Global strategy consultancy Bain & Company has appointed two new partners to its German team.
Holger Lipowsky joined Bain & Company after working at Roland Berger, where he worked for twelve years, going from consultant to partner. At the German-born consulting firm he focused on the aerospace and defense industry. Prior to his consulting career, he spent seven years as an aeronautical and engine engineer at Lufthansa Technik, Rolls-Royce and MTU Aero Engines.
At Bain, Lipowsky is a partner of Advanced Manufacturing & Services, Aerospace & Defense, and Public Sector practices. He is based in Berlin. He specializes in strategy, transformation and performance improvement.
Also based in Berlin is Thomas frost, who was appointed expert partner. Previously, he spent twelve years with another competing consulting firm, the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he was part of the Industrial Goods and Operations practice groups. Prior to BCG, he held positions within the manufacturing and production systems teams at Procter & Gamble and managed the group’s global autonomous maintenance function for various brands.
Frost brings more than 20 years of manufacturing optimization experience in a variety of industries to the performance improvement, advanced manufacturing and service and consumer goods practices of Bain & Company. He specializes in the design and implementation of production systems, as well as lean management, supply chain and plant optimization, manufacturing networks and maintenance systems.
Bain & Company has been active in Germany since 1982, when it opened its first office in Munich. Today, the consulting firm has four offices across the country: Berlin, DÃ¼sseldorf, Frankfurt and Munich. The German operation is led by around 80 partners and overseen by national managing partner Walter Sinn.