Kap Kim

Summary

Senior Executive - IT Disciplined

  • Strategy-driven to realize revenue and profit improvements through IT-business alignment and collaboration
  • Delivery-focused pacesetter through building best-in-class and high-performing organizations to drive core value
  • Ethical leadership with a strong commitment to service and performance for critical business processes improvement
  • Broad and in-depth global and enabling experiences in

- Business merger and acquisition, and integration

- Negotiation for contracts and agreements

- Global business process standardization

- Policy development and implementation

- Organization design and development

Senior Executive for IT

Strategizing and optimizing technology to increase business value, and expand functional capabilities and profitability.

  • Integrating strategic and major acquisitions and delivering accountable and supporting organization-wide synergy targets in excess of $100 million dollars while reducing business complexities and increasing productivities through rationalization of business processes and technology portfolios
  • $30 million dollars IT investment (ERP consolidation) plan avoidance by revising and mapping long-term IT strategies of the business being acquired into post-acquisition IT-business strategy plans
  • Conceptualized and led successful build-out of green field Information Technology Centers in China and India for expanding global support capability utilizing local skills and talents at competitive cost
  • Implementing SAP based single global business systems through which corporate shared services will be enabled for target of approximately 20% G&A cost reduction with consistent and high velocity customer services and shortened business decision action
  • Completed build-out of standards driven and highly available global technology infrastructure (one global network and three regional data centers) that is secured by multiple layers of proactive monitoring and analyzing security tools, technologies, policies and processes.

Work History

Work History
Oct 2000 - Present

Sr. Vice President and Chief Information Officer

CommScope, Inc.

Company Profile: World leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of high-performance, high-bandwidth connectivity solutions for data, voice, video, wireless and presence solutions.  2008  revenue - US$4.2 Billion

  • Staffing level at 280 with budget accountability at 1.5% of business plan or 60 million dollars for supporting 15 manufacturing operations and 20 business operations in 18 countries worldwide
  • Created and manage the company's first centralized corporate IT group by consolidation of multiple decentralized and business unit centric IT organizations, and by absorbing the IT function from multiple business acquisitions
  • Consolidated seven ERP platforms (SAP, J.D. Edwards and MFG/Pro) acquired through business acquisitions into two global SAP business system environments for worldwide business operations in all global regions
  • Published comprehensive set of Policies and Procedures as driving foundation for secure, reliable and repeatable IT operations, and appropriate controls for internal and external compliance requirements such as Sarbanes-Oxley, RoHS, and security and risk management
  • Accomplished three major business acquisitions as member of core executive acquisition team - $2.6 billion dollar acquisition of Andrew Corporation, $600 million dollar business unit acquisition from Avaya, Inc. and, $2.2 billion dollar business unit acquisition from Lucent Technologies in a form of joint venture
  • Transformed business-IT alignment culture through delivery accountability and portfolio ownership by the business that has increased technology adaptation ratio, greater level of business intelligence use and operational visibility for shortened decision cycle and action.
May 1999 - Sep 2000

Director, International I.T. Operations (Corporate)

Wyeth (Currently Pfizer)

Company Profile: Formerly American Home Products.  Global pharmaceuticals and biotechnology organization for research, manufacturing, sales and marketing of leading and comprehensive healthcare products: Revenue – US$20 Billion

Provided innovative leadership for long-range strategic infrastructure and operations planning for forty-two global sites outside North America.

  • In coordination with business globalization initiative, co-led Information Services ("IS") globalization project that consolidates forty-two country-based IS operations into corporate IS directed three regional shared services centers in EMEA, Latin/Central Americas and Asia/Pacific regions
  • In assisting strategic business expansion projects, led design, engineering, execution and commission of IT technology and operations environment for $300 million dollar construction project for pharmaceutical and nutritional plants in Singapore and $640 million dollar construction project for bio-pharmaceutical plant in Dublin, Ireland.
Nov 1995 - Apr 1999

Sr. Director, Strategic Technology Support (Business Unit)

American Cyanamid (Divsion of Wyeth)

Company Profile: Agricultural product division of Wyeth, formerly American Home Products.  Global pharmaceuticals and biotechnology organization for research, manufacturing, sales and marketing of leading and comprehensive healthcare products: Revenue – US$20 Billion

Responsible for IT technology and operations for $2.2 billion agricultural products division.

  • Staffing level at 45 with $9 million annual operating budget
  • Managed technology and operations for SAP implementations and commissioned high-availability data center operations for global SAP platform in conjunction with global deployment of networking infrastructure.
  • Directed Sales Force Automation project for 450 field sales force in North America with mobile solutions
  • Upon American Home Product's acquisition of American Cyanamid, promptly achieved organizational stability and excellence by deploying the team centric and accountability empowered organization
  • Attained operational excellence by developing, publishing, and implementing policies and procedures - information security policy, standard operations procedures, and disaster recovery plan
  • Developed technology supplier portfolio and managed national and global contracts for software, infrastructure and services
Apr 1993 - Nov 1995

Technical Services Manager

http://www.ispcorp.com

Company Profile: Recognized globally for developing, manufacturing, and supplying innovative specialty ingredients that enhance product performance.

Responsible for technology and operations of computing and networking infrastructure ranging from desktop, servers, mid-range to MVS mainframe for North America, Southeastern Asia and Western Europe.

  • Researched and published company-wide technology standards like intelligent building system, data and voice networking, end-user computing, productivity software tools, and remote access solutions for adoption and deployment by company’s business locations worldwide.
  • Transformed and readied organization’s I.T. infrastructure for client-server computing environment from mainframe and terminal environment.
  • Directed and successfully completed ‘connect everyone’ data network project through campus-wide Local Area Network (LAN) at corporate facility campus and Wide Area Network (WAN) connecting twelve manufacturing plants, research and development centers and regional offices throughout North America.
Jun 1981 - Apr 1993

Computer Operations Manager

http://www.hp.com

Company Profile: Globally recognized for innovation and quality in engineering and manufacture of computing, imaging, medical and test & measurement equipment, software and services

Twelve years of progressive experience. For last two years (1991 - 1993), held a position of Computer Operations Manager responsible for data center operations (24 hours by 7 days) and voice and data networks for the company's three business units in New Jersey.Prior to this position, over ten years had positions of progressively increased responsibilities in disciplines of computing and networking operations, system engineering, application development and network infrastructure architecture.

  • Successfully managed the company's I.T. infrastructure consolidation project from fifty-two data centers to six in North America.
  • Developed on-line transactional database system using software life cycle for design, development and implementation.
  • Managed northeastern section of company's worldwide IP-based private internet implementation

Education

Education