07 November 2018, Paris – TRIGO Group, the global leader of quality solutions along the supply chain for the manufacturing sector, announces appointments of key senior leaders to its global executive team to support its growing worldwide expansion.


Hans Gerd Düsterwald has been appointed Executive Vice President of Continental Europe and a member of TRIGO Group’s Executive Committee. Dr. Düsterwald has more than 20 years of experience within the automotive industry. Over the last ten years, he has served in various leadership positions in several automotive entities of thyssenkrupp, a leading multinational conglomerate with focus on automotive components, industrial engineering and materials including steel production. Prior to that, he held leadership roles at McKinsey & Company and General Motors (Adam, Opel, AG).  He holds a doctorate degree of mechanical engineering from RWTH Aachen University in Germany.


Pierre Lewin has been appointed Executive Vice President of Americas and a member of TRIGO Group’s Executive Committee. With his experience in export sales combined with his leadership in the start-up of a machine shop, Mr. Lewin identified a need for local support for overseas suppliers in logistics and quality.  He then partnered with Patrick Peronnet in 2001 to found Supply Chain Services International (SCSI). He holds a degree in international trade and a bachelor’s degree in production and manufacturing.


Patrick Peronnet has been appointed Executive Vice President for Logistics & Operational Excellence and a member of TRIGO Group’s Executive Committee. Mr. Peronnet offers experience on the supplier side as a Plant Manager at a French machine shop. He then was Founder and President of a start-up machine shop in France before founding SCSI with partner Pierre Lewin in 2001. He holds a bachelor’s degree in manufacturing and production and an executive MBA.


About TRIGO Group

Founded in 1997, TRIGO is a multinational company providing operational Quality Management solutions for the manufacturing sector, especially within the automotive and aerospace industries. With a team of several thousand professionals present in 20+ countries across 4 continents, TRIGO offers a comprehensive portfolio of quality assurance services ranging from inspection to expert auditing, consulting and training.