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Yves-Pierre Willers

Senior Partner & Managing Director


The faster China can develop a strong local base for specialty chemical companies, the faster it will be on the path to a low-carbon footprint, high productivity, and a high value-added specialty chemical industry. The key enablers to achieving this accelerated pathway are not only the buildup of strong technological positions but also management of key talent resources, especially in engineering, R&D, and the commercial organization.

Yves-Pierre Willers

Yves-Pierre Willers joined The Boston Consulting Group in August 1994.  He works with chemical and agro-industrial companies headquartered in Asia to help improve their growth and internationalization strategies as well as the performance of their commercial and innovation functions. He has supported some of the largest M&A transactions in the chemical industry, including carve-outs, mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures. His efforts often focus on the redesign of commercial organizations after acquisitions.

Before joining BCG and working in mainland China, Korea, and Japan, Yves-Pierre was employed by leading chemical companies in the U.S., Germany, and Switzerland.

He was also a consultant on economic development projects in Africa and Asia. He is fluent in German, French, English, and Turkish.

Areas of Expertise

  • Leads BCG's work in chemicals in Asia-Pacific
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate growth and portfolio strategy
  • Post-merger integration
  • Commercial excellence
  • R&D excellence
  • Marketing and sales organization
  • Internationalization and regional growth


  • MA, business administration, University of Cologne
  • BA, macroeconomics, University of Bonn
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