Our People

Practice leaders

Paul Gao

Senior Partner, Hong Kong
Leads our work with automotive and assembly companies in Asia; specializes in advising companies on alliances and transactions

Asutosh Padhi

Senior Partner, Chicago
Works with global institutions on strategies related to technology and innovation, large-scale operating model redesign, and performance transformation....

Our people

Johan Ahlberg

Senior Partner, Stockholm
Passionate about helping companies realize efficiencies by implementing sustainable business practices throughout the value cycle

Kimberly Borden

Partner, Chicago
Serves clients in the Aerospace & Defense and Automotive & Assembly Practices, focusing on strategy, operations, and transformational change

Dr. Andreas Cornet

Senior Partner, Munich
Leads our work with automotive suppliers in EMEA, focusing in the areas of strategy, marketing and product development

Rajat Dhawan

Senior Partner, Gurugram
Focuses on catalyzing growth in India's manufacturing and automotive sectors

Philipp Espel

Senior Partner, Hamburg
Leads our work in Advanced Analytics in Advanced Industries

Volker Grüntges

Senior Partner, Munich
Advises automotive OEMs and suppliers on strategic and operational issues in marketing and sales, and product management. Helps lead our European...

Sachin Haralkar

Partner, Chicago
Serves major industrial clients, bringing experience in end-to-end multi-functional transformations

Russell Hensley

Partner, Detroit
Serves global automotive companies on strategic and operational transformations and co-leads McKinsey’s Automotive Innovation Center (MAIC)

Marcus Hohmann

Partner, Düsseldorf
Serves automotive industry clients with a special focus on sales and marketing challenges. Provides leadership for our European Automotive &...

Srikant Inampudi

Senior Partner, Detroit
Managing partner of our Detroit office; helps industrial, healthcare, and other complex enterprises pursue strategic transformation, achieve...

Hans-Werner Kaas

Senior Partner, Detroit
Advises automotive and machinery companies on growth strategy, operations transformation, and organizational effectiveness

Philipp Kampshoff

Partner, Munich, Chicago
Leads the supplier sector of our Automotive & Assembly Practice in the Americas; focuses on large-scale growth and profitability and operational...

Jan-Christoph Köstring

Partner, Munich
Helps automotive clients to boost and transform their sales and marketing activities to achieve profitable, above-market growth

Kevin Laczkowski

Senior Partner, Chicago
Leads McKinsey’s Corporate Strategy Practice in North America. Supports major advanced industrial organizations on corporate strategy, business-unit...

Martin Linder

Partner, Munich
Leads our Capital Productivity work for the automotive sector and advises automotive OEMs and suppliers on operations and performance transformation...

Varun Marya

Senior Partner, San Francisco
Helps private equity portfolio businesses and aerospace and other industrial companies enhance value by transforming their organizations and...

Inga Maurer

Partner, Chicago
Member of our Automotive & Assembly, Operations, and Private Equity Practices; advises clients on an array of issues, including strategy and...

Detlev Mohr

Senior Partner, Stuttgart
Provides expertise on corporate strategy, business-unit strategy, and organizational change

Nicolai Müller

Senior Partner, Cologne
Brings extensive automotive industry expertise that includes helping clients with transformation programs, strategy and organizational initiatives...

Jo Ramesh

Partner, Houston
Leader in Advanced Industries, serving clients across a variety of industries and practices, including Automotive & Assembly, Aerospace, and...

Sha Sha

Senior Partner, Hong Kong
Advises clients on issues concerning growth, product development, sales transformation, and marketing innovation. Leads our Advanced Industries...

Seungheon Song

Partner, Seoul
Leads McKinsey’s Automotive & Assembly Practice and Operations Practice in Korea, offering clients in-depth expertise in Advanced Electronics...

Yoshinobu Takanuki

Senior Partner, Tokyo
Leads operations and performance transformations for local and global companies in several sectors in Asia and elsewhere

Dominik Wee

Partner, Munich
Leads McKinsey’s global Digital in Automotive & Industrial initiative. Focuses on the topics of Connected Car, Autonomous Driving, and...

Florian Weig

Senior Partner, Munich
Uses his expertise in operational improvement and product development to advise industrial clients—from semiconductor manufacturers to...