About Us

Global Trust is a partner-led independent management consulting company that assist ambitious organizations to shape the future.

Global Trust’s partners draw on years of experience from projects in both the automotive and non-automotive industry with extensive expertise in operational turnarounds and operations excellence.

Exceptional achievements

Innovative strategies, creativity and freedom give us the opportunity to work without boundaries while staying focused on delivering unique value to our client and the community as a whole.

Overcome challenges

Our intellectual curiosity constantly pushes us to overcome complex challenges.  

More than status quo

Diversity motivates us to work with unique people and companies who want something more, something different, who are not satisfied with status quo.

With Partners and Locations across the globe, Global Trust are in prime position to pool our wealth of knowledge ensuring our clients realize their full operational potential

Global Trust Locations
Our team includes experienced professionals across multiple specialities, with over 10 experts in the Americas and over 5 in Europe.
Global Trust Partners

Global Trust Partners count >100 years of cumulated experience across various senior leadership roles

Manfred Tonhaeuser
Managing Partner & Co-Founder
Spartanburg, SC USA

38 years of experience in the automotive industry with 20+ years in executive positions up to regional CEO at Tier I & Tier II suppliers.

Offering holistic organizational development by focusing on operational excellence, effective project management, and personnel development.

Extensive experience in North America & Europe
Manfred Kasprzok
Managing Partner
Spartanburg, SC USA

39 years of automotive experience, including 21+ years in senior management positions.

12+ years in senior management roles such as CSO and VP with regional responsibility for major Tier I suppliers in North America.

Strong relations with US-, Mexico-, and German-based OEMs and their senior management
Nick Hayton
Managing Partner
Greenville, SC USA

28 years of automotive experience, including 17+ years in senior international management positions in Operations, Purchasing and Commercial.

Extensive experience in development and implementation of lean transformation strategies.

Extensive experience in USA & Europe

Industry Leaders Are Already Using Our Diverse Services to Streamline Processes and Maximise Profitability, When Will You?

Global Trust is your partner of choice for high-impact projects, backed by a global network and entrepreneurial spirit services with over 100 years of cumulative experience across a wide range of projects with a heavy focus on automotive, aerospace, and manufacturing.


  • Interior Systems
  • Powertrain / Drive shafts
  • A/C
  • Lighting
  • Transmission
  • Painted Parts
  • Exhaust Systems
  • Electric / Electronic
  • Injection molded components
  • Bus-BAR

Aerospace & Marine

  • Fuselage
  • Wings
  • Aircraft Engine Nacelle Systems
  • Landing Gears
  • Sea water Engine & Charged Air Cooler

Utility, EMS & Industrial

  • Powertrain
  • EGR emissions systems
  • Power Tools
  • Consumer Goods
  • Fossil Fuel & Renewable Energy Sector
  • EMS

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