Marcus Ehrhardt is a core member of the Health Care and Operations practices at Boston Consulting Group, with a special focus on operations strategy and transformation in life sciences. He is an expert in digital and analytics in biopharma operations. Marcus has broad international experience working with executive teams and clients from biopharma/biotech, medtech, animal health companies, and CMOs and private equity firms across the globe.

Marcus’s project experience covers strategy-based transformation and performance improvement programs, supply chain management, and production network/make vs. buy strategies to due diligences. He is also an expert in digital supply chain and advanced analytics for operations, working closely with BCG’s GAMMA team.

Prior to joining BCG, Marcus was a managing director and partner at Booz & Company (now called Strategy&) in Frankfurt and in New York, where he was a leader in the health care practice, most recently leading the firm’s life sciences operations strategy business in North America out of the New York office.

Marcus is a recognized thought leader and is the author of numerous articles, with a focus on pharma operations and digitization. He has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, FiercePharma, and other publications.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Life sciences, biopharma, biotech, medtech, animal health
  • Operations strategy
  • Digital transformation
  • Performance improvement programs
  • Supply chain management
  • Manufacturing excellence/lean/Industry 4.0

EDUCATION

  • Researcher, technology standardization economics/strategy, Stanford University Graduate School of Business
  • PhD, business administration (summa cum laude), Goethe University
  • MBA, with distinction, Goethe University

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • ERP Scholarship by the German Ministry of Trade and Commerce and German National Merit Foundation
  • Global Young Leader of the Atlantik-Bruecke Association in 2006
Deep Expertise, Broad Experience