MONTREUX, Switzerland Everyone knows that the web is transforming the way that suppliers are working with automakers. But what exactly does that mean?
The views of industry leaders will be heard at a roundtable discussion on June 19 at the Automotive News Europe Congress in Montreux, Switzerland.
The panel will consider how electronic business is changing the basic automotive company business model.
Members of the discussion panel are:
Harold Kutner, head of purchasing, General Motors.
Wilhelm Becker, head of purchasing, BMW.
Bertil Thoren, head of purchasing, Volvo Car Corp.
Jose-Maria Alapont, President, Delphi Europe.
Andre Navarri, CEO, Valeo.
Another panel member from the industry will be named later. The roundtable will lead off the Congress on Monday morning, June 19. A gala dinner is planned for that evening. Speakers at the dinner will be Richard Wagoner, president of General Motors, Jean-Martin Folz, chairman of PSA/Peugeot-Citroen and Wolfgang Reitzle, chairman of Ford's Premier Automotive Group.
For a full list of speakers and further details on the Congress, see Page 35.