs (EU, GIZ, DFID, ILO, IFAD, UNIDO, private sector clients). * 14 years management responsibilities in medium sized and multi-national companies (origin: Germany, UK, USA, Japan, Sweden, Italy) as well as EU based industrial consulting companies. Managerial responsibilities in strategic and operational B2B marketing and sales, industrial automation, business development with specific sectoral experience in Textile technology and machinery; systems and components manufacturing; machine works; food and beverage production industry.

In consultancy, Wolfgang Wiegel focusses on value chain methodologies in agro and industrial projects. He is a VL trainer and executes value chain analysis and studies, focusing on industrial VCs, SME internationalization and consultancy, private sector and industrial competitiveness and export development; organisational development of service providers and institutions/BMO skills and capacity building, TVET; systemic development of non-traditional sectors in oil and gas producing countries.

Wolfgang Wiegel has worked in different roles and responsibilities in Argentina, Angola, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Brazil, Bolivia, Canada, China, Colombia, Cote d`Ivoire, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Jordan, Lesotho, Mexico, Macedonia, Mozambique, Moldova, Nigeria, Paraguay, Peru, Syria, Tanzania, Turkey, Tajikistan, USA, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, as well as various EU countries.

His working languages are English, Spanish and Portuguese

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