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Ulrich Schmidt

Managing Director

KPMG LLP’s Global Location and Expansion Services
Philadelphia, PA

Ulrich Schmidt is a Managing Director in KPMG LLP’s Global Location and Expansion Services (GLES) practice, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has over 18 years of experience in working with global businesses on location analysis, site selection, multi-state tax issues, and business incentives.

Ulrich focuses on developing and managing global location strategies and workstreams for a broad spectrum of clients, including life sciences, financial services, consumer markets, IT, and manufacturing industries. He implements comprehensive location delivery models and location rationalization strategies to leverage existing facilities and to support companies’ business case requirements.

North America
IT Business Services and HQ Medical and Life Sciences
Financial Advanced Manufacturing

Ulrich obtained a Masters’s degree in Political Science and Economics from the University of Frankfurt in Germany. After completing his post-secondary education in Germany, Ulrich began his career at a multi-state utility company, focusing on attracting foreign-based companies to the United States. He joined KPMG’s GLES practice in 2000.