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Mauro Erriquez

Senior PartnerFrankfurt

Leads McKinsey’s global product development and procurement work and serves clients in materials, automotive and machinery sectors on value creation, strategy and growth development

Mauro is a senior partner in our Operations Practice and the global leader of the firm’s product development and procurement efforts. Based in Frankfurt, he advises clients on value creation, strategy and growth with a focus on the materials, automotive, and machinery industries. Since taking over the role of global leader, Mauro has shaped the vision for the procurement function for the future and holds a crucial part in developing and nurturing the next generation of procurement professionals.

Examples of Mauro’s recent work in procurement and supply chain include the following:

  • leading a two-year procurement transformation for a global pulp and paper producer owned by a private-equity fund
  • supporting the definition of the corporate strategy for a steel producer in Europe
  • leading an end-to-end transformation for a European machinery company with a focus on procurement and supply chain for both direct spending categories
  • defining the market-entry strategy into the hydrogen catalysis market for a leading chemical company
  • supporting a large procurement performance project for an aerospace and defense company focusing on both its bottom-line and operating model
  • defining the growth strategy for two leading steel tube producers globally
  • designing the programmatic two-year procurement transformation of an aeronautic OEM, including change management, capabilities enhancement, and work-package roadmap
  • supporting an advanced electronics player to optimize the way of working in procurement
  • leading a supplier collaboration program for a telecom equipment provider


Revolutionizing procurement: Leveraging data and AI for strategic advantage,” McKinsey & Company, June 2024

Playing offense: Industrials staying ahead in the energy transition,” McKinsey & Company, April 2024

A new era for procurement: Value creation across the supply chain,” McKinsey & Company, September 2023

Digital supplier days: Events for capturing value in procurement,” McKinsey & Company, August 2021

The seven investment priorities for a resilient procurement function,” McKinsey & Company, November 2020

How to drive winning battery-electric-vehicle design: Lessons from benchmarking ten Chinese models,” McKinsey & Company, July 2020

How B2B online marketplaces could transform indirect procurement,” McKinsey & Company, November 2019

Revolutionizing indirect procurement for the 2020s,” McKinsey & Company, April 2019

Long tail, big savings: Digital unlocks hidden value in procurement,” McKinsey & Company, June 2018

What a teardown of the latest electric vehicles reveals about the future of mass-market EVs,” McKinsey & Company, March 2018


General Motors
Team leader, purchasing


Polytechnic University of Bari
MS, mechanical and management engineering