Katja Hoppmann

Senior Project Manager Smart Manufacturing, Merck KGaA

I am Senior Project Manager for Smart Manufacturing at Merck KGaA, specializing in Supply Chain Analytics and Digital Twin Development. Specifically, this refers to building process-related Digital Twins and applying analytical tools in Supply Chain Management in innovation projects at a group-wide level. Prior to this role, I have worked at Merck In-house Consulting, providing management consulting services across various businesses of the Merck Group worldwide, focusing on operations and supply chain management. I hold a Master's degree in Industrial Engineering and Management, with a focus on Supply Chain Management and Mechanical Engineering and have been very passionate about applying “new” technologies ever since!