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Summary

OBJECTIVES • Responsible financial– and/or coaching position in an international environment.

PROFILE • Multilingual Financial Manager with outstanding international experience during last 15 years in Chemical/Pharma/Nutrition/Analytical testing industries in Asia , Europe and North America. Result oriented and with high skills for embracing change has experienced several jobs as: Chief Financial Officer, International Auditor, Controller, Corporate Governance Consultant and Business Manager. • Dynamic person with outstanding leadership energies, interested to be part of a Production/Innovation driven organization as CFO or leading Executive. • Specialties: Personal enthusiasm, perseverance, communication skills and creativity in solving accounting, financial and corporate governance issues, including KPIs, reporting, budgeting, financial closures and M&A. Experienced in risk management, ERP conversion and strategic business development. Fluent in English, Dutch, French and German.

Experiences

Current Experience

  • Temporary Consultant
    Since January 2013
    Various temporary assignments such as: - Purchasing of a house, restoration and decoration of 4 appartments (Marie-Joselaan 39, B-2600). - Writing of a business plan and searching for potential investors (PlanetFleetTV). - Conceptual development of a BtBtC e-commerce website (Lens2Go.be).

Past Experience

  • Business Manager SelectLine
    July 2011 --- December 2012
    Frutarom Health incorporates years of expertise into supplying top quality health ingredients that meet the highest standards: scientifically supported and documented, in line with regulatory affairs, offer formulation support and total quality assurance. Frutarom delivers first rate ingredients to our major markets in the dietary supplements, pharmaceuticals and functional food industries.

  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
    March 2007 --- March 2011
    Starting with the highest quality wild-crafted, organic and non-GMO raw materials, BGG develops and produces natural health products and nutritional solutions that aid and enhance people’s well being and quality of life. Beijing Gingko Group (BGG) is a privately held manufacturer of the highest-quality botanical extracts and derivatives used today in dietary supplements, pharmaceuticals, foods and beverages, cosmetics and tobacco products. BGG is a market leader in the United States and Asia integrating cutting-edge research and development, process technology and manufacturing skills.

  • International Auditor
    July 2002 --- February 2007
    Eurofins Scientific is one of the global market leaders in food & biopharma product testing, in environmental laboratory services and in agroscience, genomics, pharma discovery services & central laboratory services.

  • Internal Auditor
    December 2000 --- March 2001
    The Agfa-Gevaert Group develops, produces and distributes an extensive range of analog and digital imaging systems and IT solutions, mainly for the printing industry and the healthcare sector, as well as for specific industrial applications.

  • Financial & Corporate Governance Consultant
    September 1998 --- November 2000
    Déminor advises clients on corporate governance practices, capital market transactions such as take-over bids, mergers and squeeze-outs, and performs services such as business valuations, fairness opinions or negotiation mandates in connection with these transactions. Déminor assists shareholders, directors and management in family and privately held companies offering a 'one-stop' service: including business valuation, legal and governance analysis, installing corporate governance practices, negotiating shareholder agreements and the sale of a minority stake.

  • International Financial Controller
    August 1996 --- September 1998
    Air Trade Centre is a prominent supplier of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning products (HVAC). Air Trade Centre is active both within Europe and beyond. Bolstered by our unique combination of people, power, knowledge, expertise and technology, we are a group that consistently delivers high-quality HVAC solutions. Its product line includes a wide range of grills, diffusers, slot grids, swirl diffusers, air valves, constant volume valves, ducts, fans, heat pumps and air-conditionings.

Knowledge

LinkedIn Assessment :
Corporate GovernanceProblem SolvingFinancial ReportingInternal ControlsInternal AuditBudgetingAnalysisAuditingComplianceReconciliationFinancial AnalysisCorporate FinanceIFRSFinancial PlanningCash FlowExcelFinancial AccountingNegotiationForecastingStrategic PlanningProcess improvementBusiness StrategyFrenchEnglishGermanDue DiligenceBusiness PlanningInternational BusinessRisk ManagementFinancial ModelingMicrosoft ExcelFinanceFinancial AuditsEntrepreneurshipManagement ConsultingValuationStrategyBudgetsCRM

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
auditcontrollingIFRSreportingM&ACash flow analysisValuationsupply chainSourcing health food ingredients negociation of cooperation agreements

Education

  • METP EU-China Managers Exchange and Training Programme in Chinese Culture Programme from University of International Business and Economics in 2011
  • IMBA - International Ful-time MBA in Entrepreneurship from Vlerick Business School in 2002
  • Licentiaat in de handels- en financiële wetenschappen in Finance & Audit from Lessius Hogeschool Antwerpen in 1996

Languages

BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Dutch
Native
French
Full Proficiency
English
Full Proficiency
German
Professional Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 5 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
  • International:
    Yes

Area / Region

Rumst, België

Others

Driving License
  • Yes