Dipl.-Ing. Jörg Trommer

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Smarter Transformation

  • Former employed Business Unit leader / Chief Technical Officer CTO in the R&D area of four global Automotive TIER 1 suppliers with more than 20 years of leadership experience.
  • Now freelancer Executive Interim Manager and Engineering Consultant, who helps develop sustainable, innovative and customer oriented Business Models.
  • I want to help companies adjust to the dynamics of disruptive markets!

Professional Experience

  • Master of Mechanical Engineering / Vehicle Engineering RWTH Aachen Dipl. Ing. (1989)
  • GKN Driveline Int. GmbH, various roles, latest Head of Globla R&D Centre (1989 – 2013)
  • American Axles & Manufacturing AAM Europe GmbH, Director Engineering Europe (2014 – 2015)
  • Hilite International GmbH, Global Engineering Directors Transmission Valves (2016 – 2017)
  • NIDEC Motors & Actuators, CTO Europe (2018 – 2020)
  • Freelancer Executive Interim Manager & Engineering Consultant (since May 2020)

Value Proposition

  • Technical General Manager / CTO / Executive C-Level roles
  • Establishment of R&D organisations, Digital Transformation, Global Presence
  • Execution of M&A (from Due Dilligence to PMI)
  • Creation and implementation of Business Plans as well as Technology- and Product Roadmaps
  • Optimisation of (new) business processes, -methods and –tools (e.g. AGILE, Lean PD, DFSS, Hoshin Kanri, OKR …)
  • Implementation of Knowledge and Innovation-Management

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