Armin M. Hoffmann

 

 

 

 

 

Ob es besser wird, wenn es anders wird, wei ich nicht.
Dass es anders werden muss, wenn es besser werden soll, ist gewiss.
I cannot say whether things will get better if we change;
what I can say is we must change if they are to get better.
Every improvement is a change, but not every change is an improvement.
(Georg Christoph Lichtenberg)

為之於未有, 治之於未亂。
Wi zhī y wi yǒu, zh zhī y wi lun
Act upon it before it has happened; order it before it is disordered.
(老子 道德經 Lǎozĭ Dodjīng)

 

Textfeld: Home

 

 

Date of Birth:

Nationality:

25 Feb 1968

German

 

Textfeld: Competencies

IT executive with long track record in strategy, architecture, development and operations of digital business solutions for startups and multinational enterprises in diverse industries

Change management expertise and lean change during market disruption phases for customer centricity and digitalization of corporate culture, organizational structure, processes and technologies as agile coach

Leadership, strategic and operational management, P&L responsibility, lean and agile leadership as division manager with group IT service providers

Entrepreneurial mindset and action, program and project management, planning and delivery of processes and technology as management consultant

Analytical and conceptual strengths as well as capability to steer and control from engineering and system theory studies

International and intercultural competence with over 20 years working and living in Europe, Asia, and US

 

Textfeld: Experience

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering with over 20 years of professional experience in Europe, Asia and US. Thereof more than 15 years of management experience including P&L responsibility for business solution strategy, architecture, development and operations for large size, multinational organizations. Long track record of aligning IT architecture with business strategy at enterprise level.

Currently managing a Business and Technology Division. Responsible for consulting, architecture, design, development and operations of innovative business solutions for pioneering digital business models of MediaMarktSaturn Retail Group, the leading German and European consumer electronics retailer.

Prior transformed the international IT service provider into a customer centric, lean, agile and innovative organization based on ITIL. Previously managed a Business Relationship Management Division. Responsible for consulting the business, designing solutions and managing the services provided to the multinational, omni-channel retail corporation.

As Director Business Solutions with Media Markt China application evaluation, planning, architecture, implementation and operations of a novel cross-channel IT application landscape (e-Commerce, POS, Marketing, Supply Chain, After Sales, Reporting, Finance) with standard applications. Used agile methodology to set up the business for China and support the exponential growth strategy for Asia.

Previously Head of IT divisions with Media-Saturn IT Services and Itellium. Drove the IT architecture and lead the implementation of custom developed core business applications and innovative web solutions. Built a joint team of in-house employees and onsite as well as Indian offshore system integrators.

As manager of a leading global management consulting and professional services company earlier consulted the top German, UK and Singapore multinational telecommunication companies to succeed during market disruption phases. Implementing customer care and billing solutions as well as innovative Product Management, Order Management and CRM solutions.

 

Textfeld: Skills

IT-Management

Business Solution (Process, Application, Organization) Strategy, Architecture, Development, Operations

ERP, Omni-Channel, CRM, e-Commerce, POS, Sales, Order Management, Billing, Supply Chain, Business Intelligence, Product Management, Finance, Application Integration

Retail, Telecommunication, Utilities, all consumer focused industries

Incumbent Enterprise, Start-up

Leadership, Management, Transformation, diverse teams

Agile, Lean

Program Management, Project Management

Scaled Scrum, V-Model

Germany, Europe, Asia, China, Shanghai, Singapore, United States

German, English, Chinese, French, Latin

 

Textfeld: Contact

 

 

 

 

 

 

Copyright 2001-2018, Armin M. Hoffmann. All rights reserved.

Privacy Policy: By using my website, you consent to the collection, processing and use of data as described hereafter. My website can be visited without registration. Data such as IP address, pages called or name of the retrieved file, date and time are stored on the server for statistical purposes, without directly relating this data to your person. Personal data, in particular name, address or e-mail address are not collected. Without your consent, the data will not be disclosed to third parties.