RiverRouge is a Performance Improvement Practice for the Automotive, Rail and General Manufacturing Sector.

With our Team of proven Industry Experts we help Manufacturing Organisations to overcome the following problems:

  • Compromised Quality
  • High Manufacturing Cost
  • Insufficient Delivery Performance
  • Operational Complexity
  • Skills and Staffing Shortfalls

management team

Christian Foyer

Managing Director

Christian is a very analytic and structured leader with a passion for Lean Manufacturing and a strong focus on bottom line improvements. He has extensive experience of large scale improvement programs and various director level management roles. Christian started to study Lean as part of the highly reputable Mercedes-Benz Lean Manufacturing Expert Group.

Michael Christmann

Account Lead

Michael is our Project Management expert. With many years of front line experience in various industries such as automotive, general manufacturing and construction, Michael is an adoptable and versatile allrounder who is always focused on bottom line results.

Dominik Vollmer

Account Lead

Dominik is a lean manufacturing expert who spent over 10 years in the worldwide Mercedes-Benz organisation. With a strong background in quality techniques such as Sixsigma and Shainin as well as a qualification as 'Master Black Belt' Dominik coordinates most of RiverRouges training activites and trouble shooting projects for the most complex quality problems.

Andreas Scholz

Account Lead

After years of experience in various operational management positions at Mercedes-Benz, Andreas also received his official Lean Manufacturing training as part of the Mercedes-Benz Expert training program and spent years consulting plant managers and leading large scale lean transformation projects for the Mercedes-Benz organisation.

Robert Peters

Account Lead

With over 20 years of automotive, rail and energy experience Robert Peters is one of our most experienced consultants with strength in internal and external Quality control as well as Lean Manufacturing. Rob spent many years in director level positions at highly efficient organisations such as Unipart and Denso UK.

Lisa Wendt

Account Lead

Lisa Wendt is an experienced Quality Professional with certifications in automotive standards such as IATF and VDA as well as APQP Procedures. Lisa spent the first years of her career in various manufacturing roles at reputable automotive blue chip organisations such as Mahle UK. Lisa speaks german and English and lives in the UK.

Accreditations and Certifications

Accreditation: Since March 2013 RiverRouge is certified under ISO-9001 requirements.
Certifications: To keep the quality level of our consultants to the highest standard each candidate has to run through a comprehensive assessment regime before they are allowed to work in client facing programs. A Lean/SixSigma Black Belt Certification is the minimum requirement to join our team.