André Radon

André Radon

CIO, SEAT S.A. and CUPRA

Zum Vortrag:
„(WHY) CULTURE DRIVES DIGITALIZATION @SEAT S. A. & CUPRA”

2019 hat sich die SEAT IT neu aufgestellt und fokussiert seitdem auf die Digitalisierung neuer Geschäftsbereiche als auch auf die Digitalisierung der Kern IT. Seit März ist Andre Radon der neue CIO und seine Mission ist klar: Digitalisierung funktioniert nur mit einer klaren Produktorientierung und dem richtigen Mindset dahinter, aber das nicht nur innerhalb der IT, sondern auch innerhalb der Geschäftsbereiche. Warum er Agilität zur Chefsache erklärt und warum eine agile Kultur für ihn der Schlüssel zu einer erfolgreichen Unternehmenstransformation ist, wird er zusammen mit Claudia Aryus – PO Agile Transformation SEAT S. A. und CUPRA vorstellen.
 


Zur Person:
André Radon has been Chief Information Officer (CIO) at car manufacturer SEAT S.A. and CUPRA since March 2021, as well as a member of the board of directors of SEAT:CODE, the software development center of SEAT. Previously, he worked for nine years at Volkswagen AG as Director ITP Productprocess and Head of Volkswagen Group IT Labs. Radon studied mechatronics, robotic and automation engineering at the Technical University of Dresden. Other important positions in his career include Director of Engineering IT at automotive supplier Delphi Automotive Systems and Director of PLM at Conti.

About SEAT

About SEAT

SEAT is the only company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets cars in Spain. A member of the Volkswagen Group, the multinational has its headquarters in Martorell (Barcelona), sells vehicles under the SEAT and CUPRA brands, while SEAT MÓ covers urban mobility products and solutions. SEAT exports more than 80% of its vehicles, and is present in 75 countries.
 
SEAT employs over 15,000 professionals and has three production centres – Barcelona, El Prat de Llobregat and Martorell, where it manufactures the SEAT Ibiza, the SEAT Arona, the CUPRA Formentor and the Leon family. Additionally, the company produces the Ateca in the Czech Republic, the SEAT Tarraco in Germany, the SEAT Alhambra in Portugal and the Mii electric, SEAT’s first 100% electric car, in Slovakia. These plants are joined by SEAT:CODE, the software development centre located in Barcelona.
 
SEAT will invest 5 billion euros through to 2025 in R&D projects for vehicle development, specifically to electrify the range, and in equipment and facilities. The company aims to make Martorell a zero-carbon footprint plant by 2050.