Director Strategic Procurement EMEA
Position as VP/ Managing Director Strategic & Innovative Supply Management or CPO - Professional Officer/ Director Level (P5+) within the Global Network of International Corporations/ Organizations and their Operations & Delivery worldwide. A similar Position on the other side of the Value Chain in Marketing/ Sales & Global Account Managemt would be highly appreciated.
Focused & Accountable for a 450 people global Procurement & Facility Management Organisation. Double Digit Savings & Contribution to Net Income. Reported to the CHRO and coordinated & cultivated a high performance Sourcing & Procurement Organisation worldwide. Strong coordination & cultivation with the CFO communities. Priorities in IT Procurement (IT Outsourcing, Application Develpement & Maintenance Sourcing & Facility Management Optimization for 6000 branches in 60 countries.
Head of Siemens Enterprise Strategic Procurement Global Governance, Processes & Systems. Virtual Management of 30 Subject Matter Experts in Cost-Management & Synergy-Teams. Accountability & Responsibility for the continuous Development & Implementation of innovative lean & mean Methods, Processes and Systems, World-Class-Purchasing Assessments, Supplier Relationship Management, Job Profiles, Competence Management and Communication.
New York, NY, USA:
Head of Supply Chain Consulting Group within the Siemens Shared Services LLC., Iselin, NJ, USA. Founder of an Pan-American Consultant Team with 7 internal and 15 external Consultants delivering a variety of Project-Successes like the Successful Design & Implementation of the North American Procurement Excellence Initiative with Savings of more than 12%.
Post-Audit/ Merger Senior Consulting Project Manager for Siemens Italy, Milano Foundation of the Italian Procurement Network and significant Material Cost reductions of 11% by professionalizing Strategic Procurement.
Top Graduate of the 1st Siemens Global Purchasing Trainee Program.
Started as Purchasing Manager for Industrial Power Plant Components, Founding a globalized and centralized Business Unit Procurement Organization including Project Procurement Management Responsibility for 130 Mio. € Purchasing Volume, Savings of 15 Mio. € in 1st year and Projects in Mexico, Kuala Lumpur and Germany.
Founding Member of the Siemens AG Global Procurement Office implementing a Siemens AG Board Decision to Redesign Procurement @ Siemens by innovating and building a Global Procurement Network to deliver additional net profit impact of 2.4 billion € within 3 years.
A Range of Assignments include:
-Worldwide Marketing & European Sales for Excess & Shortage - a global shared Service for 2nd and 3rd tier Semiconductor Trading
-Founder of EMS (Electrical Manufacturing Services) Solutions, installing a global Semiconductor E-Trading Platform to protect Siemens pricing towards 3rd parties.
-Founder & Chairman of the Purchasing Councils Relays, Inductors und EMS, Global Pooling of Purchasing Volumes & Knowledge of 550 Mio. € with 9% savings
-Chairman Main User Convoys Memories & Passive Components, Cross-Group and Cross-Regional Pooling of Direct Materials and Continuous monthly Best Total Cost Negotiations including related Market and Competitor Analysis.
Günter has also endorsed me to the CEMS MIM program and was the founder of the CEMS community bringing his/ our university as sole german business administration and economics faculty to this pan-european network of higher education. He also knows me and my family from several CEMS annual events where Siemens AG was attracting & hiring talent with my little support & investment of time and resources as company representative of a corporate partner and CEMS Alumnus.
Norbert is one the most inspiring professors & business angels I have met during my educational and professional discovery and experience. As one of my professors and mentors he also was endorsing me to the Community of European Management Schools MIM Programm in 1993. An academic & leadership excellence character investing personally into young entrepreneurs, education and developement.
Axel was part of the selection board of the 1st Siemens AG Global Procurement Trainee Programm in 1997. We have since then co-operated & co-ordinated in a diversity of activities in the Global Network of Innovations within and outside the Global Procurement Network of the Siemens Corporation. A sound and substantional personality & leader with character, integrity & vision. He is and has always been a personal mentor & coach and one of the best innovative supply management leaders I have met.
Fernando knows & understands me very well from personal and professional co-operation and leadership of a non-profit, non-governmental, non-political and non-discriminating Youth Exchange & Developement Organization since his time as President AIESEC Karlsruhe, Germany and AIESEC International since the beginning of the 90th.
Klaus is a great and best friend of me and my family. We know each other since we where 6 years old. Raising in the "Eifel Mountains" and exploring the small world. A sound finance and People Management expert and also a strong believer in grass-root projects and initiatives.