Market Expert Automotive Industry - Strategy, Launch, Project Management, Process Development

Mr. F. S.



Germany (currently living in Beijing)


German (mother tongue), English (fluent), Chinese (daily situations)


  • 20 years of successful proven track record within the automotive industry in the area of product marketing, product management, product planning, portfolio & mobility strategies, launch management, process definition & implementation for renowned western and Chinese OEMs like Volkswagen, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz and Geely (Lynk & Co)
  • 15 years of in-depth China experience in the automobile sector within different entity set-ups

Industry priorities:

  • Automotive OEMs & suppliers
  • BEV start-ups
  • Mobility start-ups
  • Any companies in organisational and/ or process transformation
  • Companies setting up new organisations and/ or departments


  • Highly experienced in defining global strategies concerning portfolio (e. g. cycle plan definition), product, mobility solutions & electrification, innovation development & implementation
  • Highly professional in process definition and implementation (Launch Management processes, Master data processes, innovation process, CGI process)
  • In-depth experience in Product definition during early strategic phase including attribute and feature planning
  • Strong Project lead capabilities for international projects with multi-cultural team composition
  • Vast knowledge in setting up and executing a market intelligence environment for OEMs including market analyses, regular studies and clinic planning etc.
  • Profound Knowledge in the area of CGI applications (process set-up and implementation) handling a yearly budget of 17 million Euro
  • In depth skills in setting up high performing teams and departments, people management & potential development
  • Strategic thinker and innovative leader capable of leading in a multi-cultural environment

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