Benjamin Peisl

Angestellt, Director Corporate Strategy, Cox Automotive

Atlanta, United States of America


Profound connectivity skills
Industrial & production engineering
Competitive Analysis
Business Case
Strategische Planung
Business Development
Key Account Management
Business Analytics
Mergers & Acquisitions
Strategisches Management
Business strategy
Tactical & strategic thinking
High analytical/logical skills
Charismatic leadership
Intercultural & flexible attitude
Account management
Product Management


Professional experience for Benjamin Peisl

  • Current 1 year and 10 months, since May 2022

    Director Corporate Strategy

    Cox Automotive

    - Part of Cox Automotive’s Corporate Strategy team - Ownership of key strategic initiatives at group level in partnership with business units - Analyze organization & strategic opportunities to ensure alignment with corporate strategy - Recommend strategic actions to mitigate risk, realize incremental growth and enhance long-term success of the organization within competitive and market environment

  • 11 months, Jul 2021 - May 2022

    Head of Strategy Canada & Brazil

    Cox Automotive Canada

    - Part of executive leadership team - Ownership of strategy function & process for entire Canada and Brazil business including long term strategic planning, alignment with international planning process and corporate strategy, mid term business planning and execution tracking - Assess, oversee and drive strategic business development initiatives including partnerships and potential M&A - Oversee and drive key strategic initiatives with focus on cross business and cross functional initiatives

  • 1 year and 9 months, Nov 2019 - Jul 2021

    Senior Manager Strategy Canada & Brazil

    Cox Automotive Canada

    - Long term strategic planning - Business corporate strategies - Partnerships & acquisitions - Internal cross-functional strategic initiatives

  • 2 years and 9 months, Mar 2017 - Nov 2019

    Lender Development Director

    Cox Automotive Canada

    - Support development and driving of corporate data strategy for Canada - Identify product innovation opportunities and develop new key partner relationships - Advance business analytics combined with industry feedback and trends for key insights - Drive cross-organizational client process improvement - Manage multi-million dollar client portfolio of national financial institutions in the automotive lending space - Align and manage teams in agile software delivery model to surpass client requirements

  • 4 years and 2 months, Feb 2013 - Mar 2017

    Account Executive

    Giesecke+Devrient GmbH

    - Large Account Management Process - Developing and conducting client presentations, RFPs and RFIs - Coordinating internal portfolio teams of Project Managers, IT Solutions Managers, Product Managers and Customer Service to always fulfill client expectations - Managing multi-million dollar portfolio of multiple national and international Financial Institutions, their contracts and aligning multiple G&D subsidiaries globally to deliver - 10% annual growth, overachieving budget on existing portfolio

  • 1 year and 2 months, Jan 2012 - Feb 2013

    Project Coordination Manager

    Giesecke+Devrient GmbH

    Supporting G&D's mobile initiative in Canada by: - Coordinating all solutions/service sales activities within the banking segment - Direct involvement in all external and internal phases of the solution sales cycle (Product training, opportunity review, deal review, bid preparation, submission and presentation, contract negotiations) - Process creation, standardisation and implementation for all above topics

  • 1 year and 1 month, Dec 2010 - Dec 2011

    Marketing and Sales Operations

    Giesecke+Devrient GmbH

    - Global revenue forecasting - Pipeline Management - Market segment relevant strategy development - Process and tool development/improvement

  • 5 months, Aug 2010 - Dec 2010

    Junior Project Manager - Reorganization

    Giesecke+Devrient GmbH

    - Tracking overall project status - Steering involved internal players - Aligning with external partners (BCG) - Presentation and escalation to management board

  • 7 months, Feb 2010 - Aug 2010

    Strategy Development

    Giesecke+Devrient GmbH

    - Market and company analysis - Formulation of local subsidiary strategy - Alignment to corporate strategy process - Defining strategic actions - Implement measuring system - Implement continuous process

  • 5 months, Apr 2009 - Aug 2009


    Giesecke+Devrient GmbH

    - Administration of global strategy tool (Solyp) - Consolidate and challenge functional input - Prepare strategic meetings and workshops - Support corporate strategy office

  • 5 months, Mar 2008 - Jul 2008


    Total SA

    - Engineering study on ISO classification for casing and tubing connections - Development of ISO compliant validation process - Validation of casing and tubing connections - Development of classification database

  • 6 months, Sep 2006 - Feb 2007


    BMW AG

    - Cost efficiency study on manipulators in production line - Root cause analysis of ineffective manipulator deployment - Creation of corporate guideline for manipulators

Educational background for Benjamin Peisl

  • 5 years and 10 months, Oct 2004 - Jul 2010

    Produktion und Informationstechnik

    Hochschule München

    10-semestriges, dreisprachiges Doppelstudium mit Schwerpunkt interkulturelles Management in den Bereichen Prozess- und Produktionsengineering, Automatisierung, Robotik, Industrielle Informatik und Qualitätsprozesse.

  • 5 years and 11 months, Sep 2004 - Jul 2010

    Produktion und Infromationstechnik

    EPF - Ecole D'Ingénieurs in Sceaux/Paris

    10-semestriges, dreisprachiges Doppelstudium mit Schwerpunkt interkulturelles Management in den Bereichen Prozess- und Produktionsengineering, Automatisierung, Robotik, Industrielle Informatik und Qualitätsprozesse.


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • French




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