Jan Bakker

Jan Bakker

Munich

Jan Bakker is a leading practitioner in capabilities-driven strategy for Strategy&, PwC’s strategy consulting business. He is a Managing Director Strategy& Germany, based in Munich. As a member of our Engineered Products and Services practice, he focuses primarily on global automotive, industrial, and private equity clients.

Jan Bakker joined Strategy& in 2002. He is a Partner based in our Munich office. As a member of our Engineered Products and Services practice, he focuses primarily on global automotive, industrial, and private equity clients.

Jan Bakker specializes in:

  • Capabilities-Driven Strategy
  • Growth, efficiency and turnaround programs
  • Sales, marketing and aftersales effectiveness and efficiency
  • Channel management
  • Strategic business transformation
  • Organizational restructuring and development
  • Pre- and post-merger advisory
  • Commercial due diligences

Some of his recent client assignments include:

  • Capabilities-driven growth strategy for an international conglomerate
  • Portfolio and diversification strategy for a family-owned industrial group
  • Efficiency and turnaround program for a major European tier-1 automotive supplier
  • Organizational restructuring in sales, marketing, and aftersales for an automotive OEM
  • Market entry strategies in growth markets for automotive and construction equipment OEMs
  • Automotive dealer network efficiency programs
  • Post-merger integration of two automotive finance companies
  • Multiple market assessments and commercial due diligences for automotive OEMs, suppliers, aftermarket/service companies as well as automotive finance
  • Design of Sales and Marketing effectiveness processes
  • Trend assessment on the future of mobility

His recent publications include, among others, the Strategy& perspective "Unlocking the value of digitization in automotive sales and distribution".

Jan Bakker holds a diploma degree in business administration from the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel, Germany and an MBA from the Katz Graduate School of Management at the University of Pittsburgh.