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Process Industries & Building Materials Experts

BCG's consultants and industry experts focusing on process industries and building materials continue to partner with leading companies to arrive at solutions in agribusiness, chemicals, builders' merchants, and more. These are our global and regional leaders on this topic.

Global Leadership

Hubertus Meinecke 

Senior Partner & Managing Director, Global Leader, Industrial Goods Practice


  • Product development in automotive
  • Metals and mining
  • Takeover defense
  • ROMI and ROCI

Matthias Tauber 

Partner & Managing Director


  • Leads BCG's materials and process industries sector globally and in Central Europe, Middle East, and Africa
  • Member of global leadership team of BCG's Industrial Goods practice
  • Transformation and turnaround
  • Marketing, sales, and pricing

Local Experts

Michael Book 

Senior Partner & Managing Director


  • Leads BCG’s Industrial Goods practice in Canada
  • Profit improvement and reorganization
  • Change management
  • Large-scale transformation

Marc Gilbert 

Senior Partner & Managing Director


  • Leads BCG’s Montreal office
  • Large-scale transformation and change
  • Growth
  • Operational effectiveness

Sam Ridesic 

Senior Partner & Managing Director


  • Leads BCG’s Consumer practice in North America
  • Consumer insights and trends
  • Multi-format retail strategies
  • Operations

Featured Experts

Andrew Taylor 

Senior Partner & Managing Director


  • Leads BCG's global work in innovation strategy
  • Leads BCG's materials and process industries sector in North America
  • Research and production innovation
  • Strategy enablement

Gustavo  Nieponice 

Partner & Managing Director

Buenos Aires

  • Lead's BCG's materials and process industries sector in Western Europe and South America
  • Value management
  • Operational efficiency
  • Power and gas

Amit Ganeriwalla 

Partner & Managing Director


  • Asia-Pacific leader, BCG TURN—turnaround, restructuring, and transformation
  • Leads BCG's global work in supply chain management
  • Leads BCG’s materials and process industries sector in Asia-Pacific
  • Lean manufacturing and production systems

Andreas Gocke 

Senior Partner & Managing Director


  • Leads BCG's global work in chemicals
  • Aerospace and defense
  • Operational improvement
  • Marketing and sales and commercial excellence

Romain de Laubier 

Partner & Managing Director


  • Leads BCG’s work in building materials
  • Globalization
  • Construction
  • Mining

Decker Walker 

Partner & Managing Director


  • Co-leads BCG's global work in agribusiness
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Growth strategy
  • Private equity

Torsten Kurth 

Partner & Managing Director


  • Co-leads BCG's global work in agribusiness
  • Crop protection, seeds, and fertilizer
  • Digital farming
  • Chemicals

Ketil Gjerstad 

Partner & Managing Director


  • Leads BCG’s Corporate Development practice in the Central Europe and Middle East region, including the Nordic countries
  • Leads BCG’s forest products, paper, and packaging sector
  • Commercial due diligence
  • Mergers and acquisitions

Gaurav Nath 

Partner & Managing Director


  • Leads BCG's global work in distribution
  • Marketing and sales
  • Pricing excellence
  • Organization design and alignment

Yves-Pierre Willers 

Senior Partner & Managing Director


  • Leads BCG's work in chemicals in Asia-Pacific
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate growth and portfolio strategy
  • Postmerger integration

Mel Wolfgang 

Senior Partner & Managing Director


  • Leads BCG's work in the postal industry in North America
  • Marine transportation and logistics
  • Semiconductor capital equipment
  • Aerospace and defense

Arne Burfeind 

Partner & Managing Director


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

Eduardo León 

Senior Partner & Managing Director


  • Leads BCG's global work in heavy materials
  • Portfolio strategy
  • International growth strategy
  • Cross-border due diligence and postmerger integration
Process Industries & Building Materials