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 SCM / Logistics Advisory Board.

He holds a degree in industrial engineering with a focus on marketing and logistics and has many years of professional experience in the fields of logistics, supply chain and supplier management as well as organisational development, process management and lean production.

He acquired his profound consulting expertise as a partner in a management consultancy. He has built up his extensive industrial experience as an executive in the automotive industry (BMW Group), mechanical engineering (KRONES AG), medical technology (Agfa-Gevaert Health Care) and food & drink (Anheuser-Busch InBev).


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