Alexandra SegersGeneral Manager Tochi Advisors LLC
Alexandra is the General Manager with Tochi Advisors in Atlanta, Ga. Alexandra has more than 15 years of experience managing international projects for Fortune 500 clients. A native of Germany, Alexandra’s fluency in several languages, including Japanese and French, has been an asset to her multinational clients.
Geographic Areas Served:
- Asia – mainly China, Japan, South-Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia
- North America – U.S., Canada, and Mexico
- South America – mainly Brazil
- Africa – South Africa
Industries or Specialties:
- Tire & battery manufacturing
- Pulp & Paper
- Food & Beverages
- Metal manufacturing
Areas of Expertise:
Alexandra has managed international projects for Fortune 500 clients and also developed special insight into the unique needs of multinational clients. Alexandra has led teams through nearly every phase of a project, including planning, programming, design, and construction and specializes in assisting clients with site selection outside their country of origin. Her capacity to speak German, Japanese, French, and English fluently along with partial Chinese and Korean sets her apart and allows her to better communicate with clients
Alexandra has written several articles for example for Aera Development Magazin, Site Selection Magazin as well as Automotive News. One of her most recent articles “Due Diligence: Thoroughly Investigating the Technical Aspects of a Site” made the title of the Area Development Magazine. She is also an active speaker at conferences and Universities.
Alexandra started her career at Kohlbecker Architects & Engineers in Gaggenau in the Black Forest area of Germany. Kohlbecker is a worldwide renown industrial design firm, delivering projects around the globe. In 2006 she became the CEO of the Kohlbecker U.S. LP, based in Atlanta, GA. While at Kohlbecker, Alexandra has worked on several Greenfield projects from the site selection, design up to being the owner’s representative on site during construction, e.g. for the KIA/Hyundai plant in West Point, GA and the Schott glass plant in Ochang, South-Korea.
In 2011, Alexandra joined SSOE Group, a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management and in 2020 Tochi Advisors.
Notable Past Clients:
• Airbus / Eurocopter
• Aubert Duval
• BAIC Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co. Ltd.
• Benteler AG
• BMW AG
• Bocar Group
• Continental Tires AG
• Daimler AG & Mercedes-Benz U.S. International
• Erdrich Umformtechnik
• Festo GA
• Fiat S.p.A.
• Gerhardi Kunststofftechnik
• Hyundai/KIA Motors
• Koehler Paper Group,
• KSM Castings / Citic Dicastal
• Lear Corporation
• Magna Steyr
• Schott Glas AG
Dipl.-Ing. University of Karlsruhe (Institute of Technology KIT)
Master of Science, University of Tokyo
Alexandra is a native of Germany and has lived also in Japan, China and South-Korea. For over 10 years, she has called Alabama her “sweet U.S. home.” Since 2001, she also holds a U.S. private pilot license. If she is not traveling, you can find her either playing tennis or watching football at Aubie’s stadium.
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