Alpay Uguz

Alpay Uguz , Senior Vice President – Global Manufacturing

Mr. Alpay Uguz has over 28 years of global automotive experience in several senior roles, including management and program responsibilities for BMW’s US, China, UK, and German production facilities. Most recently, Mr. Uguz managed BMW’s US Spartanburg production in South Carolina, the brand’s largest in the world. Previously, Mr. Uguz oversaw 18 new vehicle launches. His work has been recognized by several awards like the J.D. Power IQS (Quality) & APEAL (Execution). Mr. Uguz has established “Lean Production Systems” in both existing and greenfield manufacturing plants. Mr. Uguz holds a Mechanical Engineering degree with Diploma (Dipl.-Ing.) with a major in Automotive Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Germany.