Marco Prüglmeier Project Manager Innovation and Industry 4.0 in Logistics BMW Group
Marco Prueglmeier has worked with the BMW Group since 1998, working in roles that have included assembly planning, logistics planning and inhouse consulting for lean processes. He later gained experience as Head of Materials Management and Physical Logistics in the Munich-based engine production, as well as in international project management for logistics in the product line.
Since 2015, he has been responsible for the development of innovative logistics applications, such as autonomous transports, logistics robotics, mobile devices, paperless logistics, augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (AI), areas considered key elements in preparing BMW Group logistics for the challenges of global competition.
Francesca Gamboni Senior VP Supply Chain PSA Group
Francesca joined PSA in 2016 to lead its global supply chain management, and is responsible for the full scope and transformation of order management, logistics and distribution processes across the group, including at its newest member, Opel/Vauxhall. She has more than 20 years of supply chain experience, including most recently in senior roles at L’Oréal, the world’s largest cosmetics firm, and in inbound logistics and global aftermarket logistics at Renault Nissan. She has also worked in supply chain roles for tier ones and mining firms.
Fabio Castello Senior Vice-President and Head of Corporate Unit Logistics Scania Group
Fabio has been more than 20 years in automotive and is well versed in all aspects of S&OP, strategic planning, supply chain, change management, packaging, inbound and outbound. He has extensive global experience, heading operations in Latin America, Europe and Middle East. Fabio has successfully lead new logistics process initiatives with consistent cost reduction, improved lead-times and focus in sustainability.
Andreas Subbe Executive Director Global Customer Supply Chain Continental Automotive
Over the last 20 years, Andreas has held a variety of international positions with Mannesmann Group, Siemens VDO and Continental in Europe, North America and Asia. In 2013, he took over management of Continental’s supply chain activities in Asia, leading corporate teams in Shanghai, Yokohama and Bangkok to support the region’s growing plant network. He returned to Europe in 2017 to support global logistics operations and has since 2018 been responsible for supply chain management to Continental’s customers worldwide.
Dror Noach Vice President of Global Logistics CNH Industrial
Dror Noach is responsible for CNH’s logistics worldwide, covering operations across the group’s truck, bus, construction and industrial vehicle and equipment brands. An experienced leader at top levels, he has more than 20 years’ experience in international logistics, including managing director of business development for Benelux and Nordic regions at TNT Logistics, director of European supply chain at Stanley Works, and director of logistics for EMEA at Nike.
Thomas Irrenhauser Project Lead: Robotics, Autonomous Transports & Green Logistics BMW Group
Thomas has worked with BMW Group since 2013, starting his career as a specialist in the early concept phase of new vehicles. Since 2015, he has been responsible for the development of logistics robotics and autonomous guided vehicles as part of BMW Group’s Innovation and Industry 4.0 in Logistics department. In addition, he is responsible for BMW Group’s Green Logistics Strategy 2050 focusing on road transport and manages all publicly funded research projects of the department. Before starting at BMW Group, Thomas has supported the sports car project management team at Audi in Neckarsulm and the cost engineering department at Bentley in Crewe, England.
Benedikt Anderhofstadt Specialist Green Logistics Strategy (Road) BMW Group
Benedikt joined the Innovation and Industry 4.0 in Logistics department at BMW Group in 2016. He is responsible for the successful implementation of autonomous and alternative fuel-powered heavy-duty trucks in BMW Group’s global supply chain which is part of the company’s Green Logistics Strategy 2050. In addition, he is responsible for publicly funded research projects of the department. Before starting at BMW Group, Benedikt has supported the Regional Supply Chain department at Henkel in Dubai, UAE.