São Paulo/Shanghai/New Delhi (2018/19) – For the setup of a chemical distribution company in Brazil, provide sourcing intelligence and contacts to China and India, support in supplier qualification and sourcing process.
Hong Kong and Guandong (2018/19) – Lead of a procurement and operations cost down program for a b2b trading company in the fashion industry, including make vs buy, logistics optimization, renegotiation with major vendors and restructuring of the local procurement organization.
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.