Sample Executive Profile

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VP Finance / COO - Global Manufacturing

Defense, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Automotive Manufacturing, Construction and Mining Equipment International corporate finance/treasury management - competent in US GAAP, Europe GAAP, IAS and Sarbanes-Oxley - with general management/COO experience up to $200m

Career Summary
Fast track finance executive combining extensive headquarters/corporate finance experience with finance and business management roles in the US and Europe, gained in a diversified US industrial corporation, XXXXXX, Inc. Competent in US GAAP, Europe GAAP, IAS and Sarbanes-Oxley; successful in restructuring; strong track record of leadership. A US citizen, with full EU resident status.
Track Record
  • Promoted to European Finance Director to lead team of HQ accountants for consolidation /analysis of $1.5 billion turnover XXXXXX (Europe), with reporting units across Europe, Russia, Latin America, S. Africa.
  • As Finance Director and de facto COO of $200m business unit in South Africa, turned around a loss-making JV, grew sales tenfold - to deliver profitable, cash generative $200m manufacturing unit
  • International Audit Administrator, appointed by Group CFO to lead international project reviews
  • Finance Manager, direct report to CFO with responsibility for development of financial functions of new shared service center.
  • Aged 32, Treasury Manager with balance sheet/income statement responsibility for all US daily short-term borrowings and investments for 5 principal operating divisions, including the issuance of Commercial Paper ($4 billion facility), Term Loans ($200 million), a Syndicated Revolving Credit Line ($6 billion), and FX.
Education + Affiliations
MBA, Finance major, XXXX University, 19XX BA, Management Economics, XXXX University

Compensation guide
€250,000 - €400,000
Preferred geography
Europe or USA
Current location
Preferred position

Either a senior Finance role or a COO position with a global manufacturing company. Open to location in either US or Europe. Has skills and management experience which might particularly suit a US company operating in Europe, or a European company with a US presence.


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Defense, Utilities, Oil & Gas and Automotive Manufacturing
Languages spoken; good knowledge of Greek, French, Spanish
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