Chief Digital Officer (CDO)

(Assignment 02/2022 - 10/2022)


Strategy definition and start of development of a central digitalisation organisation for the coordinated implementation of the global digital business transformation



  • At GEC/Board of Directors level, definition of a holistic digital strategy in conjunction with the overarching corporate strategy
  • Start of strategy implementation and recruitment of a new, specialised digital department
  • Managing the DSC (Digital Support Centre) and developing it into a business unit with profit and loss responsibility
  • Proposal for setting up a data governance structure
  • Expansion of the IoT cloud (Azure) as a central data hub for device usage data (digital twin)
  • Oversee ongoing digital initiatives, including digital processes, customer experiences, services and products
  • Periodic and transparent reporting to the appointed Digital Steering Committee
  • Recruitment of the permanent CDO and seamless handover of responsibilities



  • Hardware-related software development
  • Digitalisation, Digital Twin, IoT Cloud
  • SAP S4/Hana


Reference letter Zehnder AG

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