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Andreas Behrendt

Partner , Cologne
Drives innovation in applying advanced analytics to the manufacturing environment to solve productivity and quality issues or to improve demand forecasting and scheduling

About

Andreas is a partner in McKinsey's Cologne office and is active in the Operations Practice. He especially drives innovation in applying advanced analytics to the manufacturing environment to solve productivity and quality issues or to improve demand forecasting and scheduling. Prior to joining McKinsey in 2009, he gained extensive experience in production technology and process development at a worldwide automotive and industry supplier. At McKinsey, Andreas focuses his client work on industrial clients mainly in automotive and machinery.

Examples of Andreas’ client experiences include the following:

  • Industry 4.0 value assessment for a global multidivisional automotive and aerospace client
  • Industry 4.0 transformation of the production network for a Korean automotive supplier
  • Industry 4.0 value assessment for a global Indian supplier of injection moulding parts
  • designing and building the McKinsey Digital Capability Center in Aachen in collaboration with the University of Aachen

Published work

A manufacturer’s guide to scaling Industrial IoT,” McKinsey & Company, February 2021

Past experience

Bosch Rexroth AG
Employed in doctoral program

Thales Navigation (now Magellan)
Business program manager

Education

Technical University of Darmstadt
PhD, engineering
MA, engineering
BA, engineering