Arthur D. Little China appoints new Managing Director

Arthur D. Little (ADL), a global management consulting firm, today announces the appointment of Dr. Thomas Schiller, as Arthur D. Little China's Managing Director to lead its growing team in China. Dr. Schiller will be tasked with overall strategy, growth and profitability of ADL China. He will be responsible for delivering performance improvement programmes to build leadership capabilities as well as ensuring delivery of better business results to the clients. Dr. Schiller is a proven industry expert in helping foreign clients to improve business and performance in a very complex and dynamic Chinese market. He has over four years of experience in this market and has an exciting track record in the automotive and manufacturing industry. Over the past nine years at ADL Dr. Schiller has been responsible for mergers and acquisitions, developing a new business model and providing advice to Fortune 100 companies. Commenting on the internal appointment, Michael Tram, CEO, Arthur D. Little, said, "We're delighted to appoint Thomas Schiller as Arthur D. Little China's managing director. The time is absolutely right to introduce this dedicated role and we are fortunate to have someone of Thomas' caliber and expertise in-house to spearhead our strategic expansion plans and lead the way forward for ADL China." Before joining Arthur D. Little, Dr. Schiller was engaged in different functions in industry as well as in research for eight years. He studied mechanical engineering at the Georg-Simon-Ohm University of Applied Science in Nuremberg. He was working with Siemens AG, Erlangen in their Engineering and Strategic Planning department. He has also worked at the University of Bamberg as project manager counselling leading German engineering and construction companies. "I am incredibly excited by what the future holds for ADL China and the opportunities that will emerge in this market," said Dr. Schiller. He further added "I am looking forward to leading the team to ensure we expand our presence and continue to deliver sustainable business strategies for our clients."

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About Arthur D. Little Arthur D. Little, founded in 1886, is a global leader in management consultancy combining expertise in strategy and operations with deep industry knowledge offering our clients innovative and sustainable solutions to their most complex business problems. Arthur D. Little is known for its collaborative client engagement style, exceptional people and a firm wide commitment to quality and integrity. Arthur D. Little has over 30 offices worldwide, employing over 1000 people. If you would like further information on the firm please visit

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