Institute for Simplicity

Consulting Based on the Principles of Simplicity

Arne Brandes

Arne Brandes was born 1972 in Kiel. As skilled Boatbuilder he studied Business Administration and Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences in Bremen and at the University of Hong Kong.

Arne Brandes held different management positions in the Würth Group, world market leader in the trade of assembly and fastening material, providing customized, logistical procurement and supply concepts to the Industry.

Besides establishing and leading delivery concepts for key accounts in Spain and in Germany, he built up as Managing Director the industry division for Würth in mainland China, including the establishment of a new Würth-company with the sales- and logistics network and the sourcing organization.

Arne Brandes was and is leading different strategic purchasing activities and supply-chain-concepts for the plant construction and engineering industries in Germany, Norway, China and South Korea, besides extensive activities in the yacht building- and fibre composite industry.

Oldenburg, 2014