Dr. Gottfried Dutiné
Dr. Gottfried Dutiné
Partner | Duesseldorf, Germany
Dr. Gottfried H. Dutiné joins Focused Growth Partners after a thirty-five year career having served in C-level positions in major international companies. His leadership roles have included Board Member and Chief Innovation Officer at Royal Philips Electronics, CEO of Alcatel SEL AG, Area President Middle- and Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia and Vice Chairman Telecom Board Committee at Alcatel. Prior to that he was President of the Mobile Communications Division at Robert Bosch GmbH and Group Director Product Operations at Motorola.
His scope of business experiences is expansive and includes Consumer, Automotive, Telecommunications, Healthcare, and Lighting. Key elements of his professional successes include Business Management, Innovation Management including Start-Ups and Venturing, Strategy and New Business Development, Risk Management, Joint Ventures, M&A, and Emerging Markets.
Gottfried’s passion is “Innovation linked to Markets”. He believes that there are solutions to the major global challenges: Providing affordable healthcare for a growing and aging population and mastering the need for energy while preserving the environment. His decades of leadership roles in successful business ventures can help to lead the way.
Throughout his career Dr. Dutiné has served in a number of industrial and governmental activities. A. o. he was Board Member ZVEI (association of the German Electrical and Electronic Industry), Co-Chairman of the European-Russian Industrial Round Table, member of EACEM (European Association of Consumer Electronics Manufacturers), Transatlantic Business Dialogue, and Singapore Infocomm International Advisory Panel. He has also been Chairman, Vice-Chairman and member in several supervisory boards. He also overviewed a number of joint-ventures, mostly with Asian companies.
He holds a Ph.D. degree in Communication Technologies and was awarded the honorary title of Senator h.c. by the University of Technology, Darmstadt/Germany in 2001.