Gerald Wood is currently the CEO of AC@Authentic Consult GmbH, based in Potsdam (borders on Berlin), Germany but working globally. He has developed a long and distinguished career over the past 25+ years in the fields of retail, energy, telecommunications, digital innovations, and consulting. From 2007 – 2013 Gerald Served as both Chief Customer Officer (CCO) and Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO), responsible for the implementation of a customer journey turnaround effort and a corporate-wide CSR/ESG-initiative in Germany for both Real GmbH and also as a board member for the parent company, Metro Group AG, which is the world’s 3rd largest Retailer. Many of Gerald´s initiatives are still in place and are visible to store customers.
Gerald is a highly professional business man. I worked directly and indirectly with him as a Gallup client and as a corporate col-league at METRO Group. I experienced Gerald as above-average trustworthy and a great listener. Clear recommendation!
Hendrik Dahm, HR Director / Leiter Personal bei FitX Verwaltung GmbH, Essen, Germany
Gerald´s consulting experience derives from being the CEO of Gallup Management Consulting for the Germany, Austria & Switzerland region from 2001 – 2007 and being an independent consultant as well as a founder for a consultancy specializing in transformational change in a number of strategic areas. Gerald is an experienced CXO-level executive who communicates convincingly with his client leadership executives and employees at all levels. Gerald has a proven track record of being both a “Turaround Specialist” and a “Growth Expert”.