René Kissling


Partner / Shareholder, Managing Partner / ICT Management, Creamec AG

Zuzwil SG, Switzerland


Management of ICT companies and large
global ICT departments
Consolidation of ICT organisations after a Merger
Turnaround and Restructuring of ICT companies
Project re-launch / Project-turnaround
Interim Management (CEO
Cost of complexity analysis in ICT
Large and complex contract negotiations (global
long-time contracts)
CDC Client Data Confidentiality in the financial Industry


Professional experience for René Kissling

  • Current 6 years and 6 months, since Apr 2015

    Managing Partner / ICT Management

    Creamec AG

    - ICT Management - Merger and acquisition - Turnaround and Restructuring - Project re-launch / Project-turnaround - Strategic sourcing / Vendor- and Contract-Management - Interim Management - Cost of complexity analysis in ICT - CDC (Client Data Confidentiality)

  • 1 year and 9 months, Jul 2013 - Mar 2015

    Head IT Infrastructure CH and EMEA / Managing Director

    UBS AG

    Head IT Infrastructure CH and EMEA - Regional manager for operation and services of UBS ICT infrastructure in Switzerland and Europe, Middle East and Africa - General oversight of the bank’s service delivery of ICT services including maintaining day-to-day services and supporting provisioning of new services - Supplier management and general oversight of vendor performance - IT workforce strategy - Regulatory and CID projects

  • 16 years and 5 months, Feb 1997 - Jun 2013

    Managing Partner

    Creamec AG

    Interims-Management Turnaround-Management Change- Management

  • 8 months, Aug 2008 - Mar 2009

    CEO / CRO

    redIT AG

    - management of the company during turnaround process - refocusing the company (from trading to services) - implementation of a new executive management - immediate stop of operational financial losses - balance sheet restructuring

  • 1 year and 3 months, May 2000 - Jul 2001

    Head of IT

    TUI Suisse Ltd.

    Management and restructuring of the ICT department

  • 2 years and 5 months, Dec 1997 - Apr 2000

    Head of Office Automation

    Kuoni AG

    - Operational management of the ICT infrastructure - Restructuring of several IT departments - Implementation of the BTI-EuroLloyd ICT

  • 2 years and 9 months, Jun 1994 - Feb 1997

    Managing Partner (Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter)

    BDK Bücherdienst GmbH

    - management of the company during the restructuring - reorganisation of operational and legal structure - turnaround of financial performance - realisation of a new logistic / new business processes - sale of company after reorganisation

  • 2 years, Nov 1991 - Oct 1993

    Leiter Verkauf Teilnehmervermittlungsanlagen

    Walter Rentsch AG

  • 6 years and 10 months, Jan 1985 - Oct 1991


    Alcatel AG

Educational background for René Kissling

  • ICT-Management

    Universität Freiburg / iimt

    Komplexitätskosten in der ICT

  • Unternehmensführung

    Kaderschule ST.Gallen

    HR Management bei Restrukturierungen und Fusionen

  • Nachrichtentechnik

    Abendtechnikum Zürich


  • German


  • English



CIO Functions (ad interim)
ICT Reorganization Projects
Projekt Turnaround Mandates
ICT Outsourcing Mandates
ICT Sourcing Mandates
ICT Cost Optimization Projects
Turnaround and Restructuring Projects
Program and Project Management Mandates
ICT Management Functions (ad interim)
CDC (Client Data Confidentiality) Projects

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