Dr. Rudi Herterich Founder and Managing Director
Dr Rudi Herterich studied materials science at the University of Erlangen/Nuremberg, followed by business administration at RWTH Aachen. He gained his initial professional experience as an engineer working in the Quality Assurance lab at Vegla Vereinigte Glaswerke GmbH in Aachen. He then moved to the Institute for Industrial Management (FIR) as a research assistant whilst also completing his business administration studies at RWTH Aachen. In 1988, he moved to the Institute for Business Informatics headed by Prof. A.-W. Scheer in Saarbrücken. After receiving his Ph.D. in 1992, he took up a position at IDS Scheer, where he led the ‘CAPISCE’ project: together with the Walldorf-based SAP AG, this gave rise to the PP-PI industry solution. He formed DHC Dr. Herterich & Consultants GmbH in Saarbrücken in 1996 and DHC AG in Zurich in 1998.