Managing Partner & Founder
Riedel Consulting GmbH
Wolfgang Riedel is the founder and managing partner of the Germany-based site selection consulting firm Riedel Consulting GmbH.
Wolfgang’s site selection clients since 1999 have covered a wide range of industrial segments: semiconductors, consumer electronics, data centers, photovoltaics, specialty chemicals, nonferrous metals, alternative energy, auto parts, heavy construction, commercial vehicles & trucks, nondurable household products or personal products. These assignments have comprised global site selection projects, location benchmarking or competitiveness assessments. In addition to corporate site selection assignments, Wolfgang has been an advisor to state governments in Brazil and Mexico, and to economic development agencies and cities in Europe.
Wolfgang has conducted site selection throughout many of the world’s key investment markets, with project references in more than 40 countries on five continents and drawing on a worldwide track record of around three hundred field technical due diligence assessments in the past years.
He began his career at several world market leaders in segments such as high-tech products, process technologies or process equipment for electronics, optical and other high-tech industries. Prior to starting Riedel Consulting GmbH, Wolfgang served as head of site selection at the M+W Group, a leading global engineering and construction partner for mainly technology-driven clients.
Wolfgang speaks five languages. He holds a Diploma Degree in Physics from the University of Ulm, Germany.
Phone: +49 176 473 29079 (Stuttgart, Germany)