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  • Eckart Altenkamp

    Solution Lead - Finance - Australia - 2004

    Before joining Plaut in 2004, Eckart was responsible for significant controlling and Business Intelligence projects at Porsche in Stuttgart, Germany.  With a ‘big six’ background, Eckart brings passion for, and deep understanding of SAP, gained from years of consulting and training, to large scale projects.

    Eckart is a winner of the Simpson Desert Bike Challenge – a gruelling 5 day race in 40C+ heat. He brings the same commitment and passion needed for this race to delivering SAP finance solutions for our clients, using his widely sought, specialised expertise in SAP finance architecture and project management.

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  • Simon Kemp

    Solution Lead - User Experience - Australia - 2009

    Simon graduated with a Masters of Physics, and brings a high level scientific approach to solving clients’ SAP needs.  Since 1998 he has been designing and developing SAP solutions for clients in Europe, the United States and Australia, in diverse areas such as UI strategy, branding, security, knowledge management and mobile applications.  In 2013, Simon was recognized for his  unique contribution to the SAP Community by being named a SAP Mentor. The same passion Simon has for the SAP community, he gives to the local community, often organising events for his hometown of Sydney.

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  • Geoff Armstrong

    Solution Lead – BI & Analytics - Australia - 2001

    Geoff has significant experience deploying SAP BI and Costing solutions on some of  Australia’s most sophisticated costing implementations in both the private and public sectors.  He has hands on experience in delivery of the following SAP scope;

    • Development of BI Strategy and Roadmaps
    • Business Intelligence (BW, Business Objects)
    • Budgeting and Planning (BPC)
    • Consolidations (BCS, ECCS)
    • Profitability Analysis (PCM and CO-PA)
    • Controlling (Cost centres, Internal Orders, WBS, Process costing, CO-PA, ABC)

    When Geoff isn’t aiding Australian businesses with SAP BI, he’s off abroad, putting his Italian to use on European adventures.

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  • Henry Fernandez

    Solution Lead- SAP Architecture - Australia - 2004

    Henry has more than 20 years experience in SAP and is the Advisory Services Lead in PLAUT IT. He is a certified accountant with a core SAP expertise in Finance and Control. He has held senior roles in global 500 companies and has gained extensive experience in systems architecture and enterprise technology, design and implementation. He has had responsibility for design and implementation teams in template based rollouts across multiple countries. Perhaps, more importantly, Henry is our culinary chef, renowned for a very tasty paella dish!

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  • Nicole Morton

    Solution Lead – HCM - Australia - 2004

    Nicole Morton is a Senior Consultant with more than 18 years project and SAP experience.  Nicole has a high level of Functional, Business and Management expertise working predominantly in Human Resources and Payroll. For Plaut Australia she has taken the lead role in a number of key consulting projects including; MMG – Integrated Business Management Program, Newcrest Mining and BHP Billiton.

    Nicole has extensive expertise in Human Resource Consulting, Employee and Manager Self Service, SAP Payroll, Global Process and systems Design and Implementation. Nicole brings the fun to the office, serenading staff to renditions of Livin’ on a Prayer or just keeping the mood upbeat with her bright personality and smile.

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  • John Broadbent

    Solution Lead - Manufacturing - Australia - 2009

    John is a very experienced manufacturing engineer with expert skills in the interfacing of plant floor and mining data sources with SAP ERP. With over 38  years at the manufacturing coal face, plus being part of a factory build team constructing facilities in SE Asia during the 1990s, John gained invaluable experience across a range of systems, responsible for programming and integrating multiple environments such as PLCs, HMIs, SCADA, DCS and MES systems..

    John is widely recognised as an industry leader in his field and customers value his advice and experience which continually result in high value returns, on-going value and open, ethical business relationships.

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  • Dean Kelly

    Solution Lead - BPC Consultant - Australia - 2014

    Dean Kelly is one of our lead consultants with extensive experience in Enterprise Performance Management and Financial Accounting system implementations. For the past 10 years Dean has specialised in implementing SAP Business Planning and Consolidation software and has become a recognised leader in this field in the Asia Pacific region. Prior to joining Plaut in 2014, Dean spent 7 years at SAP as a Principal Consultant and BPC Lead where he was responsible for leading, implementing, mentoring and providing quality assurance on a number of BPC projects to ensure their success. Dean is also a CPA qualified accountant. The only list longer than Dean’s qualifications is the number of countries he has visited!

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  • Dave Van der veken

    Solution Lead - EPM Consultant - Australia - 2010

    Dave is Plaut’s SAP EPM Lead Consultant and part of the PLAUT Advisory Team. Joining us in 2010, Dave brought a wealth of knowledge and experience, contributing to the exponential growth of the EPM practice. Dave is a master in Economics & Business Studies, with a passion for IT. Combining these skills, Dave continues to advise on, design and deliver high quality solutions to Plaut customers. Dave pops up all over the world supporting our clients – most recently in Machu Picchu!

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  • Mike Hande

    Practice Lead - SCM - Australia - 2014

    Mike Hande has been at Plaut since 2014, first working as our Functional Procurement Lead to the SCM Practice Lead as of 2017. He has more than 20 years experience in SAP with significant Business Process Design & Architecture, Implementation and Business Transformation experience in the Supply Chain, Logistics, Manufacturing and FMCG functional streams.

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  • Ian Parks

    Manager - Project & National Delivery - Australia - 2014

    With an established career of 20 years in Management Accounting, including 12 years within SAP development and market implementation, Ian is both Plaut’s Senior Project Manager and National Delivery Manager. Joining the team in 2014, Ian provides extensive SAP knowledge, including human resource development, systems implementation and problem resolution in multicultural environments.

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