What my Executive Coaching Clients say 

I treat my client relationships and projects confidentially.
Below you will find extracts from references that I, 
in consultation with my clients, am allowed to share and a list of some of the companies & organizations I have worked with.

On request I will be happy to provide you with further first-class, personal 
references and letters of reference from my clients.

CEO - Austrian Top 50 company

"Dr. Hirt is an extraordinary and highly effective coach, sparring partner and consultant. He has a special talent for making successful people even more successful. Hirt has helped me to become an even more effective manager".

Executive Vice President - Global Technology Company

"Dr. Michael Hirt has personally helped me to improve as a leader and has created the tools and the dynamics to turn a well-functioning management team into a high-performance team in which all members have improved individually and significantly increased team performance".

Country CEO - Global Automotive Company

"Dr. Michael Hirt is a great executive coach and management expert. His advice and coaching is practical, to the point and highly effective.


Hirt truly understands the challenges and opportunities of leaders in global, highly dynamic organizations, is able to achieve an exceptional, positive impact in a highly focused and time-efficient way, and is a pleasure to work with."

Rector - Leading University

"Dr. Michael Hirt understands the challenges of managers at the top of large, complex organizations and provides credible, challenging and useful advice and coaching.


He is a true expert at helping leaders get better. I can recommend him without reservation as an excellent consultant and coach, especially for senior and board level executives."

Global Business Unit Leader - Global Technology Company 

"Dr. Hirt is an exceptional executive coach and a thought leader in the field of leadership and executive development today. I sincerely appreciate his honest, straightforward, positive and purposeful approach to executive coaching - it is second to none. He has helped me become a more effective leader."

Executive Partner - Global Blue Chip Company

"Experienced managers often find it difficult to accept that they can get better and to understand what they need to do to get there. Nobody works better at this level than Dr. Michael Hirt.

Managing Partner - Worldwide Active Engineering Company

"Dr. Hirt has accompanied the development of our executive managers for several years with excellent results. Hirt has outstanding expertise in all key areas of leadership and development of Professional Service Firms and their executives and masters a highly effective set of interventions and support measures that have ensured successful implementation at the individual level and at our various locations."

Vice President - Global FMCG Company

"Dr. Hirt is a great Executive Coach. His approach is practical, useful, helpful and highly effective."

CEO - Leading European AI Growth Company

"For over a decade I have worked with Dr. Michael Hirt and he has been an invaluable and reliable resource, adviser and coach. He helps successful people get better and better and better. His advice has helped me enormously at work."

CEO - Leading medium-sized Investment Bank

"Dr. Michael Hirt worked with us to dramatically increase the productivity and results of our marketing and client acquisition team and efforts. His advice and strategies are to-the-point, practical and with immediate impact on winning new business.


Having worked with a number of coaches in the field, I can say with confidence that he is the most effective marketing & sales coach, I ever worked with. With his pragmatic, no-nonsense approach Dr. Hirt provides the maximum of value-creating inputs in the shortest time."

Vice President Global HR - Global Technology Company

"Dr. Michael Hirt has, over the years, been an extremely helpful resource and expert for our Company. He understands the keys to success in complex, highly-dynamic, global organizations like no other.


His outstanding depth of expertise, combined with pragmatism and his versatility as a management consultant, organizational development expert, high-stakes meeting facilitator and executive coach, allow him to establish strong and productive long-term working relationships with senior executives and their teams.


Dr. Hirt’s client service and commitment to creating value for his clients are outstanding and it is a pleasure to work with him."

Companies & Organizations

A.E. Köchert Juweliere
Aichelin (Berndorf-Gruppe)
Astrium (Airbus/EADS)
AVL List
B. Braun
BHM Ingenieure
Binder Grösswang Rechtsanwälte
BSH – Bosch Siemens Hausgeräte
Brau Union Österreich
Coca-Cola Beverages Austria
Coca-Cola HBC
DB - Deutsche Bahn
Donau Universität Krems
Erdgas Ostschweiz AG
Energie Klagenfurt GmbH
Fachhochschule Steyr
Fachhochschule Wr. Neustadt
FBI - Forschungsverband der österreichischen Baustoffindustrie
Fernwärme Wien
Fonds Soziales Wien
Frey Wille
Gebrüder Weiss
Ginthoer & Partner
Gruner & Jahr
Harman Automotive Division/Harman International Industries
Haspa - Hamburger Sparkasse
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen
Incite - Die Qualitätsakademie des Fachverbandes UBIT 
IRF – Information Retrieval Facility
Johnson & Johnson
Krusche & Company
Kwizda Pharma
London Clubs International
Montana Tech Components AG
Mondi Group
Oberösterreichische Landesregierung
Pallas Capital Advisory - Investment Bank
PEF – Privatuniversität für Management
Raiffeisenlandesbank Niederösterreich Wien
redIT AG
management club
manager magazin
Marketing Club Österreich
ÖBB – Österreichische Bundesbahnen
ÖIAG – Österreichische Industrieholding AG
SAXO Corporate Finance Advisors
SBO – Schoeller Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment
SML Extrusion Technology
SMS Folien
Stadtwerke Klagenfurt AG
Der Spiegel
Spiegel Online
Teambank AG
Universal Music
VEW Energie
Walther Management

WIFI Management Forum

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