Areas of Expertise
- Corporate Strategy
- Supply Chain Management
- Aerospace & Defense
- Heavy Equipment
- Oil & Gas
- Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan
- Marquette University
- Wayne State University
Kevin Krot is a Senior Managing Director with B. Riley Operations Management Services. He has over twenty-five years of consulting and industry experience with function expertise in corporate strategy, supply chain management, and operations. He has deep experience in cost transformation, strategic sourcing, should-cost modeling, manufacturing network strategy, make-buy analyses, industrial base risk mitigation, complexity management, operations and supply chain improvement, category management, due diligence and growth strategy. He has worked across a number of industries including automotive (OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers), aerospace and defense (ground combat systems, heavy tactical wheeled vehicles, aerospace frames and engines), heavy-equipment, agriculture, motorcycle, bus, oil and gas, chemicals and other diversified industrials. He has conducted over 250 manufacturing site workshops and/or assessments.
Prior to B. Riley, Krot was a Partner with A.T. Kearney's Automotive, Aerospace & Defense and Industrials practice, addressing strategic and operational issues. Earlier, he worked in product development for interior and exterior systems within the automotive Tier 1 supply base for Lear Corporation, Valeo Corporation, and United Technologies Automotive.
Krot holds an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, an M.S. in Manufacturing Engineering, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Wayne State University, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in both Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering from Marquette University.