Stefan Marquart MBA

Angestellt, Corporate Development & Strategy, LANXESS AG

Abschluss: MBA / Master, Milton Keynes University Business School (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA)

Köln, Germany


Project Management and Project Controlling
Business Transformation Projects
Business Process Management
Guidelines and Frameworks
Business Strategy & Development
Portfolio Management
Change Management - Leading Change
Capacity Management
Risk Management
Supply Chain Management
Benchmarking & Best Practice Transfer
Marketing & Sales
Microsoft Dynamics CRM
Key Account Management
Inhouse Consulting
Financial Controlling
Strategisches Management
Master of Business Administration
Englische Sprache
Strategische Planung
Internationales Business Development
Business Transformation
Contract Management


Professional experience for Stefan Marquart MBA

  • Current 2 years and 5 months, since Jan 2022

    Corporate Development & Strategy


    - Definition of the corporate commercial strategy transforming LANXESS into a best-in-class player in its segment - Leading commercial excellence projects & programs - Engaging in corporate initiatives with a focus on cost efficiency, top-line growth and organizational development - Conceptualization of digital tools for M&S, SCM and Finance - Support Business Units in adapting business models & strategies - Facilitation & support to the global M&S community to ensure overarching strategy implementation

  • 4 years and 8 months, May 2017 - Dec 2021

    Digital Transformation


    - Definition of the digital strategy for the LANXESS group - Heading the controlling department of a global Group Function - Driving strategic corporate projects - Ensuring the successful implementation of digital solutions in the areas of M&S, SCM and Finance - Introduction of the start-up CheMondis, a sales platform for chemical products - Supporting the M&A integration activities - Identification, assessment and prioritization of projects, demands, requests and other activities related to digitalization

  • 2 years and 6 months, Nov 2014 - Apr 2017

    Commercial & Supply Chain Excellence (Board Initiative)


    - Leading the controlling functions and tracking of the implementation results - Definition of the strategic sales model during a corporate restructuring / carve-out (legal entity concept) - Driving projects and supporting the development of the Business Units in the areas of M&S and SCM - Re-engineering & optimization of the Order-to-Cash and Sales & Operations Planning processes, later Integrated Business Planning - Review and revision of the digital tools for entire group

  • 2 years and 5 months, Jun 2012 - Oct 2014

    Controlling, Strategy & Business Support


    - Heading the controlling department at the Niederrhein plants for all Business Units - Acting as supervisor of the Business Support and Accounting functions at ALISECA GmbH as a 100% subsidiary of LANXESS Deutschland GmbH - Preparation of the annual report and development of the performance reporting and dashboards - Definition and implementation of the maintenance strategy (german sites) - Driving the transformation process from decentralized to centralized maintenance and preventive maintenance

  • 1 year and 5 months, Jan 2011 - May 2012

    Business Excellence

    IndustrieHansa Consulting & Engineering GmbH

    - Heading the Business Excellence department within the Energy segment with direct P&L responsibility - Strategy development and planning of operational business activities including budgets & forecasts, market and competition analyses - Development of the services project- & quality management, resource & capacity management as well as marketing & sales excellence - Managing Consultant at key account Siemens, see below

  • 2 years and 1 month, May 2010 - May 2012

    Managing Consultant - Business Transformation Project


    - Transformation project Engineering Controlling (ENCO) and development of a project and portfolio management system - Leading the project substream 'Scheduling & Capacity Planning' (SCP) within the Siemens Energy Division including conception of the strategic and business blueprint together - Coordination of external Consultants

  • 2 years and 2 months, Nov 2008 - Dec 2010

    Managing Consultant

    IndustrieHansa Consulting & Engineering GmbH

    - Managing Consultant at key account Siemens, see below

  • 1 year and 7 months, Nov 2008 - May 2010

    Managing Consultant - Resource & Capacity Management


    - Balancing of the global demand for steam turbines with available engineering capacities, including scenario planning - Coordination of all outsourcing activities along the global engineering network - Optimization of business processes

  • 2 years and 4 months, Jul 2006 - Oct 2008

    Global Supply Chain Finance

    JT International Germany GmbH

    - Definition of the global sourcing strategy - Comparison of the global market demand with the production capacities as a basis for the financial mapping of the investment projects of the JTI Group of Companies, including budget and cash flow planning - Valuation of global fixed assets during M&S activities - Management of international group projects (e.g., ERP, SOX, ...) - Project management of investment projects - Support to the global engineering department in financial matters

Educational background for Stefan Marquart MBA

  • 4 years and 6 months, Nov 2007 - Apr 2012

    Master of Business Administration

    Milton Keynes University Business School (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA)

    General Management, Finance, Strategy

  • 3 years and 7 months, Aug 2002 - Feb 2006

    Industrial Engineering

    RFH University of Applied Sciences

    Controlling, Marketing & Sales, Supply Chain Management


  • German

    First language

  • English


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