About Andreas

Andreas leads our automotive and assembly work in Europe. He has more than 20 years of consulting experience—several of them in Japan—and brings in-depth knowledge of all facets of the automotive sector. Andreas serves a variety of automakers, suppliers, engineering companies, and a wide range of machinery organizations.

Examples of Andreas’ recent client engagements include the following:

  • developing a connected-car strategy and platform for a multistakeholder consortium
  • leading a multiyear transformation program for global OEM to improve profitability by several billion USD
  • designing the IoT and digital strategy for a leading global technology organization
  • supportingthe digitization of product development system of an automotive OEM
  • developing an integrated performance improvement program for a leading automotive supplier
  • identifying new business models in the context of disruptive changes in the automotive industry, such as autonomous, connected, electrified, and shared

Andreas has long-standing partnerships with automotive industry associations, such as ACEA and VDA. He is fluent in German and English, and he also speaks French.

Published work

Artificial intelligence as auto companies’ new engine of value,” McKinsey & Company, January 2018

How the auto industry is preparing for the car of the future,” McKinsey & Company podcast, December 2017

Analyzing start-up and investment trends in the mobility ecosystem,” McKinsey & Company, November 2017

How mobility players can compete as the automotive revolution accelerates,” McKinsey & Company, October 2017

What’s sparking electric-vehicle adoption in the truck industry?,” McKinsey & Company, September 2017

The road to artificial intelligence in mobility—smart moves required,” McKinsey & Company, September 2017

Education

Vienna University of Economic and Business
MA, material sciences
MA, economics