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OESA 2019 McKinsey & Company Industry Disruptions – Talent Wins!
February 7, 2019 , The Townsend Hotel • 100 Townsend Dr. • Birmingham, MI

Registration for the OESA 2019 McKinsey & Company Industry Disruptions – Talent Wins! meeting to be held on Thursday, February 7th at The Townsend Hotel in Birmingham, MI has closed. You will be able to register on-site at the event. To expedite your registration, please complete the On-Site Form and bring it with you to the event. There will be a designated individual who will help you complete registration.

Event Details
OESA and McKinsey & Company have teamed up to investigate the impact of the ongoing industry transformation with a special focus on talent attraction, development and retention. The key objectives of this effort are to:
  • Advance the understanding and critical thinking of automotive suppliers
  • Address ongoing disruptions and implications for current and future talent demands
  • Provide strategies to elevate the talent position of the industry and members
OESA supplier members are invited to join OESA and McKinsey & Company for Industry Disruptions – Talent Wins! on Feb. 7, 2019, at The Townsend Hotel in Birmingham, Mich. Attendees will hear insights from an extensive survey of automotive supplier executives on current disruptions and talent best practices, the results of which will be disseminated exclusively during the event. 
Hans-Werner Kaas, senior partner, Russell Hensley, partner, Moritz Rittstieg, associate partner, and Reed Doucette, associate partner, from McKinsey and Company, Inc. will share their views on ongoing disruptions, their implications on the supplier industry and present insights gained from the latest survey. They will also share a framework on talent management that was tailored for suppliers to improve their practices. Additionally, top executives from supplier-member companies will share selected best practices and learnings in the field of talent management and leadership in times of rapid change.   
Attendees can expect to gain insight on:  
  • Current trends and disruptions and their implications on the supplier industry talent structure
  • Results from an extensive supplier survey on current disruptions and talent best practices
  • Best practices and actionable implementation advice from the supplier, and other industries
Participating executives include: 
  • Scott DeRue, Edward J. Frey Dean of Business, Stephen M. Ross Professor of Business, University of Michigan
  • Sean Dwyer, Managing Director & Chief People Officer, Coastal Automotive, LLC.
  • Jason Paradowski, Director Talent Acquisition and HR services, Americas Region, Robert Bosch LLC
  • Dan Sandberg, President & CEO, Brembo North America, Inc.
OESA supplier members may register in the events section of For registration and program information, contact OESA at 248.952.6401 or  


Registration Information

Registration Fees:

OESA Supplier Members on or before Jan. 25, 2019 $150
OESA Supplier Members between Jan. 26 and Feb. 5, 2019 $200
OESA Supplier Members after Feb. 5, 2019 $300


Please Note: OESA can no longer accept credit card information on faxed or emailed registrations. If you register via the PDF form, an OESA representative will contact you for payment information.

CLICK HERE for PDF On-Site Registration Form

For registration assistance and program information, contact OESA at 248.952.6401.

Note:  Refunds cannot be given after January 31, 2019.  Substitutions are always welcome. Charges will appear as “Motor & Equip MFG Assoc.” Register online at or fax the completed registration form to 248.952.6404.

Event Agenda

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