Michael Maeder

Employee, Managing Partner | China, August Leadership

Shanghai, China



Professional experience for Michael Maeder

  • Current , since Apr 2016

    Member of the Board of Directors

    German Chamber of Commerce in China - Shanghai

  • Current , since May 2012

    Managing Partner | China

    August Leadership

    Integrated Leadership, Executive Search and Talent Management Solutions for Greater China and the Asia Pacific Region.

  • Current , since Oct 2007

    Co-Founder & Managing Partner

    Direct HR | China Recruitment

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  • Current , since Sep 2007


  • 4 months, Jul 2007 - Oct 2007

    Sourcing Consultant

    Co-makers Romania

    I was in charge of business development for Co-makers in Romania and successfully built-up a subsidiary in Timisoara. My main responsibility was to build-up a supplier network for the Dutch automotive and machine building industry.

  • 9 months, Oct 2006 - Jun 2007

    Sourcing Consultant

    Co-makers International b.v., Global Sourcing

    I supported the MD of Co-makers in developing the business in Germany and Eastern Europe. My primary task was to develop leads to suppliers and potential clients in these regions.

  • 4 months, Jun 2006 - Sep 2006

    Junior Industry Agent

    Co-makers Deutschland

    Business Planning for the introduction of services offered by the Dutch Company to the German market.

  • 5 months, Jun 2001 - Oct 2001


    Polymax Group; Ningbo; Shanghai

    Assistant to the chairman of the board of directors

Educational background for Michael Maeder

  • 7 months, Jan 2007 - Jul 2007

    International Management

    SGH, Warsaw School of Economics

  • 1 year and 4 months, Sep 2006 - Dec 2007

    International Management


  • 1 year and 4 months, Sep 2006 - Dec 2007


    RSM Rotterdam, Rotterdam School of Management

    Organization, HR, Strategy, Cross-cultural management

  • 7 months, Jan 2005 - Jul 2005

    International Management

    Corvinus University Budapest

  • 2 years and 10 months, Sep 2003 - Jun 2006

    International Business

    Universiteit Maastricht

    Major: Finance, Marketing


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • French


  • Dutch


  • Chinese




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