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Thibault PuckenCOO & Managing Director , Köln



Areas of industry expertise

  • Engineered Products and Machinery
  • Automotive sector and suppliers
  • Materials and process industry
  • Private Equity
  • Logistics and infrastructure

Thibault Pucken is a Managing Director of INVERTO. He graduated from the Technical University of Hamburg with a degree in Industrial Engineering. He has extensive experience in supply chain management, strategic procurement and management consultancy. As Managing Director, he is responsible for projects relating to organisational, process and condition optimisation and strategy development in procurement and supply chain management.

In addition to his role as Managing Director, he will also act as Chief Operating Officer (COO) from January 01, 2022.


With his wide-ranging experience in strategic procurement, Thibault Pucken mainly advises industrial companies and companies in the automotive sector. He has in-depth expertise based on projects he has worked on for major automotive suppliers and vehicle manufacturers. He also advises customers in the mechanical engineering, plant construction and furniture industries on process optimisation, and is a particular specialist in procurement transformations.

Competence Center

Based on his extensive expertise in the private equity sector, Thibault Pucken is responsible for the Principal Investors & Private Equity (PIPE) Competence Center. He advises investment managers on operational value enhancement and how to achieve target returns by optimizing procurement.

Personal life

Thibault Pucken lives with his family in Cologne. Alongside his interest in politics and economics, the father-of-three enjoys spending time with his family, playing sport and cooking as ways to relax outside of his demanding project management work.

Discover more publications


Infographic: Study on COVID-19 - How procurement reacts

An overview of the results of the quick survey "Reaction of the procurement department to COVID-19

INVERTO Magazines

Customer Magazine 20 years INVERTO

It all started with an idea – we wanted to turn procurement upside down. With this vision, three friends founded INVERTO (lat. ” reverse”) in the summer of 2000.

Global Sourcing

Increase liquidity, secure supply

Increase liquidity, reduce costs, securing supply - INVERTO survey shows how companies are managing the COVID crisis

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