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Summary

Extensive executive and consultant background obtained in a number of industries and countries:

Process, plastic, rail and construction.

Experienced Production Director and Plant Manager - primarily worked with manufacturing, supply chain and outsourcing:

-Strategic and operational management and member of the board of directors.

-Turnaround and transformation.

-Outsourcing and partnering in USA, Kina and Europa.

-Part of an MBO (Management Buy Out), creation of JVs (Joint Ventures) and post acquisition integration.

Gained management consultant and project management knowledge by leading cross functional business improvements in a number of blue chip companies within my areas of expertise:

-Implementation and rationalisation projects (LEAN, Six Sigma, BPR).

-Project and portfolio management.

-Management of change including professional coaching and mentoring at all organisational levels.

Examples of results and high lights

2009:Initiated and coached a project team. The project was awarded ”Industrial Excellence 2009” in UK (GE Awards).

2008:Managed a portfolio of projects within production, asset management and supply chain. An EBIT improvement of £4m was achieved.

2007:Planning and initiation of an implementation project in a procurement and logistics function. This resulted in a cost reduction of £2.7m, and was set to reduce the inventory by £5.5m.

2002 - 2005Consolidated ADFILs operations by restructuring the product portfolio, closed a subsidiary and outsourced 50% of the product portfolio to reduce costs and improve the service of delivery.

2002 Turnaround of the production and supply chain suffering from low productivity and product quality:

·Contribution margin improved by 20%

·The capacity was increased by 30%.

·Customer satisfaction improved by 80%.

1999: Was awarded a Gazelle award in 2000 as one of the 50 fastest growing companies in Denmark, following the successful implementation of the CEMFIBER growth strategy.

Work experience

Mar 2006Present

Management Consultant (Director)

GIC Ltd

GIC is primarily active within programme and project management of strategic & operational performance improvements, change management, out/in-souring and process reengineering. I work as associate project- and programme manager partly for the consultancy Boxwood Ltd. (www.boxwoodgroup.com) and partly through a network of 50 independent consultants ”Jungle Drum” (www.jungledrum.net).

Examples of projects:

Consultant / project manager in the construction industry.

Accountable for the design and implementation of cross organisational improvements. The changes included:

-Outsourcing of a SBU (Strategic Business Unit) including a manufacturing unit.

-Process improvements in support functions and operations based on LEAN.

-Creation of a risk management system.

-Facilitation of strategy workshops with the board regarding investment strategy, definition of future competence requirements and communication between operations and support functions.

Consultant / project manager for an Organisational Design project in a procurement function.

Planning the restructuring of a procurement department (150 employees):

-By reorganising the procurement function and increasing the number of vendor managed inventory, labour costs were reduced by 20%.

-75% of spend was integrated into 30 framework agreements achieving a cost saving of £2.7m.

-By centralising the registration of all stored products the inventory was to be reduced by £5.5m.

20062002

Production Director

ADFIL

ADFIL sells and produces synthetic fibres for the construction. ADFIL is a leading force in developing fibres for concrete reinforcement and exports to more than 50 countries. ADFIL is a subsidiary of Low & Bonar Plc (2500 employees, turnover £200m). www.adfil.co.uk

-Management of all in-house manufacturing including factories in Denmark and England.

-Accountable for the consolidation of ADFIL’s operations including the closure of the Danish subsidiary (EBIT improved by 15%).

-Project management of a number of outsourcing contracts in China, USA and Europe.

-Turnaround and process reengineering of the production and supply chain based on LEAN. Contribution margin improved by 20%.

20021997

Plant Manager / General Manager

CEMFIBER A/S

Cemfiber sells and produces synthetic fibres for the construction and automotive industry. Cemfiber is a subsidiary of ADFIL.

-Managing day-to-day business including production, quality, finance and sales administration and sales of 35m.

-Execution of the growth strategy. Cemfiber was awarded as a top 50 Gazelle company in 2000 (Danish award for fast growing companies in Denmark).

-Key Account responsible for sales within the paper and automotive industry. Sales increased from 10% to 30% of the turnover.

-    Developed ADFILs quality and environmental system certified according to ISO9001 and ISO14001.

19971994

Production & QA Manager

KVM-CONHEAT

KVM-CONHEAT develops and produces heat exchangers for district heating and sale in Europe:

-Reporting to Managing Director, responsible for production and procurement.

-Implementation of ISO 9001.

Education

B.Sc.

University of Southern Denmark

MBA

Aarhus Business University, Denmark

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