Dr John Wormald
is worldwide Managing
autoPOLIS, with a particular focus on Europe. He
has worked on a wide range of projects for vehicle manufacturers,
components suppliers and government agencies across the world. He has a
particular expertise in the aftermarket. He previously worked for
Booz.Allen.Hamilton, Renault and the Boston Consulting Group. He is
Over a Cliff?
and Time for
a Model Change, and is a regular speaker and conference
Patrick Guiraud is a director with autoPOLIS and heads up the firm's Paris office. He has extensive consulting experience in the components industry and the automotive aftermarket throughout Europe and has chaired a major automotive industry commission in France. Prior to joining autoPOLIS Patrick had a 35-year international career with the automotive division of SKF during which he gained extensive line and staff experience.
Kim Rennick heads up the firm's Australian office. He is a Chartered Professional Engineer and has experience with many global blue-chip corporations in a wide range of industries, including IT, Mining, Steel Telecommunications and Petrochemicals. Prior to joining autoPOLIS , he had a 20-year career with Honeywell. He has experience working in Australia, US, UK, Europe and Asia Pacific.
F. Monk is
Managing Partner of autoPOLIS in Detroit,
responsible for North America. He has 20 years of experience in the global
automotive sector, in North America, Europe and Asia. Prior to
autoPOLIS, he was a senior executive with ASC
Speciality Vehicles, Renault and CITIC, China's high-profile investment group. John serves on several advisory
boards, including the Economist (EIU) and Eastern Michigan University's
International Business School. He is frequently published and quoted in
Thomas J. Hughes is a leading expert in the automotive industry. Tom specializes in engineering and manufacturing firms interested in expanding into alternative and renewable energy sectors, including wind power and electric vehicles. His 20 year automotive career began as OEM Planner, Sr. Program Mgr and Director of Ford Motor Company and ASC Specialty Vehicles. He managed a business unit p&l, with responsibility for sales, program management, engineering and finance. Tom has also served as lead consultant to such companies as Quantam Technologies/Tecstar Automotive, Lear Corporation and the Kaufman Foundation.
Can Gürocak is based with autoPOLIS in Istanbul, Turkey. He has more than 25-years of industry experience, including 20 years in some Turkey’s leading automotive companies. His focus is strategic management working for vehicle manufacturers, distributors, importers and dealers as well as for retail and fleet operators. He also focuses on the design and implementation of new management tools and techniques to increase the performance of automotive retail companies.
Pearce Flannery is the founder and CEO of
Pragmatica, Ireland's premier automotive management consultancy. Prior to
establishing Pragmatica in 1994, he spent over 15 years in senior
positions within the Automotive sector, including such companies as Mapfre
Assistencia of Madrid and FIAT Auto Spa.