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Capital Excellence
Manufacturing & Supply Chain
Product Development & Procurement
Service Operations

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Our Approach

Operations Transformation
Environmentally Sustainable Operations
Environmentally sustainable operations
Productivity and resilience
Resilience & Reimagination

Case Studies

Factories interconnected by digital cables - illustration
Solving the digital manufacturing disconnect: A case study
How a manufacturing moonshot was made
How a manufacturing moonshot was made
How a global components manufacturer built an ambitious carbon reduction roadmap

Featured insights


Stepping up: What COOs will need to succeed in 2023 and beyond

The Titanium Economy Book cover
Book - Featured Insights
The Titanium Economy
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Value, speed, and scale: A new era for operations in Asia
A big wave swallows the building
Article - McKinsey Quarterly
Here comes the 21st century’s first big investment wave. Is your capital strategy ready?


Operations blog
Operations Blog
McKinsey Talks Operations
McKinsey Talks Operations Podcast

Featured capabilities

McKinsey Capability Centers
Innovation & Learning Centers
Go & See
Go & See
Ops Corps - Supporting Black-owned businesses
McKinsey Inclusive Business Accelerator

Our People

Anna Herlt
Senior PartnerMunich
Advises companies as they seek to optimize the value of their research and development investments, particularly within the automotive...
Axel Karlsson
Senior PartnerStockholm
Leads the Operations Practice in Europe and is a co-convener of the practice globally, drawing on his expertise in technology,...
Daniel Swan
Senior PartnerStamford
Co-leads McKinsey’s Operations Practice globally, and helps manufacturing and service companies transform their operations performance...
Joseph Tesvic
Senior PartnerSydney
Leads McKinsey’s Asia-Pacific Operations Practice, working across industries and helping clients achieve results through operational,...
Katy George
Chief People Officer and Senior PartnerNew Jersey
Oversees all people functions across the firm, including diversity and inclusion, and leads client transformation and research...
Kimberly Borden
Senior PartnerChicago
Serves clients in the Aerospace & Defense and Automotive & Assembly Practices, focusing on strategy, operations, and transformational...
Kweilin Ellingrud
McKinsey Global Institute Director and Senior PartnerMinneapolis
Leads insights and discussions on future of work, gender equality, racial equity, and productivity. Serves clients across strategy...
Laurie Lanoue
Leads our Montreal office and advises companies on successfully leading major transformation programs at scale, with a focus...
Marco Ziegler
Senior PartnerZurich
Serves companies in the chemical, pharmaceutical, and advanced industries, with a particular focus on operations, sustainability,...
Dr. Ruth Heuss
Senior PartnerBerlin
As global leader of McKinsey Sustainability, serves companies in the automotive and machinery industries on future mobility,...
Rob Loughlin
Serves clients in the consumer-packaged-goods and retail sectors, focusing on strategy, operations, and transformational change...


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