Arthur D. Little (ADL) today announced the appointment of Arnaud Jouron as the new Associate Director in charge of the Automotive Manufacturing and Operations Management teams in its Paris office.
Arnaud spent almost 15 years as a consultant at McKinsey & Company, Arthur D. Little and Bossard, before joining ArcelorMittal, where he worked for 10 years. He became CEO of ArcelorMittal Tubular after serving as the CFO of ArcelorMittal Long Carbon and ArcelorMittal Stainless (now Aperam). Following ArcelorMittal, Arnaud led the automotive and packaging division of Constellium. For the past two years he has been an independent consultant, acting as an “operating partner” for private equity funds in large transactions.
ADL’s Automotive Manufacturing and Operations Management practices work with clients to apply clear thinking to key strategic issues. They offer a unique ability to combine four factors: deep, practical understanding of these industries and their most difficult challenges, the highest caliber of people, innovation to produce fresh insight, and a commitment to achieving measurable results.
Ignacio García Alves, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Arthur D. Little, comments: “Arnaud has many years of experience in consulting and the automotive and operations industries. He has shown his expertise in developing new products and supporting companies in their business endeavors. We look forward to seeing his work with our Paris office.”
Arnaud Jouron, Associate Director, Automotive Manufacturing and Operations Management at Arthur D. Little, adds: “The automotive industry is at an exciting time, with development of autonomous cars and alternative fuels. I am looking forward to leading the Arthur D. Little team as these areas progress, and helping companies enhance their own offerings and operations.”
Arnaud graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole des Ponts. He has a Master’s degree in Artificial intelligence.
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