EXPERTISE

LEADERSHIP

Managed Start-ups (3-5 FTE) and with large multi-stied, International Teams (30-180 FTE)
Culturally astute, managed Finance, HR, IT and Procurement teams
International Assignments in Mature and Emerging markets
Fluent in German and English, knowledge of French and Russian
Non-Executive and Executive Board Member

FINANCE

Developed teams from silo-thinkers into supporting, operationally integrated teams
Transformed old fashioned administration into modern, efficient finance functions
Educated Non-Finance Managers (Budgeting, Cost, NWC & Capex Mgmt, Forecasting)
Retail, Wholesale and Manufacturing Industry Experience

PROJECTS

Market & Business Development (Market Research, Lead Generation & Conversion)
Improved Processes and implemented Shared Services (B2R, P2P and O2C)
Steering Committee Member for larger CAPEX Projects
Implemented complex Transfer Pricing structures and reduced closing cycles
Going Private of listed corporation, Merger & Acquisitions

TRANSFORMATION

Centralizations and Shared Service Center Setups
Restructured Administrative Departments (Finance, IT, Legal, HR)
Change Management Development for mid-level managers (Leadership & Responsibility)
Profitability Improvements (INCOME, CAPEX, ASSET, NWC)