Corporate Performance Improvement | Roswitha Tertea
Roswitha Tertea
Managing Director
Corporate Performance Improvement | Roswitha Tertea
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20+ years operational consulting experience in various industries and countries, plus 10 years of industrial experience in the automation industry
Focuses on operational improvements across the value chain to achieve significant operational and financial benefits
Co-head of the German CPI-Operations practice
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Sustainable results can be achieved only through change in behavior, which results from a mix of coaching and training and leading by example.
Roswitha Tertea is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal’s Corporate Performance Improvement practice in Germany.

Ms. Tertea brings more than 20 years of experience in consulting after having built industrial expertise for more than 10 years in various large industrial companies in Germany and Switzerland. Her primary areas of concentration are process improvements across the value chain, organizational design and implementation alongside change management and business performance management. Ms. Tertea has worked with clients across a range of industries, including manufacturing, process and telecommunications.

Most recently at A&M, Ms. Tertea has been involved in a project in the chemical industry where she has led the implementation of significant improvements in maintenance that added up to an increase in profitability of up to 12 percent.

Previously, Ms. Tertea has led a project in a company producing building material, where the design of an aligned maintenance system reduced the effort in maintenance by 10 percent and reduced the cost of contractors by 15 percent. In parallel she had been leading a project in the cosmetics industry for re-designing the organizational structure and implementing new aligned projects, so as to reduce cycle time to clients by more than 10 percent. For an automotive tier two supplier she has led a project ensuring on-time-in-full delivery of parts to tier one suppliers. The project has improved performance from 80 percent OTIF to 98 percent OTIF.

Prior to joining A&M, Ms. Tertea spent 20 years with various other consulting companies like Roland Berger, Arthur D. Little and Celerant. She had been leading improvement projects across Europe in the manufacturing, process and telecommunications industry achieving significant improvements for her clients, including a newly formed chemical company needed to reduce manufacturing cost by 25 percent. The project was designed to improve processes across the organization parallel to headcount reduction of 30 percent and negotiations with the unions. She also led a project with a large telecommunications operator that needed to align processes, organizational structure and performance management system with KPIs across its six sites in Europe, which delivered results in excess of €150 million and a harmonized approach to serving clients.

For a pharmaceutical company, she had led a project that has evaluated the footprint required for current market development linked to the maturity level of the sites and consolidation opportunities. One major deliverable was the roadmap for the future state and the improvement actions for the individual sites.

Ms. Tertea earned a master’s degree in electronics and telecommunication from the University of Klausenburg.

A German national, Ms. Tertea is fluent in English, French, Italian and Spanish.