Juergen Thurner

Alliance Partner
Juergen Thurner
  • Germany
  • +49-1727830512

Juergen Thurner brings 30 years of expertise in various senior management positions of Nasdaq listed companies such as Hewlett-Packard, Sanmina-SCI, Multi-Fineline Electronix Inc. (MFLEX) and Flextronics International Ltd. (flex) as Founder and Co-owner of xprts4xlnc.

Before starting his career as Management Consultant, Juergen was VP of Business Development of flex’s Industrial BU in Europe. Prior to this role, he was heading all European Business Development and Program Management activities of MFLEX.

Between 2005 and 2007, Juergen headed all European PCB sales activities of Sanmina as Director Business Development Europe. Prior to his engagement with Sanmina-SCI, Juergen held various management roles at Hewlett-Packard Germany with the scope of experience spanning from Manufacturing to Sales & Marketing.

Since 2012 Mr. Thurner lectures International Operations Strategies at the European School of Business at Reutlingen University.

Expertise and Consulting Focus

Juergen Thurner specializes in all aspects of Operational Excellence and Supply Chain Design mainly in the HiTech Electronics Industries, with an excellent background in Manufacturing Technologies and Lean Management as well as superior domain knowledge of the EMS Industry and Smart Factories.

Client Projects

  • EnBW (Smart Homes)
  • ASM (SMT Factory Equipment)
  • Orcan Energy AG (Renewable Energy)
  • Ericsson (Telecommunication)
  • COBI (Lifestyle)
  • Partnertech (EMS)
  • Landis + Gyr (Energy)
  • Zollner (EMS)
  • Konux (IIoT)

 Project Experience

  • Supply Chain Design (EMS Selection, Contract Negotiation, Product Transfer) for various customers and products
  • Operational Excellence Assessments and Improvement Projects for EMS companies
  • Interim COO
  • Business Process Modeling, Optimization and Digitalization
  • Smart Factory Market Study, Competitive Analysis and Recommendation for Action
  • Order-to-Cash Improvement Projects
  • IT Landscape Design

Academic Background

  • Degree in Precision Engineering (Dipl.-Ing (FH) Feinwerktechnik) from Aalen University of Applied Sciences
  • Strategic Account Management at University of Chicago (Curriculum)
  • Participating Faculty Member at European School of Business at Reutlingen University


  • German (native)
  • English (fluent)
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