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Lean & Manufacturing Experts

BCG's consultants and industry experts focusing on lean & manufacturing continue to partner with leading companies to arrive at solutions in enabling efficiency, long term performance, consumer journeys, and more. These are our global and regional leaders on this topic.

Global Leadership

Claudio Knizek 

Partner & Managing Director

Washington, DC

  • Coleads the firm's global manufacturing work
  • Consumer
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Industrial goods

Daniel Spindelndreier 

Senior Partner & Managing Director

Düsseldorf

  • Coleads the firm’s global manufacturing work
  • Operations
  • Manufacturing and lean manufacturing
  • Operations strategy

Christian Greiser 

Senior Partner & Managing Director, Global Leader, Operations Practice

Düsseldorf

  • Lean advantage
  • Profit improvement
  • Large-scale program management
  • Turnaround

Local Experts

Arne Burfeind 

Partner & Managing Director

Zurich

  • Leads BCG's global work in light building materials
  • Engineered products industry
  • Go-to-market and market entry
  • Product portfolio strategy

Michael Füllemann 

Senior Partner & Managing Director

Zurich

  • Leads the firm's Industrial Goods practice in Switzerland
  • Leads BCG's global competence centers for services in engineered products
  • Engineered products
  • Transformation/PMI

Featured Experts

Daniel Küpper 

Partner & Managing Director

Cologne

  • Leads BCG’s global work in automotive operations
  • Industry 4.0
  • Lean manufacturing and production
  • Operations

Ian Colotla 

Partner & Managing Director

Copenhagen

  • Operations
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Lean transformation
  • R&D and innovation

Victor Du 

Partner & Managing Director

Shanghai

  • Change management
  • Chemicals
  • Marine shipping
  • Negotiations

Hal Sirkin 

Senior Partner & Managing Director

Chicago

  • Globalization
  • Operations
  • Innovation
  • Change management

Andrea Ostby 

Partner & Managing Director

Houston

  • Large-scale transformation
  • Operational improvement
  • Cost reduction
  • Lean manufacturing

Jim Morabito 

Director

Detroit

  • Lean and manufacturing
  • Procurement
  • Operational transformation
  • Behavioral change

Frank Lesmeister 

Associate Director

Düsseldorf

  • Lean manufacturing and production systems
  • Manufacturing-network optimization
  • Quality management
  • Supply chain management

Jamie McCarthy 

Associate Director

Detroit

  • Lean
  • Biopharma
  • Automotive
  • Supply chain improvement

Moundir Rachidi 

Associate Director

Paris

  • Operations management
  • Enablement
  • Human resources
  • Supply chain management and logistics
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