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The CV / Resume of Ken Wiens is now available for download (.doc or .pdf) or html viewing.
Updated July 7, 2015

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Some Highlights...

For Aux Sable, as Program Manager, selected and implemented an ETRM (Energy Trading and Risk Management) system (OpenLink), selected and implemented a Business Intelligence system (SAP Business Objects), implemented Dynamics AX (Axapta) ERP in 7 companies across 2 countries. The ERP implementation included the WellPoint EFM (Energy Financial Management) and EAM (Enterprise Asset Management) AX applications.

For CPR, identified and eliminated $2.9 million in annual operating costs, reduced business risk and increased service levels as part of managing the largest EAI implementation in Canada

For Agrium, reduced the monthly accounting cycle from 10 days to 3 days and eliminated $1.1 million in annual costs through process reengineering and the development of new computer applications.

For CPR, was responsible for a project portfolio of $225,000,000 as manager of the Project Management Office (PMO)

For a high technology client ($50mm in annual sales), facilitated the client’s survival through a management reorganization and the development of new operational and marketing plans. This satisfied the principal lenders enough to increase available credit lines and allowed the client to return to profitability

For Ranger Oil, removed internal communications and information barriers through the development of the Oil & Gas industry’s first knowledge management and information sharing system

Ken is the only consultant in Canada who has received recognized professional certifications in Project Management (PMP), Information Systems (ISP), and Human Resources (CHRP).  As a result, his solutions work; they address not only the technical and business requirements but are implemented with vital regard to the human change factors involved

Ken has been recognized multiple times by the PMI (Project Management Institute) for Project Management Excellence


Added Value:

In 1996, Ken led a successful month-long expedition to climb the east ridge of Mt Logan (the highest mountain in Canada). Subsequently, he built a multimedia presentation based on that expedition that examines the trip from the perspective of project management and team building under adverse conditions.  Ken has given this presentation to many clients, who have found it entertaining, informative and motivational.  Ken offers to present this (at no charge) to clients upon request.  Click here for more detail