Thomas Spiess

MSc Engineering and Industrial Management ETH
Member of the executive board | Senior Manager
Year of Birth: 
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  • Development of SCM and logistics strategies
  • Organisation of global supply chain networks
  • Set-up of distribution networks

Professional Experience

  • Several years management experience at executive level in supply chain management in vertically integrated international companies
  • Several years experience as project leader and senior consultant in the sector of supply chain management in the industry, luxury consumer goods, and textile industries

External Commitments

  • Lecturer in the SCM MBA Programme at ETH Zürich
  • Lectures at ETH, University St. Gallen, University Bern

Consultancy Focus

  • Overall optimisation of international supply chains
  • Supply chain planning and sales & operations planning
  • Optimisation of innovation and product development processes
  • Management of cross-functional projects

Practical Experience

  • Design and implementation of a European bonded warehouse with optimisation of inbound and outbound transports
  • Outsourcing from Western to Eastern Europe and Asia
  • Optimisation of a group and cost structure by transferring tasks and responsibilities from headquarters to the countries and production sites
  • Various sales increase projects in different industries
  • Various cost reduction projects in different industries