Founder


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Raimund Klinkner


Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Raimund Klinkner

After completing his mechanical engineering studies at the Technical University of Munich, Raimund Klinkner has been responsible for logistics planning, procurement and factory control at PORSCHE AG since 1991. He obtained his doctorate in 1994 while working on the subject of “Quality-integrating manufacturing strategies in the automotive industry”. In 1998, Raimund Klinkner moved to the mechanical engineering company GILDEMEISTER AG (today DMG MORI AG) as Board Member for Production, Logistics, Purchasing and IT and was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Board in 2003. From 2007 to 2011 Raimund Klinkner was Chairman of the Board of Management of KNORR-BREMSE AG. In 2012, Raimund Klinkner founded what is now the INSTITUTE FOR MANAGEMENT EXCELLENCE and has since contributed his experience to various industrial mandates, for example as chairman of the supervisory board of DMG MORI AG, board member of TEREX CORPORATION, advisory board member of EBM-PAPST-GRUPPE, supervisory board member of REHAU Verwaltungszentrale AG and as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of KOENIG & BAUER AG. In addition to his industrial activities, Raimund Klinkner is also an honorary chairman of the Presidium of the GERMAN TRAFFIC FORUM (DVF), honorary professor for production logistics at TU BERLIN and honorary chairman of BUNDESVEREINIGUNG LOGISTIK e. V. (BVL). Raimund Klinkner is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the GERMAN PROTECTION ASSOCIATION FOR WERTPAPIERBESITZ (DSW). In 2020 Raimund Klinkner was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit on Ribbon of the Federal Republic of Germany for his commitment and contribution to resilient supply chains.

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Honorary Engagements

Industrial Engagements

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Vision & Mission


With our roots in industry and science, we pride ourselves in being pioneers and drivers of industrial excellence. The passion behind our actions derives from enthusiasm for our content.

„Driven by the idea of manufacturing excellence, we encourage and enable our clients to implement best-in-class industrial practices and are partners of the manufacturing industry in its pursuit of excellence.“

„We constantly challenge ourselves to discover new methods and trends, that inspire us to develop practical applications for the industry, which we then help implement.“

„Holistic and continuous optimization pave the way to excellent processes with maximum performance and efficiency of resources. A high quality-awareness accompanies us at every step.“

References


The portfolio of successfully completed projects at the INSTITUTE FOR MANAGEMENT EXCELLENCE (IMX) encompasses a multitude of topics in the fields of production, logistics and innovation. The strategic orientation of our projects is primarily derived from the strategic targets and goals of our customers.

Automotive Industry

Machine Building Industry

Technology Industry

Corporate Culture


Quality is the principle that guides our actions, while creativity and originality are the catalysts of our work. IMX places utmost importance on correct communication, assured decision-making and responsible actions.

Communicate Correctly

Decide Assuredly

Act Responsibly

Communicate Correctly

Decide Assuredly

Act Responsibly

Our Commitments


One of the priorities of the INSTITUTE FOR MANAGEMENTS EXCELLENCE (IMX) since its founding in 2012 is the promotion and support of young people and social projects.

IMX regularly supports social projects and initiatives to improve the future prospects of people worldwide, such as Humanitarian Logistics Organization (HLO), engineers without borders or medical care in the rural areas of northern Ethiopia. Through the targeted funding of promising projects and initiatives, IMX also supports the non-university development of young academics, such as the committed and talented teams of Formula Student.

Talent Promotion

Academic Engagement

Social Initiatives

Talent Promotion

Academic Engagement

Social Initiative