Professional experience

Mar 2015 to present

Annette Lang-Edte HR Interim Management & Consulting, Munich area


focus areas:

  • Design, implementation and management of  international HR organizations based on the HR Business Partner Model 
  • Design, implementation, analysis, adaptation of international HR structures, HR processes, and HR tools
  • Reorganizations, national and international (Expansion, Shifting, Downsizing)
  • International Recruitment
  • International Labor Law

Aug 2013 - Feb 2015 Sabbatical incl. further education
Jul 2007 - Jul 2013

Global Head of HR


international medtec company (800 employees in 16 countries worldwide), Munich area 

  • Design and implementation of a global HR organization (structure and teams) based on the HR Business Partner model, incl. people management of HR teams (on site and virtual)
  • Budget responsibility for global HR budget incl. development and implementation of a planning and controlling system for global HR cost
  • Design/implementation/adaptation of global HR processes, HR tools, HR rules and guidelines taking into account local requirements
  • Planning and implementation of reorganizations (expansion, shifting, downsizing), national and international, e.g. divisionalization, implementation of new sales structures, consolidation of subsidiaries into regions, founding of a subsidiary, implementation of a global matrix structure
  • Recruitment, national and international
  • Coaching 

Apr 2005 - Jun 2007 HR Development Manager International
  MAN Nutzfahrzeuge AG, Munich
  • International implementation of HRD tools, e.g. annual reviews, performance evaluation, assessment of potential, training plans, succession planning for key positions
  •  Analysis of HR structures in subsidiaries
  • Support to line management regarding HRD topics

Dec 2001 - Mar 2005 Exchange Programs Coordinator, Study Abroad Advisor
  Georg-Simon-Ohm Fachhochschule Nürnberg, Nuremberg
  • Expansion of exchange/cooperation programs with partners worldwide according to the university's strategy of internationalization
  • Search for new partner institutions, negotiation of cooperation contracts
  • Advisor to professors, staff and students

Nov 2000 - Nov 2001 HR Manager International
  Ericsson Eurolab Deutschland GmbH, Nuremberg
  • HR support to management 
  • Planning and handling of lay-off process during close-down of location
    (approx. 500 employees)
  • Implementation of HRMS SAP R/3 at location Nuremberg

Nov 1997 - Oct 2000 HR International, Assistant HR Manager
  adidas-Salomon AG, Herzogenaurach
  • Operative HR management incl. expatriate management for approx. 200 international employees
  • International recruitment
  • Design and implementation of an international Job Rotation program for Footwear Operations


2014 EBCL (European Business Competence License)
1997 Second State Exam for Certified High School Teaching 
  Additional qualification: German Foreign Language and Cultural Studies
1995 Master of Arts  + First State Exam for Certified High School Teaching
1989 Allgemeine Hochschulreife (German university entrance qualification)
1987 High School Diploma (USA)