BENEDICTA: < Aug. 2008: Private company (LBO); former activity of Unilever sold to a private equity fund; ~300 employees; Food / CPG industry. > Aug. 2008: Part of HJ-Heinz, Stock exchange traded then recently transferred to a fund; 35.000 employees.
Head of IT department & COMEX collaboration: Roadmap, HR Management, Budget, reporting, Communication (IT/ Supply Chain/ economic press, conferences, Radio, round-tables ...), Sub-contracting / outsourcing: management, calls for tenders, specifications, negotiations, drafting & signing of contracts / SLA / QoS, Audit, studies, job specifications, project management, …
Application portfolio (main): 2 ERPs (SAP FI-CO-SD-MM-PM / MFGPRO), WMS, APS (N-SKEP), Merchandising, EDI, RFID, CAM (2 plants),
Development and implementation of BCP/DRP (Business Continuity /Disaster Recovery Plans), New projects (including change management): Accounting (SAP extensions),logistics (internal traceability), merchandising (sales force automation), manufacturing (COTS), first deployment of the AS2 standard in France (secured EDI with AUCHAN group), participation to the European BRIDGE project (co-funded by the European Commission under FP7), dedicated to EPCglobal standards (including RFID UHF GEN-2) for traceability purposes in the Supply Chain (work packages 2/3/4/9). Additional information: http://www.bridgeproject.eu/index.php/B%E9n %E9dicta/en/.
Internet of Things: Initiator of the first operational pilot (in Europe) based on all standards and technologies from GS1/EPCglobal (http://www.gs1.org/epcglobal). Scope: traceability of logistic units in an open loop (supply chain, FM Logistic, Carrefour). Implementation of the first independent European ONS root, distributed EPCIS and Discovery Services servers, additional technologies: ALE, TDS, TDT, RFID (UHF GEN2 96 - bit) and Barcodes (EAN 128 labels).
Other commitments: GS1 France steering committee (http://www.gs1.fr/), CLUSIF, EPCglobal, IETF, AGORA DSI, CLUB EXPLOITATION NORD, etc.