SVP, Strategy, Markets & Development
thyssenkrupp North America, Inc.
Nihar Satapathy is responsible for providing strategic analysis of key markets and competitors to determine future business opportunities for thyssenkrupp within the North America region. His primary objective is to work with thyssenkrupp’s various businesses in the United States, Canada and Mexico to help drive the topline and margin growth of the company.
Prior to joining thyssenkrupp, Satapathy worked at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) for more than six years, where he helped clients across various industries on strategic growth initiatives, organizational development and operational effectiveness topics. During his tenure with BCG, Satapathy earned two Polaris awards for outstanding client contribution and served in positions of increasing responsibility from Consultant to Project Leader to Principal. Prior to joining BCG, Satapathy gained more than seven years of experience in supply chain management within the automotive, healthcare and technology sectors.
Satapathy graduated with his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Osmania University in Hyderabad, India. He then obtained his master’s degree in mechanical engineering from University of Delaware in Newark and an MBA from University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.