Head of IT- Programme Director

  •  Specialist in acquisition & divestment process.
  •  Expert in E.R.P/I.T. project management, integration and change management in a multicultural environment on major projects.
  •  Expert in process methodology and implementation: change management, information technology, sales, logistics, marketing and finance.
  •  Adaptable to multiple company and country cultures.
  •  Languages: French, English, Italian and German
                         en français     in english

286 rue des Marterets
01710 Thoiry

Tel : 04 50 41 09 76
Mobile : 0033 6 45 67 67 51
Email : kunau.david@gmail.com

Nationality : French
36 yrs old, Married, 2 Children



1998 to present
Group HJ Heinz Europe
NSV: 5 Billion €

Head of Information Services

May 2008 to present


Country : France, Spain, and Portugal
Budget: 7M€
Users: 750
Team: 12 members

IT management for Western European region & merger with Bénédicta S.A

  • Merger of Heinz SARL & Bénédicta SA into Heinz S.A.S
  • Integration of systems, processes & organisations
  • Management of infrastructure and application for Spain, France & Portugal

SAP Project Manager

May 2007 to April 2008


Country : Poland
Budget: 4M€
Users: 300
Team: 40 members

SAP full scope implementation of Heinz European Template

  • Successful implementation in time and budget
  • Coordination of core template team and local implementation team
  • IBM partnership management
  • Template integrity assurance

Shared Service Project Manager

August 2006 to April 2007


Country : Spain, France
Budget: 1M€
Users: 70
Team: 25 members

Creation of Back-Office Shared Service Center for France/Spain

  • Creation of single back-office for Spain and France in Madrid
  • Implementation of processes and Service Level Agreements
  • Re-location of French back-office positions
  • Implementation of BPCS to support Logistics/Sales/Finance dpts

European IT application development coordinator

July 2004 to present


Country : France, Ghana, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Seychelles
Budget: 11M€
Users: 800
Team: 20 members

Coordination of IT application development for Eastern, Southern and Western Europe

  • Pre-acquisition study in Russia
  • Integration strategy HP foods
  • Divestment of European Seafood, Frozen & Child
  • SAP implementation feasibility study for France, Ghana & Seychelles
  • Kick-off and organization of IBM outsourcing partnership
  • Management of operational and development IT budgets, 11M€
  • Coordination of all IT strategy for East, South and West Europe

Senior IT Project Manager

October 2002 to present


Affiliate: Plasmon (#1 baby food)
Country: Italy
Objective: Implementation of TFM software
Budget: 3M€
Software: UniverSell 2.61 TPM
Users: 100
Team: 17 members

Implementation of Trade Funds Management System

  • Successful implementation of UniverSell software into the Italian business within time and budget constraints
  • Reduction of trade spend by 2%
  • Management of partnership with IBM for data center and MEI for application configuration
  • Training and changement of the sales force

Project Manager

July 2004 to September 2002


Affiliate: group CSM NSV: 450M€
Country: Holland, Belgium
Objective: Integration of CSM group within Heinz Europe group
Software: Movex, BPCS
Users: 300

Team: 15 members

Integration of customer service and logistics departments of 5 acquired companies within the Heinz Group

  • Development of integration strategy for the 5 acquired companies with Boos Allen consulting
  • Creation and implementation of single headquarters for sales and logistics including process and IT changes
  • Internal negotiation with Executive management for strategic change as well with our customer base (Ahold…)
  • Successful integration of CSM group within 14 months and savings expectations

Commercial and Logistics Project Manager

January 2000 to June 2001


Affiliate: HJH Heinz Europe
Country: UK, Italy, Ireland, Spain, France, Belgium, Holland, Switzerland
Objective:  Implementation of European ERP strategy
Mercia Links, BPCS
Users:  400
Team: 10 members
Implementation of European Processes and E.R.P. in the sales and logistics department for Heinz Europe

  • Analysis and developement of new ways of working for all European affiliates
  • Successful implementation of BPCS E.R.P system in Italian business with new processes
  • Training of the users on new system and processes

Logistics and Commercial Project Manager

October 1999 to December 1999


 Affiliate: Heinz Sarl, Petit Navire
System: Genacod

Management of Private Label customers

  • Implementation of new process of management of private label customers and orders in France
  • Creation and implementation of Proof Of Delivery invoicing, thus reducing rejected orders and credit notes by 30%

System Analyst

April 1999 to September 1999


Affiliate: Heinz b.V.
Holland, Belgium
System: BPCS

Creation of North European BPCS E.R.P. procedures

  • Evaluation and audit of current Northern European processes
  • Development and implementation of best practice and procedure for BPCS E.R.P. system, customer service and logistics departments

Customer Service


July 1998 to April 1999
Affiliate: Heinz GmbH
Team: 7 members

Creation and Management of the customer service department for Heinz GmbH

  • Responsible for the transfer and installation of a new customer service department for Heinz Germany
  • Coordination between sales, LSP provider and customers

Senior Trainer

October 1997 to July 1998


Affiliate: Ratingen
Country: Germany

English/French business communication training to managers

  • Training of HP Helpesk, communication training Sheraton hotel, Mitsubishi, e-plus executive management training




Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Truman State University

Missouri, USA

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
Truman State University

Missouri, USA

High School Diploma
Central High School

St Louis, Missouri, USA


 Diploma, Trainer Berlitz

 Project Management Training

Finance Training

Profitability Training

Participant of European Development Program

  • MS Office, MS Project, Visio
  •  E.R.P.: Movex, BPCS, GenaCod
  • E.R.P., DB architecture knowledge
  • Citrix Environment
  • Trade Promotion Management software:  UniverSell, Siebel, SAP
  • Knowledge Oracle DB environment under Unix
  • Knowledge replication server NT OS 2003.
  •  Server maintenance and installation
  • French: native language
  • English: Fluent, 9 years of study in USA
  • German: Fluent, 9 years of study, 2 years in Germany
  • Italian: 18 months working in Milan
  • Dutch: notions, 1 year working in Holland
  • Polish: notions, wife Polish, frequent stays in Poland