After having completed his master degree as Dipl.-Ing. in electrical engineering at the university of Hanover, he has learned and lived management consulting with Deloitte, one of the big-4 audit and consulting firms of the world. Started as management consultant he has developed competencies in project management and team leadership, has acquired responsibility of business unit leadership and made partner of the global consulting firm.
With Vestas Wind Systems A/S, the world's biggest manufacturer of wind turbines, he took responsibilities in coporate IT line management. Started as Director Business Application in Vestas Central Europe, he has designed, implemented and operated as Director Global Support the 24*7 - follow-the-sun support for 38 factories worldwide in three different time zones and cultures. Finally as Director Service Transition he took the responsibility of Service Introduction Management, Change Management, Release Management and Service Level Management, designed, implemented and operated these services according to ITIL structures.
With Höft & Wessel AG as Director Projects and member of the management team he took the responsibility of the project department.
Since 2014, August 1st with his roots in Hanover, Germany he is offering his professional competencies, knowledge and experiences as freelance management consultant and interim manager to his professional national and international customers.
02/2020 - today Volkswagen Financial Services, Braunschweig, Financial Service Industry
Project Management for the Restructuring and partial Automatisation of the IT Infrastructur Demand Process as PaaS.
11/2017 – 10/2019 Daimler Financial Services / Daimler Mobility AG, Stuttgart, Financial Service Industry
IT Project Management - Integration of MB Bank's Default system with the new Proposal and Contract Management as well as Accounting system landscape as well as implementation of the new Default Definition
01/2017 – 10/2017 GM Financial, Rüsselsheim, Financial Service Industry
Program Management IT for a complex System Implementation
02/2016 – 12/2016 Daimler Financial Services, Stuttgart, Financial Service Industry
Migration Program Management for a European wide System Implementation
Data Migration Management
Test Data Management / Data Anonymization
Reference Data Management
10/2014 – 12/2015 SolarWorld AG, Bonn, Manufacturing
IT Interim Management, Project and Process Management
06/2013 – 06/2014 Höft & Wessel AG, Hanover, High Tech Industry
Head of projects department (member of the management team)
Project management of development and implementation of a ticketing system (hardware and software) at a polish public transportation company; coordination of design and construction, external manufacturing, quality management, test team, procurement department, IT development; customer communications, project reporting to CEO and management team; time planning, risk management, cost controlling; escalation management
Project management of development and implementation of a ticketing system (hardware and software) at a swiss public transportation company; coordination of design and construction, external manufacturing, quality management, test team, procurement department, IT development; customer communications, project reporting to CEO and management team; time planning, risk management, cost controlling; escalation management
09/2012 – 03/2013 Hönigsberg & Düvel GmbH, Gifhorn, IT Service Management
04/2011 – 03/2012 Deutsche Messe Interactive GmbH, Hannover, eCommerce / Online Marketing
07/2006 - 02/2011 Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Randers, Denmark, Manufacturing Industry
Vestas as the worldwide leading manufacturer of wind turbines headquartered in Randers, Denmark, www.vestas.com
01/2010 – 02/2011: Director Service Transition, Group IT, Randers, Denmark
Service Introduction Management (quality gate based coaching of project management to an efficient collaboration of project, operations and support teams from projects start to deployment
Service Level Management for new IT services
Change Management (management of change developments until release planning)
05/2008 – 12/2009: Director Global Support, Group IT, Videbaek, Denmark
Design according to ITIL, implementation and Management of 3 application support hubs in Denmark, Denver US and Singapore
Implementation of 24*7 ERP application support (incident management) for 38 factories worldwide with efficient handover of critical incidents
07/2006 – 05/2008: Director Business Applications / Vestas Central Europe, Husum
Management of all ERP and ERP-surrounding business applications for Germany, BeNeLux, Austria and Eastern Europe
Implementation of new ERP systems (Sun Financials and SyteLine from Infor) for all business processes in sales, projects, service, field service, finance and controlling, warehouse management, supply chain and logistics.
02/2004 - 06/2006 JM Management Consulting GmbH, Hanover, Management Consulting
XpectIT GmbH, Dusseldorf, IT Consulting, Managing Director
Founding and management of XpectIT GmbH as subsidiary of JM Management Consulting GmbH for the acquisition of unprofitable IT departments of third-party IT service providers for restructuring and desinvestment as profitable business units.
Successful takeover of a bigger IT department of a well known, German IT service provider according to § 613a BGB.
03/2002 - 12/2003 CS Consulting AG, Hannover, Produktvertrieb Performance Management
PROCOS (Deutschland) GmbH, Hannover, Geschäftsführer
Sales and implementation responsibility of performance management products (balanced scorecard, strategic planning and budgeting) of PROCOS AG headquartered in Liechtenstein
08/1989 - 01/2002 Deloitte Consulting GmbH, Düsseldorf, Levels: Senior Consultant bis Partner
Deloitte as one of the Big-4 management consulting and audit firms worldwide.
1999-2002 International Partner, telecommunications industry
Key accounts: Vodafone (Newbury, UK), Colt Telecom (London, UK), Mannesmann Arcor, (The Hague, Netherlands); project size: $ 3-15 Mio US
1994-1999 Implementation and leadership of 35 consultants, managers and senior managers for
Implementations of Oracle Applications, project size: $ 0,5-3 Mio US
Initiation and management of Deloitte's European Oracle Application Competence Center as preferred sales and implementation partner to Oracle Europe with Germany, UK and France as key countries
Quality management of Oracle Applications implementation (Finance and HCM) at Vodafone (Newbury, UK)
Contract and customer management of Oracle Applications implementation (Finance and Supply Chain) at COLT Telecom (Francfort, Germany)
Customer management of Oracle Applications implementation (Finance and Supply Chain) at Honeywell (Francfort, Germany)
Project management of Oracle Applications implementation (Finance and Supply Chain) at Faurecia (automotive, sites in France and Germany)
1981-1989 University of Hanover, Dipl.-Ing. Technical Engineering
Focus area: high frequency
Finalisation as Dipl.-Ing. (2,9)
German: native English: contract negitiation level
Frensh: good communication skills Spanish: good communication skills
Danish: basic knowledge
ERP Systems: Oracle Applications, SAP, Mapics XA (Infor), SUN (Infor), Syteline (Infor), PeopleSoft (Oracle), Navision (Microsoft)
Business processes: finance and controlling, human capital management and payroll, supply chain and material management (procurement, sales, warehouse management), produktion planning
IT process standards: ITIL V2 und V3, HP Service Manager (ITIL Foundation certified)
Other IT systems: Windows, Microsoft Exchange and Outlook, Microsoft Office (Winword, Excel, Powerpoint), IBM Lotus Notes, Microsoft Projects
Database systems: Oracle, Microsoft SQL, MySQL