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Curriculum Vitae

Richard Wottrich founded and coordinates the virtual DSI Global Network of investment banking firms, consulting firms and university and technology centers globally:


CEO & Senior Consultant – International Services

  • Founded DSI in 1992.
  • Wottrich has advised on more than 300 assignments in 17 countries encompassing: add-on acquisitions, alliances, divestitures, joint ventures, MBOs, mergers, private placements, roll-ups, strategic partnerships, start-ups, spin-offs, and technology commercialization projects.
  • M&A expertise: aerospace, agribusiness, automotive, business services, defense, energy, engineering, food/beverage/tobacco products, healthcare, hospitality, logistics, manufacturing, medical devices, packaging, ship building and information technology
  • Intellectual Property Experience in: commercializing emerging, disruptive and replacement technologies, intellectual property and patent valuations.
  • Board of Directors, Connor Manufacturing Services (USA, China, Singapore, Malaysia).
  • Exclusive Article Contributor, Seeking Alpha (Israel) – Crowd-sourced equity research platform.
  • Launched the proprietary cloud-based virtual DSI Global Networking Platform for corporate mandates worldwide.
  • Writes the DSI Global View Blog on international business conditions – DSI Global View (as published on DSI and LinkedIn).
  • Board of Directors, Treasurer, Loving Arms Cancer Outreach, Inc. (Atlanta USA)
  • Member, World Affairs Council of Atlanta (USA).
  • Former Chairman of the Board, President, and served on the Membership Committee of the International Network of M&A Partners (IMAP).
  • Moderator at the IMAP International M&A Symposium in Paris, October 2010.
  • Awarded the first IMAP Dan Denby Award 2006 [I-Banker of the Year], voted on by IMAP investment bankers for representing the mission and purpose of IMAP, 2006 IMAP Fall Meeting, London.
  • Delivered keynote speech at the 2005 “Summit of CEOs and Career Managers of Chinese and Foreign Enterprises.”  More than 400 Chinese business leaders attended this first-ever government-sanctioned summit in Beijing.

活到老,学到老 “A man is never too old to learn.”

Beijing, CHINA, The Great Hall of the People – 人民大会堂  –  Mr. JIANG Zhenghua, Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress; Chairman of the Chinese Peasants’ and Workers’ Democratic Party; Honorable President of the Chinese Association of Productivity Science, and Mr. Richard WOTTRICH, Senior Consultant & CEO of International Services, DSI Global View, and past Chairman of the Board and President of the International Network of M&A Partners (“IMAP”).

DSI is a US-based International Strategic Planning Consultancy

DSI assists businesses in researching, analyzing and implementing cross-border entry into new markets via IT, Joint Ventures and M&A.

DSI is ‘Your Bridge to the World’ 

The DSI cloud-based virtual Global Networking Platform is composed of over 225 investment banking firms, consulting firms and university and technology centers in 35 countries.