Niklas Hoppe

Niklas Hoppe


Niklas Hoppe is an advisor to executives in the industrial, automotive and aerospace sectors for Strategy&, PwC's strategy consulting business. Niklas is a Partner at Strategy& Switzerland and is based in Zurich. Niklas has over 20 years of consulting experience and is a leading practitioner in strategy-based transformation programs for international companies. He is a leader in our Fit for Growth* capability offering.

Niklas’ key areas of functional expertise are:

  • Restructuring/Transformation/Fit for Growth programs
  • Supply chain and network optimization
  • Large scale project management
  • Strategy and due diligences

Examples of Niklas’ experience include:

Restructuring/Transformation/Fit for Growth programs

  • Re-organization of global headquarter organizations
  • Restructuring of the global organizations
  • Restructuring of functional areas, e.g. R&D, and processes, product development processes

Supply chain and network optimization

  • Restructuring of global and European production footprints
  • Restructuring of European distribution networks
  • Restructuring of supply chain organizations including outsourcing

Large scale project management

  • Recovery programs for aerospace and automotive companies
  • Program-Management-Office for large investment projects in the A&D and nuclear industry, and for turnaround programs in the automotive industry
  • Financial audits of global programs in the automotive industry

Strategy and due diligences

  • Product and platform strategies for automotive and automotive suppliers
  • Market and competitive analyses mainly for automotive and industrial companies
  • Due diligences on industrial companies and automotive suppliers

Niklas was guest lecturer in Supply Chain Master programs at the universities for applied sciences in Konstanz, Chur, Winterthur and Zurich for 10 years. He holds a diploma degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Darmstadt.

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