"In the early 1990s, we were true pioneers in the field of China consulting, and were among the first to establish ourselves there. Our recipe for success: detailed knowledge of local market requirements and a flair for practicable solutions."

About EAC

Sustainable value creation and a trusting cooperation are our greatest concern. Over many years, both have shaped our cooperation with customers from German medium-sized businesses as well as large international companies in numerous projects.

EAC is one of the leading management consultancies for strategy, M&A and operational excellence in emerging markets. We support our clients in the realization of growth strategies and the optimization of international value chains. And we have been doing so for over 25 years.

We have grown organically and have passed on the expertise and experience gained from numerous projects and market analyses to our globally committed teams. Our recipe for success: detailed knowledge of local market requirements and a flair for feasible solutions.

With every project we make our innovative know-how and "best practices" available to our customers. Our actions in the context of projects are characterized by individual problem analysis and holistic implementation. As an EAC customer, you receive practicable solutions and comprehensive service from one source. Our benchmark? In the end always the satisfaction of our customers!

An analysis is always as brilliant as the minds behind it. We achieve best practice and measurable success for our clients by designing each project individually and with new, innovative approaches.

Daniela Bartscher-Herold, EAC Founder & Partner

Our History

Pioneers in the industry - 30 years ago EAC was one of the first owner-managed management consultancies in China.

  • Foundation of the EAC

    In 1992, Dietmar Kusch founded EAC- Euro Asia Consulting in Munich. One year later, Daniela Bartscher-Herold joined EAC. Both are still Partners in the company. In the early days EAC focused on projects for the German “Mittelstand“ (small and medium-sized enterprises). But before long, large multinationals had also become clients of the company.

  • 1995 Official opening of the EAC office in Shanghai

    With the opening of an office in Shanghai in 1995, EAC laid the basis for further expansion in growth markets. Since 2000 the Shanghai Office has been managed by Daniel Berger, Partner of EAC. He heads EAC´s largest office together with Uwe Haizmann, also Partner of EAC.

  • 1995-2005 Period of rapid growth

    From the mid 90’s, EAC grew dramatically. Revenues and number of employees doubled. Around half of the DAX companies became clients of EAC. In addition, EAC acquired business in other European countries and the US. Besides China, EAC also began increasingly to address other growth markets such as India and Russia.

  • 2005 Opening of the EAC office in Mumbai

    Since the end of the 90’s, EAC had been successfully supporting its clients in India. Initially supported by local partners, EAC has worked with its own team and office since 2005. Responsible for India and the Middle East Region the office has been managed since inception by Ashish Kumar, Partner of EAC. In addition to the regional project work carried out there, EAC´s global research is coordinated from India.

  • 2006 New Partner on board

    In April 2006 Christina Stercken joined EAC as a Partner. Before that, she had worked in various management positions, particularly within Siemens AG. Among other posts she had held was that of Head of the China Task Force and in her last six years there she was Head of Global M&A.

  • 2011 Advisory Board of EAC

    Dr. Herbert Wörner, Dr. Horst Heidsieck, Dr. Albert Hieronimus, Harald J. Joos, Dr. Kay Mayland and Prof. Dr. Bernd A. Stecher were invited to form the Advisory Board (“Beirat”) of EAC. In this capacity they support and advise EAC on its continuing growth path. These successful senior managers combine a profound understanding of industry with many years in top executive positions and international experience.

  • 2013 Opening of the EAC office in Moscow

    Since 2013 EAC has had a fourth regional presence – in Moscow. The local team is backed up by the Competence Team Russia/Eastern Europe in Munich, headed from 2000 to January 2016 by Liane Höpler. In October 2013 Daniel Stähle took over as General Manager of the EAC Moscow Office.

  • 2017 Enlargement of EAC Advisory Board

    The EAC advisory board is enlarged by Dr. Dieter Wilhelm, Urs Leinhäuser, Dr. Peter Köhler and Hubertus Krossa.

  • 2018 Foundation of APAC Board

    In China, EAC is setting up a top-class expert board for the Asian region with CP Quek, Dr. Richard Zhang and Mo Zhong. All three are internationally experienced top managers of globally operating companies with profound industry expertise.

  • 2018 EAC becomes partner of IAC (Investment Association of China)

    EAC and IAC (Investment Association of China) enter into a strategic cooperation to provide holistic M&A, Strategy and Operational Excellence advisory services to major Chinese clients.

  • 2019 Professor Bernd Gottschalk becomes a new member of the EAC advisory board

    With Prof. Dr. Bernd Gottschalk, former President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), the World Association of Automobile Manufacturers (OICA) and former Vice President of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), EAC gains a new member of the Advisory Board with unique expertise in the German and international automotive industry and an international network in business, finance and politics.

  • 2020 EAC gains valuable new partners in the DACH region

    With Roger Jann in Switzerland and Christian Santner in Austria, EAC can expand its network at strategically important locations in the DACH region and gain valuable new cooperation partners. Dr. Armin Bruck, former CEO Siemens ASEAN and India, becomes a new EAC Advisory Board member in June 2020.