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Hermann Schuster
CIO story

Hermann Schuster

CDO / Head of IT
Hermann Schuster joined Arlanxeo, a leading global manufacturer of synthetic rubber and part of the Aramco Group, in Mai 2016 as CIO and CDO. He is based in Maastricht / NL and Cologne / DE. Before that he was responsible for various functions in the IT area, e.g. for Business Intelligence Applications and for IT Cross Functions at Lanxess and for Finance and Controlling Applications at Bayer. He studied Business Administration and Chemical Engineering at the University of Stuttgart and finalized his PhD in the area of corporate organizational design at the same university.
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Friday, 19 June, 2020 / 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM CEST
CIO Story: Setting Up IT From Scratch in the Digital Age

Outgrowing their parent company was the milestone for Arlanxeo becoming self-sufficient and commencing their digital transformation journey. With the introduction of a new strategy and approach, utilizing SAP S/4 platforms along with integrated cloud services, new network designs, a new workplace and cloud based hosting to complement the company's core processes. With technology changes supported internally, reflecting a business culture change for IT that is ready for a 21st century digital and cloud based world.

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