DALLAS, TX – July 04, 2022 – o9 Solutions, the leading AI-powered integrated business planning platform, welcomes an inspiring voice in digital transformation, focused on the digitalization of production and the introduction of new tools.
Joerg Hellwig has more than 40 years of experience in the chemicals and process industry. He combines extensive knowledge in running global businesses with digital transformation skills, using integrated planning tools and organizational restructuring experience, bringing strategy to strong execution.
“At o9, we are inspired by the disruptive power of technology and admire the leaders out there ripping up the traditional manuals of working, having the ambition to make positive change,” said Chakri Gottemukkala, CEO at o9 Solutions and active member of the aim10x Executive Council. “So, I am delighted that Joerg, with his expertise and ambition to always embrace the new, is joining our community at the aim10x Executive Council.”
In his most recent role, Joerg served as Chief Digital Officer at LANXESS, a globally leading specialty chemicals company headquartered in Germany, leading the company’s digital transformation initiative. His focus areas included the digitalization of production and the introduction of new tools and systems throughout all value chains as well as promoting the value of data as an institutional asset for the entire company, and the use of advanced analytics such as artificial intelligence to increase the speed of development and sustainability.
Joerg founded CheMondis in 2018, now one of the fastest growing B2B online marketplaces for the chemical industry. CheMondis has been leading a massive disruption in the industry, connecting suppliers and customers to increase efficiency and support efforts in sustainability. Before his CDO function, Joerg held several global roles for LANXESS, RELIANCE INDUSTRIES, and BAYER. He says:
“I see my role as a member of the aim10x Executive Council as supporting the development of software and showing the real value it brings to the industry. We must increase the use of technology to optimize value chains better than the available overly static functionalities in conventional ERP systems.”
About the aim10x Executive Council
The aim10x Executive Council is a network of visionary leaders who have built significant operating experience at some of the world’s largest companies. Together they will set the vision for all aspects of an integrated enterprise—from supply chain to finance, sales, and product development, which will lead to global enterprises that are more efficient, sustainable, and profitable. It is part of the broader ‘aim10x’ initiative sponsored by o9 Solutions, which aims to empower a global community of professionals who are dedicated to digitally transforming planning and decision-making capabilities. The aim10x Executive Council members are sharing their insights about leadership, strategy, change management, and Digital Transformation journeys through the aim10x Webinars, aim10x Podcasts, and aim10x Innovators Network.