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Presentations and Publications

If a presentations or publications is of interest to you*, please get in touch with me either by e-mail (mail(at)tremp.com) or via contact form.

Management & Leadership :

  • "Implementation of Lean Production", Event of Swiss Business Network Saudi Arabia, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, 2017.
  • "Introduction of Lean Production for Gas-Insulated Switchgear", Alumni Event of University St. Gallen, Zürich, Switzerland, 2015.
  • "The Power of Leadership in Challenging Transformations", '6th Corporate Strategy Execution Conference', Thought Leader Global, London, UK, 2015.
  • "Managing Culture in Post-Merger Integration Projects", Guest Lecture as part of an internal training event, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2014.
  • "Leadership in Strategy Implementation", '2nd Corporate Strategy Execution Conference', Thought Leader Global, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2013.
  • "Turnaround as Tool for Strategy Execution", 'Corporate Strategy Execution Conference', Thought Leader Global, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2013.
  • "Turnaround Management - Linking to M&A and Integration Success", '4th Merger Integration Management Forum', Thought Leader Global, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2012.
  • "Cultural Integration - Part of the Post-Merger Integration Process", '2nd Merger Integration Management Forum', Thought Leader Global, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2011.
  • "Interim Management in Turnaround Situations", Siemens internal event for High Potentials, Zug, Switzerland, 2010.
  • "Impetus from the Indian subcontinent", (Post-Merger Integration of the iMetrex Group), 'Building up' 3-2008, Employee Magazine, Siemens Building Technologies, Switzerland, 2008.

Cross-Cultural Management :

  • "Working in Saudi Arabia", Alumni Event of University St. Gallen, Zürich, Switzerland, 2018.
  • "Leben & Arbeiten in Saudi Arabien", 'Akzent' 3-2017, Employee Magazine, ABB Switzerland, Baden, Switzerland, 2017.
  • "Cross Cultural Management", ABB internal event as part of the ABB trainee program, Zürich, Switzerland, 2016.
  • "Cross Cultural Management", Annual Guest Lecture as part of the International MBA Program, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, 2013 - 2015.
  • "Cross Cultural Management - A Practical Perspective", Siemens internal management training, Zug, Switzerland, 2011 & 2013.
  • "Soft Skills - Key to Increase Effectiveness in Organizational Projects", Siemens internal training (two day program), Zug, Switzerland, 2009.
  • "Die List - Eine Kategorie des Denkens und dessen kulturelle Interpretation", (Stratagems as part of Chinese Culture), 'Mensa Inside', Switzerland, September Issue, 2005.
  • "Ohne Freundschaft kein Geschäft" (about Business Culture in China), 'Network Partner' 4-96, Employee Magazine, ABB Network Partner, Turgi, Switzerland, 1996.

Marketing & Sales :

  • "Marketing", Lecture & Workshop as part of the 'Venture 2002' Competion by ETH Zürich and McKinsey & Company, Zürich, Switzerland, 2002.
  • "Achievements do not come for free" (about Poland), 'Panorama View' 3-97, Customer Magazine, ABB Group, Zürich, Switzerland, 1997.
  • "Far Away and far ahead" (about Australia), 'Panorama View' 2-97, Customer Magazine, ABB Group, Zürich, Switzerland, 1997.    
  • "Growth in Southern China", 'Panorama View' 1-97, Customer Magazine, ABB Group, Zürich, Switzerland, 1997.
  • "Industrial & Investment Goods Marketing", Executive MBA HSG Alumni Event, Zürich, Switzerland, 1997.
  • "Beherrschen des Wachstums" (Handbook for building up new business activities),
    ABB Network Partner, Turgi, Switzerland, 1996.
  • "Anleitung zur Erstellung eines Markteinführungskonzepts", Final Paper of the Program
    in Industrial & Investment Goods Marketing, University of Berne, Switzerland, 1996.

Finance & Acounting : 

  • "Turnaround Management - an Element of the ‘CFO's Toolbox’", '5th Controlling, Reporting & Performance Conference', Thought Leader Global, Amsterdam,
    Netherlands, 2014.
  • "Betriebswirtschaftliche Unternehmensführung für Abteilungsleiter/innen", Vol. I & II,
    ABB Management Schulung, Switzerland, 1995 (Conceptualization & Design).
  • "Kennzahlen - System für die ABB Infocom AG, Turgi", Thesis of the Executive MBA Program, University St.Gallen (HSG), Switzerland, 1993.

Computer Science :

  • "Configuration and Automatic Documentation with a Database and an Expert System" together with Kilian Mahler, National DECUS Symposium, Lugano, Switzerland, 1991.
  • "A Knowledge Scheme for Neuroanatomical Information" National DECUS Symposium, Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 1990.
  • "A Knowledge Base for Neuroanatomical Information in BIRD" together with Prof. Lucia Vaina und Frank Jolesz MD, IASTED International Symposium 'Expert Systems Theory & Applications', Acta Press, Zürich, Switzerland, 1989.
  • "A Knowledge Scheme for Neuroanatomical Information", Master Thesis, Boston University, Boston, USA, 1989.
  • "Das Expertensystem SENSURB zur Planung der Energieversorgung von Wohnbauten",
    in 'Office of the Future', SIA Conference, Biel, Switzerland, 1987.
  • "SENSURB - Expert System for Energy Supply of Residential Building", BBC Brown Boveri Report, EKT 0.18.10, Baden, Switzerland, 1987.
  • "Implementation eines Expertensystems", together with Markus Signer, Bachelor Thesis, Neu-Technikum Buchs (NTB), Buchs, Switzerland, 1986.
  • "Syntaxsensitive Editoren", 'Technische Rundschau', Nr. 36, 1986, Hallwag Verlag, Switzerland, 1986.
  • "Customizing EDT", National DECUS Symposium, Luzern, Switzerland, 1986.
  • "NTB-EDIT, a Syntax-Sensitive Editor for VAX-11/VMS", Neu-Technikum Buchs (NTB), Buchs, Switzerland, 1985.

 

* please note that some of the inhouse presentations or publications may not be available for external distribution.