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Kevin J. Speicher

Senior PartnerDetroit

Works with clients on enterprise-wide performance transformation, operations, strategy, business building, and organizational issues

Kevin is a senior partner based out of our Midwest complex. Over 27 years with the firm, Kevin has led the McKinsey Transformation Practice, our global operations center, for six years, as well as our global Travel, Logistics & Infrastructure Practice, and our purchasing and supply management sector.

Since joining McKinsey Kevin has counseled clients across multiple sectors on long-term strategy, multiyear, enterprise-wide transformations, functional transformations, business building, and organization. Kevin is passionate about rapidly building his client’s capabilities to sustain large-scale change and deliver unrivaled impact.

Prior to joining McKinsey, Kevin worked at across a variety of strategic and operational areas. He also spent a portion of his pre-McKinsey career in the aircraft-engine business.

Kevin holds an MBA from Harvard University and an undergraduate degree in materials and logistics management from Michigan State University.

Published work

Ops 4.0: Digital enablement, driving journeys from end to end,” McKinsey & Company, November 2017

Ops 4.0: Turning digital analytics into 20 percent higher productivity,” McKinsey & Company, November 2017

Ops 4.0: Analytics to value for a product-centered transformation,” McKinsey & Company, November 2017

Ops 4.0: The zero hour for a budget-driven transformation,” McKinsey & Company, November 2017

Ops 4.0: Manufacturing’s future, made by people,” McKinsey & Company, November 2017

Past experience

Ford Motor Company
Various strategy and operations roles


Harvard University

Michigan State University
BA, materials and logistics management