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Roland Berger Expands Operations Practice: Procurement Expert Sven T. Marlinghaus Joins Roland Berger

Munich, April 2018: Consultancy Roland Berger continues to expand its global Operations practice and brings procurement and supply chain management expert Sven T. Marlinghaus onboard as a Senior Partner.

"We are really pleased to be welcoming Sven T. Marlinghaus to our global team," said Marcus Berret, Senior Partner and Global Head of the Operations, Industrial and Automotive practices at Roland Berger. "His years of expertise and his superb network make Sven T. Marlinghaus a great asset for our company. He will be supporting Roland Berger's clients worldwide as they strive to master the digital transformation of their supply chains and gain the edge over their competitors through cost efficiency and innovation."

The demand for advisory services in Operations is continuing to experience strong growth. In today's volatile markets, technological disruption and new business models call for efficient and flexible structures. This is what lies behind Roland Berger's decision to target further in growth in this area through specific investments in its consulting capacity.

Sven T. Marlinghaus is a proven expert in complex procurement and supply chain transformations on a national and international level. Boasting more than two decades of experience, he specializes in the digitalization of procurement processes and supply chains as well as in performance improvement programs.

Marlinghaus was previously Head of Operations & Performance Transformation for two leading consulting firms. Prior to that he spent eleven years as a Partner and member of the global board at one of the best-known boutique consultancies for procurement and supply chain management. Over the course of his extensive career, Marlinghaus has advised a wide variety of industrial and public utility companies as well as firms in the automotive and telecommunications industry and private equity companies.


Roland Berger, founded in 1967, is the only leading global consultancy of German heritage and European origin. With 2,400 employees working from 35 countries, we have successful operations in all major international markets. Our 52 offices are located in the key global business hubs. The consultancy is an independent partnership owned exclusively by 230 Partners.


Maximilian Mittereder

Maximilian Mittereder

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