Michael Maier 1

Michael Maier
Associate Partner


People profiles

Michael Maier

Professional Background

  • Over 25 years of experience in top management consulting and in industry leadership positons
  • Director Strategy & Operations Deloitte Consulting Germany (2009-2018) and Part of European M&A Consulting Practice with a focus on PMI/carve-out
  • Business Unit Head – Supply Chain Management Consulting for a BMW Group Company(2001-2009)
  • Head of Supply Chain, Purchasing and Manufacturing for Dornier Medizintechnik  and Director Logistics for Teleflex Inc. (1996-2001)
  • Masters of Business Administration Georgetown University, Washington, Bachelor Engineering (hons), University of Central Lancashire, UK,
    Dipl.- Ing. (FH) Mechanical Engineering, Fachhochschule Augsburg
  • German native speaker and fluent in English

M&A Skills & Expertise

  • Michael has led numerous international post merger integration and carve-out projects across various industry sectors
  • Target operating model design and functional blueprints for Integrations or carve-outs
  • Business strategy and strategy execution
  • Market entry & corporate growth programs
  • synergy capture and cost reduction initiatives
  • Supply chain management & manufacturing  operations
  • Change management and communication
  • People development & executive coaching (systemic business coach)

Project Highlights

  • Led post merger integration of two German automotive suppliers into a global Tier 1 structure including change management  to build a 4 bn Euro business division
  • Led commercial due diligence and post merger integration planning for the acquisition of a German equipment manufacturer by ChemChina
  • Led global optimization project for product engineering function for a global chip manufacturer to shift from a decentral architecture to a global governance and process model after an acquisition (leading German chip manufacturer)
  • Led operational carve out for divestiture of German business unit for Japanese Tier 1 supplier
  • Led carve-out and resale of sales and service functions to country dealers  across Europe (global mining and construction equipment manufacturer)
  • New business operating and process model for global Tier 1 supplier to get ready for acquisition of non automotive businesses (German Tier 1)
  • Led transformation program a new business operating and process model design for sales and service functions of a global engine manufacturer including change management, (leading diesel engine manufacturer)

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