Quality is not accidental, it is the result of effective business processes by KORN CONSULT GROUP®


Advisory Council

Short profile

Hans GERL is a member of our Advisory Board with a focus on Supply Chain Management. He has 35 years of cross-sector professional and management experience in consulting and industry, especially in organizational development, Process Management, Lean Production, Logistics, Supply Chain – and Supplier Management.
As a former partner in a consulting firm he knows the consulting business very well.
He has built up his extensive industrial experience in leading positions in Food & Drink, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology and Automotive. At the BMW Group, he was successfully responsible for securing supplies for all plants worldwide for many years.
Since 2022 he supports and accompanies the KORN CONSULT GROUP with his experience and expertise on its way to become the leading logistics and supply chain consultant.


Hans GERL knows the consulting business and the consulting market. As a former partner and senior consultant, he has experience in setting up, managing and developing a successful consultancy. He has built up an international expertise and reputation in lean production and logistics/SCM, process reengineering and change management, efficiency and location assurance programmes in approx. 50 cross-sector projects.

– One of his projects was twice awarded “Factory of the Year” in Germany.

Building on his strategic consulting expertise, Hans GERL has acquired many years of operational management experience and best-practice operations successes in sector-leading industrial companies: Anheuser-Bush InBev, KRONES AG, Agfa Gevaert Health Care, BMW Group. Highlights include …

– Successfully securing the location of the production of medical devices in Germany through the consistent implementation of lean organisational and production processes with robust supply concepts.

– Increasing process orientation and implementing process-oriented organisational structures in the company.

– Securing the supply of all vehicle plants, supplier selection, supplier connection and qualification, monitoring, trouble shooting and stabilisation of the supply of the worldwide suppliers and supply chains.

Core competence & project experience

– Management and consulting experience

– Strategic thinking and operational action

– Organisational development, process-oriented structures

– Business excellence, lean production

– Supply assurance, supply chain management

– Supplier assessment, selection, development, trouble-shooting

– Process Management and Process Reengineering (PEMM)

– Master Blackbelt Process Improvement (DMAIC/6Sigma)

– Master Blackbelt Change Management (Change First)

– Intercultural and international cooperation

– Strong communication skills at all levels of the organisation

– Executive coach and trainer