Tarun Rana

Senior Manager @Henkel | Digital Transformation | Supply Chain | Data Strategist

How does this work?

I am passionate about innovation and in continuous pursuit of ways to introduce digital tools to optimize supplychain. I have over 5 years of experience in digitally transforming Henkel supplychain to be more transparent and agile. I am a strong believer in reducing cost as the best approach for surpassing business goals and improving bottom-line results. Three words to describe myself – Curious, Organised and Committed Domains – Industry 4.0, Digital Strategy, Internet of Things, Project Management, Big Data applications, Machine Learning, Demand & Supply Planning, Integrated Business planning

Ask me about
sales and operations planning
integrated business planning
Data science
big data
industry 4.0
internet of things
Digital transformation
supply chain
Work experience

Apr 2016 - Present


Corporate Senior Manager Digital Transformation

Working on Henkel 2020+ Digital Transformation Strategy Responsibilities - Identify opportunities & Threats - Define Industry 4.0 vision and agenda - Prioritize different domains - Derive Industry 4.0 roadmap - Implement & sustain the change


Sep 2015 - Mar 2016


Supply Chain Management Intern

Super Glue Loctite Relaunch 2016 - Proactive planning of all articles (~450) to reduce scrap as on the day of Relaunch. - Resolve potential capacity issues due to shifting of machines at blistering supplier by adjusting timings of Relaunch per Article. - Track creation of SAP and SOP master data and resolve inconsistencies. - Make retrospective plan including key milestones and task deadlines for internal departments. - Chase internal suppliers for new Artwork, packaging data, efolders release, etc.

Mar 2015 - Aug 2015

A.T. Kearney

Supply Chain Management Intern

- Provide a solution for Last-mile Logistics in online food retailing business in Germany. - Understand the International Best Practices and their applicability in German markets. - Conduct market research for consumer insights in grocery shopping. - Develop a case study on anticipated entry of Amazon Fresh in German markets. - Look at the possible new technologies in solving logistics challenge, such as the use of drones for delivery to consumer door-steps.


May 2015 - Jun 2015

McKinsey & Company

Student Consultant

- Design and develop a sustainable self-driven social entreprenuership model - Provide a solution to engage youth in Pakistan on social problems. - Find ways to enhance investment capital towards social entrepreneurship projects. - Provide best practices for impact investors in collaboration with International NGOs such as YES Network, Pakistan and Roots of Impacts.

Mar 2015 - May 2015


Student Consultant

- Develop a 360 degree launch campaign for Opel OnStar in Germany - Conduct a market research on consumers insights and concerns regarding the new technology. - Develop a communication strategy to make the campaign a success - Responsible for finding out partners for online subscriptions such as Spotify, NetFlix etc.

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