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Work ExperienceA FINANCE DIRECTOR with UK and international experience in PLC and private company environments and a demonstrable track record of effective delivery in the manufacturing, finance and service sectors. BPR and financial systems development, installation and implementation specialist
Total Language Solutions plc (current ad hoc part time)
Marketing and business development assistance
Major family controlled industrial group (August 2001 to August 2002, now part time consultant)
Re-structure private £75 million mixed industrial group by asset and trade disposals, re-banking and exiting UK manufacturing in favour of overseas sourcing: major strategy now in place and built new team to execute.
Total Language Solutions plc (December 2000 to July 2001)
Design and install all the management and financial reporting systems for new profitable B2B e-commerce dotcom group
The Laird Group plc (March 1999 to December 2000) (interim then on contract: based in Germany, France and UK; part time to end March 2001)
Senior Executive Officer of the £350 million Tier One car parts division (3,500 employees): re-organised the management and financial systems, product and pricing changes which increased performance at all levels, gross margins by 4% and operating profit by 11% in 9 months; prepared and worked on the disposal exceeding Board expectations as to price and timetable.
The RAMS Pub Management Group (start Q3 1998 to end Q1 1999)
Design, install and implement robust new financial and unit revenue / cost system control and profit margin / stock control procedures for £25 million revenue growing public house management company (minority shareholder).
Langdons Foods plc (mid 1997 to November 1998)
Managing Director and CFO re-structured this listed group to dispose of unprofitable subsidiaries and make new acquisitions; organised rights issue and recruited new management team.
Caspian Securities Group (December 1996 to July 1997)
CFO and Director of $150 million start up global investment bank, installing financial and IT systems, settlement and investment product development and capital raising.
Warner-Lambert Company (January 1995 to June 1996)
Key team leader for pan-European SAP installation development programme
Wilkinson-Sword (June 1992 to December 1995; based in Germany)
CFO £300 million turnover European/North American manufacturer of shaving and related products, also responsible for Treasury, IT and purchasing departments, including the successful creation of a multi-currency pool. Responsible for production plants in the UK, Germany and the USA and marketing offices throughout Europe.
EducationGraduate: History honours degree: University of Exeter (BA)
Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants (FCA)
Henley Management College and Brunel University (MBA)
Diploma: Chartered Institute of Marketing (Dip.M)
Member; Chartered Institute of Marketing (MCIM)
Skills1) Installation, implementation and operation of transparent business management systems for operational, budgetary and reporting purposes
2) Re-evaluation of business and financial systems and processes for product costing and customer pricing
3) Re-organisation of business divisions in group context to recover performance and profitability
4) Preparation of businesses for disposal and co-management of the disposal process.
5) Management and creation of cultural integration of cross-border teams, recruitment, leadership, motivation and reward policy design and implementation.
6) Worked across Europe, also the USA and implemented international business strategies