oezpa Team

The consultants of oezpa are, among other things, active as lecturers at the Hochschule Fresenius, Cologne, in the study courses “Business Psychology” and “HR Management”.


Dr. Carsten Stelzer


Management Consultant and expert in the oezpa network.

Dr. Carsten Stelzer has more than 25 years of international professional experience in the household appliance industry and heating industry (HVAC), which he brings with him from his many years as a division manager and managing director with extensive personnel and budget responsibility at BSH Hausgeräte GmbH and the Vaillant Group.

International expertise from mid-sized companies in the further development of companies in the areas of strategy, innovation, R&D, production, supply chain/materials management as well as growth in markets such as Eastern Europe, Asia and the USA.

Most recently head of Laundry Care product division at BSH Hausgeräte GmbH with global divisional sales of about 3″0 billion EUR, about 6,000 employees of which about 1,000 employees working in R&D as well as 9 factories. The successful launch of various new products, the development of new production sites and several cost reduction programs were among his entrepreneurial achievements.

Dr. Stelzer joined BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH (BSH) as early as 1994.

Through various management positions, he was appointed Managing Director and Member of the Board as well as CTO at BSH Turkey. From 2003, he was initially responsible for the laundry care product area as a member of the divisional management team, and subsequently for the dishwashing area as head of the product area. In these functions, his responsibilities ranged from the global management of the factories to the development of the respective products. My responsibilities in the division management also always included all commercial matters from the operational management of the unit, the personnel responsibility including the annually recurring business planning.

After these positions, Dr. Stelzer moved to the heating industry (HVAC) for 3 years as Managing Director Industrial with international technical responsibility within the Vaillant Group, before returning to BSH Hausgeräte GmbH in 2014 as Division Manager for Regional Operations in the ASIA Pacific region based in Singapore. In addition, as a Member of the Board, he was jointly responsible for the strategic orientation of the Indian and Australian subsidiary.

Dr. Stelzer completed his studies in mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Berlin (TUB) and completed his doctorate in engineering. In addition, he rounded off his knowledge as part of the certification for supervisory and advisory boards at Board Academy GmbH.