Automotive

Team

Hiroto Suzuki
Tokyo, Japan
Managing Partner

Hiroto is a partner at our Tokyo office and heads our Global Automotive and manufacturing Practice. His main field of expertise is providing support for corporate vision planning and strategy,…

Matteo Ainardi
Paris, France
Managing Partner

Matteo is Managing Partner, leading Arthur D. Little in France, and a member of both our Automotive & Manufacturing and Growth Practices. Since joining Arthur D. Little in 2016, Matteo has mainly…

Samih Coskun Baban
Istanbul, Türkiye
Managing Partner

Coşkun is Managing Partner, Member of the Executive Committee and Head of Arthur D. Little for Americas and Eastern Europe. He also leads Arthur D. Little’s Istanbul Office. He has 20 years of…

Kurt Baes
Brussels, Belgium
Managing Partner

Kurt is Managing Partner, leading Arthur D. Little in Belgium and Luxembourg and based in Brussels, with over 20 years of strategy consulting experience. He has lived and worked in Europe, Asia and…

Yusuke Harada
Tokyo, Japan
Managing Partner

Yusuke Harada is a Managing Partner at Arthur D. Little Tokyo. Yusuke focuses on strategic planning in the manufacturing and high-technology industries; this includes new-business creation,…

Bernd Schreiber
Frankfurt, Germany
Managing Partner

Bernd is Managing Partner, member of the Board of Directors and leads Arthur D. Little for Nordics, UK & Central Europe. Based in our Frankfurt office, Bernd also leads our global Industry 4.0…

Alan Martinovich
Boston, United States
Partner

Alan Martinovich is a Partner in the Boston office of Arthur D. Little, where he heads the North American Strategy & Organization practice. He has over twenty years of experience advising…

Kensuke Sobue
Tokyo, Japan
Partner

Kensuke is a partner at Tokyo office and a core member of the global S&O practice.  He is also the co-leader of Arthur D. Little Asia., the Southeast Asia and Oceania operation of Arthur D.…

Giancarlo Agresti
Rome, Italy
Partner

Giancarlo Agresti is located in our Rome office. During the last 30 years, Giancarlo has assisted relevant Telecommunication, Media, Automotive, Aerospace and Retail players in their strategy…

Toshihiro Ariki
Tokyo, Japan
Partner

His main working fields are automobiles, auto parts, industrial machinery, robotics, with supporting, research and development strategies, new business planning and execution, business strategy…

Niklas Brundin
Stockholm, Sweden
Partner

Niklas is a Partner in the Stockholm office and leads the local Automotive & Manufacturing practice. He primarily advises companies in the sectors of Automotive, Manufacturing, and Private equity…

Phil Bulman
London, United Kingdom
Partner

Phil is a Partner in the UK office, and part of the global Operations and Supply chain Transformation practice. Phil trained as a Design & Manufacturing Engineer and spent 10 years working in the…

Dr. Fabian Doemer
Frankfurt, Zurich, Germany
Partner

Fabian is a Partner based in our Frankfurt office, and is leading of our Innovation Practice in Central Europe. Fabian led Arthur D. Little in the region for over 14 years since 2010. For over 20…

Yu Hamada
Tokyo, Japan
Partner

Yu is a core member of the Automotive & Manufacturing practice, based in the ADL Tokyo office. He focuses on corporate strategy, growth acceleration, new business creation and execution, and…

Wolf-Dieter Hoppe
Munich, Germany
Partner

Wolf-Dieter is a Partner at Arthur D. Little, based in our Munich office. He has worked for industrial companies in Europe, the Americas and Asia. He is an expert in complex global strategy…

Alexander Krug
Munich, Germany
Partner

Alexander is Partner at Arthur D. Little’s Munich office. Alexander has extensive experience in the Automotive Industry, specializing in Mobility 4.0 projects with focus on electric vehicles,…

Francesco Marsella
Rome, Italy
Partner

Francesco is a Partner at Arthur D. Little, based in our Rome office, and leads Arthur D. Little’s Global Strategy & Organization practice. He’s also the leader of the marketing & sales…

Shota Mitsuya
Tokyo, Japan
Partner

Shota is a Partner at Arthur D. Little’s Tokyo office. He supports manufacturing companies on growth strategy, including new-business creation, business-model innovation and technology innovation. In…

Alexey Pankov
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Partner

Alexey is a Partner in our Dubai office. He is a member of our Performance, Energy & Resources, and Advanced Manufacturing teams. Alexey serves the Middle East and Global clients in the domains…

Richard J. Parkin
Paris, France
Partner

Rich Parkin has over 30 years of experience, including over 20 in strategy consulting.  He is based in Paris and serves clients globally. He has worked widely in Europe, MENA, the US, and the UK. He…

Volker Pfirsching
Munich, Germany
Partner

Volker A. Pfirsching is a Partner at Arthur D. Little based in Munich. He is a member of the Central European Management Board and heads the global Digital Competence Center. As a thought leader in…

Feroz Sanaulla
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Partner

Feroz is a partner leading the Technology and Innovation Practice for Middle East and India.  He works alongside all sector leads and partners in creating additional layers of value in the areas of…

Clément Santander
Paris, France
Partner

Clément is a Partner in Arthur D. Little’s Paris office and a member of the Performance Practice. Clément brings over 17 years of experience in management and strategy consultancy, enriched by his…

Maximilian Scherr
Vienna, Austria
Partner

Max is a Partner at Arthur D.  Little and leads the Strategy, Organization & Innovation practice in our Vienna office.   Max has over 20 years of experience in strategic consulting and senior…

Dr. Andreas Schlosser
Munich, Germany
Partner

Andreas is a Partner in Arthur D. Little’s Global Automotive and Manufacturing Group with more than 25 years of experience in the Automotive industry and in top management consulting. He is based in…

Dr. Klaus Schmitz
Munich, Germany
Partner

Klaus is a Partner in our Munich office and leads the Automotive Practice in Central Europe. He predominantly serves clients in the automotive industry. His second background being in the technology…

Dominique Trancart
Paris, France
Partner

Dominique is a Partner based in our Paris office. He is a core member of the Automotive and Manufacturing (AMG) Practice. His primary focus is on automotive & mobility, building materials &…

Hirotaka Uchida
Bangkok, Jakarta, Thailand
Partner

Hirotaka is a principal in ADL SEA, head of ADL Thailand and leader of Automotive practice in SEA. Before joining ADL, he have worked in a US consulting firm and consulting function in Big 4.…

Simon Vessey
London, United Kingdom
Partner

Simon is a Partner on the Automotive team within Arthur D. Little’s Global Automotive and Manufacturing Practice. He has over 27 years of experience in consulting and is based in our London office.…

Angela Dum
Munich, Germany
Associate Director

Angela is an Associate Director based in our Munich office. She is a core member of the global Operations Management practice and leads Procurement Innovation at ADL globally with a focus on…

Alexis Ost-Duchateau
Brussels, Belgium
Principal

Alexis is a member of Arthur D. Little's Transformation practice, based in Brussels. With a focus on the Automotive, Rail, and Services industries, Alexis brings extensive experience in shaping and…

Serkan Somer
Istanbul, Türkiye
Principal

Serkan is a Principal based in our Istanbul office. He is co-leading ADL’s “Marketing & Sales” cluster globally and responsible for our “Strategy & Organization” and “Automotive &…

Masayoshi Yabuuchi
Tokyo, Japan
Principal

Masayoshi is a principal based in our Tokyo office. He is a core member of the Automotive & Manufacturing (AMG) practice and focuses on advising senior executives in heavy industry, engineering,…

Kenichi Hamada
Tokyo, Japan
Principal

Kenichi is a Principal based in ADL’s Tokyo office. He has over 10 years of experience consulting for manufacturing R&D departments and the automobile industry. Previously he was an engineer of…

Yoshinori Kanazawa
Tokyo, Japan
Principal

Yoshinori has profession in Corporate Brand Strategy, Corporate/Organization Transformation, Brand based Business Strategy with a number of experiences in housing equipment, real estate, automotive,…

Junta Kondo
Tokyo, Japan
Principal

Junta is a Principal in Arthur D. Little’s Automotive Practice, based at the Tokyo office. He has worked on over 120 projects during his 12-year career. His work focuses on: passenger and commercial…

Sebastian Meyer
Gothenburg, Sweden
Principal

Sebastian is a Principal at Arthur D. Little, based in Gothenburg. He is a member of the Operations Management Practice as well as the Automotive & Manufacturing Practice. He joined Arthur D.…

Kazuhiro Minamitsu
Tokyo, Japan
Principal

Kazuhiro provides support for the formulation of company-wide and business strategies and the creation of new businesses in the areas of manufacturing, construction, housing, logistics, and mobility…

Takaharu Miura
Tokyo, Japan
Principal

Over 15 years of consulting experience. Prior to joining ADL, worked as a director for a global consulting firm and as a manager for a digital platform company. Main fields of expertise are in…

Masashi Okada
Tokyo, Japan
Principal

Masashi joined the Toyko office and AMG practice in 2020. He has consistently engaged in consulting work mainly in the Automotive industry, with OEM, Suppliers, Industry groups, Government agencies,…

Sangyoun Park
Seoul, South Korea
Principal

Sangyoun has 17 years of consulting experience in the areas of strategy formulation and digital transformation.  Particularly focused on the automotive and manufacturing industry for the last 10…

Martin Rajnoha
Prague, Czech Republic
Principal

Martin is a Principal at Arthur D. Little, based in Prague, and a member of the Strategy & Organization and Automotive and Manufacturing (AMG) Practices, focusing primarily on technology and…

Bill Reeves
San Francisco, United States
Principal

Bill is a Principal based in the San Francisco office as a member of the Strategy & Organization, Automotive, and Industrial Goods & Services practices and a core leader of ADL’s Growth…

Florian Saeftel
Munich, Germany
Principal

Florian is a Principal at Arthur D. Little’s Munich office. The main body of his expertise is built around business model development and downstream strategies for automotive clients, as well as M…

Dr. Philipp Seidel
Munich, Germany
Principal

Philipp is a Principal at Arthur D. Little’s Munich office. His work focus and expertise are around product, technology and downstream strategies for automotive clients. A major part of his…

Hiroki Tachikawa
Tokyo, Japan
Principal

Hiroki is a Principal in the Tokyo office and a core member of the Automotive & Manufacturing team. Prior to joining the firm, he was a senior manager at a major Japanese automotive OEM, where he…

Kunitaka Takeuchi
Tokyo, Japan
Principal

Kunitaka is a principal in the Tokyo office and a core member of the Automotive & Manufacturing practice. Before joining ADL, he was working at a consulting company of Big 4 accounting firms.…

Andrea Visentin
Rome, Italy
Principal

Andrea Visentin is a Principal of Arthur D. Little Italy, based in Rome (Italy), and a member of the “Automotive and Manufacturing Goods”, “Energy & Utilities” and “Operations Management”…