Dominik Sachsenheimer – President
Dominik Sachsenheimer is a proven business leader and strategist across various industries and continents. He took over as President of Maven Group at the end of 2016. Dominik spent his first 10 years in the elevator trade with Otis Elevator Company for which he oversaw all acquisition activities in North America from 2013 to 2016. During this time, he successfully negotiated and closed a wide variety of deals from small non-union companies to larger regional players. For all transactions, he also coordinated the sensitive integration period to ensure a smooth transition for employees and the customer base of the acquired company.
After jumpstarting his career with Otis at the birth place of the elevator industry in New York City, Dominik was promoted to Regional Finance Manager for Otis’s Midwest operation based in Chicago. He later directed the entire finance organization of Otis’s Southern Region spanning across 30+ branch offices in 16 states and various Caribbean islands. During those assignments, he coordinated the financial integration of several acquired companies.
Dominik obtained his MBA from Berufsakademie Loerrach in Southern Germany and started his career with one of the largest global logistics companies headquartered in Switzerland. After various roles managing complex intercontinental transportation projects, he became assistant comptroller for the company’s Swiss operation. Attracted by the entrepreneurial challenge, he moved back to his native city of Freiburg, Germany to head the internationally renowned “Zelt Musik Festival” which hosts over 50 concerts attracting 200,000 visitors annually. During this time, he also provided operational and financial consulting for various cultural organizations and start-ups in addition to serving as a guest lecturer for undergraduate students at “Institut fuer Sprachen und Wirtschaft”, a local college and business school.