PhD in mechanical engineering (RWTH Aachen), intitially broad experience in management consulting, later 15 years of leadership functions in Supply Chain Management in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. Then global responsibility in manufacturing of luxury goods. Most recently Chief Operating Officer (COO) and member of the executive board.
In this sector, in which where there is high demand for executives, it is critically important to produce clear profiles of what is required in such executives and to conduct their selection in a sensitive and professional manner. Radical changes associated with the Internet and web-based technologies have introduced a need to fulfill further special criteria.
Pressure to innovate and the pursuit of optimum quality at competitive prices impose heavy demands on manufacturing industry. New opportunities need to be researched, risks need to be controlled, and the length of the product pipeline is becoming ever more critical. Executives must fulfil these requirements, and more than ever before, they must to combine the art of engineering with professional business management skills.
Highest security and quality requirements, a huge potential for innovation, internationalization, rising cost pressure and rapidly changing consumer habits place the highest demands not only on this group of specialists and executives, but also on the special recruitment concepts for these sectors.
Successful executives must display a customer-friendly attitude and an understanding of their needs, along with a feel for what is technically feasible in an increasingly digitised and globally competitive world. Only an individual who is receptive to change is capable of actively incorporating such evolutions and of sustainably exploiting them to the benefit of all the company's stakeholders.
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