Dr. Ruth Vijande Rodriguez



Born in 1977, studied engineering with a focus on production technology at the University of Oviedo (Spain) and TU Berlin(Germany) getting a degree in engineering, as part of a grant from the European Union.

Studied economics at the London Business School with a degree in economics and subsequent PhD at the Institute of Organization and Management at the UNED in Madrid (Spain) in collaboration with Heilbronn University, about the integration of foreign employees in the industry. Dr. rer. oec. European PhD (Magna Cum Laude).


Work Experience

For 15 years, Dr. Ruth Vijande hold various positions in plant and mechanical engineering, including at the Bosch Group, Rexroth and Hilti. As a sales representative, group leader, project manager and division manager. In 2013 she got into HR consulting with the establishment of Rodriguez International Consulting.


Consulting focus

Dr. Ruth Vijande Rodriguez has many years of success in filling various positions in a wide variety of industries across Europe, with additional specialization in the field of engineering services. Her consulting work is focused on national and international companies.

In addition, she has gained interdisciplinary expertise in her consulting work in all relevant fields of the public sector as well as with associations and foundations. In addition, clients from the fields of services such as Energy, engineering, professional services and logistics belong to her long-standing customers.

Dr. Ruth Vijande Rodriguez has supported numerous consulting mandates in the energy, high-tech industry, in mechanical and electrical engineering as well as in the automotive sector in the specialist and upper management area and advised companies in Western, Central and Eastern Europe, Americas on filling management positions. She has also extensive experience in assessing the potential of executives (management audit).


Areas of expertise



High-tech industry


Power supply

Family business



Member of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK) Aachen, www.aachen.ihk.de

Member of the Lions Club Jülich Gavadiae, www.lions-gavadiae.de

Member of the Diversity Charter, www.charta-der-vielfalt.de


Personal interests

Family and friends, music and volunteering.



German, English, Spanish



T| +49 (0) 2428 90 99 531

E| rvr@rodriguez-iconsulting.com