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Didier Beck

Until 2015, Global Chief Operating Officer, Boomerang Pharmaceutical Communications

Basel, Switzerland

Skills

Entrepreneurship
Leadership
Strategic Operations
Executive management
Mergers & Acquisitions
Strategy
Insurance Industry
Life Sciences Industry
Software Industry
Project management
Program Management
Agile transformation
Digital transformation
Digital Marketing
Change Management
Nearshoring
Offshoring

Timeline

Professional experience for Didier Beck

  • Current 5 years and 7 months, since Dec 2015

    Global Director Strategic Operations

    boomerang now part of Accenture Interactive

    Boomerang Lead for the due diligence and integration phases following Accenture acquisition. Support high growth in revenue and scale the delivery services and organization. Invest substantial effort empowering and developing internal leaders and future talents. Set-up of the nearshore and offshore agency extensions based on the Accenture hubs. Lead the internal agile transformation. Continue to maintain and structure globalization between the different offices to allow for proper, necessary scaling.

  • 11 months, Feb 2015 - Dec 2015

    Global Chief Operating Officer

    Boomerang Pharmaceutical Communications

    Act as Global Liaison between Boomerang offices and help CEO deploy identity throughout entire organization. Establish and facilitate communication bridges between affiliates’ leaders. Articulate & document operating processes for work across the different affiliates that country leaders accept and subsequently trickle down. Develop relationships with key senior customers Counsel CEO on key strategic topics. Provide effective and inspiring leadership by being actively involved in all programs and services.

  • 1 year and 1 month, Jan 2014 - Jan 2015

    Managing Director and Board member

    Pactera Switzerland AG

    Due Diligence and integration project

  • 6 years and 4 months, Sep 2007 - Dec 2013

    Co-founder and co-owner/Managing Partner/Member of the Board of Directors

    Innoveo Solutions AG

    Co-founding and co-leading the company and product strategy, as Member of the Board of Directors and Member of the Executive Management. - Financial and production responsibilities - Customer key account and pre-sales support - Supporting the introduction of Agile methodologies (agile software development, Scrum) - Support and organize the development of Innoveo as an agile Software Product Company.

  • 12 years and 2 months, Nov 2000 - Dec 2012

    Member of the Board

    Boomerang Pharmaceutical Communications

    - Guiding Boomerang in the overall business strategy and international expansion - Assisting the company with strategic directions in terms of operation excellence, for example with technology and IT production - Support the international development of Boomerang

  • 1 year and 11 months, Nov 2005 - Sep 2007

    Co-founder and CEO

    ecenter solutions, subsidiary of the Helvetia Group

    Founding and leading the subsidiary of Helvetia Group and developing its strategy and business Managing the collaboration with an external, global technology and hosting partner Reporting to the CEO Europe, Member of the Group Executive Management

  • 5 years and 9 months, Jan 2002 - Sep 2007

    Director, Member of the IT Executive Team

    Helvetia Switzerland

    Participating to the management of the IT department of Helvetia Switzerland Member of the Helvetia groupwide CIO Committee Member of Steering Committees of various strategic projects (portal, broker multi-channeling platform, cooperation Raiffeisen, all front-end projects during this period) Participating to the definition of the IT Architecture and IT Strategy

  • 4 years and 5 months, Jun 2001 - Oct 2005

    Director, Co-founder and Head of the Corporate eBusiness Center

    Helvetia Group

    Managing the eBusiness Center, part of the Helvetia Group's Corporate Center, which is supporting the development of an unified multinational platform for e-business solutions groupwide. Four European countries participating, managing the collaboration with an external, global technology and hosting partner.

  • 1 year and 2 months, Apr 2000 - May 2001

    Group Corporate Center

    Helvetia Group

    Initiating the definition of the vision, strategy and funding of the future Corporate eBusiness Center, reporting to the Head of Corporate Center Participating to the Corporate Strategic Management Participating to different Merge & Acquisition processes

  • 1 year and 3 months, Jan 1999 - Mar 2000

    Assistant CIO

    Helvetia Switzerland

  • 3 years and 6 months, Jul 1995 - Dec 1998

    IT architect, project manager, software engineer

    Helvetia Patria Switzerland

Educational background for Didier Beck

  • 2003 - 2004

    International Executive Program

    Helvetia Group

  • 2001 - 2001

    General Management Program

    Helvetia Group

  • 1999 - 2001

    Business Administration

    Ecole de Management de Lyon - France

    Specialization in strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship

  • 1992 - 1995

    Computer Engineering

    ENSISA - France

    Software development and system architecture

Languages

  • German

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  • English

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  • French

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Wants

networking
partnership
business contacts
consulting
potential clients

Interests

former blog (www.didierbeck.com)
enthusiast amateur photographer (visuals.didierbeck.com)
avid reader
passionate about gastronomy
water-polo amateur
moutain bike amateur

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