Dr. Markus Böttcher is a partner in the Munich office of Bain & Company. He leads our Performance Improvement practice in Europe and co-leads our Manufacturing practice in Europe. He also coordinates the portfolio company support business of Bain in Germany and Switzerland. Mr. Böttcher works with wide a range of customers in the area of industrial goods and services and the private equity sector. In these fields he draws on extensive project experience, particularly in the optimization of purchasing, production, supply chain management, product development, SG&A, cash & capital management as well as strategy development and reorganization. He also has broad expertise as a consultant for private equity funds and their portfolio companies. Before joining Bain & Company, Mr. Böttcher worked as Business Unit Manager for Mannesmann Dematic AG in China.
Markus Böttcher studied Industrial Engineering at the Technical University of Berlin, and he earned his doctorate at the Sophia University in Tokyo and the Ruhr University in Bochum on the topic of "Capital Goods Marketing in Japan".