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Areas of expertise

  • Automotive sector and -suppliers
  • Engineered products and machinery
  • Electrical and electronics industries


Lars-Peter Häfele is Managing Director for INVERTO in Munich. He studied in Ingolstadt, Germany and Denver, Colorado and graduated with a diploma in business administration. Since 2009, his primary responsibility at INVERTO has been to advise global companies in the automotive, engineering, electrical and electronics industries and to implement comprehensive cost optimization programs for them.

He also manages the INVERTO office in Munich.

Expertise & Practice Area

His specialist skills include technical approaches such as value analysis, product redesigns, target costing as well as auctions. In particular, he advises companies that have an international production network and a complex global organizational structure. In addition, he supports companies during organizational realignment, such as post-merger integrations and restructurings. Increasing the resilience of the supply chain is also the focus of many of his projects. As a digital tools expert, Häfele helps customers implement and use advanced analytics and auctions.

Lars-Peter Häfele is responsible for the annual Raw Materials Study in partnership with the trade journal “Handelsblatt,” which presents key findings to our customers and other stakeholders about the strategic direction of raw materials management.

Personal life

Lars-Peter Häfele is married and lives with his wife and daugther in Munich. His adopted city is the perfect base for him follow his passion for outdoor sports in both summer and winter, whether mountaineering, skiing, or mountain biking.

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Whitepaper: Shaping the future of raw material management

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Raw Materials Management

The price rally for raw materials continues

There is no end to the rise in energy and raw material prices this year, even if prices for industrial raw materials are currently falling somewhat. But it is not only prices that are burdening companies; supply bottlenecks and staff shortages are also ongoing challenges. These are the key findings of the current INVERTO raw materials study.

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Results of the Raw Materials Study 2022

Over 90 procurement decision-makers shared their opinions with us.


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