SINGAPORE - Dr Roland Berger has been appointed Singapore's Honorary Consul in Munich, Germany.
The 78-year-old, who was born in Berlin, will have jurisdiction in the Free State of Bavaria, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) in a statement on Tuesday (Dec 29).
His term of appointment is from Nov 16, 2015 to Nov 15, 2017.
"Singapore has thus far been represented in Germany by our Ambassador in Berlin as well as our Honorary Consuls in Stuttgart and Hamburg," MFA said.
"This appointment, taking place in the year during which Singapore and Germany are celebrating 50 years of diplomatic relations, will further strengthen Singapore's representation in Germany."
Dr Berger founded his eponymous firm Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, which provides management consultancy services to the world's leading enterprises and public institutions, in 1967.
It currently has 50 offices across 36 countries.
He also previously served as Honorary Consul-General of Finland between 1999 and 2005.
The address of the Honorary Consul's office is as follows:
Address: Montgelasstr. 14, 81679 München
Opening Hours: Tuesday (9am-noon); Wednesday and Thursday (12.30pm-3.30pm)
Telephone: +49 89 215 454 23 0
Fax: +49 89 215 454 23 1