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Les Vans , Ardèche — 66ans

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66 ans

Les Vans


Expériences professionnelles


Manager de Transition / Executive Interim Manager


Assignments in Europe for international industrial groups both B to B and B to C. Missions include:

ThyssenKrupp Encasa / engineered products, €18M turnover in the French entity.

  • Financial management while a new Finance Director was recruited.
  • Clearing non-resolved matters from ERP upgrade.

Zodiac Nautic / marine industry, €45M global turnover; group CFO during a period stretching from preparation and sale of the business to a US private equity group to the initial first 2 years with the new private equity owner.

  • Tasks included setting up new finance organisation.
  • Introducing new legal and business reporting.
  • Moving to a stand-alone IT environment.
  • Cash management measures during severe economical situation.

Essilor / optical products, €45M turnover in the Nordic operation.

  • Stabilisation and improvement of work environment.
  • Finding and negotiating rent agreement for new premises.
  • Preparing ‘playing field’ for new Nordic Finance Director.
  • Established, followed-up and coordinated the budget process in the Nordic operation.

ThyssenKrupp Monolift /engineered products, €20M turnover in the French entity.

  • Financial management while a new Finance Director was recruited.
  • Financial and operational management; initiatives to reduce working capital through reducing outstanding receivables by €450k (26%).
  • Identified and initiated actions to increase gross margin by €850k.

ArcelorMittal / metallurgy and automobile, €150M turnover in the French entities.

  • Introduced Anglo-Saxon reporting in 2 newly acquired entities; development and coordination of business reporting and budget.

Nybron / wood processing, € 250M turnover in the Swedish entity.

  • Improvement of ERP based plant information.
  • Introduced KPI system in 5 factories and ERP (Movex) production modules in 3 factories.

BIM Chemicals
Göteborg, Suède

CFO / Managing Director

2003 to 2007: CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (Group) and MANAGING DIRECTOR (Swedish entity): BIM Kemi
(Privately owned Group of 10 companies employing 200 staff across 4 production units with a turnover of € 50M). Member of the executive committee, responsible for all Financial, Human Resources (HR) and Information Technology (IT) functions for the Group.

• Appointed to take strategic and functional control with full profit & loss accountability for the autonomous Swedish legal entity employing 55 staff with a turnover of €15M.
• Introduced budgets, forecasts, targets, strategy and business systems & processes
• Implemented enterprise wide SAP systems across all business & financial systems
• Introduced financial controls and an internal audit systems across the Group
• Set-up internal banking, transfer prices and royalties resulting in reduced costs

Biora (Biotech)
Malmo, Suède


(International listed in Stockholm and on the NASDAQ with a turnover of €14M and 82 employees)
• Responsible for Finance, HR, IT & external communications for the Group
• Participated to turn the business around financially in readiness for it’s disposal
• Handled budgets, forecasts, targets, resource maximisation & allocation activities
• Developed formal systems and controls
• Responsible for data room activities in conjunction with the divestiture of the Group

Hercules (U.S speciality chemicals company

Vice President Finance Europe

European turnover of $1.2Billion)
Responsible for financial systems, processes and staff across Europe for
BetzDearborn (see below) that was acquired by Hercules in 1998.
• Appointed to supervise, motivate and control a multi-functional team of 73 employees
during merger processes and after an initial reduction of 23%
• Played a key role in group tasked with creating


VP Finance Europe

Betz-Dearborn (US specialist in water process treatment $340M t/o – 1650 staff)
• Appointed to supervise, motivate and control a multi-functional team of 95 employees after the merger with GraceDearborn (see below)
• Responsible for managing the financial changes involved following merger processes
• Implemented accounting harmonisation processes for merged global conglomerate

WR Grace Inc.
France, Sweden

Director of Finance etc.

Various financial positions based in France and Sweden.



1980     University of Lund, Sweden - BSc in Finance and Administration



Swedish : Bilingue ou langue maternelle

English : Bilingue ou langue maternelle

French : Courant

German : Moyen

Norwegian : Compétence professionnelle

Danish : Compétence professionnelle