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PM/ R&D + Operations

Short Profile

Denis GÖNNER is Associate Partner of the KORN CONSULT GROUP. He has over 25 experience in various roles in management consulting and his core competences are in the areas of value creation, performance improvement, operational excellence, lean engineering, plant transfer, organizational change and change management.

He brings the following company experience: Proudfoot, SAP, Celerant Consulting and the Renoir Group.

As part of his extensive project experience, he has, among other things, accompanied the following customers: BMW, MAHLE, Standard Bank, Deutsche Post, TDK, Eberspächer, KOC Holding, Philips, Shell, Siemens, OMV among other customers he speaks German and English.


Denis GÖNNER has held various management positions with his past employers. He has over 25 years’ experience in delivering change and transformation projects to large scale customers ensuring organizational ownership and sustainability.

He successfully set up management consulting teams on worldwide scale and successfully supported customers in more than 30 countries.

Within his last role he had a significant impact in making the organization recognised as one of the leading automotive consultancies by the Financial Times.

Core Competencies & Project Experience

  • Operational and financial analysis
  • Operational & Organizational Excellence
  • Supply Chain & procurement optimization
  • R&D Performance Management and Performance Optimization
  • Project Management Performance Optimization
  • Shop Floor Management
  • Program Management
  • Lean Implementation und Umsetzung von Produktionssystemen
  • Employee Lifecycle Management
  • Digitalization and Automation
  • Change Management
  • TPM
  • Lean/Agile R&D and Engineering
  • Industrial Footprint und Plant Transfer