About Detlev

Detlev focuses on advising transportation, travel, automotive, and industrial clients on corporate and business-unit strategies. He also has extensive experience supporting companies on transformation programs and organizational-change issues.

Detlev joined McKinsey in 1992. In the past 2 decades, he has served clients in Europe, China, Brazil, and the United States.

Examples of his recent client work include the following:

  • supporting a leading automotive OEM over multiple years on a large number of strategic and growth-related projects
  • supporting change and transformation programs for several global automotive, transportation, and industrial clients
  • leading a major reorganization of a large multinational company
  • supporting a large automotive OEM in managing a major crisis
  • supporting the digital strategy and journey of a premium automotive brand
  • helping several transportation and automotive clients optimize their sales and marketing operations—including marketing-spend effectiveness, sales-channel effectiveness, and sales-network strategy and expansion
  • performing several studies on future mobility trends and strategic implications on different industry players

Published work

An integrated perspective on the future of mobility,” McKinsey & Company, October 2016

Past experience

Deutsche Bank AG
Banker

Education

University of St. Gallen
PhD and MBA, finance