Themistoklis ***** is an experienced professional in the field of supply chain management. He is the co-owner and managing director of ***** .
His most recent assignment was the overall design and implementation of a factory planning solution for a major steel manufacturer in Germany. Previously, he held various roles at i2 Technologies, helping customers improve their supply chains through the introduction and delivery of best of breed solutions.
He holds a Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
His education and broad experience in consulting and product development allows him to understand complex business problems and address them efficiently by using existing software tools or by designing innovative solutions.
CAREER TO DATE
Managing Director at ***** , Thessaloniki, Greece May 09 – today
Joined ***** as a co-owner and managing director. Responsible for the delivery of business optimization services in the area of supply chain management through consulting, support and solution development.
Senior Solution Architect at TruEconomy Consulting, Tiel, The Netherlands Nov 04 – Apr 09
• ThyssenKruppSteel AG, Duisburg, Germany (4. 5 years)
Responsible for the implementation of i2’s factory planning solution. Major tasks involved definition of business requirements and acceptance criteria, solution architecture design and user training.
Various Roles at i2 Technologies, Parsippany, New Jersey, USA Aug 98 – Apr 04
• Product Manager, Shell (Oil and Gas Customer Development Project)
Responsible for the development of one of the five main Oil and Gas SCM point solutions. Major tasks involved definition of customer requirements and solution roadmap, product design, guiding development and optimization teams, product quality and release management.
• Solution Architect, Product Marketing (Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare)
Responsible for the development of the pharmaceutical and healthcare i2 brand. Major tasks involved guiding product teams in new solution development such as the pharmaceutical supply chain management template.
• Solution Architect, Swagelok (Industrial Products Company)
Responsible for managing and providing technical input to the overall supply chain management solution. The solution added significant value to the customer’s bottom line by improving the existing customer service levels, asset utilization and reducing the planning cycle time and inventory levels.
• Senior Consultant, Merck & Co (Pharmaceutical Company)
Responsible for managing and technically implementing factory planning and scheduling solutions in the supply chain management project. The solution was implemented successfully and has improved asset utilization while maintaining the same customer service levels. It has reduced inventory levels, planning cycle time, and has given better forward visibility adding measurable value to the customer’s bottom line.
• Junior Consultant, CIBA-Vision (Healthcare Company)
Responsible for managing and technically implementing a distribution planning solution in the supply chain management implementation project.
• Junior Consultant, Merck & Co (Pharmaceutical Company)
Responsible for technically implementing a strategic planning solution. Proactively assessed the capacity required for in-line and new product launches for a ten-year horizon for all chemical, formulation and packaging operations. Developed a strategic “what if” scenario capacity planning solution which has added significant value to the customer’s strategic planning function.
Internal Consultant at The Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, Georgia, USA Jun 97 – Jun 98
• Coordinated a time study distribution project for a bottler in Greenville, SC, USA. Collected and analyzed data, and presented results to local management, including improvement opportunities for the market and time standards for route design.
• Analyzed process, collected data and set the requirements for implementing the pick to light system in two warehouses for two major bottlers in Queretaro and Mexico City, MEXICO.
• Carried out a time study distribution project using handheld computers and trained managers for this task for a major bottler in Monterrey, MEXICO.
• Developed a strategic value chain self-assessment tool at the headquarters.
Production/Logistics Planner at SATO S. A. Thessaloniki, Greece Jun 95 – Feb 96
Reengineered production process from a functional layout to a multiple-product assembly line based on the methodology developed in Diploma thesis. The business process reengineering resulted in a 29% labor reduction and a 63% space reduction leading to a 5% cost ***** CATION
Sep 96 – Jun 98 Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering
Major research area: Production and Logistics
GPA: 3. 8/4. 0
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Mar 94 – Aug 94 “ERASMUS” student exchange program
University of Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
Sep 90 – Jul 95 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (5 year full-time program)
Major: Industrial Engineering (Production Planning, Logistics, Operations research)
Thesis: Production Planning in an Office Equipment Manufacturer
GPA: 9. 05/10. 0, ranked 1st among 140 students and student of the decade
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
i2 Supply Chain Planner, i2 Factory Planner, i2 Demand Fulfillment, i2 Supply Chain Strategist, i2 Production Scheduler. UNIX and Windows operating systems, Oracle database management system.
Available on request.