Wilfried Budke joined management consultancy Staufen AG on 1 February to reinforce the automotive segment. The 63-year old Senior Advisor can call on decades of consulting experience in the automotive and automotive supply industry. “We are happy that with Wilfried Budke we have gained a proven expert with many years of experience in consultancy and management” Martin Haas, Staufen AG Executive Board Member explains. “His professional expertise and extensive network will support our customers most effectively on their path to Lean Transformation. The automotive industry is one of the key sectors at Staufen AG.” The chartered mechanical and industrial engineer Wilfried Budke has more than 30 years experience as a business consultant. In his long career, his initial focus as managing partner had been on the consultancy areas of corporate strategy, organisation as well as performance and turnaround management. “I am looking forward to supporting Staufen AG with my expertise in the future. With the combined know-how of the automotive team, we can offer our customers the excellence they have come to expect and that our company with its headquarters in Köngen near Stuttgart stands for.” Staufen AG is an international Lean Management consultancy that provides support for companies during their Lean Transformation alongside with training and qualification for their employees and management.