Dr. Roland Schmid

Basic

Employee, Global Head IT - Finance and Corporate Functions, Syngenta

Basel, Switzerland

Skills

Internationales Management
Führungserfahrung
Leadership
Personalführung
Multikulturelle Kompetenz
Effizienzsteigerung
Change Management
Informationstechnologie
Business Information Technology
IT Strategie
IT-Management
Digitalisierung
Pharma und Biotechnologie
Life Sciences
Projektmanagement
Agile Methoden
Business Analyse
Anforderungsmanagement
Business Intelligence
Prozessoptimierung
Business Process Management
Customer Relationship Management
Supply Chain Management
Product-Life-Cycle Management
IT für Marketing und Vertrieb
IT für Supply Chain
IT für Finance
Digital Finance
ERP
Informationsmanagement
Data Management
Master Data Management
Stammdatenmanagement
Data Governance
SAP
SAP S/4HANA
Oracle E-Business Suite
Oracle Agile PLM
AWS
Cloud

Timeline

Professional experience for Roland Schmid

  • Current 2 years and 7 months, since Apr 2019

    Global Head IT - Finance and Corporate Functions

    Syngenta

    Hired to drive the digitalization of Finance and Corporate Functions, I am currently focused on enabling Syngenta's Digital Finance transformation through process automation and self-service analytics. Implementing SAP S/4 HANA Central Finance and AWS Cloud based solutions.

  • 3 years and 1 month, Mar 2016 - Mar 2019

    Director, Global Supply Chain

    Biogen International GmbH

    I was appointed to this position in the Global Supply Chain organization to modernize product lifecycle management and supply planning, primarily focused on building global master data capabilities.

  • 2 years and 11 months, Apr 2013 - Feb 2016

    Associate Director, Global Supply Chain IT

    Biogen Idec International GmbH

    As Associate Director, Global Supply Chain IT, I led significant parts of a global effort to increase supply chain business process automation. I also served as IT partner for Biogen's global commercial supply chain organization.

  • 1 year and 3 months, Jan 2012 - Mar 2013

    Associate Director, Manufacturing IT

    Biogen Idec

    This expat assignment as Associate Director, Manufacturing IT in Denmark was one of the most rewarding moments of my career. I was entrusted with a leadership role in a field (manufacturing) where I didn’t have any prior background. Led implementation of all necessary IT systems required for manufacturing operations within 12 months, including ERP, MES, and Quality systems. Built and expanded highly motivated local IT team. Supported infrastructure expansion for a 450 employee site growth in under 2 years.

  • 5 years and 4 months, Sep 2006 - Dec 2011

    Head of International Commercial IT

    Biogen Idec

    I led the international IT team. I also served as member of the global field force excellence team. Launched a global and analytical sales process supported by a cloud-based CRM system. Introduced an interactive self-service business intelligence solution to make data analytics available to sales and marketing leaders (technology became corporate standard). Adapted IT capabilities to local needs for new offices in Eastern Europe, Latin America, and Japan.

  • 2 years and 4 months, Jun 2004 - Sep 2006

    Senior Business Analyst

    Biogen Idec

    In this position, I continued the rollout program of customer relationship management capabilities across Europe during the HQ move from France to Switzerland.

  • 3 years and 2 months, May 2001 - Jun 2004

    Sr. Information Management Consultant & Project Manager

    ipt Innovation Process Technology Inc.

    For ipt Innovation Process Technology, I served as information management consultant specialized in B2B process integration based on XML for fortune 500 companies in financial services and pharmaceuticals.

  • 3 years and 7 months, Oct 1997 - Apr 2001

    Research Assistant and Consultant

    Institute of Information Management (HSG)

    As Research Assistant and Consultant for the University of St. Gallen, I implemented customer relationship management processes and systems at several banks in Germany and Switzerland.

Educational background for Roland Schmid

  • 3 years and 6 months, Oct 1997 - Mar 2001

    Management

    University of St. Gallen (HSG)

    PhD in Information Management; thesis on customer relationship management in the banking industry.

  • 4 years and 7 months, Oct 1992 - Apr 1997

    Informatik

    ETH Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)

Languages

  • German

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

  • French

    Intermediate

  • Japanese

    Basic

  • Danish

    Basic

Wants

Erfahrungsaustausch

Interests

Business Information Technology
Global leadership
Cross-cultural and cross-functional leadership
Business value of data
Blockchain
Japan
Digitalisierung

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