Professional Career

2010 Owner | MD
KRITZNER concept GmbH, Consult.Interim.

Project based executive leadership services
2008-2010 Director Operations & Supply Chain Management
Elster Messtechnik GmbH, Elster Group, Essen, Mainz, Lampertheim/D., Stara Turá/SK

Number of member responsibility: 80
- Cost Center volume approx. 15 Mio.€ p.a.
- leadership of restructuring/turnaround projects within the european manufacturing network of the business unit: material planning, outsourcing, MBO, product transfers, KPI
- Head of german manufacturing sites
2005-2008 Senior Manager - Operations & Supply Chain
Arthur D. Little GmbH, Management Consulting, Wiesbaden/D, Bucharest/RO, Bern/CH, Hamburg/D

- Profitability improvement, restructuring: project acquisition and design, project lead
- Manufacturing, operations, maintenance contracting, outsourcing up to 350 k€/project
- capex projects revision, savings potential validation (2-digits mio.€ range) in RO, CH
2003-2005 Senior Manager, Internal Consulting
IWKA PACUNION GmbH, IWKA AG, Karlsruhe/Germany

- Business development projects for engineered added value services in the packaging industry
- sales support for target market segments in GB, F, US
- establish networks (e.g. Fraunhofer, federal ministery of research and education)
2000-2003 Head of Technology Center
Wella AG, Londa Produktions GmbH, Darmstadt, Hünfeld/D., Sarreguemines/F., Richmond/USA, Rio de Janeiro/BRA, Mexico City/MEX

Number of member responsibility: 110
- Definition and implementation of the investment policy within the global manufacturing network of the firm
- international sourcing of capital goods and engineering services up to 10mio. US$
- cost center volume approx. 10mio.€
- new product launch of global brands within the supply chain
1995-2000 CEO
Wella AG, Londa Produktions GmbH, Darmstadt, Rothenkirchen/Germany

Number of member responsibility: 320
- site leadership; profitability improvement program
- submit P&L and end-of-year-statement
- organise reviews of the board
- convert capex of approx. 11mio.€ within 4 years
- call-off of subsidies provided by federal development banks
1994-1995 Consultant
TÜV Rheinland Consulting GmbH, Cologne/Germany

Business Process Reengineering
- Lead of management seminars Total Quality Management (TQM)
- Acquisition of consultancy projects
- Industries: paper manufacturing, printing, automotive supply
1987-1991 Industrial Engineer
Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, Bamberg/Germany - Rodez/France

Planning of manufacturing processes located in D,F,TR,BRA,J
- Industrial Engineering and QM: ramp up projects new product launch
- negotiation of quality claims at international customers
- Continuous improvement and lean manufacturing projects