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Automotive Industry 2023 Through the Eyes of Experts

  • Tuesday, December 06, 2022
  • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Ford House, 1100 Lake Shore Rd. Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236


  • Includes one-year SAA Bronze membership, a $150 value
  • Working media can contact info@saaauto.com for the registration code.

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Automotive Industry 2023 Through the Eyes of Experts

December 6 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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As 2022 comes to an end, many wonder where the automotive industry is heading in 2023, and if a true resurgence will occur. Key to the resurgence will be the role of the financial community. Banks, private equity, turnaround specialists, lenders, and others will play critical roles.

Join the SAA on December 6 to hear insights from financial experts who will review hurdles and opportunities, outlooks on consolidation, investment opportunities, how the automotive industry is viewed by Wall Street, and much more.

Steve Wybo

Senior Managing Director, Automotive Industry Lead


Steven Wybo, who will moderate the event, has more than 20 years of experience in providing turnaround, reorganization, M&A, and financial advisory services to distressed and underperforming companies.


Itay Michaeli

Global Head of Auto Research


  • Citi’s current views on the automotive industry
  • How OEMs are embracing the EV trend; both established and new entrants
  • Expectations for AV and new business models that could disrupt today’s automotive value chain

Beth Saunders

ESG Practice Lead


  • Heightened expectations throughout the supply chain are affecting both private and public companies as larger companies are requesting additional disclosures and EcoVadis ratings from their suppliers
  • What external stakeholders, including investors and regulators, are demanding in terms of ESG and what the SEC’s proposed climate and cyber disclosure rules mean for companies moving forward

Jim Penman

Managing Director

Donnelly Penman & Partners

  • Current-impact of supply chain, raw material inflation, and labor availability
  • Medium term-sourcing dynamics and localization, and importance of investing in technical talent and solution
  • Longer term-ICE to BEV conversion and shift to smarter vehicles-importance of scenario planning

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