Brief introduction:


Senior Executive with extensive track record at major blue chip multinational groups (Aurelius Equity Opportunties SE, Procter&Gamble, Danone, Energizer) and a privately owned medium sized business (Uhrenholt Group).

20+ years in General Management, Directors, Marketing, Sales, Finance roles in B2C and B2B. All blogs are my own opinion and not of the companies named above.

Functions experience:


  • Sales and Marketing (B2C and B2B)
  • Finance (P&L) and Budget and Planning
  • Business Development
  • Global Purchasing
  • Manufacturing Operations and Supply Chain (Logistics)
  • Human Ressources (HR)

Categories experience:

  • Laundry and Cleaning (e.g. detergents)
  • Home Care (e.g. fabric softeners and cleansers)
  • Personal Care (e.g. shavers and blades, shower gel), Paper (e.g. diapers)
  • Health Care (e.g. Oral Care and pharamceutical products)
  • Beauty Care, Cosmetics (e.g. hair care, skin care)
  • Food and Beverages, Water, Snacks (e.g. potato chips)
  • Dairy (e.g. yogurt, milk, cheese, milk powder)
  • Fresh and Frozen Seafood
  • Vegetables, Meat
 

My passions


 

(+) DEVELOP INTERNATIONAL BUSINESSES:

Managed businesses between $100m - $3.5bn, teams of >120+ Businesses with a global scope attract me. Managed truly global businesses: > 15 countries: Europe, Asia, North America.

The dynamics in purchasing, sales, marketing, manufacturing, supply on a global scale represent highly fascinating challenges and allow endless opportunities to improve the service for your customers every day.

Focus minded: Winning in your business means to win with your buyers.

Provide vision and leadership to position the company at the forefront of the industry. In highly developed and competitive markets, this means to fight 24/7 to provide your customer a better service. Someone else is definitely doing it!  


(+) MANAGE DIFFICULT BUSINESS SITUATIONS:

In business sometimes things go terribly wrong. The reasons are secondary. An urgent fix is the first priority.

This is where I perform at my best:

1) Face reality and analyse the data

2) Define and evaluate the fix

3) Take action, control, adjust.



Uwe Thellmann is a turn-around expert for restructuring situations to restore profitability, change and business transformation.

Thinking ahead and pro-actively address disrupting new business models, brands issues, commercial policy, retail strategies, customer service, issue customers.

 

(+) LEAD INTERNATIONAL TEAMS:

Led, recruited, reorganized teams of > 120+ people across all continents.

Strong networking, interpersonal and intercultural skills, managed complex cross functional teams and organizations.

Humans like to do business with humans. Employees like to be treated like every human, with deepest sincere appreciation and respect. If you sincerely care about your employees, they will care about the company too. Make your business culture humanly and your business will prosper.


 

(+) LANGUAGES:

 
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Polish
  • Romanian
  • some French






Tags: Uwe Thellmann, Aurelius Equity Opportunities SE, Procter & Gamble, Danone, Energizer, Uhrenholt, Uwe Thellmann Operating Partner, Senior Vice President, Managing Director, General Manager, Sales, Marketing