Axel Schmidt

Senior Managing Director


As a Senior Managing Director and Industry Sector Lead, Axel Schmidt is responsible for all worldwide activities within Accenture's Automotive industry group. Before joining Accenture in September 2012, Axel Schmidt spent more than 20 years with Roland Berger Strategy Consultants - 15 years as Partner / Senior Partner and more than 10 years as Global Head Competence Center Operations Strategy and Head of the Stuttgart office. He has extensive experience in strategy and business development, organization, restructuring, transformation and PMI in various industries. In his current role at Accenture, he is responsible for the Stuttgart office and manages the Automotive division, for Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Russia, Europe and worldwide.