Partners 2023

We hare happy to present some of the corporate partners participating in last year’s event!

Platinum Partners


Simon-Kucher is a global consultancy with more than 2,000 employees in 30 countries. 

Our sole focus is on unlocking better growth that drives measurable revenue and profit for our clients. 

We achieve this by optimizing every lever of their commercial strategy – product, price, innovation, marketing, and sales – based on deep insights into what customers want and value. 

With 37 years of experience in monetization topics of all kinds, we are regarded as the world’s leading pricing and growth specialist. 


Roboyo is not a typical technology consultancy. We have been at the forefront of Business Process Automation since the sector began, less than a decade ago. We started as pioneers. Today, we are the world’s largest specialist Intelligent Automation company and remain at the cutting edge. Our growth, success and contribution to the success of our clients is a result of one thing – our people. We are united by our purpose, to take what’s possible to the next level – for our clients, our business and for each other. At Roboyo, you will experience a fun and innovative work environment with a dynamic and ambitious team passionate about technology and automation.


zeb is one of the leading strategy, management and IT consultancies specializing in financial services in Europe.

We support banks, insurance companies and (tech) service providers in the development of new business models, digital transformation, risk management and IT management.

We are experts in the areas of strategy and organization, finance and risk as well as IT consulting.

We combine in-depth professional know-how with technological expertise, social competence and creativity.


Hilti stands for innovation and direct customer relationships. About 32,000 employees around the world, in more than 120 countries, contribute to making our customers’ work more productive, safer and more sustainable. We do this with our hardware, software and service offering.

With roughly 280,000 customer contacts each day, many ideas come directly from our customers. If there is a challenge for which no Hilti solution exists, one will be developed. This is why we invest approximately 6 percent of sales each year in research and development. From product development to manufacturing, logistics, sales and services, we cover the entire value-added chain.

Platinum Lite Partner


Building on a strong legacy of more than 145 years, we are leading the way to reimagine and improve life every day. Today and for generations to come. Through our innovative and sustainable brands and technologies, across our teams around the world. 

Henkel holds leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses: Our portfolio includes well-known hair care products, laundry detergents, fabric softeners as well as adhesives, sealants, and functional coatings.

Gold Partners


AlphaSights was born with a purpose: to unlock human knowledge and power success.  From our state-of-the-art offices in nine major world cities, we connect business leaders seeking knowledge with the experts who possess it. We’re one of the fastest-growing global companies, employing 1500+ colleagues from 60+ nationalities.

We operate at the heart of the global knowledge economy, providing a suite of knowledge-on-demand services to investment funds, consultancies, Fortune 500 companies and nonprofits. Our clients use our services when evaluating critical investment and business decisions. We connect them with industry experts who possess specific knowledge that is otherwise unavailable to them.

We’re a fast-paced, client-driven service organization. We respond to client inquiries within minutes and deliver within hours. When deadlines are tight, and when robust insight is make or break, our clients count on us.


Barilla is an Italian family-owned food company. Established in 1877, it’s now an international Group present in more than 100 countries.

A world leader in the markets of pasta and ready–to–use sauces in continental Europe, bakery products in Italy and crispbread in Scandinavia, the Barilla Group is recognized worldwide as a symbol of Italian know–how.

The Joy of Food for a Better Life” is Barilla’s purpose to bring people closer to the joy of good food and making quality the choice for a better life. It’s a commitment from field to fork, to bring to the world tasty, joyful and wholesome products, made with selected raw materials from responsible supply chains. Because what we eat today can change our tomorrow. Because good food is a joy for the present and a choice for a better future.


DEICHMANN SE is the market leader in German and European shoe retailing, operates more than 4.300 shops and is represented in 31 countries. The company, which is headquartered in Essen and employs around 42.000 people worldwide, was founded in 1913 by Heinrich Deichmann in Essen-Borbeck and is now in its third generation of family ownership. 

The DEICHMANN Group is growing worldwide and is therefore constantly looking for qualified employees. The group includes Dosenbach, Ochsner Shoes, Ochsner Sport (Switzerland and Germany), vanHaren (Netherlands and Belgium) and Rack Room Shoes/Off Broadway (USA) as well as Roland SE with its subsidiary MyShoes. 

DEICHMANN offers career starters a choice of eleven different apprenticeships in the areas of sales, head office and logistics, internships and trainee positions as well as three dual study programmes. All the more experienced and managers at DEICHMANN have good development and promotion opportunities, for example within the framework of the international junior staff development programme „Talents@Deichmann“, as well as the opportunity for further training and attractive offers for company pension and health care. 

Gold Lite Partner


Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises.

Our customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics of companies and markets with close collaboration at all levels of the client organization. This ensures that our clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, build more capable organizations, and secure lasting results. Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with offices in more than 100 cities in 50 countries.

Light Partners

DHL Consulting

DHL Consulting is an independent management consultancy dedicated to creating value for Deutsche Post DHL Group, its customers and external companies that seek to improve their supply chain performance. Consultants in DHL Consulting therefore have the unique opportunity to experience both in-house and external consulting projects. DHL Consulting combines business experience and logistics expertise to effectively answer the multifaceted business challenges of DPDHL Group.

Our calling is to help our customers solve any business challenge they face. We strive for excellence in all we do and endeavor to be insightful experts that collaborate as equals. We value cooperation both within our teams as well as with our customers’ experts. Last but not least, we are an objective partner due to our independent position within Deutsche Post DHL Group. Our advice is neutral and based on our unique industry insight that helps us identify the best and most viable solution for our customers.

We believe that our approach to teamwork stands out in the consulting industry. Our teamwork is rooted in mutual respect and collaborative support. This open-minded approach ensures the efficient transfer of knowledge, close collaboration, excellent results and above all a work environment where our people not only grow professionally, but become more than just colleagues.

The people we recruit not only boast academic excellence; they have a rich character full of talents, passions, opinions and personality. We look at each individual as a whole person, and a future collaborator in our mutual success.

Corporate Partners can engage with the participants in different formats, and thereby strengthen their brand image and attract soon-to-be CEMS graduates. Interested in becoming one of our Corporate Partners?