About Martin

Martin leads the global Pharmaceutical Operations joint venture within McKinsey and our work in supply chain management in Europe. Based in Stuttgart, Martin helps his clients develop long-term operational strategies, redesign and improve their supply chains, increase manufacturing productivity in their plants, and address operational issues across the value chain.

Martin also led the development of POBOS, an innovative industry-wide benchmarking service for pharmaceutical-manufacturing productivity.

Published work

Light-footed operations: The virtues of agility in volatile times” (PDF–401 KB), Operations for the executive suite, McKinsey, 2011

Outlook on pharma operations” (PDF–204 KB), “Lean and mean: How does your supply chain shape up?” (PDF–456 KB), and “Value-creating purchasing” (271 KB), Outpacing change in pharma operations, McKinsey, 2010

Maximizing efficiency in pharma operations,” McKinsey Quarterly, 2009

Past experience

AFC Consulting Group
Senior consultant
1995–1996

MPC Consulting Group
Consultant
1994

Agromag
Agricultural consultant
1993

Education

University of Hohenheim, Germany
PhD in sciences
1996

University of Hohenheim, Germany
MS in engineering
1993