Wolfgang König


Specialising in troubled situations - capacity for extraordinary challenges left

Horn, Switzerland


Dynamics 365
Dynamics AX Projekte
Enterprise Architect / Architecture
Internationales Projektmanagement
Interim Management
Change Management
Business Process Management
Business Process Excellence
Prozessindustrie / Process Industries
Pharmazeutische / Chem. Industrie / Pharamaceutical Industry / Chemical industry
Fertigungsindustrie / Manufacturing / Automotive / Steel Milling and Processing
Fashion / Retail /
Project Pre-Sales
RFPs and Bid Management
Ausschreibungs- und Bid-Management
Certified BPMN 2.0 Expert
Sales Process and Negotiation
Arbitration / Schlichtung
Contract shaping & negotiation
Project Turnaround
IT-Carve-Out / Post Merger IT-Integration / IT-Strategiegestaltung
Project Management Professional (PMI PMP)®
K3 is fashion
Dynamice AX R3
ERP Project Management


Professional experience for Wolfgang König

  • Current 3 years, since 2019

    Senior Transformation Manager

    Fastening Technology, Full Service Provider, 2500+ FTE, 50+ countries, 1bn CHF

    Primary Objectives Drive program and template finalisation, local preparation, data migration, global roll-out Responsibilities Program and Project management Develop and implement Program Handbook Develop program and project culture Project governance and delivery Organise and drive demo week onboard and connect team and business Management support and Sponsor Communication Support Global Finance re processes Drive Finance and ERP-Audit for annual audit Re-negotiate deal with external companies

  • Current 31 years and 1 month, since Dec 1990

    Senior Transformation Manager / Senior ERP project expert

    Gibcon Global IT and Business Consulting

    Specialising in troubled situations: Southbound Projects Tough negotiations Optimise team communication Induce decisions Unblock situations Unfreeze teams Support startups Trusted advisior to the board ...

  • 2018 - 2019

    Senior Transformation Manager

    Fastening Technology, Full-Service Provider, 2500+ FTE, 50+ countries

    Primary Objectives Drive program and template finalisation, local preparation, data migration, Achieve roll-out Responsibilities Program and Project management Develop program and project culture Project governance and delivery Management support Sponsor Communication

  • 2017 - 2018

    Senior Transformation Architect

    Customer Fashion Retail, 1300+ FTE, multi-country

    Primary Objectives Unfreeze the project Improve customer and consultant relations Restart Design through rapid prototyping, data migration Drive key architecture issues and critical processes (sales and business planning) Responsibilities Project management Architectural support

  • 2017 - 2018

    Senior Transformation Manager

    Fashion, Outdoor, Multi-Brand 2300+ FTE, multi-country

    Primary Objectives Drive the project on site: data migration, functionality, user readiness, go-live readiness Responsibilities Project management Team coach Project governance Management support Sponsor Communication

  • 2016 - 2017

    Senior Transformation Architect

    Kids Fashion Retail, Furniture, Specialty 2200+ FTE, multi-country

    Primary Objectives Revitalize the project, organise analysis, scope the project, data migration, create WBS, estimate work, drive analysis, improve project reporting Responsibilities Project management Team coach Project governance Management support

  • 2015 - 2016

    Senior Project Manager / Senior Architect

    Holding, major fashion retailer, multi channel mailorder, international

    Primary Objectives Achieve project turnaround Complete FIT / GAP customization, configuration and approval Define architecture for tailored retail forecasting and planning Drive primacy Standard AX 2012 R3 / k3 is fashion Coach customer team to adopt ERP implementation skills Responsibilities Plan project and resource requirements Track process domains Level 3 -5 Drive scope Drive Agile Methodology to unfreeze project Support sponsors Stakeholder Management

  • 2014 - 2015

    Senior Program Manager

    Customer Fashion Retail, 2000+ , numerous branches, multi-countr

    Primary Objectives Define architecture with primacy standard Define transition and adaptation Plan project and resource requirements Collect functional requirements, drive design Gap Fit analysis, Scope customisation Responsibilities Drive project methodology Define and oversee architecture and requirements Drive and shape transition Surface and visualize processes Drive e adoption of standard Establish and drive project plan Support sponsors Drive stakeholder / risk management

  • 2012 - 2013

    Principal Project Manager AX Dynamics Center of Excellence (CoE) EMEA

    Microsoft Corp.

    Principal Project Manager with a focus on large cross-national Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementations. - Drive strategic large and complex ERP projects - Ensure successful project delivery in budget and in time - Help translate business requirements into contact's requirements - Help identify, pursue, and close strategic business development opportunities

  • 2009 - 2010

    Snr. Project Manager / Architect; Manufacturing, Trade, Projects

    Norsk Hydro

    Project Management ERP Template Building, First Pilot Roll-Out and Roll-Out Rest of World Primary Objectives Surface and align business processes across countries, drive process harmonisation and excellence Achieve common understanding and ownership of processes across countries Deliver business requirements and business process maps as input for defining a global template Define and validate the template Manage the country roll out in Portugal (Training, Testing, Cross-Functional alignment)

  • 2009 - 2010

    Snr. Project Manager, ERP Automotive

    General Motors

    LEAD ROLLOUT PLATFORM PLANNING SOFTWARE AUTOMOTIVE Primary Objectives Develop and deliver joint understanding of platform planning process Deliver concepts of tailor made planning system and record high level gap analysis Help define scope and communicate deviating requirements with stakeholders against proposed app Responsibilities Understand and re-deliver planning process and utilisation of tailored planning system requirements of stakeholders Define and communicate to head office

  • 2008 - 2009

    Architect / Program Manager ERP; Manufacturing / Engineering Industry

    General Electric

    Primary Objectives Run successful major change program (> 20 projects ww) to define global business process standards Consolidate multi-version, multi instance of ERP into one (AX 2.5 + 3.0 to 4.0, plan 2009) Achieve quick-wins Drive development and roll-out of ERP template (AX) in 8 countries/14 locations initially Drive and Establish continuous change

  • 2007 - 2008

    Snr. Project Manager


    Project Lead Primary Objectives Estimate total project budget “green field” to advise PM / stakeholders regarding strategic alternatives Derive project plan and resource requirements Develop and value scenarios for continuation, modification and exit Restart project Establish structure and communication, regain control and improve quality Manage program and project Develop and value scenarios for continuation and exit Drive and complete mission critical development

  • 2006 - 2007

    Project Manager; Pharmaceutical / Process Industry


    Project Manager ERP Roll-Out Europe

  • 2006 - 2007

    Senior Project Manager / Senior Architect

    Major intl. Retailer, Europe, 3000+ empl, 500+ branches, multi-country

    Primary Objectives Define architecture with primacy Standard AX 2012 R3, transition adaptation from AX 2009 to 2012 R3 Know How transfer Coach customer team to adopt ERP implementation skills Responsibilities Plan project and resource requirements Define architecture Map process domains / requirements (IAF / TOGAF) Derive Scope and plan Drive Methodology (adopt modified SureStep / PMI) Architecture Define and monitor requirements Support sponsors Drive Stakeholder / Risk Management

  • 2005 - 2006

    Senior Architect / Senior Project Manager

    Major international retailer

  • 2003 - 2005

    Project Manager; Textile Industry, discrete and lean manufacturing

    Reifenhäuser GmbH & Co. KG Maschinenfabrik

    Primary Objectives Plan and Consult towards planning and implementation of the ERP system Plan, consult and implement tailored process specific manufacturing scheduling system including supply chain Drive Change Plan and drive training, train users and key users Maintain system and drive continuous development Responsibilities Consulting Implementation and programming User communication and training Shaping system architecture Communication / Project Marketing

  • 2002 - 2003

    Snr. Project Manager

    Major National Association

    PROJECT MANAGEMENT Primary Objectives Plan project plan and resource requirements Gap Fit Analysis Scope customisation Manage project Know How transfer

  • Founder & CEO; Project Manager


  • Consultant; Project Manager

    Capital Partners International, London

Educational background for Wolfgang König

  • International Business

    Pforzheim University

  • Computer Science / Electrical engineering

    Ulm University


  • International MBA

    Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University

    Strategy Crisis Management Marketing Change Management


  • German


  • English


  • Spanish


  • French



Contacts / Challenges around Microsoft Dynamics AX / SAP
Enterprise Architecture
International Project Management
Program Management
Process Consulting in ERP selection
Project Turnaround


Business Contacts
Venture Capital
M&A; Six Sigma
Business Process Engineering
Change Management
Bueiness Process Excellence

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