Guertzgen, S.

SAP, Walldorf, Germany

Stefan Guertzgen has been working for 10 yr as Senior Director for Industry Solution Marketing Chemicals at SAP. He is responsible for driving industry thought leadership, strategic portfolio decisions, and overall positioning and messaging, as well as executive relationships and messaging programs for key stakeholders along SAP’s entire chemical solutions portfolio. Prior to SAP, he worked for 11 yr at Chemtura (now Lanxess, formerly Witco) in various positions comprising research and development, global business development, business process management, and sales and operations planning. He has also held various positions at AspenTech, AT Kearney and SAP Business Transformation Consulting. Dr. Guertzgen holds a PhD degree in chemicals from the Max-Planck-Institute for Coal Research at Mülheim, Germany and has been granted a 1-yr post-doctoral fellowship for the University of California, Berkeley, from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

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