I was globally raised and broadly educated, am an internationally experienced, multi-lingual executive, with a functional focus in procurement and supply-chain management with extensive experience in business strategy design and implementation, preferring a collaborarive working style.
Eastern Europe (2018) – Lead of a procurement and operations cost down program for the local entity of a global conglomerate, including waste reduction, outsourcing of non-core activities and logistics optimization.
Cologne Area, Germany (2012-2018) – CPO at Siegwerk, a leading global ink manufacturer (member of the Global Leadership Team), reporting to the CFO. Strategic responsibility for >450m EUR annual direct and >150m EUR annual indirect spend, 3 direct and 5 indirect reports – ca. 50 people in total organization.
São Paulo, Brazil (2009-2012) – Purchasing Head at the subsidiary of Siegwerk, a global ink manufacturer (Member of the regional management team), reporting to the Head of South America. 6 direct reports, 4 indirect reports (country purchasing heads), total staff of 10 and 40m EUR TP annual spend managed.