Vita

Prof. Dr. Leo Brecht


Born: November 5, 1962

Nationality: German (Swiss permit C)

Vita as pdf

 

 

 

Education

 

Master in Economics and Mathematics
Mathematics, Business Administration and Computer Sciences University of Ulm, Germany

1988
 

Dr. rer. nat., University of Konstanz, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, Germany
- Doctoral thesis in Applied Statistics
- Graduated with first-class honors

1992
 

Habilitation, University of St. Gallen
- Graduated with first class honors
- Winner of the Latsis Prize 2000

1999

Consulting & Research Experience

 

Chief Consultant
Information Management Group
(St. Gallen, Switzerland, Munich, Germany, Philadelphia, USA)
Head of Business Unit Strategy and Process Development:

Consulting international companies in IT-enabled restructuring and process management.

1993 - 1997
 

Senior Manager (Director); Partner
Andersen Business Consulting
Head of Strategy, Organization and Processes (and Supply Chain Management) - Switzerland

International consulting projects in strategy and operational effectiveness focusing on pharma, biotech and health insurances (from concept to implementation)

1997 - 2002
 

Partner / Managing Director
BearingPoint, Inc.
(Andersen Business Consulting, Switzerland merged with BearingPoint, formally known as KPMG Consulting, Inc.)
Head of Strategy, Operations and Transformation (and Supply Chain Management)- Switzerland
Key Account Manager and Delivery Partner for different CIM companies (Consumer and Industrial Markets) and for various projects

International consulting projects in strategy, operations and transformation, as well as supply chain management

2002 - 2003
 

Partner Arthur D. Little, Inc.
Head of Health Care Practice Switzerland,

International consulting projects in Life Science Management Consulting, Biotechnology Consulting
Technology & Product Innovation

since 6/2003
 

Managing Partner Arthur D. Little, Inc.
Responsible for the Swiss Market

4/2005 - 4/2008
 

Professor at the University of St. Gallen

since 5/2007
 

Founding Partner (Chairman) of Capitum Suisse Ltd (founded 2007)

since 10/2007
 

Partner of Capitum AG (founded 1999)

since 10/2007
 

Board Member of two Swiss Technology Companies

since 5/2008
 

Professor at the University of Ulm
Managing Director of the Institute of Process and Technology Management

since 10/2008

Industry experience

 

Manager in Information Management, AEG (a leading German manufacturing company)
Head of Business Information Technology: Responsible for organizational and technological projects at AEG.

1991 - 1993
Konstanz, D

Lecturer in MBA Courses

 

Lecturer in Operations Research and Information Management
Faculty of Economics and Statistics
University of Konstanz

1992 - 1994
Konstanz, D
 

Lecturer in Information Management and Business Engineering
Institute for Information Management
University of St. Gallen (HSG)

since 1993
St. Gallen, CH
 

Lecturer for the Executive MBA Program
University of St. Gallen (HSG)
Responsible for a one-week course on Strategy and Operations

since 1993
St. Gallen, CH
 

Lecturer for the Executive MBA Program
Nordakademie
Responsible for a one-week course on Strategy and Operations

since 1999,
Elmshorn, D

Research and Development Experiences

  Research Stay at Massachussetts Institute of Technology 1991
Boston, MA, USA
 

Research Program Information Management
Institute for Information Management
University of St. Gallen (HSG)
Head of research program Information Management at the University of St. Gallen (IM HSG), Switzerland. Collaborating with international companies in strategic fields of information management.

1993 - 1996
St. Gallen, CH
 

Competence Center Process Engineering
Institute for Information Management
University of St. Gallen (HSG)

Head of competence center Process Engineering (CC PRO). Responsible for developing a methodology in business process reengineering, continuous improvement and process management together with various Swiss and international companies.

1993 - 1996
St. Gallen, CH
 

Competence Center Process Benchmarking
Institute for Information Management
University of St. Gallen (HSG)

Head of competence center Process Benchmarking (CC BM). Responsible for developing methodology in business process benchmarking and leading benchmarking studies in process industries (chemical, pharmaceutical and paper industry)

1995 - 1997
St. Gallen, CH

Main Fields of Expertise

  Strategy, Technology and Innovation  

Interests

  Enjoying sailing, skiing, travelling with my family and exploring new technologies  

Vita

Prof. Dr. Leo Brecht


Born: November 5, 1962

Nationality: German (Swiss permit C)

Vita as pdf

 

 

 

Education

 

Master in Economics and Mathematics
Mathematics, Business Administration and Computer Sciences University of Ulm, Germany

1988
 

Dr. rer. nat., University of Konstanz, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, Germany
- Doctoral thesis in Applied Statistics
- Graduated with first-class honors

1992
 

Habilitation, University of St. Gallen
- Graduated with first class honors
- Winner of the Latsis Prize 2000

1999

Consulting & Research Experience

 

Chief Consultant
Information Management Group
(St. Gallen, Switzerland, Munich, Germany, Philadelphia, USA)
Head of Business Unit Strategy and Process Development:

Consulting international companies in IT-enabled restructuring and process management.

1993 - 1997
 

Senior Manager (Director); Partner
Andersen Business Consulting
Head of Strategy, Organization and Processes (and Supply Chain Management) - Switzerland

International consulting projects in strategy and operational effectiveness focusing on pharma, biotech and health insurances (from concept to implementation)

1997 - 2002
 

Partner / Managing Director
BearingPoint, Inc.
(Andersen Business Consulting, Switzerland merged with BearingPoint, formally known as KPMG Consulting, Inc.)
Head of Strategy, Operations and Transformation (and Supply Chain Management)- Switzerland
Key Account Manager and Delivery Partner for different CIM companies (Consumer and Industrial Markets) and for various projects

International consulting projects in strategy, operations and transformation, as well as supply chain management

2002 - 2003
 

Partner Arthur D. Little, Inc.
Head of Health Care Practice Switzerland,

International consulting projects in Life Science Management Consulting, Biotechnology Consulting
Technology & Product Innovation

since 6/2003
 

Managing Partner Arthur D. Little, Inc.
Responsible for the Swiss Market

4/2005 - 4/2008
 

Professor at the University of St. Gallen

since 5/2007
 

Founding Partner (Chairman) of Capitum Suisse Ltd (founded 2007)

since 10/2007
 

Partner of Capitum AG (founded 1999)

since 10/2007
 

Board Member of two Swiss Technology Companies

since 5/2008
 

Professor at the University of Ulm
Managing Director of the Institute of Process and Technology Management

since 10/2008

Industry experience

 

Manager in Information Management, AEG (a leading German manufacturing company)
Head of Business Information Technology: Responsible for organizational and technological projects at AEG.

1991 - 1993
Konstanz, D

Lecturer in MBA Courses

 

Lecturer in Operations Research and Information Management
Faculty of Economics and Statistics
University of Konstanz

1992 - 1994
Konstanz, D
 

Lecturer in Information Management and Business Engineering
Institute for Information Management
University of St. Gallen (HSG)

since 1993
St. Gallen, CH
 

Lecturer for the Executive MBA Program
University of St. Gallen (HSG)
Responsible for a one-week course on Strategy and Operations

since 1993
St. Gallen, CH
 

Lecturer for the Executive MBA Program
Nordakademie
Responsible for a one-week course on Strategy and Operations

since 1999,
Elmshorn, D

Research and Development Experiences

  Research Stay at Massachussetts Institute of Technology 1991
Boston, MA, USA
 

Research Program Information Management
Institute for Information Management
University of St. Gallen (HSG)
Head of research program Information Management at the University of St. Gallen (IM HSG), Switzerland. Collaborating with international companies in strategic fields of information management.

1993 - 1996
St. Gallen, CH
 

Competence Center Process Engineering
Institute for Information Management
University of St. Gallen (HSG)

Head of competence center Process Engineering (CC PRO). Responsible for developing a methodology in business process reengineering, continuous improvement and process management together with various Swiss and international companies.

1993 - 1996
St. Gallen, CH
 

Competence Center Process Benchmarking
Institute for Information Management
University of St. Gallen (HSG)

Head of competence center Process Benchmarking (CC BM). Responsible for developing methodology in business process benchmarking and leading benchmarking studies in process industries (chemical, pharmaceutical and paper industry)

1995 - 1997
St. Gallen, CH

Main Fields of Expertise

  Strategy, Technology and Innovation  

Interests

  Enjoying sailing, skiing, travelling with my family and exploring new technologies