Chris Casey

Chris Casey

Partner, Manufacturing Sector Leader, PwC Canada

Chris has a track record of working with leading Automotive, Aerospace and Industrial Manufacturing clients on strategies to enhance growth, drive operational efficiency, digitize and transform their organizations.

Industrial Manufacturing and Automotive companies are going through a dynamic and challenging time of disruption, where reinvention is necessary. It is also a time of great opportunity. As the PwC Canada Industrial, Manufacturing and Automotive practice leader for C2 Managed Accounts Chris is excited to contribute to this time of renewal. He draws on years of international experience helping leading organizations through opportunities and challenges on both sides of the economic cycle.

  • Growth Experience: Portfolio Strategy and Strategic Planning Digital Strategy and transformation Defining Business Models to target new value spaces: Software Defined Vehicle; Energy transition, Telematics, IoT, Connected Services, Cloud Enabled Growth Strategies, etc. Market Entry Strategies, Go-to-market strategy development Operating Model design Industry 4.0 M&A Target Scanning, Pre-deal M&A Due Diligence
  • Performance Improvement Experience: Restructuring, Turnaround, Structural Cost Resets, Zero-Based Budgeting Zero Based Organization, Operating Model Industry 4.0, Digital Manufacturing, Manufacturing Excellence, Supply Chain Strategy, Post-merger integration
  • Industry Experience: Automotive (OEM & Supplier), Transportation, Commercial Vehicles, Industrial Equipment Manufacturers, Aerospace, Metals Industry, Construction & Engineering, Private Equity, Consumer Goods, Food & Beverage, Hospitality, Hi-Tech

The pandemic, geopolitical turmoil, and the need to bolster North American supply chains to increase resilience has created unique circumstances that present historic opportunities for Canadian and North American industry. If you want to accelerate profitable growth to thrive after the crisis and redefine your target position to increase your competitiveness now and in the future, send him a message. He as a passion for helping senior management at leading companies to create actionable strategies, make tough decisions and execute high impact projects.

To summarize in a fun way, here is what he brings to the table: years of strategy experience + strong preference towards outcome driven planning + loves winning as a team + passionate about helping build and grow businesses. Chris resonates with the urgencies and aspirations of senior management at leading companies, offering not just consultancy but a partnership to forge actionable strategies and navigate complex decisions. His role goes beyond advice, morphing into hands-on leadership, passionately committed to catalyzing business growth and turning challenges into landmark opportunities for reinvention.

Chris holds an MBA from the Ivey Business School, HBA from the Ivey Business School, Manufacturing Engineering Technologist diploma from Niagara College and a Leading with Analytics-Powered Strategy executive education certificate from Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management.

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