“Coming together is a beginning,
Keeping together is progress,
Working together is success.”

Henry Ford

Background & Experience

15 years of hands-on managerial experience in several positions at a leading German specialty chemicals company. Technology background as a chemist.

Consulting experience with broad knowledge in the areas of business strategy, supply chain management, process optimization, and innovation management

Strong project management skills, including the project lead for global design and roll-out of a new SAP HCM system.
 
Well experienced in market studies, market entry strategies, cooperation with companies and joint research with academia in Japan, as well as M&A and CVC.

Insights into several markets and industries on a B2B level, e.g. chemicals, automotive, health care, pharma, paint and coatings, and construction industries.
 
Existing network of customers, universities, (governmental) institutes, venture capital organizations and M&A agents in Japan.

Deep understanding of Japanese culture and business customs, as well as intercultural, cross-border management.