Michelle Hill is a Vice President in Oliver Wyman’s Automotive and Manufacturing Industries Practice based in Detroit. Since 1999 she has been responsible for managing The Harbour Report®, the global authoritative guide to automotive manufacturing and a leading competitive analysis tool used by OEM’s and suppliers to benchmark performance, develop strategies and improve operations.
Michelle leads all aspects of the annual cooperative benchmarking study consisting of over 400 sites globally across 25 countries from over a dozen Fortune 500 companies. Her relationships with the manufactures has expanded The Harbour Report® to include operations in South America, Russia, South Africa, Korea, India and China. She leads the strategic growth plans of the report including new industries, and existing client footprint and updated modeling and value proposition.
With over 25 years of experience automotive experience and 19 years of consulting experience, Michelle has assessed over 250 automotive, commercial vehicle and supplier manufacturing operations globally. She has led and worked on consulting engagements related to manufacturing organizational structures, material and logistics strategies, launch excellence, sourcing strategies and manufacturing plant assessments and operational due diligence.
Michelle has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting from University of Windsor in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.