Manfred Gollent is a Certified Business Coach (CBC), supporting clients to expand their potential and reach their goals more consistently. In his executive coaching capacity, Manfred works with individuals and groups. His focus is leadership development, team building, influencing and sales proficiency as well as the facilitation of strategy development. His clients range from individual entrepreneurs and professionals to Fortune 500 executives.
Prior to founding QLI International in 2006, Manfred has been a turn-around executive in a Fortune 500 company for some 22 years. He led the rebuilding of underperforming subsidiaries in the United States, Europe, and Asia by developing their leadership team and organization, restructuring strategy, operations, and efficiency to improve results towards meeting investors expectations.
As a corporate senior executive, he also served on Executive Boards and led the strategy development of companies in the UK, Belgium, Norway, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Singapore, Philippines, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Australia, and the USA.
Manfred has a degree in Electrical Engineering and an Executive MBA. He is a certified Business Coach of the RAC Coaching Academy, a certified facilitator and affiliate of the Total Quality Institute, The Institute for Sustainability and the Resource Associate Corporation Network.
His wide multi-cultural background is complemented with fluency in English and German. He has been a guest lecturer on leadership development for the International Executive MBA program at EPFL (www.epfl.ch), the leading university in the field of engineering and technology management in Switzerland.