Manuel has extensive experience in operations and especially in purchasing both as an advisor and in interim management positions. Clients benefit from his deep knowledge of the functional areas of purchasing, supply chain management, and manufacturing. In particular, Manuel is an expert in material cost reduction, efficiency improvement, and state-of-the-art strategies, structures, and digital tools in purchasing. He is also adept at serving clients in the areas of postmerger Integration, business process outsourcing/shared services, SG&A optimization, organizational design, and process reengineering. His numerous engagements typically involve large global clients as well as private-equity-portfolio companies. Previously, he was with A.T. Kearney and Roland Berger.