Tauber Welcomes A.T. Kearney’s Doug Mehl to the Industry Advisory Board

November 9, 2017

Ann Arbor, MI – Doug Mehl of A.T. Kearney joins representatives of 30 of the world's top corporations as a member of the Tauber Institute for Global Operations Industry Advisory Board. The Industry Advisory Board's objective: to cultivate future leaders in operations through support of the Tauber Institute's multidisciplinary experiential learning mission.

Doug Mehl is a Partner at A.T. Kearney and a leader within the Firm’s Automotive, Transportation, and Industrial Practice. Doug has spent the last 12 years helping clients develop winning strategies, drive operations improvements and cost savings efforts across the value chain, support M&A due diligences and post-merger integrations, and drive full P&L turnarounds. Prior to consulting, Doug led the start-up and management of a Private Equity fund focused on Tier 1 and 2 automotive and industrial suppliers in the manufacturing and engineering space. Doug began his career at Ford Motor Company, working across Product Development and Manufacturing, including holding roles as Operations Manager in both domestic and international plants.

Doug holds an MBA from University of Michigan Ross School of Business and a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University. Doug currently lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

The Tauber Institute brings together graduate students from the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business and College of Engineering to gain operations expertise and leadership skills, then work together at sponsoring companies around the world, tackling diverse operations challenges in industries such as aerospace, energy, internet commerce, automotive manufacturing, tech, and healthcare. In over 30 collaborative projects with industry each year, the Tauber Institute applies cutting-edge operations theory to real-world problems, saving sponsoring companies millions of dollars through increased efficiency and waste reduction, and often simultaneously improving working conditions and reducing environmental impact.

Input from the Industry Advisory Board ensures that the Tauber Institute stays at the forefront of operations education and responds quickly to industry needs. Offering guidance consistent with the program's mission and objectives, the Industry Advisory Board actively assists the Tauber Institute in achieving its academic and research goals through industry leadership, cooperation, feedback, and acquisition of financial support.

The board, which meets twice a year with Tauber Institute leadership, represents a diverse group of organizations. View a full list of board members with biographies.

About the Tauber Institute for Global Operations

A joint venture between the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and College of Engineering, working together with industry partners to facilitate cross-disciplinary education in global operations management. Well-designed and managed team projects form the cornerstone of the Tauber Institute experience, and allow students to apply their knowledge to real world settings. http://www.tauber.umich.edu