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English, French, Spanish, Catalan & Arabic (basic)

Summary

IT Executive with 22 years multinational experience managing:

  • Global Transformation programs (Infrastructure, Telecomms & Business Applications)
  • Outsourcing programs
  • Global Competence Centers setup
  • Continuous improvement programs & Business Value Realization from IT

Work History

Jul 2014Present

Head of Business Applications, Doha (Qatar)

Qatar Chemical & Petrochemical Marketing & Distribution company (Muntajat)

Leader of global Business Applications Transformation Program (15 M$ Budget):

  • M&A Program completed (16 Producing Entities)
  • Business Applications (SAP & MS SharePoint) support SLAs based outsourcing contract (50% cost reduction)
  • Muntajat Digital Transformation Program (started)
Jul 2011Jul 2014

CIO Europe & Latam, Castellon (Spain), Düsseldorf (Germany), Tokyo (Japan)

UBE Industries

Infrastructure & Telecomms

Telecomms network (MPLS, WAN, LAN) re-engineering & 50% Voice (land & mobile) costs reduction

IT Headcount reduction by 50% (Outsourcing)

Successful Videoconference deployment in the 4 sites (Brazil, Spain(2), Germany)

Workplace standardization & modernization  / Global Help Desk set-up

Full server consolidation in a single (+backup) datacenter (outsourced)

Email cost reduction (-50%) trough the effective migration to a cloud service

Business Applications

Intranet for Europe & Latam successfully launched

Global SAP Support Service Outsourced

Apr 2010Jul 2011

Principal (Core Process Excellence practice), London (UK)

Infosys Consulting

Risk Assessment on Legacy systems (worldwide) for Technip (Paris)

ERP Programs Merging Proposal for Technip Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)

IT Processes Maturity Assessment for Aer Lingus (Dublin)

Value Assessment on Core Applications Replacement for Bankinter (Madrid)

Jul 2007Jan 2010

Corporate Applications Director, Madrid (Spain), Salzburg (Austria), Rome (Italy)

FCC

Leader of Global Cross Divisional SAP Program (12 countries, 8.000 users, 45 Mio €)

Leader of Commercial Application Transformation Program at  Aqualia (Water Management BU) (1.200 users / 3,2 Mio € contracts, 14 Mio € investment) at Regional (Europe) level

Global & Cross divisional SAP HRM Program

Global SAP Competence Center built from scratch (25 people)

Global SAP Support Services outsourced (and offshored) (100 consultants in Madrid & Philipines)

Apr 2007Jul 2007

Senior Manager, Madrid (Spain)

Stratesys Consulting

Business development achieving 2 Mio € sales in SAP Implementation Project

Sep 2002Apr 2007

South West Europe IT Director / Global Applications (SAP) Competence Center Director, Madrid (Spain), Lisbon (Portugal), Frankfurt (Germany)

Uralita

Infrastructure & Telecomms

Leader of Transition & Transformation Program in the Telecomms & Infrastructure Areas (outsourced to HP & BT) in South West Europe (2.500 users), involving:

  • Enterprise Computing (datacenter consolidation)
  • End user support (Help desk & local support)
  • Global WAN & LANs and VoIP Projects

Business M&A Program

IT M&A Program Director (1 Acquisition, 4 divestitures, 10 company merging)

Continuous Improvement Program

Successfully setup of the Process Management & Improvement Program at South West Europe (4 managers)

Business Applications

Global SAP Program Director (14 countries, 3.500 users, 10 Mio €) including initial BPR (Business Process Redesign), Pilot, Roll-out & Roll-back phases

Global SAP CRM Program Director (4 divisions, 14 countries)

Global ERP Competence Center set-up from scratch (20 central team people + 7 on-site people)

Global Outsourcing Program for ERP Support & further cost reductions (>50%)

Jan 2000Aug 2002

SAP Program Manager, Madrid (Spain)

El Corte Ingles

Leader of the SAP Transformation program (200 consultants), including:

  • SAP EBP (former SRM) implementation
  • SAP BI successful implementation at Telecor BU
  • SAP CRM implementation at Division Comercial BU
  • BPR & SAP Implementation at Mostoles Industrial (4 divisions, 350 users, 6 Mio € budget)
Jan 1999Jan 2000

SAP Practice Leader, Madrid & Barcelona (Spain)

Gedas Consulting

SAP Practice set-up from scratch (10 consultants)

SAP-PM implementation Project Manager at SEAT (VW Spain)

Jan 1995Jan 1999

Senior Consultant, Madrid & Barcelona (Spain), Chicago (US)

Andersen Consulting

Successful SAP Implementations as Team leader / Project Manager at Nestle, Benteler Automotive, Grupo Koipe, Heineken, Altadis

Education

Feb 1996Sep 1998

CPIM Certified

APICS (US)

CPIM Certified by the American Production & Inventory Control Society

Skills

Value Realization
Program & Project Management
Business Stakeholder Management
People and Vendor Management
Outsourcing Management
Service Management

References

Anupam Baidya

TCS Account Executive

Jose de Ramon

Global ERP Director at Banco Santander

Juan Barandela

Global CIO at Isolux Corsan

Santiago Cuenca

Ex-IT SAP Executive at FCC

Luis Reche

Ex-CTO at FCC

Alfredo Garcia

Director IT Strategy & Planning at FCC

Agustin Aguilar

HR Executive at UBE Industries Europe & Latam

Ramon Grau

Ex-CFO at UBE Industries Europe & Latam

Juan Navarro

Ex Corporate Controlling Director at Uralita

Jordi Muntaner

Ex-SAP Account Executive

Memberships

Colegio Ingenieros Industriales de Valencia

Qatar Amateur Radio Society (QARS)

Unión de Radioaficionados Españoles (URE)

Asociación Española de Egiptología (AEDE)

Hobbies

Travelling, music, airplanes, golf, diving, mountain bike, egyptology, amateur radio