The key event on the development of automotive industry in Mexico covering automotive manufacturing, supply chain, logistics & autoretail

25 - 26 April 2017

Venue to be confirmed

Highlights at Mexican automotive forum 2017

Interactive workshop “Growth of alternative transportation and Mobility as a Service and its impact on dealerships and automotive retail”

Automotive retail is changing radically globally. New Mobility has become a reality and will continue to develop rapidly. How should OEMs & dealership groups adapt to a new reality and mitigate challenges to remain competitive and successful in the future? The purpose of the workshop is to develop the future scenarios and find solutions for the automotive retail sector players in the New Mobility Era

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Strategies for the Mexican automotive market

Learn from Government authorities, OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers & consultants the recent changes in legislation, trends and challenges in the global & Mexican automotive industry & leading industry players' development strategies. Identify new business opportunities & find the way to mitigate risks for your company!

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Developing efficient supply chains

Hear the insights from Purchasing Directors from OEMs on their approach towards collaborating with suppliers & Tier 1 Suppliers’ strategies at the event! Don’t miss the opportunity to get information about recent developments in automotive parts production and innovations for the automotive sector!

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Improving reliability & reducing costs in automotive logistics

Hear insights from Logistics Directors from OEMs & Tier 1 suppliers on the challenges for automotive logistics in Mexico, participate in the interactive debate how automotive logistics will develop in Mexico and discuss solutions how to increase the speed of outbound & inbound automotive logistics, improve reliability of supply & reduce costs in the supply chain.


Maximizing car sales & managing customer experience

Learn sales strategies of the leading OEMs and dealership groups for the Mexican market and their approaches towards managing customers in the digital era! Participate in the interactive debate on enhancing customer experience & increasing value proposition in a fast changing environment! 

Forum agenda

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One-to-one meetings

Reserve your time slots to meet Purchasing & Logistics Directors from OEMs & Tier 1 suppliers face-to-face at the Mexican automotive forum! Prescheduled, private & time-effective 10-minute meetings will be hosted by executives from OEMs & Tier 1 suppliers and will provide a unique chance to develop new commercial opportunities for your company!

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Exceptional networking opportunities

At the Mexican automotive forum attendees will have superb opportunities to establish new business contacts and strengthen your relationships with existing partners during interactive discussions & round tables, one-to-one meetings, coffee breaks, lunches & cocktail reception. Don’t miss this unique chance to network with top managers from OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers & dealership groups!

Speakers and Moderators 2016 & 2017

Leo Torres de Unanue, Supply Chain Director, Ford of Mexico
Leo Torres de Unanue

Supply Chain Director

Ford of Mexico

James Carter, Principal Consultant, Vision Mobility, Canada
James Carter

Principal Consultant

Vision Mobility, Canada

Horacio Saldivar, Purchasing Director, Nissan Mexicana
Horacio Saldivar

Purchasing Director

Nissan Mexicana

Björn Gustrau, Sales and Product Director Mercedes-Benz & Smart, Mercedes-Benz México
Björn Gustrau

Sales and Product Director Mercedes-Benz & Smart

Mercedes-Benz México

Guillermo Alejandro Díaz Arana, Operations Director, Toyota Motor Sales de Mexico
Guillermo Alejandro Díaz Arana

Operations Director

Toyota Motor Sales de Mexico

Gerardo Fernandez, Fleet Director, General Motors de Mexico
Gerardo Fernandez

Fleet Director

General Motors de Mexico

Fausto Cuevas Mesa, Director General, Mexican Association of Automotive Producers
Fausto Cuevas Mesa

Director General

Mexican Association of Automotive Producers

Juan Carlos Ibarreche Villagran, Director, Autofin
Juan Carlos Ibarreche Villagran



Philipp Heldt, General Director, Infiniti Mexico & Latin America
Philipp Heldt

General Director

Infiniti Mexico & Latin America

Carlos López de Nava, Commercial Director, Grupo Alden
Carlos López de Nava

Commercial Director

Grupo Alden

Marcus Philipp, Marketing Director Volkswagen Brand, Volkswagen de Mexico
Marcus Philipp

Marketing Director Volkswagen Brand

Volkswagen de Mexico

Miguel Luz, Marketing Director , Hyundai Motor de México
Miguel Luz

Marketing Director

Hyundai Motor de México

Gil Sverdlin Florman, General Director, Kasa Automotriz, S.A. de C. V.
Gil Sverdlin Florman

General Director

Kasa Automotriz, S.A. de C. V.

Guillermo Prieto Treviño, Executive President, AMDA
Guillermo Prieto Treviño

Executive President


Andrés Lerch, Partner-Advisory, EY México
Andrés Lerch


EY México

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