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Commencement Ceremony 2019
May 30, 2019

Sala Paraninfo, Edificio Paraninfo

Next May 30th, Zaragoza Logistics Center students will graduate in the Masters programs in Supply Chain Management and Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. 

The event will be in the Paraninfo Hall of the Paraninfo Building at 4:00 pm, which will open with a speech by Dirk Holbach, Corporate Senior Vice President Global Supply Chain Laundry & Home Care at Henkel.



DR. DIRK HOLBACH

Dr. Dirk Holbach is Corporate Senior Vice President Global Supply Chain Laundry & Home Care at Henkel.
With more than 20 years of experience in Supply Chain, Operations, Purchasing and Sales, Dr. Holbach has held various roles on a local, regional and global level at Henkel in the different business areas. After finishing his master degree he started 1996 in Corporate Purchasing followed by assignments in Germany. 

Having finished his Ph.D. during a sabbatical period he moved 2002 to Mexico integrating two newly acquired businesses. Thereafter he returned to the headquarter being in charge of global purchasing for the Laundry & Home Care business for several years until 2007. 

Dr. Holbach took over thereafter the global supply chain steering for the Laundry & Home Care business, and few years later the global responsibility for manufacturing operations. Since 2014 he successfully leads the entire Supply Chain & Operations unit for the Laundry & Home care division. 

His key contributions have been in the areas of supply chain strategy and organization development, network optimization, post-merger integrations and recently the digital transformation of the organisation. Dr. Holbach holds a Master's degree in Business and Mechanical Engineering and a PhD in Information Science.