Prof. Dr. Marcel Hülsbeck

Chairholder Endowed Chair of Management of Family Businesses


Alfred-Herrhausen-Str. 48
58448 Witten
Phone: +49 2302 926 518

Prof. Dr. Marcel Hülsbeck is chairholder of the WIFU endowed chair for management of family businesses. He studied business economics (corporate management and organisation, human resources) at Augsburg University, and social behavioural sciences and philosophy at Hagen University. He graduated as Dr rer.pol. (2009) and habilitated (2012) at Augsburg University’s business school. He represented the Work, Personnel and Organisation Department of Trier University in the summer semesters of 2012 and 2013. Before his academic career, he was a freelance entrepreneur and consultant in the fields of strategic and organisational development. As well as his academic qualifications, he has undergone psychodynamic and systemic training and education.

Main areas of work, research and interest

  • Selecting, developing and consolidating employees in family businesses
  • Corporate governance in family businesses
  • Executive coaching
  • Entrepreneurship and regional economies

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