Arne Buthmann

in Hamburg, Germany

For 20+ years, I have been working with clients from senior management to project team level helping them implement organizational development and operating model improvement initiatives. Much of my change management, organization design, process improvement and team-building experience are in areas such as Marketing, Sales, Supply Chain, Quality, Human Resources, Finance and IT.

Arne Buthmann

About me

My Areas of Expertise: Operating Model Design, Business Transformation, Change Management

My Sector Focus: Life Sciences, Consumer Goods, Industry

My Languages: German, English

My Education: MSc in Industrial Psychology at University Hamburg, Certified Operational Excellence Master Black Belt, Change Management Consultant at Gestalt Institute, Berlin

Successful leaders implement change together with their people

My Experience:

Business Transformation: Led the organization design, process alignment, change management and learning workstreams of a supply chain transformation in a multi-national consumer goods company.

Change Management:  Supported a program to develop and deploy a global compliance process and supporting Oracle-based workflow across 20 production sites of a global pharmaceutical company.

Organization Design: Defined the vision, mission and value proposition and supported the development and implementation of an agile operating model for the US Pharma Commercial and Marketing Operations teams to effectively engage with key stakeholders.

Digital Marketing: Designed and implemented an integrated and scalable multi-channel marketing operating model for an Oncology franchise, including systems, resources, capabilities, playbook & investments requirements.

Capability Building: Developed a Business Partner Development program, clearly defining critical competencies needed to achieve the desired performance, and developed blended-learning interventions.

Operating Model Improvement: Supported the implementation of a program within a US based Field Force Operations team improving processes such as field analytics data intake, CRM master data management, HCP specialty management and attestations.

My News & Views

Five Tips for Leading in Turbulent Times
When facing major transformation there are various approaches available. In this piece Arne Buthmann and Amy Pott provide a list of tips that will help you.
4 minutes
13 June, 2019
A New Commercial Model: Improving Patient Access through Integrated Personal and Non-Personal Promotion
Building global MCM capabilities that can be leveraged across all markets promises significant economies of scale. So let's take a look at what the local differences are that need be considered and the...
8 minutes
17 April, 2019