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Dr. Peter Kreutter is Director of the WHU Foundation in Vallendar and Managing Director of the „WHU Center for Non-Profit Management and Digital Social Impact“ at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Düsseldorf (Germany). He is also a member of the board of trustees of various charitable foundations, e.g. CIO Foundation.

Before joining WHU in 2007, Peter spent more than a decade in the banking and consulting industry. He started his career as a relationship banker at Deutsche Bank’s Corporate and Real Estate Division; later, he joined Sal. Oppenheim jr. & Cie.’s Investment Banking Division, where he advised technology, IT, and professional services firms on capital market, take-over and market entry strategies. He also worked several years in the field of management and strategy consulting for a BCG spin-off.

Peter studied Business Administration at the Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (Germany) and Political Science at Trinity College Dublin (Ireland). He received his Doctorate in Business Administration from WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management (Germany).

Peter is co-editor of various handbooks, e.g. Globalization of Professional Services and The Palgrave Handbook of Managing Continuous Business Transformation.

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