About Sicco Drion
2008 Cum Laude dual Master in Business Administration at the RSM Erasmus University Rotterdam (NL) and HSG St Gallen (CH):
- CEMS Master in Strategic Marketing
- Innovation Management.
2008-2011 Global Product Manager chemical anchors Hilti AG Liechtenstein Globally responsible for a CHF110 Mio Product Portfolio. Lead for TTM
projects introducing key product lines. The driving force behind a major product portfolio and supplier harmonization project
2011-2012 Regional Business Developer Consumables Hilti Central Europa, Munich, DE Responsible for strategy and market development of a EUR100 Mio business in 5 key markets
2012-2013 Head Product Management, Mungo, Olten Schweiz Restructured Product Portfolio, implemented new processes with within the product management group
2013-2015 Business Developer Lab, Mettler Toledo Group, Greifensee, Schweiz Global responsibility for the implementation of the telesales sales channel implementation in the lab division. Successfully restructured the marketing campaigns, developed new training modules and introduced new sales tools like chat and instant quote
2015-today Program Manager, Mettler Toledo Rainin, Oakland, USA Lead for a Cross-SBU initiative focused on Lab of the Future and streamlining lab processes. Phase 1 is the SmartStand
Over the past years Sicco Drion has driven several product and service innovation projects in different industries. "The key for success," he says, "has always been a customer centric approach: start with the customer need and develop the solution from there." In his current role at Rainin he has been the driving force behind an innovative solution around pipette management: the SmartStand. "For the first time, researchers will have the comfort of knowing their pipette is ready to go right where they use the pipette: on the bench.