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Autumn 2018

AutoRetail Middle East Business Breakfast

Watch the event video from Autoretail Middle East Business Breakfast that took place on 11th November 2015 in the Fairmont Hotel, Dubai

Top industry executives are invited to attend our Business Breakfast, hosted together with the Boston Consulting Group, who will deliver an in-depth presentation and discussion on ‘The future of autoretail – advancing market management and customer experience”.

Please join us on 11th November at the Fairmont Hotel in Dubai and take advantage of this unique opportunity to combine attending the Dubai Motor Show with an exclusive gathering, enabling you to gain market intelligence and engage in high level networking.

Topics to be covered:

  • Global auto retail formats & trends, and their applicability to the GCC environment
  • Deep-dive: Impact of digital technologies on auto customer experience and brand interaction
  • Deep-dive: How social media can foster auto retail
  • Lessons for GCC auto wholesale and retail players from benchmarks outside the region

Attendance at this event is by invitation only. To register your interest, please contact Anastasia Varnavskaya at

Business Breakfast Speakers:

Thomas Dauner is global leader of The Boston Consulting Group's automotive sector and part of the leadership team of the firm’s Industrial Goods practice.

Since joining BCG in 1995, Thomas has worked with car and truck manufacturers and suppliers along all steps of the value chain, with a strong focus on new-product development and sales and marketing topics. He has led a number of large-scale turnaround and performance-improvement projects in the automotive industry.

Marc Dahlke is the regional leader of The Boston Consulting Group's automotive sector and based in Dubai.

Since joining BCG in 2005, Marc has worked with car manufacturers and suppliers as well as with distributors and dealers along the value chain. In Middle East, his project
focus has been on topics around distribution, sales, after sales, used cars and parts business, as well as on the relationship between manufacturers and local distributors / dealerships.

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Founded in 1963, The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management-consulting rm. BCG helps corporations and other organizations innovate and achieve sustainable competitive advantage.

With over 10,000 employees in 82 oces in 46 countries, the rm ranks as one of America's Largest Private Companies, according to Forbes magazine. Clients typically include many of the world's 500 largest companies, but BCG also counts midsized businesses, non-prot organizations and government agencies in North and South America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Australia among its clients.

Today, BCG in the Middle East is serving clients across the GCC, with three dedicated oces in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Riyadh. Automotive is a focus sector within the Industrial Goods Practice Area.