Executive in information technology with 20+ years experience at the intersection of strategy, business process and technology. Proven track record in global IT value delivery through systems and services across Europe, North & South America, and Asia

My specialties include:

  • Development and implementation of IT strategies
  • Day-to-day operation of business systems & services
  • Large scale project & portfolio management
  • Business value delivery
  • Business process optimization
  • Vendor management incl. offshoring
  • Outsourcing
  • Organization change management
  • SAP

I am 100% fluent in English and German

Work History

Work History
Oct 2008 - Present

Global Head of Humann Resources Technology

Continental Corporation

Role: Globally responsible for technology-enabled human performance strategy, services and program delivery

  • Leading HR Shared Service transformation and country consolidation projects (Europe, Asia, Americas)
  • Built complementary IT strategy enabling HR business transformation roadmap
  • Delivered large scale HR process & system integration after2007 Siemens-VDO acquisition
Jun 2005 - Sep 2008

VP Information Technology

Continental Corporation

Role: Head of of global IT Competence Centers for Supply Chain, CRM, Logistics, Finance & Controlling for the Commercial Vehicle Tires and Passenger & Light Truck Tires Divisions

  • Built governance processes and structures with a global competence center located in Germany, Czechia, Malaysia, and USA with 100+ staff.
  • Delivered global ERP solution (SAP) for Procurement, Logistics, Sales Operations, Financials with rollouts in 55 locations worldwide enabling common business processes and rapid deployment/integration of “Greenfields” and mergers/acquisitions
  • Delivered global Business Intelligence platform enabling daily sales analytics across all customer/product/market dimensions
  • Increased eBusiness share to 38% of revenue through global delivery of integrated B2B solutions
Jun 2003 - May 2005

IT Strategy Advisor and Program Manager

McKesson Corporation
  • Delivered CRM Strategy, Business Model, and Software Selection for Generics Pharmaceuticals Distribution
  • Led multidisciplinary team of business process owners, marketing experts and IT specialists to deliver new process model, enabling systems architecture designs and implementation roadmap for new generics business
Sep 2001 - May 2003

IT Governance Advisor

The Clorox Company
  • Delivered key components of global IT Governance processes: release management, configuration change management, incident management
  • Delivered program management framework, tools and templates
Mar 2000 - Apr 2001

Vice President, Solutions

Fortpoint Partners / Omniture (an Adobe Company)
  • Delivered eCommerce solutions for the retail, high-tech and financial services verticals.
  • Built for Barclays Global Investors which won numerous awards:
    • Best Mutual Fund web site - Mutual Fund magazine, summer 2002
    • Best of the Web -, 2002
    • Best Mutual Fund Website - Web Marketing Association, 2003
    • Best Investor Relations web site - Annual Capital Link Forum, June 2004
Nov 1997 - Jan 2000

Associate Partner

  • Delivered business systems integration projects for Telekom Italia Mobile (TIM) to establish new mobile businesses
  • Delivered complete SAP suite to replace all legacy systems at South America’s largest Utility company: Eletropaulo-Metropolitana in record breaking time of 9 months.
  • Expanded ERP practice in Brazil and Argentina through learning & development programs, mentoring & recruiting initiatives
Jun 1994 - Oct 1997

Senior Manager

  • Project Manager at ERP implementations at Heinz, Applera, HP, Weyerhaeuser, Dial, ConAgra, Guidant
  • Manager-in-Charge of the SAP Center of Excellence
Jan 1988 - May 1994


  • Project Manager for ERP implementations at Tchibo, Melitta, Effem (Mars Group), Masterfoods (Mars Group), Coca-Cola, NDR





Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)


Application Management Services

Project and Program Delivery

Solution Architecture Development

IT strategy development