Strengths

“I strive to achieve the “extraordinary” through my passion and innovation, and I am committed to developing business models that foster economic, social, and environmental successes.”

Managing Direct and Indirect High Value Dollar Spend, Supplier Management

Stakeholder Management and BU Support to Deliver Savings and Value Added Activities

Expertise in Project Management and Transformation, Agile, Lean, Quality, Compliance

Leading Data Management Initiatives 2020 Digitalization.
Center of Expertise (COE) Structure.
Market Research

Builds and Leads Strong Global Teams and Capabilities
Fluent in German and in French

Budget Management and Financials Forecasts

my path

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Since April 2018 – exploring new market opportunities, and developing new market benchmarks
  • Created “Orbit2 transformation LLC” to promote procurement digital transformation
  • Completed a certification in digital transformation
  • Spoke in conferences and wrote several market position papers
  • Invited to join market research boards
  • Became strategic advisor for Velocity Procurement
digital transformation
2016 to 2018: Nokia USA, NJ​
  • Lead Global 2020 Digitalization and Tools and Process Program reporting into Operations/Procurement
  • Managed the Procurement Integration management between Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia
2016: Nokia acquired Alcatel-Lucent
operations
 2010 to 2016 Alcatel-Lucent Procurement

  • Global Operations Leader
  • US country leader and Global Leader for Real Estate procurement
  • Indirect Spend leader North and South America

 

procurement
2009 to 2010

orbit

  • Consulting in Strategic Sourcing and supplier management
  • Founder and Managing Director of Orbit – Procurement Solutions
molecules
2007 to 2009
  • Chemtura –VP Procurement – Global Polymer BU – specialty chemicals
  • Dec. 2008 – Chemtura filed Chapter 11 during 2008 crisis
flavour
2005 to 2007
  • Firmenich – Global Director Indirect Procurement and transformation management  with Supply Chain.  
chemicals
2000 to 2004
  • Rhodia (spin off from Rhone-Poulenc) Raw Materials & Logistics Director – NAR
chemicals
Before 2000
  • Several business, strategic planning
    and product management leadership roles.
    (in USA, South Korea, Morocco, France )
  • Rhône-Poulenc spun off in 2000 to become Aventis( now Sanofi) and Rhodia (speciality chemicals)

Education

COLLEGE EDUCATION

UNIVERSITE DAUPHINE (MSTCF) – PARIS IX, FRANCE

Degree in Accounting and in Finance (4 years college) – (Maitrise des  Sciences Techniques Comptables et Financieres)  

UNIVERSITE PANTHEON – ASSAS  – PARIS II, FRANCE

Law school (Maitrise des Droits des Affaires)

Corporate training programs sponsored by NOKIA and ALU

Internal management development Program, with INSEAD, Paris

Quality, 6 sigma (green), Compliance, Anti bribery, Change management,  Agile.

Certifications with MIT

MIT SLOAN – Supply Chain principles

Emeritus (MIT sponsored) Digital Transformation with Platforms.

Published Works by Tomas Wiemer

Preparing for the New Digital Reality - Procurement 4.0 transformation (PPT)

White Paper - brochure
Digital Transformation 2018

Video - Why Digital Transformation ?

published by “The Source edition 6 “ UK revue - 2018

What our clients say

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About me

Tomas Wiemer has extensive experience in Global Direct & Indirect Procurement category management, in Digital transformation strategy and in integrating companies following merger and acquisitions.

He held leadership positions in numerous industries including specialty chemicals, flavor and fragrances and most recently in telecommunication.  

The focus on continuous improvement in procurement and digital transformation is a natural result of Mr. Wiemer’s broad international experience, having worked with major corporations in constant changing environments, that have included Rhone-Poulenc (now Sanofi), Rhodia (now Solvay), Chemtura (now Lanxess), Firmenich, Alcatel-Lucent which then merged with Nokia.

Mr. Wiemer readily adapts to new cultural environments, having grown up in West Africa with German parents, attended college in Paris, and executing assignments throughout France, Morocco, and South Korea before arriving in the United States.

Mr. Wiemer holds a Business Law degree and a degree in Finance.  He currently resides in New Vernon, New Jersey with his family.

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