15 years of supply chain experience
11 years of management accounting experience
International experience: Belgium, Sweden, Russia
Educational background: management accounting and corporate finance
Expertise: • Slow moving inventory and obsolescence risk management • Inventory optimization • Forecasting • Advanced quantitative analytics • Process and cross-functional cooperation improvement • Team management & coaching
Enjoy working in multinational and multicultural environment with extensive travelling, day-to-day international interaction and networking at all corporate levels. Personal qualities: creative team player; strong and efficient individual performer and leader.
Hobbies: investment valuation, new discoveries, reading, cooking
Married with 2 sons
mobile: +32 478 516447 (Belgium)
Global Supply Chain Senior Analyst
Since January 2015
Consignment Inventory Lead
May 2011 --- December 2014
Responsible for consignment inventory levels optimization across European stock holding points aiming for meeting return on investment and service level targets. Identify and proactively manage expiry and obsolescence related risks. Design, develop, promote new management solutions and approaches, and craft them in the form of on-going business projects. • Inventory write-off reduction projects have resulted in $0.7M saving on countries' P&Ls in 2012, $1M in 2013, and $1.2M in 2014. • Pilot inventory optimization project in Iberia in 2013-2014 proved success. Implementation across Europe during Sep-Nov 2014 let reduce inventory by 4%. Working with inventory I extensively use probabilistic simulation modeling and forecasting which provide a lot of flexibility and consistently demonstrate superior end results in terms of their impact on P&L and Balance sheet.
Independent Supply Chain Expert; Senior Consultant
October 2008 --- May 2011
. Consultancy practice on Supply Chain operations. Cost efficient solutions. Optimization modeling for quantifiable processes. Projects: • Planning process fine tuning for consumer goods direct sales company • Forecasting diagnostics and improvement recommendations for 2 companies in FMCG and food processing business • Dynamic shipment schedule optimization model for cosmetic company • Finished goods formulation optimization for food processing company
Group Inventory Manager
July 2007 --- July 2008
Providing a comprehensive inventory visibility end-to-end. Inventory risks assessment. Pro-active and re-active inventory planning. SI&OP process support. KPI reporting. Participation in various SCM projects and initiatives. Selected activities to be proud of: • Leading the project on Stock-Service optimization resulting in significant service improvement with no extra inventory investment • Just-in-time inventory deployment process development for new product launches • Working out the warehouse capacity estimation methodology for 3 new Group distribution centres • Tactical optimization for group safety stock • Advanced forecast diagnostics Reason for leaving: family decision not to relocate to Scandinavia .
Regional Planning & Inventory Manager CIS
June 2005 --- June 2007
Support and re-enforcement of the regional inventory management and distribution planning process. Developing a set of clear internal procedures. Integrating inventory and planning functions into the regional and global SI&OP process. Front line daily planning control. KPI reporting. Projects. Selected activities to be proud of: • Leading and developing a team of 8 bright, enthusiastic and dedicated professionals • Establishing end-to-end inventory flow visibility and transparency • Inventory balancing initiative which brought 1,000,000 euro of yearly sales • Service level improvement through better tactical forecasting and scheduling algorithms • Planning process improvement through advance process mapping, procedures revision and their smooth execution Reason for leaving: further promotion in Belgian head office .
Regional Forecasting / Demand planning coordinator Western Europe, Latin America, Asia
December 2000 --- May 2005
Forecasting methodology and tools development. Close cooperation and process coordination with Supply planning, Marketing, Customer service. Conducting trainings and workshops for regional forecasters. Selected activities to be proud of: • Developing the methodology for qualitative and quantitative assessment of the operational forecast • Significant improvement of the internal forecasting system • Cross-team dialogue facilitation for forecasting process improvement and best practice sharing • Advanced data analysis and reporting for Supply Chain directors Reason for leaving: further promotion and special assignment in CIS .
Regional financial analyst
February 1998 --- November 2000
Inventory costing. Fixed assets management. GAAP accounting methodology implementation. Budgeting. Reporting to Regional Controller. Selected activities to be proud of: • SCALA system implementation and coaching • Comprehensive stock control model development for accounting needs Reason for leaving: new role in Supply Chain in head office, and relocation to Belgium .
July 1989 --- January 1998
Positions in Finance and Accounting, including internal auditor, 2 roles as chief accountant (9 subordinates), senior financial analyst (4 subordinates). Worked in various companies incl ZIL (automotive), MKPP (heavy machinery), Coca-Cola (FMCG). .
Sergeant, unit commander
July 1984 --- June 1986
BBA in Finance from European University (Antwerp, Belgium) in 1996
Bachelor of Business Administartion in Accounting and Auditing from Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation (Moscow, Russia) in 1989