Dr. Hubertus Babel - Profile
Hubertus Babel holds a doctoral degree in mechanical engineering and has over 20 years experience in management and leadership. As a director, business unit manager and plant manager of a major plant construction group in charge of over 1,500 employees, he was responsible for developing business relationships and joint venture set-ups in Asia and Europe, including technical coordination. He is experienced in advising and coaching managers in Germany and abroad, facilitating change processes, and developing new management and leadership cultures. Over the course of his career he has deepened his business management and psychological skills through continuing education in communication, facilitation and coaching.
Born in Bocholt, Hubertus Babel was Boy Scout, a passionate track and field athlete, and handball and tennis player. Following his university entrance qualification and reserve officer training, he studied business administration and mechanical engineering in Karlsruhe. He interrupted his studies following the death of father to successfully reorganize his family's business. After completing his degree in mechanical engineering, he was a university researcher and instructor while working on his doctoral degree and studying as well time and motion as welding engineering. He has had several overseas assignments in China, India, Turkey, and North and South America. He started his career as an assistant to the executive board and later became plant manager, director, head of business unit, and a member of the advisory and supervisory boards. He has served many years as a lay judge, he is a committed consultant and coach and passionate archer and golfer. Also he is a fan of Mediterranean and Asian cuisines.?