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Managing partner and founder
Marketing / IT
Balz Eggenberger, lic.oec.HSG (Risk Management & insurance), is the founder of fleetcompetence and has over 20 years of experience in the automotive sector, vehicle fleet and consulting. He is lecturer in the certificate course “Fleet and Mobility Management” which he developed together with the University of Applied Sciences St. Gallen and for whom he is the course leader in the starting phase has taken over. He is also the initiator of the “International Fleet Meeting Geneva”, the first international networking platform for fleet and mobility management that in the context of the Geneva International Motor show.
Thilo von Ulmenstein
Sales / Partner Network / Legal
The lawyer Thilo v. Ulmenstein is Managing Partner of fleetcompetence europe since 2012. He has worked for over 15 years in the field of fleet and mobility management. Before moving to Switzerland, he has been CEO of a major fleet management service provider in Germany. At the same time, he was involved in building an international alliance of European fleet management companies, which he led as president. Prior to joining in this industry Thilo v. Ulmenstein worked for the European Commission as a national expert in the field of energy and transport. Thilo von Ulmenstein is lecturer at the university-certified training ‘fleet and mobility management ” in co-operation with the University of Applied Sciences St Gallen.
Finance / Business Development / Supplier Relationship
Tobias Kern, Dipl. Betriebswirt (International Business Administration), has been working in the automotive industry for over a decade. He has held various international positions with an automobile manufacturer, fleet management companies and consulting firms. In recent years he has carried out many European and global fleet projects for well-known companies. Tobias Kern is also a lecturer in the university certificate course “Fleet and Mobility Management” at the FHS St. Gallen.
Project Excellence / Quality
Philippe Stolbowsky, a purchasing expert, began his career at one of the largest global IT companies, where he worked for over 15 years in various functions, most recently as Global Fleet Procurement Director. Here he was responsible for the purchasing and management of the global fleet of 30,000 vehicles, whose costs he was able to significantly reduce through his initiatives. In 2010, Philippe Stolbowsky moved to an international fleet management service provider, where he assumed the position of Chief Procurement Officer. During this time, he built up the purchasing organization spanning 15 countries. He has been a partner in the fleetcompetence Group since 2019.