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Diethard Engel

Interim Manager & Consultant at Diethard Engel Management & Consulting Services

Mainz, Germany

$2,100/day

Unilever Corporate Audit Henkel KG&CO KGaA DowDuPont AEA Investors Dematic Global PMI Partners

Transformation | PMI/Carve-out | CFO YYou are looking for an expert interim manager to turbo-charge your program? I safeguard achievement of your strategic and financial objectives. I deliver professional results in Business Transformation, Post-merger Integration/Carve-out, and Executive Finance. As a successful project manager, I rely on my broad process know-how gained in CFO-roles; as a CFO I apply my rich transformation experience: An all-in-one package, combining CFO-knowledge and understanding of transformation processes, for the perfect fit with your strategic endeavors. Business Transformation: PMO functions; design, implementation and management of transformation, restructuring and change projects, e.g. site closures, staff reduction, production transfers, changes in organization, processes and task allocation, profitability improvement by portfolio management, strategy development and implementation. Post-merger Integration / Carve-out: Operative integration of acquisitions, or organization of spin-offs. PMO set-up and management, project and synergy planning, process definition and implementation, works council negotiations, change management, communication, and coordination of ERP roll-out projects. Executive Finance: Finance leadership positions in complex enterprise structures and/or international businesses (CFO, Director Controlling); BPO Finance

Domain experience

Relevant Total Experience: 30 years

Seniority Level: Senior

Sector Experience: 

Aerospace and Defense Agricultural and Farm Machinery Agricultural Machinery Distribution Building Care and Improvement Services Building Product Distribution Chemical Distribution Chemical Processing Machinery and Equipment Chemicals Commercial Auction Services Commercial Design Services Commercial Photography Commercial Printing Commercial Rental and Leasing Services Construction and Engineering Construction Machinery and Heavy Trucks Construction Machinery Distribution Construction Material Distribution Die Sets, Jigs and Industrial Molds Electrical Equipment Electrical Equipment Distribution Environmental and Facilities Services Industrial Conglomerates Industrial Filtration Systems Industrial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Equipment and Supplies Industrial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Equipment Distribution Machinery Components Machinery Rental and Leasing Material Handling Machinery and Equipment Material Handling Machinery Distribution Measuring, Analyzing, and Controlling Instruments Distribution Metal and Mineral Mining Machinery and Equipment Metal and Mineral Mining Machinery Distribution Metalworking Machinery Distribution Office Services and Supplies Oil and Gas Machinery and Equipment Distribution Packaging Machinery and Equipment Paper and Forest Product Distribution Paper and Forest Product Machinery and Equipment Power Generation Equipment Distribution Printing Machinery and Equipment Printing Machinery Distribution Professional Services Pumps and Pumping Equipment Pumps and Pumping Equipment Distribution Recycling and Reclamation Machinery Rolling Mill Machinery and Equipment Security and Alarm Services Service Industry Machinery Service Industry Machinery Distribution Social Organizations Textile Machinery Textile Machinery Distribution Transportation Equipment and Supplies Distribution Warehousing and Storage Welding and Soldering Equipment Writing, Editing, Translation and Related Services

Skills

Skilled in: Corporate Strategy, Project Management Office (PMO), Post Merger Integration (PMI), Divestitures, Joint Venture, Commercial Due Diligence, Vendor Due Diligence, Portfolio Services & Add-on M&A, Corporate Development, Buy-Side M&A

Technical Skills: Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, SAP, Microsoft Office

Languages: German, English, French

Work Experience

Diethard Engel Management & Consulting Services

Interim Manager & Consultant

1/7/2012

 

- Now

Proven Elements from my C-Transform Toolbox Business Transformation: Design, implementation and management of transformation, restructuring and change projects, e.g. site closures, staff reduction, production transfers, changes in organization, processes and task allocation, profitability improvement by portfolio management, strategy development and implementation. PMO functions. Post-merger Integration / Carve-out: Operative integration of acquisitions, or organization of spin-offs. PMO set-up and management, project and synergy planning, process definition and implementation, works council negotiations, change management, communication, and coordination of ERP roll-out projects. Executive Finance: Finance leadership positions in complex enterprise structures and/or international businesses (CFO, Director Controlling); BPO Finance

Global PMI Partners

Association with Global PMI Partners

1/1/2021

 

- Now

Association with GPMIP GPMIP provides M&A integration/carve-out, post-close transformation, training and internal capability services across the globe to companies expanding locally and internationally. We are specialists with a full-service presence in the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Australian regions. We are comprised of local teams in markets we service and work together under one organization to deliver M&A integration programs to the highest global standard. When clients engage us locally, they have at their disposal the knowledge and capacity of GPMIP as a whole.

Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

Finance Manager in the Global Automotive & Metal Industries Team

1/9/2010

 

- 31/3/2012

• Global Business Strategy Development • Pricing strategy development and implementation • Business & Financial Planning • Capital investment coordination Location: Duesseldorf, Germany Chemical Industry / Automotive Supplies

Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

Integration Manager & PMO Automotive & Metal Industries

1/1/2008

 

- 31/8/2010

• Manager of the Acheson/Henkel AT-M Program Management Office, development and implementation of strategic projects • Business Restructuring • Integration of Acheson into Henkel’s AT-M-SBU • Development and implementation of synergy projects • Global project controlling and implementation of related instruments Location: Duesseldorf, Germany Chemical Industry (Metal Forming & Casting Lubricants)

ICI PLC

SAP Business Lead Controlling

1/3/2007

 

- 31/12/2007

• Design and development of a global SAP system for ICI • Lead for Product Costing, Tax & Duty, Treasury • Module integration • Profitability analysis and inter-company trading • Process design, documentation and integration • SAP configuration test • Preparation and execution of the User Acceptance Test • Responsible for Finance in the pilot implementation in Dulux Paints Ireland Ltd. (gap analysis, process design, process walk throughs etc) Location: Slough/London, U.K. Corporate Headquarters (Business Systems)

National Starch and Chemical

Finance Director National Adhesives Europe

1/6/2006

 

- 31/3/2007

• Results consolidation across affiliated businesses and SBUs • Monthly and quarterly business analysis, controlling, reporting, forecasting in the European Adhesives business • Budgeting Location: Slough/London, U.K. Chemical Industry (Industrial Adhesives)

National Starch and Chemical

Senior Global Commercial Manager (CFO) Alco Chemical

1/7/2000

 

- 30/6/2006

• Business analysis, accounting, controlling, reporting, forecasting and business systems in the pan-Atlantic Alco business - Liaison with regional finance management. • Business Restructuring & Profit Improvement • A/P, A/R & Compliance • Budgeting, results reporting, cost reduction, business performance reviews, capital expenditure • Strategy development and communication; development, implementation and monitoring of KPIs. Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA Specialty Chemicals (Synthetic Polymers)

National Starch and Chemical

Finance Manager - European Starch Division

1/6/1996

 

- 30/6/2000

• Accounting, Controlling, IT, Procurement and Logistics at the Hamburg location, plus two UK plants • SAP implementation in supply chain and operations, Oliver Wight MRPII roll-out • Restructuring of the Commercial Function to fit an European organisation • Improvement of control status – monthly reporting, visibility of KPIs etc • Capital expenditure management • Vice President of National Starch & Chemical GmbH (Prokura) & deputy plant manager Location: Hamburg, Germany Food Industry

Unilever

Senior Auditor

1/7/1994

 

- 30/6/1996

• Planning and execution of internal audits for the European Unilever group • Audit lead and coordination • Formulation & presentation of audit reports and recommendations • Follow-up on implementation of required corrections to internal control systems • Areas audited include: Financial Accounting, Reporting, Business Systems, Supply Chain, Quality and Production. • Businesses audited include: Lever Europe (various locations in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, the U.K., Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Switzerland), Union Deutsche Lebensmittelwerke (Germany), Langnese-Iglo (Germany), Elida-Gibbs (Germany), Unilever Poland, Unilever Czechia, Unilever Austria Location: Hamburg Corporate Headquarters

Unilever

Management Accountant Nordsee Frozen Fish

1/7/1993

 

- 30/6/1994

• Responsible for Product Costing • Controlling of Working Capital • Developing and monitoring of short term budget and strategic plan • Results and budget presentation • Cost center reporting • Raw material price forecast Location: Bremerhaven, Germany Food Industry

Unilever

Management Trainee Logistics Nordsee Frozen Fish

1/7/1991

 

- 30/6/1993

• Development of a logistics controlling framework and key performance indicators • Implementation of a new materials management system (MFG Pro - stocks, sales & distribution, production planning) • Introduction of bar-coding for stock movements • Inventory monitoring & management • Improvement proposals Location: Bremerhaven, Germany Food Industry

Education

Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

1/1/1986

 

- 31/12/1991

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