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DKSH to expand its Group Management team 2017-12-15


			
				DKSH to expand its Group Management team

Michael Hutab, Chief Information Officer at DKSH, will join the Group Management team. With this move, DKSH underlines the importance of digitization and the significance of an integrated and centralized IT platform within the Group.

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DKSH to expand its Group Management team

Michael Hutab, Chief Information Officer at DKSH, will join the Group Management team. With this move, DKSH underlines the importance of digitization and the significance of an integrated and centralized IT platform within the Group.

Zurich, Switzerland, December 15, 2017 – DKSH (SIX: DKSH), the leading Market Expansion Services provider with a focus on Asia, announced today that Chief Information Officer (CIO) Michael Hutab will become a member of the Group Management team as of January 1, 2018.

 

Michael Hutab has been the CIO of DKSH since May 2016 and is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He is responsible for the Group-wide IT strategy and its implementation and for driving forward continuous improvement of business processes through innovative IT solutions. Michael Hutab manages DKSH’s Corporate Shared Service Center, which comprises the global IT-Hub, Business Process Operations and the regional People & Organization office, with around 300 employees in total. Before joining DKSH, Michael Hutab was Chief Information Officer of Dätwyler Holding Inc. He also held several IT and general management positions at OC Oerlikon and Rio Tinto Alcan.

 

Stefan P. Butz, CEO, DKSH, comments: "Our integrated and centralized IT platform has provided DKSH with a key competitive advantage for many years. The appointment of Michael Hutab to the Group Management team highlights the importance that we place on digitization. Over the past two years, we have come to appreciate Michael Hutab as a highly professional and pragmatic CIO. As a member of the Group Management team, he will continue to play a decisive role in the implementation of our Group strategy."

 

Further information on the DKSH management team is available at Executive Board and Group Management on dksh.com.