Reto is Asahi Europe & International’s Group Chief Information Officer. In his capacity of Group CIO he is a member of the Executive Committee. His mandate is to lead the way on AEI’s journey into a digital future. His main focus is on innovating, building and adopting digital tip-of-spear capabilities that grow revenue, while leveraging scale through process transformation, automation and shared services wherever possible. Before joining Asahi, he was known internationally as an expert for Intelligent Automation. Reto pioneered strategy and implementation of IA for Mondelez, a $26 billion consumer-goods company. During 2014-2017, prior to taking charge of global IA for Mondelez, he led transformation initiatives for all Europe: turned around IS as CIO for Central Europe; and orchestrated global business process outsourcing and shared services for Mondelez. Reto has tackled difficult turnarounds and mega-transformation projects since the earliest days of his career. As consultant with PwC, he drove the global-procurement transformation of Nokia, one of PwC’s biggest projects. He led turnarounds for Kraft Canada, and leveraged that experience to devise a global IT strategy for Mondelez, Kraft’s $30 billion spinoff.
As we understand the future of GBS is digital, developing and orchestrating a digital ready operating model where humans and automation co-exist in delivering value, is key to be future proof. According to a recent SSON survey to the industry, close to 90% of the survey respondents gave this especially high future relevance – but only 20% feel ready. This keynote session will draw first-hand experience from industry thought-leaders to help you get started and prepare for the future:
A recent SSON survey revealed that 46% of organisations have started an RPA journey and 23% are scaling or moving on to additional solutions, only 15% have managed to scale RPA successfully. This session will pull together the pioneers that have successfully scaled RPA to discuss practical ways of overcoming different challenges throughout the journey.