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18-19 September, 2019 - Berlin, Germany

International SAP Conference on Central Finance

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Meet Our 2019 Speakers

Javaid Awan, Global Solution Owner for Central Finance, SAP

Javaid Awan, Global Solution Owner for Central Finance, SAP

Javaid Awan the Global Solution Owner for Central Finance and is a qualified accountant with 25 years hands-on experience in software applications. He has held roles as a member of IT leadership teams, CIO, transformation director, DevOps director, chief architect, and head of shared services, and he has led large-scale delivery for major transformations globally. Javaid has worked in finance, treasury, sales, HR, procurement, supply chain, and analytics in the consumer goods, life sciences, oil and gas, telecoms, media, manufacturing, and public sector industries.

Sonja Born, Enterprise Applications SAP Finance, Deloitte Consulting GmbH

Sonja Born, Enterprise Applications SAP Finance, Deloitte Consulting GmbH

Sonja Born has more than 6 years of professional experience in delivering finance transformation programs and has a profound knowledge with focus on controlling processes in combination with SAP expertise (SAP CO, PS, S/4 HANA Central Finance). Before joining Deloitte, she worked in a controlling department of an international automotive supplier.

Kimberly Burke, IT Finance Portfolio Lead, Cargill

Kimberly Burke, IT Finance Portfolio Lead, Cargill

Kimberly currently holds the position of IT Finance Portfolio Lead at Cargill and has worked at the company for the last two and a half years. Prior to joining Cargill, Kimberly held a long standing position at Accenture as the Finance Team Lead where she was responsible for the management and execution of Record to Report processes within a global SAP Implementation.

Tim Curtin, Solution Specialist Z Option, a Magnitude Software Company

Tim Curtin, Solution Specialist Z Option, a Magnitude Software Company

Tim Curtin is a Solution Specialist with Z Option, an SAP Partner that provides Excel-based spreadsheet integration tools for SAP financial users. Prior to joining Z Option, Tim worked in many different roles within the natural gas and retail propane industries. He has served as a Project Manager, Budget Analyst, Regional Accounting Manager, and Manager of Operational Partnership Accounting.

Tim’s extensive hands-on SAP experience allows him to work with various SAP customers to assist their overall business needs.

Philippe Desfontaine, Head of Accounting, Controlling, Tax and Purchasing Information Systems, EDF Group

Philippe Desfontaine, Head of Accounting, Controlling, Tax and Purchasing Information Systems, EDF Group

Philippe has aextensive experience of large IT projects and operations in finance and customer billing at EDF and Enedis (EDF Distribution Network subsidiary).

Jacob Dilthey, Strategy & Process Manager Corporate Controlling, Atotech Beteiligungs und Management GmbH & Co.KG

Jacob Dilthey, Strategy & Process Manager Corporate Controlling, Atotech Beteiligungs und Management GmbH & Co.KG

As a Strategy & Process Manager, Jacob drives strategic finance projects and manages change within Atotechs global finance community. Prior to working at Atotech, Jacob worked at Deloitte’s S&O Consulting practice with a focus on finance strategy and operating models.

Dr. Christoph Ernst, Senior Director Head of Solution Management Accounting and Financial Close, SAP

Dr. Christoph Ernst, Senior Director Head of Solution Management Accounting and Financial Close, SAP

Dr. Christoph Ernst has 20+ years experience with SAP supporting customers with their finance transformation journeys.

Leighton Haywood, Global IT Director - SAP Finance, Application Services, Stanley Black & Decker,

Leighton Haywood, Global IT Director - SAP Finance, Application Services, Stanley Black & Decker,

Leighton is a qualified accountant with nearly 25 years’ experience of working with SAP Financials, having delivered multiple integrated projects on a global basis covering most aspects of Finance and Controlling. Responsibilities include the design and delivery of SAP Finance global solutions in support of Corporate and Business Services. Currently co-lead of the Global SAP S/4HANA Central Finance program for Stanley Black & Decker.

Carsten Hilker, Global Solution owner for Central Finance, SAP

Carsten Hilker, Global Solution owner for Central Finance, SAP

Carsten Hilker is the Global Solution Owner for Central Finance. He is the emcee and host of the annual SAP Financial Excellence Forum, an annual event for SAP customers to network and interact with domain experts and thought leaders in finance and management accounting. Carsten has been working in the field of financial and management accounting for more than 20 years in various roles including development, consulting, and product management. His past and current professional affiliations include ASUG, IMA, CAM-I, the Resource Consumption Accounting Institute (RCA-I), Society of Cost Management (SCM), and the International Controller Association (ICV).

Gori von Hirschhausen, Lead Partner Europe’s Finance Consulting Practice, PwC Germany

Gori von Hirschhausen, Lead Partner Europe’s Finance Consulting Practice, PwC Germany

Gori von Hirschhausen is the Head of the PwC Europe Finance Consulting Practice (300 Consultants) and our lead Partner of the PwC Europe initiative "Future of Finance - Finance in the digital age". He has more than 16 years of finance consulting experience and accompanied various global corporates through their finance transformation. He has extensive knowledge of Finance strategy, organization performance (ERP), definition of  target operating models, management accounting, data and information modelling, as well as  management reporting and liquidity management.

 

 

Stefan Fischer, VP, Head of Central Finance, SAP

Stefan Fischer, VP, Head of Central Finance, SAP

Stefan is responsible for making the value of SAP Simple Finance tangible. He and his team are currently working on the development unit 'Cross Applications Finance' which delivers cutting-edge finance products, including Central Finance based on SAP S/4HANA.

Simon Heeps, Senior Business Analyst, Karl Storz

Simon Heeps, Senior Business Analyst, Karl Storz

Simon Heeps has more than 15 years of SAP solution design and international project experience in the US, Australia, and China.

Tobias Meyer, Competence Center Controlling & Finance Senior Project Manager, Horváth & Partner GmbH

Tobias Meyer, Competence Center Controlling & Finance Senior Project Manager, Horváth & Partner GmbH

Tobias Meyer is Senior Project Manager at Horváth & Partners Management Consultants. The focus of his consulting experience is on optimizing the finance organization of major corporations in Germany and abroad. His focus is particularly on the potential of digitization and its impact on the CFO area strategy (technology, organization and processes).

Santos Mummey, Assistant Controller, Karl Storz

Santos Mummey, Assistant Controller, Karl Storz

Santos Mummey is a result driven finance and accounting professional with 10 years of management experience and expertise in financial analysis and modeling, corporate accounting functions, SAP ERP and reporting systems, and process improvement.

Santos has worked with various companies in the start-up phase and growth phases and has extensive experience designing methods to enhance financial systems and strengthen financial controls.

Anja Peters, Senior Manager Enterprise Applications SAP Finance, Deloitte Consulting GmbH

Anja Peters, Senior Manager Enterprise Applications SAP Finance, Deloitte Consulting GmbH

Anja Peters has over 20 years of experience in finance and controlling projects in conjunction with SAP. Anja has substantial consulting experience in evaluating, standardizing and optimizing accounting processes and an excellent knowledge of underlying tools and systems like S/4HANA and Central Finance. She has a broad understanding of end-to-end processes such as PTP, OTC and ATR and sound skills of HGB, IFRS and US-GAAP.

Stephan Prinz, Director -  Leading S/4HANA and cFin Team, PwC Germany

Stephan Prinz, Director - Leading S/4HANA and cFin Team, PwC Germany

Stephan Prinz has more than 14 years professional experience in consulting. His main focus is on finance transformation projects, specifically the harmonization of processes and data structures in finance & controlling as well as the implementation and optimization of SAP ERP systems (ECC 6.0, S/4HANA and Central Finance).

Laurence Uzureau, Global Finance Process Lead, Cargill

Laurence Uzureau, Global Finance Process Lead, Cargill

Experienced Director Of Internal Audit with a demonstrated history of working in the food production industry. Skilled in Internal Audit, Customer Service, Managerial Finance, Accounting, and Business Process Improvement. Strong accounting professional with a certification focused in Accounting and Finance from The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. Currently complementing her finance and controls skill set through leading the the data and technology finance transformation solution build for Cargill globally.

Claus Michael Wiegels, Lead Partner ERP and EPM Finance, PwC Germany

Claus Michael Wiegels, Lead Partner ERP and EPM Finance, PwC Germany

Claus Michael Wiegels is responsible for the PwC ERP & EPM Finance team which includes PwC's main SAP Finance and Group Reporting & Consolidation expertise. He has more than 21 years of experience in consulting with a main focus on ERP template design and implementation and on selection and implementation of EPM tools.

Andrew Wright, Manager, Solutions Consulting - EMEA, BlackLine

Andrew Wright, Manager, Solutions Consulting - EMEA, BlackLine

Andrew Wright is Manager, Solutions Consulting - EMEA at BlackLine, based in the UK office. Prior to joining BlackLine, Andrew has spent around 19 years working with many global clients formulating and delivering Financial Performance Management solutions covering Financial Consolidation, Budgeting, Planning & Forecasting, Financial Reporting and Disclosure Management solutions in the UK, Europe and the Middle East.  

Andrew is a certified BlackLine Implementer and as a Solutions Consultant regularly assists clients to understand the value and benefits of Modern Finance solutions.

Vishal Verma, Head of Risk Compliance and Tax Solution Management, SAP

Vishal Verma, Head of Risk Compliance and Tax Solution Management, SAP

In his current role as Head of Risk, Compliance and Tax Solution Management, Vishal Verma's main responsibilities are to formulate solution strategy and drive go-to-market activities for SAP GRC and SAP Solutions for Global Tax Management.

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