n unstable times, choosing the right supplier gives certainty and cuts costs.
Fact-based approach to supplier selection helps OEMs avoid delays and cost overruns as they ramp up ev production and work with less experienced suppliers.
The current state of flux all along the automotive value chain makes assessing and choosing the right suppliers extremely difficult. Taking a fact-based approach helps OEMs avoid delays and cost overruns.
Timo Kronen (1979) is partner at Berylls Group with focus on operations. He brings 17 years of industry and consulting experience in the automotive industry. His focus is on production, development and purchasing as well as supplier task forces. Some of his recent projects include:
• Restructuring of the Procurement Function (German Sports Car OEM)
• Supplier Task Force for an Onboard Charger (German Premium OEM)
• Strategy Development for the Component Production (German Premium OEM)
Before joining Berylls, Timo Kronen worked at PwC Strategy&, Porsche Consulting Group and Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG. He holds a diploma degree in industrial engineering from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).
Christian Grimmelt has been an integral member of the Berylls Strategy Advisors team since February 2021. Previously, he gained extensive professional experience in top management consultancies and in the automotive supplier industry.
During his time at the world’s largest automotive supplier, he drove the establishment of a central unit to optimize the company’s global logistics and production network.
Christian Grimmelt’s consulting focus is logistics and production network optimization, purchasing and (digital) operations including launch and turnaround management for OEMs and especially suppliers.
Christian Grimmelt holds a university diploma in industrial engineering from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.