Erik Lundtoft

40 years of professional experience including various top Exexutive Positions in internationally operating companies in the automotive industry (OEM / TIER1 )

Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success (Henry Ford)

About Erik Lundtoft

As a partner of MMC, Erik Lundtoft has over 40 years’ experience working in international management and projects in the automotive (supply) industry. Positions which he has held in these industries with great success include the following:

European Director of Sales & Marketing of an American supplier to the automotive industry (Exhaust Systems / Fortune 500)
Vice-president of Sales & Marketing for Europe/Middle East & Africa of a public listed supplier to the automotive industry (aftermarket for filters & brake systems)
Director & General Manager of a public listed American automotive manufacturer and, after carve-out, supplier to the automotive industry (including Electronics / Fortune 500)
Group Executive, Managing Director and member of the board of a leading supplier to the automotive industry (brake pads / private equity)
Managing Director of an internationally operating Danish supplier to the automotive industry
Executive Director and shareholder of an internationally operating high-growth supplier to the automotive industry (clutches / brake systems / private equity)

Erik Lundtoft is also a member of countless international supervisory boards and advisory boards, and he has a thorough understanding of dealings in the area of private equity.

 If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person’s point of view and see things from that person’s angle as well as from your own. (Henry Ford)

In the course of his working career, Erik Lundtoft has run and overseen countless international projects. His biggest area of success has without doubt been in the aftermarket area where he can in the meantime look back on numerous stories of growth and transformation – whether it be in the area of clutches, friction linings/brakes, filters or exhaust systems.

Particularly worth emphasising in this context are his well-developed international and intercultural skills and his entrepreneurial style of thinking and dealing, as well as his ability to develop the right strategies according to the situation and to then implement these successfully. His excellent social skills mean that, when dealing with employees and managers, and also investors and other stakeholders, he understands at all times how to win people over and fill them with enthusiasm for his ideas.