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Andreas Cornet

Andreas Cornet

Senior Partner McKinsey & Company Inc.

Andreas founded the Automotive Sales and Marketing Group at McKinsey Europe and has led it for the past five years. He now leads McKinsey’s Automotive Supplier sector in EMEA and has recently been working with the the CLEPA European Association of Automotive Suppliers to create a global perspective for suppliers.

Since joining McKinsey over two decades ago, Andreas has mainly worked in the automotive and automotive supply industries and in the fields of consumer and industrial electronics with a special focus on strategy, sales and marketing, branding, product positioning, and product development.

Prior to joining McKinsey, Andreas co-founded a software consulting company where he worked until joining the firm in 1994. Andreas is a native German speaker, but is also proficient in Dutch, English, French, and Spanish.



Moderator: Gian Luca Pellegrini, Director QuattroRuote   

 8:30 | Registration opening   

 9:00 | Institutional greetings (Opening remarks) 

  • Paolo Calvano, Councillor for Budget, Personnel, Heritage, Institutional Reorganization, EU Relations Emilia-Romagna Region
  • Gian Carlo Muzzarelli, Mayor of Modena   
  • Andrea Prete, President Unioncamere 
  • Remo Taricani, Unicredit Deputy Head of Italy


9:45 | McKinsey speech 

  • Andreas Cornet, Senior Partner  
  • Michele Bertoncello, Partner  


10:20 | Motor Valley Top Table 

  • Andrea Pontremoli, CEO Dallara Automobili
  • Claudio Domenicali, CEO Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A.
  • Andrea Antichi, Chief Manufacturing Officer Ferrari
  • Stephan Winkelmann, Chairman and CEO Automobili Lamborghini
  • Davide Grasso, CEO Maserati
  • Hannes Zanon, Commercial Director Pagani Automobili
  • Livia Cevolini, CEO Energica Motor Company


11:40 | Keynote speeches 

  • Cristina Bombassei, Consigliere e Chief CSR Officer Gruppo Brembo  
  • Edoardo Merli, ADG Power Transistor Sub-Group VP STMicroelectronics
  • Joannes - Joerg Rueger, President Bosch Engineering GmbH
  • Christian Richter, Google Director Global Automotive 


13:00 | Ribbon Cutting 

Official ribbon cutting and opening of the event at Accademia Militare