Sustainability: A framework for extending value

Munich, May 2022

Sustainability: A framework for extending value

Munich, May 2022

utomotive COOs know environmental, social and economic considerations are the new license to operate – but making sustainability the guiding principle also creates value.

Driven by environmental legislation and customer demand, sustainability
is transforming the automotive industry. Carmakers are shifting from making
fossil fuel engines to vehicles powered by electric motors, and this profound
change has forced OEMs and their suppliers to transform the operational processes they have honed over decades.

However, to meet the ambitious emissions reductions targets set by governments and by OEMs themselves, it is not only the end product that must
change. As we identified in our COO Agenda, sustainability has far-reaching
industrial implications and must now be the guiding principle throughout automotive production and supply chains

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Berylls Insight
Sustainability: A Framework for extending value
Dr. Jan Burgard

Executive Partner

Timo Kronen


Peter Trögel


Philipp Enderle

Senior Associate

Florian Müller



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).