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How suppliers can respond to automotive electrification

Electrification  in the automotive sector  is accelerating  and  has profound imp lication s  for  suppliers  and OEMs Many suppliers need to re-invent their business to provide the  new  products and services that are needed for a  zero-carbon  future.

In this webinar we discussed  insights  into:

  • Why the tipping point towards electrification is happening now
  • How OEMs are driving to cost parity and how this impacts the supply base
  • How Sopheon helps suppliers improve strategic planning and product development

Ron Lee

Executive in Residence
Sopheon

Before Consulting, Ron had a 35-year career in the Automotive Powertrain Business, he reported to the JLR Board for 17 years as Global Director of Powertrain Engineering and five years as Chief Engineer and Programme Chief for Engine Engineering at Jaguar. After a successful career in product innovation and launch for numerous OEMs and with many Suppliers, Ron, a Fellow of the IMechE, now advises companies on the strategy, key decisions, technical structures and methods that get products into production and operating at scale robustly.

Craig Bangham

Senior Managing Consultant
Sopheon

Craig has over 11 years’ experience as a consultant and 15 years’ experience in industry, including 7 years in the automotive industry. Craig’s automotive career was primarily at Jaguar Land Rover, where he held several roles within Powertrain Engineering, covering the full product lifecycle from concept development, through to launch and plant vehicle team support. Craig has been a consultant with Deloitte prior to joining Sopheon, where he led the UK Product Development practice. As a Managing Consultant, Craig draws upon his considerable business and consulting experience to ensure our clients can derive value from the Accolade solution. Craig is based in the UK, has an Engineering Degree from Cambridge University and is a Chartered Engineer.

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