Annette Trenz

As the Global Manufacturing Industry Lead, Annette Trenz is responsible for the strategic design, development and direction of CGI’s global manufacturing portfolio. In this role, she supports client relationship development, drives executive discussions to share industry thought leadership, and engages with senior client executives to accelerate CGI business units’ growth plans. Prior to joining CGI in 2019, Annette held several management roles, responsible for managing global P&L’s, as well as leading senior service delivery managers and global sales excellence teams. She also has been responsible for the development of packaged software for the manufacturing industry. Annette has a broad industrial and technical background, with a specialized focus on the automotive industry (OEM) including supplier side (OES) processes. An agile leader and certified design-thinking facilitator, Annette is highly experienced in the process of digital change and business agility. She holds a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Saarbrücken (Hochschule für Technik & Wirtschaft), Germany.

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Listening to the Voice of Our Clients: Accelerating investments and strategies to drive the future of manufacturing

March 22, 2021 A few months ago, I shared with you a fundamental dilemma manufacturers are facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic: “Should I continue to focus on short-term measures to drive efficiency and reduce costs, or on building resilience into my organization to better adapt to change?” I argued that ...

CGI Client Global Insights: Five ways manufacturers can balance efficiency and resilience to lead in a new digital era

November 23, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic is compelling manufacturers to decide between continuing to focus on short-term measures to drive efficiency and reduce costs, or building resilience to better adapt to change. The answer is not choosing between one or the other, but finding the right balance between the two ...

Five strategic actions manufacturers can take to rebound stronger from the crisis

July 20, 2020 Manufacturers are at a critical juncture. In the time immediately following the pandemic crisis, efforts concentrated on keeping workers safe and managing business continuity.