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Interim Manager/ Consultant for Strategy, Digital Transformation, IT M&A, PMO Project Management

Graduation: B.Sc Business Informatics
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Flexible, depends on workload & scope
Languages: Chinese (Limited professional) | German (Native or Bilingual) | English (Full Professional)

Keywords

Digital Transformation IT M&A IT Management Sourcing Carve-out Post Merger Integration Due Diligence IT Due Diligence IT Carve-Out PMO Project Management Portfolio & Project Management Investment Banking Finance Automotive Life science Hospital Chemicals Public Sector Insurance Reinsurance Strategy Strategy Mangement Logistics Migration ERP Agile & Scrum Strategic Plan Execution

Skills

David has 5+ years of professional consulting experiences in managing large international digital transformation projects, strategy, M&A transactions & startup venture developments. Besides his professional consulting career, David also has a strong focus
on start-ups/ venture development. He conducted seed investments to various
early stage start-ups.

Key facts:
  • 5+ years of professional consulting experiences in managing large international digital transformation projects, strategy, M&A transactions & startup venture developments (Ex-Deloitte Strategy)
  • industry experiences in automotive, chemical, eCommerce, life science, logistics, insurance, reinsurance, public sector, private equity and across startups
  • Consulted various clients globally across 15+ projects as a project leader/ manager/ senior consultant, specialized in DD, Carve-Out, PMI, strategy, digital transformation


Selected reference:
  • M&A carve-out for a global player in the automotive industry, DAX 30 (expected IPO >€5b)
    Analyzed strategic options for divested company & defined high-level IT separation plan to ensure smooth Day 1 transition, created escalation path model, responsible for regional CIOs alignment in APAC, Europe, Americas and conducted global workshops, which led to successful Day 1 for 30 locations globally Received highest honor – letters of thanks for engagement by Client’s Executive Board Members (CEO, CFO, President)
  • M&A Sell-side strategy pre-signing carve-out support for global player in the chemical industry, MDAX
    Created hypothesis-driven strategic scenarios for sell-side group CIO to identify significant deal implications in the IT environment such as data strategy
  • Various DD, focus area IT/ Tech due-diligence in automotive, PE, chemicals, industrial engineering
  • Global player in life science, interim operations manager for COVID-19 project, optimized production & resource planning to enable 3x growth within 2 months
  • VW After Sales Project, developed PMO guideline & optimized sales operating structure
  • Digital workplace strategy, agile migration rollout for Daimler AG (Stuttgart, Germany), developed rollout schedule, communication plan, quality gates,
    analyzed problems & issues, developed strategic PMO guideline for turn-around management which enabled efficiency enhancement of >50%
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Project history

05/2018 - 01/2021
Senior Consultant | Consultant
Deloitte Consulting - Tech. Strategy & Transformation | Financial Advisory | Monitor
* Advised various clients across 15+ projects as a project leader, senior consultant in Strategy,
Digital/ Agile Transformation, M&A (DD, Carve-out, PMI), PMO Project Management
* 12 months fast track promotion, exceeded expectations in all areas, provided outstanding
engagement & service to the client (95th percentile in the practice)
* Industry experience: Automotive, banking, chemical, ecommerce, financial services, life science,
health, industrial manufacturing, insurance / reinsurance, logistics, public sector, startups
* Intrapreneurship: Founder of Innovation Angels for Technology Strategy & Architecture practice,
enabled cross-cluster ideation for >250 practitioners
Selected Projects
* M&A Sell-side strategy pre-signing carve-out support for global player in the chemical industry
Created hypothesis-driven strategic scenarios for sell-side group CIO to identify significant deal
implications in the IT environment such as data strategy, setup data room & expert session
moderation, created IT application list and derived separation approach
* M&A Buy-side for Japanese client - industrial manufacturing (Germany, Japan, USA)
Conducted Transition Service Agreement negotiation workshops, developed global Day 1 IT
strategy/ governance model, PMO support, collaborated with Buy-side's & Sell-side's executive
management team, reviewed and revised >50 IT TSA items to optimize TSA cost structure which
enabled deal closing in 4 months after closing delay, developed Day 30, 100, 180 IT TSA exit
strategy roadmap which facilitates to save > $1.5m IT TSA costs
* M&A carve-out for a global player in the automotive industry, Continental AG
Analyzed strategic options for divested company & defined high-level IT separation plan to ensure
smooth Day 1 transition, created escalation path model, responsible for regional CIOs alignment
in APAC, Europe, Americas and conducted global workshops, carve-out PMO support, which led to
successful Day 1 for 30 locations globally, developed Day 90, Day 180 roadmap
Received highest honor - letters of thanks for engagement by Client's Executive Board Members
* M&A Buy-side due diligence, Volkswagen AG (Wolfsburg, Germany)
Conducted IT due diligence for mid-sized target in the automotive after sales car dealer CRM
industry, conducted various expert sessions
* Digital workplace strategy, agile migration rollout for Daimler AG (Stuttgart, Germany)
Developed rollout schedule, communication plan, quality gates, analyzed problems & issues, agile
coaching - introducing scrum methodologies, developed strategic PMO guideline for turn-around
management which enabled efficiency enhancement of >50%
* IT assessment in the hospital industry, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Conducted IT assessment for various critical IT systems, derrived critical risks & initiatives

10/2016 - 04/2018
Project Manager
msg systems group
* Joined msg systems group as the youngest project manager among 7000 employees, steered
complex international strategic digital transformation projects in the financial service industry &
public sector, led global project meetings and organized steering committee with internal and
external project partners/ stakeholders
* Managing projects risks & chances concerning schedule, component performance, quality, budget
Selected Projects
* Life reinsurance platform implementation for SCOR SE (Paris, France)
Business consultant for life reinsurance admin platform, created business specification & global IT
strategy, conducted client workshops with stakeholder from APAC, EMEA, USA to identify and
analyze requirements, created life reinsurance requirements list, treaty & claim management
* Passenger name record system implementation for the Federal Office of Administration Germany
Lead PMO Project Manager for three subprojects, managed large scale agile IT- implementation project,
responsible for project schedule, steering committee, risks, budget and quality
Optimized agile workflows which empowered stronger collaboration of the subprojects
JIRA & Confluence management, developed workflows and agile guidelines
* SAP ICM implementation project for ERGO Group/ Munich Re (Dusseldorf, Germany)
PMO, managed internal development team & reported to the executive management, optimized
development agile workflows which increased sprint velocity by >25% (scrum master)

10/2013 - 09/2016
Project Manager | Management Trainee | Cooperative Student
Deutsche Post DHL Group - Headquarter
* Selected Departments/ Assignments: Highly selective rotational program with 6 practical assignments,
total full-time experience of 3 years
* Nominated for management traineeship in Shanghai, China (95th percentile)
Selected Departments/ Projects
* DHL eCommerce, (Shanghai, China) & (Bonn, Germany)
Project manager for the 3PV Integration, analyzed customer onboarding process in China,
conducted competitor analysis and integrated key ecommerce third- party ERP vendors in APAC
which optimized the overall customer ecommerce process and enabled to access >30 market
place platforms in APAC (China)
Contributed to the development of global 3PV DHL eCommerce strategy for top executive
management which identified new major business opportunities Analyzed ecommerce sales
channels/ opportunities which led to identify >500 Chinese drop shipper clients with potential
sales volume of >€25m per annum
* Technology Improvement - CIO Office DHL PeP Division, (Bonn, Germany)
Conducted profitability analysis for corporate IT- systems/ landscape, reported to CIO of DHL PeP
Division which led to identify major cost attributes in the corporate IT landscape that enabled to
optimize the IT cost structure
* IT Application Management Parcel Europe, (Bonn, Germany)
Lead architect for construction of authorization concept & systems architecture, UML 2.0
Modelling, supported agile development of Salesforce.com CRM for Parcel Europe (Scrum)
Test management for DHL Parcelshop iOS APP, black box test
* Release- & Process Management, (Bonn, Germany)
Construction & development of concepts for IT- Systems, route optimization software
Test management of a software rollout, HP Quality Center

Time and spatial flexibility

100% available worldwide (EMEA, APAC, Americas)

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