After finalizing his academic education with a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Berlin followed by an International Master of Business Administration at Instituto de Empresa in Madrid, Mr. Rings spent four years in the chemical/pharmaceutical industry at Schering AG. He held several positions in the financial and technical area and assisted the Board of Directors.
Mr. Rings joint A.T. Kearney 24 years ago and since then he has been a member of the Process Industry Group. His focus has been mainly on Chemicals and Oil & Gas and he has supported a broad range of clients in these industries globally. At the beginning of 2000 he became partner and has held a series of leadership roles in A.T. Kearney. Mr. Rings is now leading A.T. Kearney's Middle Eastern Process Industry Team and is one of the senior partners contributing to the chemical segment globally. In addition, since 2014 Mr. Rings is serving on the Board of Directors of A.T. Kearney.
His major areas of consulting expertise include long-term strategy development and top line transformation, M&A, pre- and post-merger integration, operations and performance transformation as well as more recently digital transformation in the Chemical and Oil & Gas industry.