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Florian Holzmayer

Florian obtained his PhD at the Center for Sports and Management (CSM) of the WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management. His dissertation focuses on corporate diversification strategies in professional football with regards to financial outcomes, antecedents as well as conceptualisations.

Florian also works as a senior consultant at Roland Berger and has prior experience as a consultant at Simon Kucher. He holds a Master double-degree from ESADE Business School and London School of Economics as well as a Bachelor degree from WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management.

Experience

  • –present
    Researcher, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

Education

  • 2020 
    WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management , PhD
  • 2014 
    LSE - London School of Economics and Political Science, MIM
  • 2013 
    ESADE Business School, MSc
  • 2012 
    WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management , BSc

Publications

  • 2020
    Dynamic managerial capabilities, firm resources, and related business diversification – Evidence from the English Premier League, Journal of Business Research
  • 2020
    Financial performance and corporate diversification strategies in professional football – evidence from the English Premier League, Sport, Business and Management: An International Journal
  • 2018
    FC Schalke 04 Esports, WHU Case Study
  • 2018
    The Bundesliga in the US, HBS Case Study
  • 2018
    A framework for diversification decisions in professional football, Routledge Handbook of Football Business and Management
  • 2018
    Transfer market activities and sportive performance in European first football leagues: A dynamic network approach, PloS one