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Letztes Update: 06.09.2022

Innovations- und Projektmanagement

Firma: Antonio De Agostini GmbH
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Sprachkenntnisse: deutsch (Muttersprache) | englisch (verhandlungssicher) | französisch (verhandlungssicher) | italienisch (Muttersprache)


Professional experience

Antonio De Agostini GmbH,

09.2016 – today Innovation Management (Innovation and Project Management, Technology Evaluation, Feasibility Studies)

Advisory mandates and project management for:
  • REHA Technology AG, Ad interim Head of R&D and Innovation, ISO 13485 implementation and certification
  • Georg Fischer AG JRG, Sissach, New automation platform system for building technologies; cloud based remote access services
  • Büchi Labortechnik, Flawil, R&D Assessment, Concept development for new NIR (Near Infrared) system portfolio
  • Mettler-Toledo AG Process Analytics, Urdorf, New inline solid state pH electrode for process industry

Georg Fischer Piping Systems Ltd. 8200 Schaffhausen,

04.2012 – 08.2016 Head of Global Research & Development (Mechanical Engineering, Injection Molding, Material Science, Automation)

Leadership of 32 employees, organized in 5 sub-groups plus external partners
Responsibility for the global R&D strategy:
  • 10 MCHF R&D budget and project portfolio
  • Development roadmap for all R&D units, Europe, China and USA
  • Implementation of a new product development process
  • Continuous improvement of the innovation and development process
  • Close collaboration with product management, marketing, market support, procurement, logistics and worldwide production plants
  • Evaluation of new technologies
  • Cooperation and partnerships of industry and academia
  • Global R&D IP strategy
  • Member of the GFPS senior management.                                               

Antonio De Agostini GmbH,

10.2010 – 03.2012 Project Management & Technology Consulting  (Innovation and Project Management, Technology Evaluation, Feasibility Studies)                                   
  • DMT Diamond Materials Technology Inc. Colorado Springs, Development of a new galvanic process for diamond wire manufacturing, Process standardization by the use of Six-Sigma
  • Mettler-Toledo AG Process Analytics, Urdorf, Industrialization of an amperometric O2 Sensor
  • Toolpoint for Life Science, Technology Assessor
  • Mettler-Toledo AG, Greifensee, RFID in laboratories, Concept study
  • LOTUS Systems GmbH, Geisingen, PV Wafer cleaning technology, Concept study

Meyer Burger AG, CH-3600 Thun,

01.2009 – 10.2010            Head of Process Engineering  (Material Science, Mechanical Engineering, Wet Chemistry, PV manufacturing)

Leadership of 30 employees plus several external partners
Responsibility for the development of new wafer and solar cell manufacturing processes
  • 15 MCHF budget and project portfolio
  • Optimization and automation of wafer manufacturing process
  • Very close cooperation with customers, suppliers and sales
  • Support of R&D mechanical engineering
  • Active involvement in evaluation of M&A
  • IP management including own patent applications
  • Member of the R&D Steering Board

Mettler-Toledo Analytical AG, CH-8603 Schwerzenbach ZH,

03.2002 – 12.2008            Head of Research & Development Analytical Chemistry (Software, Electronics, Mechanical Engineering, Application Lab)

Leadership of 22 employees and 10 externals
Responsibility for R&D strategy within the context of the business plan:
  • 5 MCHF R&D budget and project portfolio
  • Implementation of a new platform strategy
  • Optimization of existing innovation and development processes
  • Implementation of a new software development process
  • Working closely with marketing, market support, procurement and production logistics
  • Evaluation and initiation of development partnerships with academia
  • Member of the Business Unit management team                                               
03.2000 – 02.2002Project Manager Research & Development (Embedded Systems, Electronics, Mechanical Engineering, Sensor Technology, Application Lab, Procurement, Production Logistics, Risk Management)
Leadership of interdisciplinary project teams of up to 40 employees, including coordination of external partners
Responsibility for successful project implementation (on time, budget and quality) for the development of high-precision measurement and automation devices from concept to market
Blaser Swisslube, CH-3415 Hasle-Rüegsau,

04.1992 – 11.1999            Head of Corrosion Laboratory, Project Manager Research & Development (Formulation, chemistry, electrochemistry, measurement methods, materials)

Leadership of 8 employees
Responsibility for the development of new methods for the evaluation of the corrosion behavior in water based lubricating fluids
  • Failure analysis, product development from idea to market, finding and maintaining partners in science and industry.
  • Working closely with sales and international customer on site

Continued education

2016 DOE Training by Inspire at Georg Fischer Ltd.                .
2016 Design Thinking training by IDEO at Georg Fischer Ltd.
2013 CMT Corporation Management Training at Georg Fischer Ltd.                                    
2009 Leadership Seminar "Dealing with change and pressure in leadership" Internal Training Meyer Burger AG                                     
2005 Executive Seminar, HSG St.Gallen, Diploma in Business Administration and Management                    
2003 Seminar product liability, Mettler-Toledo AG, Greifensee                                       
2002 Fundamentals of OO software development, Digicomp Zurich                                       
2001 Strategy of the software development process, Digicomp Zurich                                       
1993 Course in Project Management, Course Director: W. Mundwyler, BGU                                       
1992 Basic Principles of Corrosion, Technical Academy Esslingen
03.1990 - 10.1991 Postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Tel Aviv, Ramat Aviv, under the supervision of Prof. E. Gileadi and Prof. E. Eisner grant from the Swiss National Science Foundation                   
1988 Ecology Colloquium at the University of Berne
1987 - 1988 Graduate of higher teacher degree HLA                             
05.1984 - 11.1984 English language studies abroad in Australia, Australian National University in Canberra and ANU and Deakin University in Geelong       

1984 – 1989 University of Bern, Diploma thesis: Absolute determination of Ag+
Development of a flow-through thin-film measuring cell for trace analysis of silver under the supervision of Prof. Dr. H. Siegenthaler
1983 – 1984 University of Bern, PhD thesis:  Kinetics of the copper electrode,
Software development for the collection, monitoring and analysis of data from the impedance spectroscopy and cyclic voltammetry under the supervision of Prof. Dr. E. Schmidt
1979 – 1983 University of Bern, basic studies in chemistry (focus on Inorganic and Physical Chemistry)
1975 - 1979 High school degree, Freies Gymnasium Bern (Matura in natural sciences)

Additional skills and activities

Italian                native language
German            native language
French              fluent both spoken and written
English             fluent both spoken and written
Spanish            basic knowledge

IT skills
Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, SharePoint, Confluence
C, C++ (not on a developer level), Python
MatLab, MathCAD, Mathematica, LabView
Windows, Mac OS X, Unix, Linux
JIRA, Confluence, Requirements CC, SAP (Basics)

Standards know-how
ISO 9001 and 14001 Quality and Environmental management
ISO 13485 Medical Devices - Quality
IEC 62304 Medical Software Development
IEC 60601 Safety and Performance for Medical Devices

Design thinking by IDEO, Innovation management
Canvas Business Model Generation
DOE design of experiments
SCRUM, iterative, incremental agile framework for project management
Rational Unified Process (RUP) iterative software development process
GAMP Good Automated Manufacturing Practice
GLP, Good Laboratory Practice

Other projects
Initialization and coordination of various interdisciplinary research projects between industry and academia  (9 KTI projects) (for details see Appendix)

Teaching activities
Teaching Chemistry at the Feusi private high school in Berne for classes with special focus on chemistry (February, 2011 to March, 2012)
Teaching professor at the Berne GIBB (Part-time)
Electro analytical Methods, Course for HFP students 1993-1994
Reorganization of the practical training course in Physical Chemistry at the University of Tel Aviv in 1991
Teaching assistant at the University of Bern (Institute of Physical Chemistry)1985 - 1989

Since 2005 Chief TD Swiss-Ski and KWO in the SSM, Regional Association Snow Sports Mittelland
Head Alpine in the association of ski clubs of region Berne VBSC (today SSM) 1986-1989

Leisure interests
Outdoors sports like skiing, racing bicycle and sailing
Cooking and maintaining wine cellar with Italian wines
Jazz Music


09/2018 - bis jetzt
Head of R&D and Innovation
REHA Technology AG (< 10 Mitarbeiter)
Pharma und Medizintechnik
  • ISO 13485 implementation and certification
  • Projektleitung Industrialisierung
  • Umsetzung eines neuen User Interface

09/2016 - bis jetzt
Senior Project Manger
Georg Fischer JRG AG (250-500 Mitarbeiter)
Energie, Wasser und Umwelt
  • New automation platform system for building technologies; cloud based remote access services Hycleen Automation System

10/2016 - 11/2019
Büchi Labortechneik (250-500 Mitarbeiter)
  • R&D Assessment, Concept development for new NIR (Near Infrared) system portfolio



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