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

Summary

IT Senior Executive with 23 years multinational experience in:

  • Setting up IT Strategy and business alignment
  • Global Transformation programs (Infrastructure, Telecomms & Business Applications (SAP))
  • Merges and  Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Outsourcing programs
  • Global Services  & Competence Centers setup
  • Continuous improvement & Business Value Realization programs

Work experience

Jul 2014Present

Head of Business Applications, Doha (Qatar)

Qatar Chemical & Petrochemical Marketing & Distribution company (Muntajat)

Leader of global Business Applications Transformation Program

  • IT Strategy setup aligned to business
  • SAP / MS SharePoint Global Competence Center setup
  • M&A Program completed (16 Producing Entities) (15 M$)
  • Business Applications (SAP & MS SharePoint) support SLAs based outsourcing contract setup (50% cost reduction)
  • Successful implementation of 4 ISO standards (27001, 9001, 20000, 22301) for Information Security, Service Management, Business Continuity Management and Quality Management. Certification yearly renewed until 2018.
  • Leader of current Muntajat Digital Transformation Program (20 M$) focused on Business Process Re-engineering and SAP S/4HANA implementation
Jul 2011Jul 2014

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

UBE Industries

IT Strategy definition and alignment to business and Global IT

Service catalogue definition with KPIs and SLAs

Business Continuity Management processes definition and setup

Information Security processes & tools setup

Infrastructure & Telecomms

IT Services definition with SLAs. Executed through outsourced contracts.

Telecomms network (MPLS, WAN, LAN) re-engineering with 50% voice cost reduction

IT Headcount reduction by 50% (Outsourcing), managed coaching and empowerment of IT retained organization

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

Workplace standardization & modernization  / Global Help Desk set-up

Data center consolidation in a single (+backup) datacenter

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

Business Applications

Global SAP Support Service Outsourced setup (SLAs based contract)

Successful Intranet setup

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

Global Applications (SAP) Director, Madrid (Spain), Salzburg (Austria), Rome (Italy)

FCC

IT Strategy setup aligned with business

IT Leader of M&A program (Alpine)

Director of Global Cross Divisional SAP Program (12 countries, 8,000 users, 45 M€)

Leader of Commercial Application Transformation Program at  Aqualia (Water Management BU) (1,200 users / 3.2 M contracts, 14 M€ investment) at Regional (Europe) level

Global SAP Competence Center built from scratch (25 people) and developed

SLAs based SAP Support Services outsourcing contract setup and transition to offshore

Apr 2007Jul 2007

Senior Manager, Madrid (Spain)

Stratesys Consulting

Business development achieving 2 M€ 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

IT Strategy setup aligned with business

IT Services & contracts (SLAs based) definition

Business M&A Program

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

Infrastructure & Telecomms

Leader of Transition & Transformation (outsourcing) Program 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

Continuous Improvement Program

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

Business Applications

Global SAP Program Director (14 countries, 3,500 users, 10 M€) including initial BPR (Business Process Re-Engineering), 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 + 7 on-site people)

Global Outsourcing Program for ERP Support based on SLAs & 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 M€ budget)
  • SLAs based service definition
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

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