Speaker: Christina Riess
Bundesverbandes der Vertriebsmanager e.V.
Christina is president of the Federal Association of Senior Executive Sales Managers. The Association was founded in 2013 and Christina has been an active member since the beginning: first as member of the board of directors, followed by the executive committee. In 2017 she was elected as the first female president in the history of the Association. Christina is a graduated industrial engineer with 20 years of leading industry experience in sales and engineering. During her 10 years at Airbus, she was heading various business units of customer service and engineering functions in Germany and France. Followed by her post as Head of Sales and Member of the Board for one of the biggest European business aviation airlines. Since 2014, Christina is CEO of A/SQUARE GmbH, a strategy consulting with a niche portfolio ranging from start-up investment funding, urban air mobility to aviation and defence. In addition, her company cooperates with Roland Berger strategy consultants on various projects. Christina is an extremely well-connected entrepreneur within Germany’s domestic industries, same as abroad. She is thrilled by establishing and running innovation projects in all kinds of corporations – and if those projects also meet the criteria of sustainability, then this gets her special attention. Christina is also settled and experienced in crisis management; hence, she is convinced that nowadays, corporates need to re-consider their entire strategy and organisational approach to successfully overcome today’s challenges, same as being part of a sustainable future!