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Patrick Henz
Patrick Henz

Head of GRC US, Regional Compliance Officer Americas, Futurist, Storyteller, AI.

Greater Atlanta Area

  • Focus: Contributions are valued by peers
  • Accountability: Thoroughly contributes in all areas
  • Sense of Urgency: Consistently responds in a timely fashion
  • Team: Frequently supports and responds to peers
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Awards earned:

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Rating: 4.40/5 stars (4355 ratings)

Level: LEVEL 07

12 month points: 12573 ptsView details

Lifetime points: 21434 pts

skills
technology 696
Risk 563
Management 390
Compliance 305
Strategy 243
Sustainability 231
Ethics 162
Leadership 117
FCPA 95
Anti-corruption 52
Change Management 44
Latin 41
Best Practices 38
Legal Compliance 33
Writing 25
UK Bribery Act 20
Due Diligence 12
Internal Audit 12
Corporate Governance 7
Panelist 5
Risk Management 4
Business Strategy 3
International Business 3
Project Management 3
Antitrust 2
Corporate Sustainability 2
Business Ethics 1
Strategic Planning
Sarbanes-Oxley Act
Process Improvement
Intercultural Communication
Intercultural Skills
Contract Negotiation
Business Process Improvement
404 Compliance
Mergers & Acquisitions
Cross-functional Team Leadership
Controls Assessment
Multicultural Sensitivity/Awareness
International Relations
Business Partner Relations
Conference Speaking
Scientific Writing
Compliance Communiction
Antitrust Economics
Competition Economics
Sustainable Business
Business Psychology
Social Psychology
RegTech
PROFILE

Summary

Patrick Henz started his career in the Corporate Information Office and Compliance at the end of 2007, when he was responsible for the implementation of the Siemens Anti-Corruption program in Mexico and several Central American and Caribbean countries. Together with these tasks, he gained valuable insights into global Compliance programs, with a focus on Latin America. Since 2009 in his role as Compliance Officer he is responsible for an effective Compliance program; based on identification, protection, detection, response & recovery and combined with integrity, respect, passion & sustainability . With these means, he defines Compliance as pro-active function, being perceived as guardian, expert and facilitator. The focus is on information to ensure adequate behavior, not only of the human employee, but Artificial Intelligence included.

This means the regular planning and execution of Compliance Risk Assessments and further global reviews. According an effective sustainability strategy, where Compliance plays a key role, he actively promotes the idea at university workshops and conferences (including the ACI Compliance Boot-Camp 2013, ’16 and ‘17 in Houston). Doing so, he became two times President of Honor of Marcus Evans' Latin-American Corporate Compliance Conference 2011 and 2012 in Mexico City, panelist at The Economist Mexico Summit 2015 and the Compliance Week Technology Innovation & Compliance Summit 2018. Furthermore co-founder of the Ethics & Compliance Forum Mexico, including editor and co-author of the Ethics & Compliance Manual, published in 2014.

Since July 2013, Patrick Henz was Compliance Officer at Siemens Industry Inc., responsible for Customer Services and Metal Technologies. Since January 2015, he is Regional Compliance Officer Americas at Primetals Technologies. Since October 2017 in addition also Head of Governance US, based in the Atlanta area.

Position 20 at Thomson Reuter's US Top 50 Social Influencers in Risk, Compliance and RegTech.

Experience

Head of Governance & Compliance

Primetals Technologies

October 2017 - Present

Governance, Risk and Compliance spans a triangle where the three edges stand in a close interaction, including the areas Strategy, Processes, People and Technology. Simple and effective processes ensure people’s behaviour based on the individual’s values.

Regional Compliance Officer Americas

Primetals Technologies

January 2015 - Present

Patrick Henz started his career in the Corporate Information Office and Compliance at the end of 2007, when he was responsible for the implementation of the Siemens Anti-Corruption program in Mexico and several Central American and Caribbean countries. Together with these tasks, he gained valuable insights into global Compliance programs, with a focus on Latin America. Since 2009 in his role as Compliance Officer he is responsible for an effective Compliance program; based on identification, protection, detection, response & recovery and combined with integrity, respect, passion & sustainability . With these means, he defines Compliance as pro-active function, being perceived as guardian, expert and facilitator. The focus is on information to ensure adequate behavior, not only of the human employee, but Artificial Intelligence included.

This means the regular planning and execution of Compliance Risk Assessments and further global reviews. According an effective sustainability strategy, where Compliance plays a key role, he actively promotes the idea at university workshops and conferences (including the ACI Compliance Boot-Camp 2013, ’16 and ‘17 in Houston). Doing so, he became two times President of Honor of Marcus Evans' Latin-American Corporate Compliance Conference 2011 and 2012 in Mexico City, panelist at The Economist Mexico Summit 2015 and co-founder of the Ethics & Compliance Forum Mexico, including editor and co-author of the Ethics & Compliance Manual, published in April 2014.

Since July 2013, Patrick Henz was Compliance Officer at Siemens Industry Inc., responsible for Customer Services and Metal Technologies. Since January 2015, he is Regional Compliance Officer Americas at Primetals Technologies, based in the Atlanta Area.

ACTIVITY