Thomas Friedli PhD

Professor of Production Management, Director ITEM, Division Production Managemen, University of St. Gallen (Switzerland)

Thomas Friedli is a Professor for Production Management at St. Gallen University in Switzerland. His main research interests are in the fields of managing operational excellence, global production management and management of industrial services. He is a lecturer in the (E)MBA programs in St. Gallen, Fribourg and Salzburg. He spent several weeks as Adjunct Associate Professor at the Purdue University in West Lafayette, USA. Prof. Friedli leads a team of 15 researchers who develop new management solutions for manufacturing companies in today’s business landscape. He also is the editor, author or co-author of 15 books and various articles.