The automotive industry is an increasingly complex environment. Automotive companies of all sizes and at all levels are facing issues and challenges regarding their own globalization, issues such as cost management and reduction, product development and reengineering. On the one hand, they are confronted with huge overcapacities in the market, on the other hand with the necessity to invest in new drive technologies.

Meeting these challenges requires top executives with specific skills, attributes and experience who can successfully manage the changes and lead companies through turbulent times.

In this time-sensitive and competitive environment, Odgers Berndtson´s Automotive Practice brings value to client companies around the world, identifying and attracting qualified executives with the drive to create ongoing change. We are already dealing with many of the major global automotive companies through our regional offices worldwide. Our search professionals know their industry and the market they serve. Their cutting edge executive search skills, exemplary client focus, and consistent identification of the best, not the next best, candidates for each search help clients earn the highest return on their investment in leadership.

Working with our functional experts, Odgers Berndtson´s Automotive Practice offers global solutions in the following areas:

  • Passenger car manufacturers
  • Commercial vehicle manufacturers
  • Automotive systems and components suppliers
  • Automotive related services
  • Importers, retailing and dealership groups
  • Private equity funds investing in automotive

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