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Zoltán Gajewszky

Zoltán Gajewszky

Senior Logistics Leader
Budapest

Summary

Proactive C-level Leader with 20+ years of international energy industry experience, competent in strategy creation and implementation, with emphasis on process optimization, specialized in digital transformation of logistics. Recognized for strategic approach, leading other leaders, energizing teams and searching for new ways to maximize business opportunities and customer satisfaction. Result oriented and collaborative professional, capable of managing multi-million-dollar projects, with a keen interest in value creation and optimization.

Overview

29
29
years of professional experience
5
5
years of post-secondary education
3
3
Languages

Work History

Head of Digital Transformation

MOL Group Logistics
2 2019 - Current

· Established and optimized digital development strategies based on business targets, customer expectations, market data and budget factors

· Created and managed a team of digital professionals, fostering a collaborative environment with IT and business leaders from 12 countries

· Championed talent development programs, promoting employee engagement and retention, to ensure successful delivery of 5+ mln USD p.a. budget projects

Acting Vice President

MOL Group Logistics
2018.05 - 2019.01

· Prepared the organization of 2500+ FTE in 12 countries for transitioning from matrix type to vertical organization

· Identified required improvements in organizational structure and stakeholder relationships

· Clarified roles, responsibilities and expectations of staff

Fuel Terminal, Pipeline and LPG Lead

MOL Group Logistics
2013.01 - 2018.04

· Implemented a distribution network optimization tool and identified 1,7 mln $ p.a. saving opportunity. Created an operational performance management tool

· Implemented the regional Liquified Petroleum Gas strategy, achieved optimal capacity utilization, developed synergies and global procurement possibilities

· Ensured safe operations through regular site audits

Business Development Manager and COO

Flowform International Ltd
2011.10 - 2012.12

· Developed the company global scale up strategy, created 8 mln $ NPV international business plan, coordinated investor negotiations

· Established a manufacturing site in Hungary, managed sales start-up in North America and Europe

Digital Implementation Lead

SHELL CEE
2009.01 - 2011.09

· Implemented a global operational process and ERP streamlining project for SHELL CEE logistics, ensured seamless integration of new systems and successful Go Live

· Lead cross-functional teams and successfully implemented 24/7 fuel delivery across CEE

· Special Recognition Award for outstanding achievements

Contract and Performance Manager

SHELL CEE
2005.03 - 2008.12

· Managed international fuel delivery contracts and tenders in CEE, bio-fuel implementation in Belgium, Greece, Italy

· Implemented an EU level transportation KPI system

· Managed the budget planning and appraisal cycle, delivered cost optimization projects and implemented digital road transport scheduling systems in CEE, achieved 15% cost reduction

· Executive VP Award for outstanding performance

Business Excellence Lead

SHELL Global LPG
2004.09 - 2005.02
  • Designed order to cash processes for a new global in-house ERP system, contributed to the development of a global planning process for delivery of 4,9 mill tones LPG

Business Analyst and Project Coordinator

SHELL New Zealand
2002.08 - 2004.08

· Developed a performance mgmt and improvement system, ensured smooth cooperation between marine supply and road transportation, developed emergency scenarios for stock outs

· Implemented an IVMS and reduced truck over speeding from 25% to 2% of the trips

· Identified patterns and trends in large data sets, provided actionable insights for reducing transportation cost by 15%

Supply Chain and Safety Auditor

SHELL GAS INDIA
2002.05 - 2002.06

· Assessed the entire supply chain of Shell Gas India, identified key inefficiencies and unsafe operations in 3 filling plants, 5 road transport companies and 20 storage locations through series of on-site audits

· Created risk eliminating action plans and implemented new cost-efficient best practices

COO

SHELL GAS HUNGARY
1998.06 - 2002.04

· Member of management board, accountable for safe and efficient countrywide operations for logistics, production and maintenance departments, accountable for achievement of annual company targets

· Delivered 15% operating cost reduction through efficiency projects, implemented innovative maintenance solution

· Best participant at Focused Results Delivery EU Project

Business Development Leader

SHELL GAS HUNGARY
1995.08 - 1998.05

· Designed from scratch, implemented and operated the national warehousing and logistical network of Shell Gas Hungary, managed procurement tenders

· Conducted contract negotiations and created annual budgets and performance monitoring systems

Education

Leading other Leaders - Organizational Leadership

GROW Group
Virtual
2021

Authentic Leadership - Organizational Leadership

Intensity Group
Hungary
2019

Executive Leadership - Organizational Leadership

School For Executive Education And Development
Hungary
2017

Assertive Communication -

FLOW
Hungary
2016

Leadership Trainings - Organizational Leadership

Various Training Schools
Hungary 2012-2015

Handling Emerging Change - Change Management

Shell Training Center
The Hague, Netherlands
2011

Mid-Level Leadership Program - Organizational Leadership

Shell Training Center
Amsterdam
2009

Focused Results Delivery Program -

Shell Training Center
Glasgow
2007

Fast Track Development Program -

Shell Training Center
The Hague, Netherlands
2006

Business Intelligence Advanced training -

The Knowledge Academy
Wellington, New Zealand
2003

Business Skills And Project Management -

Shell Training Centre
Various European Location 1996 - 2002

Electrical Engineer - Electronics Technology

Technical University
Budapest
1990.09 - 1995.06

Skills

Digital Transformation Initiatives

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Languages

Hungarian
English
Romanian

Interests

Sailing, mountaineering, skiing, photography

Timeline

Acting Vice President

MOL Group Logistics
2018.05 - 2019.01

Fuel Terminal, Pipeline and LPG Lead

MOL Group Logistics
2013.01 - 2018.04

Business Development Manager and COO

Flowform International Ltd
2011.10 - 2012.12

Digital Implementation Lead

SHELL CEE
2009.01 - 2011.09

Contract and Performance Manager

SHELL CEE
2005.03 - 2008.12

Business Excellence Lead

SHELL Global LPG
2004.09 - 2005.02

Business Analyst and Project Coordinator

SHELL New Zealand
2002.08 - 2004.08

Supply Chain and Safety Auditor

SHELL GAS INDIA
2002.05 - 2002.06

COO

SHELL GAS HUNGARY
1998.06 - 2002.04

Business Development Leader

SHELL GAS HUNGARY
1995.08 - 1998.05

Electrical Engineer - Electronics Technology

Technical University
1990.09 - 1995.06

Head of Digital Transformation

MOL Group Logistics
2 2019 - Current

Leading other Leaders - Organizational Leadership

GROW Group

Authentic Leadership - Organizational Leadership

Intensity Group

Executive Leadership - Organizational Leadership

School For Executive Education And Development

Assertive Communication -

FLOW

Leadership Trainings - Organizational Leadership

Various Training Schools

Handling Emerging Change - Change Management

Shell Training Center

Mid-Level Leadership Program - Organizational Leadership

Shell Training Center

Focused Results Delivery Program -

Shell Training Center

Fast Track Development Program -

Shell Training Center

Business Intelligence Advanced training -

The Knowledge Academy

Business Skills And Project Management -

Shell Training Centre

Professional Highlights

  • Digital Transformation: turn around an EUR 30+ mln logistics stock management digital program from a total failure to an opportunity. Design and implement a process optimization and efficiency improvement framework.
  • Acting Vice President: lead the MOL Group LOG organization of 2500+ FTE in 12 countries through a major change process to reach a new vertical organizational structure for Group and Local teams
  • Business Transformation: lead a two year highly complex BUS-IT project for Shell in CEE, integrated vendors into a new SAP, implemented a new logistics organization for 6 countries, delivered results over expectations for Go-Live
  • Business Development: developed a water eco-technology idea into a business opportunity, a ready to launch global company with detailed business plan and P&L. Set up and lead a team of international managers and experts
  • Multi-national tender: managed a 6 country wide road transport tender for Shell, reduced the number of contractors from 14 to 5, increased customer satisfaction, achieved less complexity and 13%-unit cost reduction
  • Supply Chain Development: built from scratch the countrywide supply chain of Shell Gas Hungary, including 5 storage terminals and connected road transportation organizations with 5 vendors

Favorite Quote

"Don’t waste your time living someone else’s life. And most important: have the courage to follow your heart and intuition"

Steve Jobs

Personal Information

Married with three grown-up children

Professional Highlights

· Digital Transformation: turned around an EUR 30+ mln digital integration program from a total failure to an opportunity. Designed and implemented a process optimization and efficiency improvement framework, using Celonis process mining.

· Acting Vice President: lead the MOL Group LOG organization of 2500+ FTE in 12 countries through a major change process to reach a new vertical organizational structure for Group and Local teams

· Business Transformation: lead a two year highly complex BUS-IT digital project for Shell in CEE, integrated vendor operations into a new SAP, implemented a new logistics organization for 6 countries, delivered results over expectations for Go-Live

· Business Development: developed a water eco-technology idea into a business opportunity, a ready to launch global company with detailed business plan and P&L. Set up and lead a team of international managers and experts

· Multi-national tender: managed a regional road transport tender for Shell, reduced the number of contractors from 14 to 5, increased customer satisfaction, achieved 13%-unit cost reduction

· Supply Chain Development: built from scratch the countrywide supply chain of Shell Gas Hungary, including 5 storage terminals and connected road transportation organizations with 5 vendors

Favorite Quote

"Don’t waste your time living someone else’s life. And most important: have the courage to follow your heart and intuition"

Steve Jobs

Personal Information

Married with three grown-up children

Zoltán GajewszkySenior Logistics Leader