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

David KUNAU
286 rue des Marterets
01710 Thoiry
France

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

EMPLOYMENT



EXPERIENCE AND RESULTS


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

Head of Information Services

May 2008 to present

BenedictaHeinzweightwatchersorlando

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

Pudliszki

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

Heinzorlando

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

Heinz

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

Plasmon

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

Acquisition/Integration
Project Manager

July 2004 to September 2002

CSMCA

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

heinzjohnwestorlando

Affiliate: HJH Heinz Europe
Country: UK, Italy, Ireland, Spain, France, Belgium, Holland, Switzerland
Objective:  Implementation of European ERP strategy
System:
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

petitnavireheinzweightwatchers

 Affiliate: Heinz Sarl, Petit Navire
Country:
France
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

heinz

Affiliate: Heinz b.V.
Country:
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

Manager

July 1998 to April 1999
heinzbassermann
Affiliate: Heinz GmbH
Country:
Germany
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

berlitz

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

EDUCATION


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY


LANGUAGES


Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Truman State University

Missouri, USA
1991-1996

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
Truman State University

Missouri, USA
1991-1996

High School Diploma
Parkway
Central High School

St Louis, Missouri, USA

1990

 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