improve.r for the Agribusiness and Distribution sectors

As the former CEO of a leading agricultural company, Hans-Gerd Birlenberg knows the agricultural sector better than most. He knows how attractive and at the same time challenging it is to work in an industry that is constantly forced to cope with the conflicting demands of profitability, good nutrition, sustainable cultivation and environmental protection. This insider knowledge and his experience at C-level make him an experienced personnel consultant for the top management levels.

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From the series of articles Exit strategy after the lockdown:

What could this look like in the agricultural sector? (05.05.20)


Curriculum vitae of HANS-GERD BIRLENBERG

Sector experience:

Hans-Gerd Birlenberg knows the world of agriculture inside out. As a former CEO of an agricultural company, he is deeply involved in this industry and consistently applies this insider understanding to his customers.

Career development:

  • Degree in business administration
  • Consistent career progression up to CEO of the secondlargest European sugar company
  • 2012 moved into personnel consulting
  • 2016 Hager Unternehmensberatung


  • German 
  • English
  • Italian (basic knowledge)