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Björn Hagemann

Senior Partner, São Paulo
Creates sustainable impact and performance improvement in companies through operational, organizational, digital, and advanced analytics transformations


Björn leads the Organization Practice and McKinsey Accelerate in Latin America, and founded the firm’s advanced industries sector in Latin America. He advises companies in a range of industries on improving their performance through operational, organizational, and digital transformation. Björn’s industry experience spans aerospace and defense, automotive and assembly, consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, and oil and gas.

Besides São Paulo, Björn has worked in our Washington DC, Munich, and Cologne offices.

Björn’s recent client experience includes the following:

  • transforming a leading South American advanced industries company, improving margin by more than eight percent
  • leading the integration of an important acquisition made by a prominent South American automotive supplier
  • transforming the Brazilian operation of a premium automotive OEM, generating gains of over ten percent in revenue
  • implementing an innovative advanced analytics model to optimize sales timing for an agricultural company, increasing average price by more than three percent
  • reducing procurement spend for a leading construction materials company, increasing EBIT margin by more than three percent


WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

The University of Texas at Austin