Marleen Hörchner has studied Economics at the Free University in Amsterdam. In the last year of her studies she performed several researches at Albert Heijn headquarters in Zaandam. Following that, she wrote her thesis on the Balanced Scorecard at Albert Heijn with great pleasure and success.
Optimizing Business processes with Business Intelligence
After completing her studies, she went on to be responsible for project management at Vendex Speciaalzakengroep. Here she has performed in information analysis to optimize business processes including through business intelligence. During the large-scale project Retail 2000 plus project – SAP R / 3 implementation for companies Hunkemöller, Kien, Kreymborg, Perry Sport and Dixons – she had the role of Team Leader Finance & Control (FICO).
After completion of the project, Marleen Hörchner was asked to set up the IT department in Hilversum and to lead the functional application managers SAP. This feature also consisted of advising the management teams of the operating companies Hunkemöller, Kien, Kreymborg and Perry Sport. During that time she has completed many successful projects, including the euro conversion, Hunkemöller France and Denmark, sale of Kien and the dissolving of Kreymborg.
ICT manager at Perry Sport
It was in early 2001, after the legal divisions of the mentioned companies that she was appointed IT manager for Perry Sport in Aalsmeer. After seven years she made the switch to business analyst within Perrysport.
Applying structure to chaos
Marleen focuses on advising on process management and the design and implementation of performance management. It gives her great satisfaction to bring structure to the chaos in organizations. She has a natural ability to think in possibilities instead of problems and always try to arrive at practical solutions, “because why bother when it can be done easily”.
Want to meet Marleen?
Feel free to contact me for a discussion about the possibilities for improving your performance and to effectively implement process changes in your business.