Michael Miener – Profile

  • Experienced executive with close to 20 years of HR Know-how, extensive process and implementation skills and sound technology expertise
  • Extensive generalistic HR expertise from operational and strategic roles
  • Broad international line management and project experience
  • Exquisite initiator and moderator of organizational change
  • Internationally experienced executive
  • Versatile communicator in cross-cultural environments
  • Strong business acumen, commercial savvy
  • Professional career in public enterprises in Retail/FMCG, Automotive and Logistics industries as well as Professional Services background.

Project experience (selection)

  • Program management of a global HR Transformation
  • Extensive project experience with process harmonization and system deployments (Workday, PeopleSoft, Taleo, SAP HCM and many more)
  • Definition, alignment & implementation of KPI systems
  • Global Payroll outsourcing (BPO)
  • Leading merger of three Chinese entities into one “Greater China” business unit
  • Market entry Egypt – organization design and ramp-up of country headquarters in Cairo


  • German – Mother tongue
  • English – business fluent
  • Dutch & French – Basic knowledge


  • MBA, Henley Business School, Henley-on-Thames, UK
  • Diplom-Psychologist, University Bremen & Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
  • Wholesale apprenticeship, Schneidersöhne Papier, Bremen

Further study (selection)

  • ICEDR HRD Leadership Program, London Business School, London, UK
  • Design Thinking Open Course, Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam


  Association of German HR Managers

  Gerson Lehman Group – Council Member

  Alphasights – Council Member