International HR Executive with proven track record in M&A transition periods as well as organisational development and change processes. Solid experienced in working within multi-cultural management teams and dealing with international and corporate HR affairs. Established HR as a valuable contributor to company business and its profitability through focussing on suitable HR processes and their continuous improvement. Implemented various assessment tools linked to either performance oriented remuneration or talent management. Collaborated effectively with employees' representative bodies based on reliabilty and sustainable relationships. Challenging business objectives, which especially require strategic management and analytical thinking as well as effective communication, flexibility and teamwork, are the preferred measures for personal performance. Bilingual: German/English.
Sep 2007 - Present
Self employed consultant
HWL HR Management Consulting
Consulting services for domestic and foreign companiesin strategic Human Resources subjects:
- Neutral analysis of HR processes and instruments
- Practice and result orientated support of strategic change processes (i.e. M&A, rationalisations) in order to force a fast and effective reaslisation of the process phases
- Interim management
Sep 2001 - Dec 2006
Vice President Human Resources
GeoPost International Management & Development Holding GmbH
Responsible for providing direction in the establishment, development and execution of HR policies and initiatives, especially in the area of top management employment (recruiting, compensation & benefits, termination), management development, expatriate assignments, industrial relations and organisational design and effectiveness within the international division.
Mar 2000 - Aug 2001
Senior Human Resources Director Europe
Enron Wind Corp. B.V.
Jul 1998 - Dec 1999
Regional Human Resources Director
Rothmans Central & Eastern Europe B.V.
Apr 1994 - Dec 1999
Human Resources Director Germany
Rothmans Cigaretten GmbH
1991 - 1994
Johnson & Johnson GmbH
1987 - 1991
Johnson & Johnson GmbH
1985 - 1987
1982 - 1985
Manager Personnel & Administration
1978 - 1982
1974 - 1983
University of Duisburg
Study not completed due to professional career