Profile  Lawyer, 20 years professional experiences in Human Resources, especially in
change management projects
organizational and personnel development
Integration of acquired units

15 years experience in managing the Human Resources Function in
IT- and Telecommunications Industry
Consumer Goods Industry

Main area of activities
Company organization and HR strategy
Expansion and reduction of company divisions
Change management
Individual management and talent development
Professional Experience

  Since 07/1997

Interim Manager and HR-Consultant, München

Head of HR, Germany, Global Business Application Company
(Nov 2007 – Jan 2008)
Integration Implementation
Implementation of Global and EMEA Structure in HR

Head of Global Labour Relations, Finland and Germany, Global Telecommunication Company (since Nov. 2006)
Worldwide Labour Relations
Project Head Global Restructuring
International Project Team consisting of experts from well
known Strategy Consulting companies

HR Program Manager, Germany, Global Business Application Company (Dec. 2005-Oct. 2006)
Integration Planning (for planned acquisition)
Performance Management follow-up
Co-determination strategy
Design and Implementation of Sales Trainee Program

Interim HR Director Germany, US-Software Company with EMEA Headquarter (March 2004 – Sept 2005)
Integration of an acquired company
HR Transition (implementation of business partnership)
European-wide HR projects and Labour Law issues
Handling all transaction issues after take-over including
reduction in force in Germany and Nordic Region

Interim HR Director Germany, US-Telco Company with EMEA Headquarter in Frankfurt (May 2003-February 2004)
Integration of an acquired company
Reduction in Force (europeanwide team)
Works Council Agreements, especially compensation plans
Settlement of law suits

Principal, HR Consulting (11/2001 – 03/2003)
Global Executive Search Company, München, Interim Management
Acquisition of clients mainly in the IT- and Telecom Industry
Systematically expanding the manager pool

Interim Director Human Resources (04/1999-09/2001)
Global Bottling Company, Berlin
Project: Development of the HR function for the German AG,
reporting to the executive board
Change Management in HR: Positioning of Human Resources
as business partner, streamlining of administrative processes
Alignment of company strategy, organizational development
and personnel development
Redesign and optimisation of business processes
Integration of acquired bottling companies
Projects: Year 2k and SAP R/3 HR-Module
Business planning and budget (budget: 22 Mio. DM)
Coordination of all activities for a company-wide headcount

Interim Director Human Resources (10/1997-03/1999)
Global Telecommunications Company, Düsseldorf
Member of the Management Board
Support of change management processes (e.g. in projects
with Boston Consulting Group), implementation of value
Repositioning of Human Resources to a consulting and
service function, outsourcing of standard administration work
Redesign of compensation and benefits
Re-launch of personnel development
Coaching of managers and expatriate management
Stand-in for Manager Communication

  1993 to 1997 Director Human Resources
US-Distribution Company, Munich Area
Member of the management board
Responsible for HR and Facilities (in D, A and CH)
Development of the HR function (HR as business partner)
Introduction of personnel development Implementation of
recruitment planning and processes
Lay-offs and redundancy plans
Member of the worldwide HR team
Integration management, handling pre- and post merger phase

  1990 to 1993

Personnel Officer
Global Telecommunications Company, Düsseldorf
Start-up company
Developing the organizational structure
Extensive recruiting
Expatriate support
Implementation of pension scheme, C&B and personnel
Delegation to projects in east German countries

  1989 to 1990 Search-Assistant of the Managing Director
Worldwide Executive Search Company, Frankfurt

  1986-1989 Legal Clerkship, Appellation Court Frankfurt / Main

  1976 to 1988 Legal associate, Assistant (Part-time during studies)
Global Law Firm, Frankfurt
    International Experience in Syria and Egypt

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