Commercially minded HR leader with considerable experience in multi-national blue-chip companies.
Experienced in working in complex matrix organisations and with senior stakeholders.
Energetic change leader, experienced in transformations, new market entry, expansion, restructuring, and M&A.
Proven track record of adding value through driving improvements to organisation effectiveness, workforce planning and employee engagement, and by better aligning talent management with business strategy.
Versatile global leader with experience in emerging (CEE, MEA, Africa, Latam) and mature markets (Europe, US, Japan).
3 Master degrees: MBA, International Relations, and CSR. Multilingual (German, English, French, Spanish). Black belt in Six Sigma. Trained systemic coach.
- Partnering with Villiger McNeill Consulting for
Team Facilitations and Leadership Development
- Member of the Advisory Board of Tirezio (www.tirezio.com)
- Trained Start-Up Board Member and Business Angel
- Lecturer and PhD Program Participant at International School of Management (https://www.ism.edu/)
I see HR as an integral business function enabling companies to get on track and stay ahead. With clear line of sight on the aspired vision and business goals, I am recognised as a creative and analytical thinker with a systematic approach from strategy to execution.
I am a thoughtful change leader with a high level of integrity, and known to fully embrace diversity. I believe in employee engagement and the value of integrating purpose, mission and values to unleash the full potential and make organisations achieve better results.
In my role as consultant, facilitator and interim manager, I am committed to strategies that build on the strength of your organisation and can be implemented pragmatically. I flex my approach based on customer needs and, together with my customers, periodically evaluate the impact of my contribution to demonstrate success.
I am outcome and people focused.
Aligned and high performing teams foster synergies and positive energy. This enhances their ability to drive innovation and contribute to value creation for the broader organisation. My customized approach to facilitation is based on a thorough briefing with the champion and other stakeholders where I seek to understand your organisation’s operating model, and style, tone of voice and other parameters. The process always begins with an assessment of team issues and desired improvements, drawing from a range of effective assessment options.
Working with leadership teams, I help accelerate productivity and team performance by creating:
Shared and compelling vision, mission and strategic framework
Clear roles and decision making processes
Challenging, realistic and aligned work plans and goals
Collaborative working relationships and processes
Team operating principles and agreements
Understanding of the diverse and unique capabilities of the team
On the basis of my many years of experience in HR, in local and international roles, I offer you professional support as an interim HR executive. As a versatile and highly collaborative HR professional, I am used to working in different structures, ranging from local teams to complex global matrix organisations, and I have the necessary agility to quickly become effective in a new environment.
Do you want to develop, expand or restructure your HR division? In phases of growth and change, a company's own HR resources will often not suffice.
The reasons why a business needs support in HR management vary greatly. In this capacity, I will work at your company’s office, collaborating cross-functionally with leaders and employees from all other functions and (if applicable) leading your HR team.