“A successful turnaround is a combination of survival and competitiveness. There can be no turnaround without strategy, and only BCG can offer the combination of turnaround expertise and industry expertise.”

Ralf Moldenhauer
Managing Director & Senior Partner

Ralf Moldenhauer is a core member of the Corporate Development, Industrial Goods, Operations and Transform practices at Boston Consulting Group. He is an expert in helping clients deliver rapid, visible performance improvements in the short term, while positioning them to win in the future. His work in turnaround, restructuring, and recovery is focused on Central Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (CEMA), and he is a global leader for restructuring-specific expertise.

Since joining BCG in 2010, Ralf has focused his client work on turning around struggling and distressed companies. He has acquired deep experience in crisis prevention and management as well as refinancing.

Examples of his project work include providing turnaround support across industries, a complete turnaround of the third-largest German public hospital group—from the initial blueprint to final structure, and the restructuring of concepts for internationally operating medium-sized companies (known as German Mittelstand), with a focus on business models, cost excellence, and foreign operations. He has also helped clients achieve liquidity improvement, including liquidity planning, and has prepared insolvency solutions as an option for restructuring in Germany.

Prior to joining BCG, he was a partner with Roland Berger.


  • PhD, engineering, Technical University of Berlin
  • MA, engineering, Technical University of Darmstadt