Stefan Frey

Stefan Frey

Munich

Stefan Frey is a leading practitioner in organizational strategies for Strategy&, PwC’s strategy consulting business. He is a Managing Director Strategy& Germany, based in Munich. A member of our People and Organization Strategy practice, Stefan Frey has more than 17 years of experience with international clients in West and East Europe, the U.S., and the Middle East. He designed and implemented many shared service centers around the world.

His key areas of expertise are:

  • Organizational efficiency and effectiveness
  • Corporate governance and compliance
  • Change management and communication
  • Shared service, outsourcing and offshoring
  • SG&A process redesign
  • Strategic planning, budgeting and forecasting
  • Post-merger reorganization and integration

Examples of his recent client work include:

  • Re-design of an entire government agency in the Middle East, including development of a long-term strategic plan, the target operating model, the detailed design, and the change management and communication plan
  • Design and implementation of a global business service center for a retail company in Europe, Asia Pacific and North America. Re-organization and standardization of all G&A functions
  • Design and implementation of a shared service center in the Middle East for a global telecommunication company; all G&A functions have been in scope
  • Post-merger integration for the CFO department of a German bank-G&A process optimization; alignment of external financial reporting requirements between the bank and the Bank of Italy and the German Bank Supervision Agency (BaFin); feasibility study for a global finance shared service center
  • Re-design of the internal and external reporting-process for a global European transportation group and final migration into a shared service environment in Asia
  • Re-design and implementation of an integrated financial planning system for a global European defense company; migration to a rolling forecast system, including the internal and external reporting process. Final migration into a shared service environment in Germany and France
  • Feasibility study, design and implementation of a SSC for a British Bank in Dublin

Prior to joining Strategy&, Stefan Frey worked for KPMG/BearingPoint in Germany and for the Commerzbank in Atlanta, USA. He holds an MBA from the Hass School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley and a diploma degree in economics from the University of Regensburg.

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