Gordon Busch

Angestellt, Senior Change Management and HR Lead Consultant, Change Actions Consulting, Kingdom Saudi Arabia

Abschluss: Executive MBA, Lemniscaat School for Management & Warwick Business School

Dubai, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate


Professional experience for Gordon Busch

  • Current , since Apr 2019

    Senior Change Management and HR Lead Consultant

    Change Actions Consulting, Kingdom Saudi Arabia

    Engaged in delivering the broad spectrum of Change Management and Human Capital Management services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Working with private and public sector as well as family owned businesses. Services span: Assessments (Leadership Assessment Development Centers, On-boarding, Motivation, Learning Styles), HR & Employee Experience, Performance Management, HR Transformations, Workload Analysis & Staffing Recommendations, Change Management in Organizational & Cultural Change Transformations.

  • 1 year and 10 months, Jun 2017 - Mar 2019

    Local HR Director/Head of HR

    BMW Group Netherlands

    Accountability for all Human Resources related practices, policies and procedures. Business Partner to the Senior Management team regarding key organizational and management issues. Core focus on country HR Service Delivery and HR activities, including pay rolling and expat services and alignment with BMW European HUB and HQ. Ensuring implementation and consistency of corporate HR policies and core processes.

  • 1 year and 7 months, Nov 2015 - May 2017

    Global Director Human Resources

    Ecolog International, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Accountable for Global HR related practices, policies and procedures. Leadership Team Member and business partner to the Senior Management regarding key organizational and management issues. Global HR Team of 85 staff based in Dubai, Macedonia and Field Missions (Afghanistan, Iraq, Mali, CAR, Mozambique, Haiti). Active engagement with Dubai HQ and Macedonia (global operations center) core HR team.

  • 9 months, Feb 2015 - Oct 2015

    Change Management Leader

    RasGas Limited, Doha, Qatar

    Under supervision of the CEDWO (Chief Employee Development and Welfare Officer) responsible for People & HR change activities related to the Strategic People Choices plan, including Qatarization. Focusing on Stakeholder Management, Communications, Training, Change Action Planning, Team Dynamics.

  • 1 year and 2 months, Dec 2013 - Jan 2015

    Corporate Organizational Change Management Leader

    Friesland Campina, Heilbronn, Germany

    Client engagement (Jul. 2013-Jan.2015) • International long-term assignment based at client HQ (Stuttgart area), Germany, multiyear Global Technology (SAP) Implementation program rolled-out to 100 countries • Member triangle program leadership: program director, SDM, CM project leader • Developed a master Change Action Plan through delivery of 50+ change impact workshops, 12 workstreams, arrived at combined set of some 4.300 change actions • Over 6 Plants some 2,200 employees were impacted

  • 1 year and 9 months, May 2013 - Jan 2015

    Practice Leader Talent & Change

    IBM Global Business Services

    Accountability for IBM´s Talent & Change Analytics, iX and Strategy practice . Besides myleadership role, also delivered consultancy in client engagements, cross industry, with regard to the broad spectrum of Talent & Change Management activities to national and international clients. Furthermore, he was responsible for Career and Individual Development planning and budgeting for all Talent & Change practioners and was involved in IBM’s GBS division European strategic initiatives.

  • 2 years and 8 months, Sep 2010 - Apr 2013

    Practice leader Organization Development, Change Management, Workforce Planning

    Aon Hewitt

    Client engagements, cross industry, with regard to the broad spectrum of Change Management, Talent and Performance Management, Organizational Effectiveness, Workforce Planning and Workforce issues to national and international clients. Engaged in Organizational Transformations, Change Management, Talent and Performance Management, Merger & Acquisition HR Due Diligence and HR Integration (pre-deal, deal, post-deal), HR Effectiveness. He was also member of Aon Hewitt’s global Workforce Planning Group.

  • 6 months, Dec 2011 - May 2012

    MEA Change Management Leader

    Sabic, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

    International assignment based at client HQ in Riyadh, KSA, avg 3 week/mth, Global Compensation and Benefits harmonization program (5 months) • MEA Change Management Lead & Global PMO support • Developed Change Action Plan aligned with global CM plan • Contributor in client’s global program and CM management meetings in US, Europe and Middle east • Implemented change management activities, contributed to capability building training programs • 28,000 employees impacted in the ME region

  • 4 years, Sep 2006 - Aug 2010

    Senior Manager Human Resources Transaction Services


    Delivered consultancy in client engagements with regard to the broad spectrum of HR Transaction Services and Workforce Issues to both national and international clients, cross industry. Core focus on People and Change activities in Mergers & Acquisitions, HR Due Diligence and HR Integration (pre-deal, deal, post-deal), outsourcing, shared services, carve-out. Active engagement with the all practices in HRS, well networked in Advisory and Transactions.

  • 10 years and 3 months, Jun 1996 - Aug 2006

    Associate Director HR & HR Transformation Manager


    Dual role. Member of Benelux HR Management. Core focus :Organizational Development, Management Development, Talent Management, HR process optimization. Also member of European and Netherlands Bid team, the HR lead in outsourcing deals (bid support, HR Due Diligence) and during outsourcing engagements HR Transition Manager. In addition, during the period 2000-2003 was heavily engaged in the implementation of an Operating Model change to move being a Body-Shop to become a Managed Services operations.

  • 2 years, Jan 1996 - Dec 1997

    Interim Manager Logistics & Purchasing

    Thyssen de Reus

    Interim Manager (15 months) • Restructured the central purchasing department. • Restructured the logistic purchasing processes and supported the implementation of Kan-Ban • Managed purchasing-costs down by 7% • Slashed supplier total from 2180 to 230 • Reorganized national and international transport • Outsourced fleet management and Restaurant/Catering activities • Managed away 70% of all purchasing activities through process optimization and blanket contracts

  • 13 years and 9 months, Sep 1982 - May 1996

    Logistics Manager & Technical staff member

    Multiple Companies

Educational background for Gordon Busch

  • Current 2 years and 10 months, since Jan 2001

    Strategic Human Resources Management -Organizational Development

    Lemniscaat School for Management & Warwick Business School

  • 11 months, Aug 1999 - Jun 2000

    Human Resource Management

    Institute for Professional Education

  • 1 year and 11 months, Aug 1993 - Jun 1995

    Logistics Management

    High School for Economics and Business Administration

    Logistics Management, Physical Distribution, Material Management

  • 2 years, Jan 1991 - Dec 1992

    Officemanagement & Organization

    Institute for Business and Science

  • 4 years and 11 months, Aug 1985 - Jun 1990

    Mechanical Engineering

    Mid Technical School


  • English

    First language

  • Dutch

    First language

  • German


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