valantic Expands its Division for SAP Integrated Business Planning
Munich, September 14, 2020: Fabian Stocker (37) is now a Partner at valantic (www.valantic.com). In his new position, he will be responsible first and foremost for the Integrated Business Planning (IBP) division at the digital solutions, consulting, and software company. The cloud-based SAP solution maps companies’ requirements and inventory planning along the entire supply chain. Stocker’s future task will be especially to further expand the IBP service sector in a growing market environment.
Right after completing his studies in business administration, Fabian Stocker began his professional career as team manager in production planning at a medium-sized company. In the years that followed, he was responsible for the international roll-out of the SAP module Production Planning and Control (PP). Here, his primary contribution was to unify the planning process and establish a new organization.
Based on his extensive industry and consulting experience, Fabian Stocker is an expert in integrated planning, organization, process, and SAP consulting. He joined Wassermann AG (now valantic) in 2011 and worked there as a consultant and project manager on numerous customer projects. Since being named Vice President in 2015, he has managed the Sales & Operations Planning team including the necessary interfaces. Under his management, the division has expanded to include strategic and operative planning.
“For many years, my team and I have been advising customers on how to optimize their planning processes, and this with success, as we are constantly reminded. valantic offers me the perfect conditions for doing this. For with our strong SAP portfolio and expert knowledge, we can offer our customers end-to-end solution concepts from a single source and help them with their transformation to the digital world,” says Fabian Stocker, Partner at valantic and Vice President in the Competence Center Supply Chain Excellence.
“Precisely in volatile markets, integrated processes help us understand more quickly what effects market changes have on one’s own company and on the supply chain. Integrated and harmonized planning processes play a key role in this, helping to prevent breaks between the planning levels and provide the best possible planning quality and speed. Our focal points are on Sales & Operations Planning taking into consideration the interfaces to financial and sales planning and on the operative planning of delivery reliability, inventory optimization, and productivity. For this, with S/4HANA and the associated cloud products, we use current standards and work very closely with our partner SAP,” explains Fabian Stocker.
“We are very pleased to have a new partner in Fabian Stocker. Especially with his extensive methodology expertise, know-how, and his deep project experience in the establishment and implementation of planning organizations and processes in connection with SAP, Fabian Stocker will be an excellent addition to our management team” emphasizes Dr. Holger von Daniels, CEO and Partner at valantic.