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ABOUT ME

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I have more than 25 years of experience leading R&D, technology and quality assurance organizations in a renowned international ammunition company. Enabling innovation, building competencies, developing products and evaluating technologies are my passion. I am an inventor/co-inventor in over 15 international patent applications.

Dr. Peter Spatz, Physicist

Competencies

leadership, organization, strategy, project management, human resource development, competency building, intellectual property, metal forming, small caliber ammunition, pyrotechnics, propellant, ballistics, innovation, scientific work.

Industry Expertises

Defense Industry, Ammunition manufacturing, Suppliers for ammunition industry

Education

Program for Executive Development - International General Management Program

Business Administration

Promotion in Science - Dr. rer nat. 
Thesis: New Intermetallic Compounds for Hydrogen Storage
 
Master (Diploma) in Physics
Thesis: Diffusion of Hydrogen in Magnesium and the Nucleation and Growth of Magnesiumhydride in Thin Films

PROFESSIONAL & METHODOLOGICAL COMPETENCIES

Pragamatic, but solution oriented approaches

Professional network 

Agile methods and classical project management 

Agility

Communication in German, English and French

Broad experience in dealing with intellectual property, know-how preservation and knowledge transfer

Creativity

Good understanding of business processes, functions and roles 

Curious

 

Quick familiarizing with new technical areas 

Curiosity and Openess

LEADERSHIP SKILLS

Situational management style with a pronounced social sensibility. Transparent, honest and respectful

Strong target and result-oriented. Consistent progress tracking

Strategic thinker, developing holistic approaches

Leadership

Decision maker; taking responsibility

Own initiative and taking unconventional paths

 

Strong analytical thinking skills, anticipating complex issues and act effectively

Culture

MOST IMPORTANT PROFESSIONAL SUCCESSES

New technologies initiated and successfully implemented

Technology takeover from third parties; introduction of new product areas

Built up and established new competencies 

Reduction of expenses and increasing innovation capability with simulation and virtual engineering

Numerous international patent applications 

Establishment of professional patent management and services to manage a portfolio of over several hundtreds of patents

Development of more than 100 products

PROMISES

A distinctive goal- and solution-oriented approach - always in the interest of the customer

100% focus on delivering value to the business

Innovative, balanced and motivatied leadership personality with more than 25 years of experience

Well-founded professional competencies 

"Commitment" as a natural attitude in daily work

Loyal cooperation (also long term cooperation possible)

Hit the Target
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