THE AGERE TEAM
AT A GLANCE
As consultants to the hotel and gastronomy industry, all team members of agere. GmbH – “from practice for practice” – have practical experience as well as theoretical knowledge in the hotel and gastronomy industry. Through diverse professional backgrounds and specialized training, we can offer a variety of competent consulting services. Get to know our team of consultants and get an overview:
Learn more about the people behind agere.
After graduating from high school, management consultant Martin Rahmann trained as a hotel professional. He then studied at the Hotel Management School in Heidelberg, where he successfully graduated with a degree in hotel management. More than 25 years of experience in the areas of hotel business, gastronomy and tourism testify to a profound knowledge of the industry. Martin Rahmann lives for the hotel industry and gastronomy. He is a networker and link for all services in the industry. After years of practical experience and his own leadership of businesses, the hotel business economist switched to business consulting. “Acting instead of waiting!” is his premise. Planning and cost security, from the project idea to the renewal, have top priority for the experienced consultant. Martin Rahmann has been working as a management consultant since 1991. Since 2002 he has been working in economic consulting for the hotel and gastronomy industry, but he has never lost his connection to practice, as during this time he has also repeatedly managed and been responsible for hotel operations. As president, Martin Rahmann successfully led FCSI Germany-Austria e.V. into its second decade, and in the fall of 2013, as the new chairman of the board, he took over the FCSI EAME (Europe, Africa and Middle East) division of the international consulting association. This is not the only reason why Martin Rahmann has an excellent network in the industry.
Robert Reznizak has been working for agere as a management consultant since its foundation. After an apprenticeship as a chef, he completed his vocational baccalaureate with a major in nutritional sciences and then did his community service in the USA. In the following years, he completed a degree in business administration with a focus on corporate management and crisis management at the International School of Management ISM in Dortmund and expanded his language skills through stays abroad in the USA and Spain. In addition to acquiring theoretical knowledge, Mr. Reznizak constantly gained practical experience in renowned companies, institutions and consulting firms. He is still deepening his professional knowledge and is currently studying business law parallel to his work as a management consultant. For agere. Mr. Reznizak is primarily entrusted with the areas of negotiations, especially contract negotiations. Furthermore, his area of responsibility primarily includes reorganization projects.
Christopher Appel, Consultant
Mr. Appel has been supporting the agere team since February 2021. After his apprenticeship as a hotel specialist in the largest, privately managed hotel in Rhineland-Palatinate, he studied tourism business administration at Heilbronn University, majoring in hospitality and marketing. He then returned to his parents’ hotel business after spending several months in a London hotel. After a short time, he took over the management and reorganized the hotel. Thus, he gained a lot of practical experience in operational as well as strategic management. At agere ., Mr. Appel focuses on interim management and the preparation of expert reports.
Sven Kornberger, Junior Consultant
Sven Kornberger has been supporting agere since 2020. After studying sports and nutritional sciences, he turned his focus to the hotel and gastronomy industry. He completed a shortened apprenticeship as a system caterer and then trained to become a state-certified operations manager in the field: hotel and gastronomy. During his training he gained a lot of experience in gastronomy as well as in retail. Currently he is doing an MBA alongside his job. Through his previous experience and critically questioning view as a generalist, he helps to look at problems from different perspectives and find suitable solutions.
Philipp Rahmann, Junior Analyst
Since 2018, Philipp Rahmann supports the agere team as a Junior Analyst. Due to his family background, he is familiar with and grew up with topics of the hotel and gastronomy industry from an early age. After graduating from high school, he gained some practical experience in the hospitality industry and completed internships at tourism companies. In 2017, he also spent some time as an intern in China.
In addition to his work at agere. he is studying business administration part-time and is thus not only able to combine practice and theory, but also always brings new and innovative ways of thinking.