Bryan Train

Bryan Train

Summary

I am an internationally focused mid level executive with previous experience within the chemical, structured finance and healthcare fields.I have held responsibility for regions as diverse as Latin America, North America, Australia, and Western Europe and have participated in business development projects with a focus on lucrative Asian markets.In terms of geographical location, I have lived and worked in Belgium, Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States.

I hold an MSc in Logistics, Trade and Finance from Cass Business School in London, accompanied by a BA (Hons) in International Business and German from the European Business School in London.My graduate studies focused on the Energy Sector, of which an abstract of my dissertation was published in the Oxford Forum Journal*.I have a wide contact base in various fields around the globe and would consider myself to be flexible and nimble, adding value in challenging and opportunistic environments.

* Oxford Energy Forum Journal, Feb 2006, Issue 64, “The Strategies of non-OECD Gas Producers in the Atlantic & Middle East.”

Work History

Work History
Aug 2008 - May 2009

Manager, Strategic Projects

Coloplast Corp
  • Responsible for North American annual business planning process, developing & driving Strategic Business Plan & company wide strategic projects.
  • Monitor and execute delivery of company’s strategic and financial objectives.
  • Prepare monthly & quarterly business reviews with corporate Executive Management in cooperation with Finance Department & Business Areas.
  • Provide monthly sales analysis to Corporate HQ in Denmark.
  • Maintain and drive US Leadership Team / Advisory Board agendas.
  • Develop & implement sales & marketing efficiency programs in cooperation with Business Area sales & marketing leadership + corporate Commercial Excellence team.
  • Perform analysis on potential mergers & acquisitions.
  • Built performance analytics tools for manufacturing, re-imbursement & R&D.
Jan 2007 - Jul 2008

Associate, IFRA Program, International Business Group (IBG)

GMAC Rescap

Treasury, Forecasting, Planning & Analysis

  • Part of team integrating the Treasury, Forecasting, Planning & Analysis functions following the acquisition of the ResMor Trust Company by GMAC RFC of Canada.
  • Responsible for consolidation of forecasts & periodic management reporting packs, providing in depth analysis to link business unit specific drivers to actual results for the IBG.
  • Primary contact for analysis to the CFO office & other significant stakeholders.
  • Acted as a liaison between business unit Capital Markets & Finance areas (UK, Europe, Canada, Latin America & Australia) & Corporate Office Groups.

US GAAP Reporting

  • Responsible for the consolidation & review of required financial reporting deliverables to Corporate Financial Reporting, working with senior management & BU finance teams to provide analytical tools to reconcile managerial actuals in accordance with US GAAP.
  • Worked with Corporate Financial Reporting to enhance processes in accordance with corporate enterprise control requirements.

US/International GAAP/Change Management

  • Responsible for assisting Director of Finance with documentation & conclusions for new &/or unusual transactions in the IBG.
  • Provided training to IBG finance units in order to ensure that the corporate Change Management Framework process was understood & complied with.
Nov 2005 - Dec 2006

Associate, IFRA Program, International Business Group (IBG)

GMAC-RFC UK
  • Led project to asses the feasibility of establishing a sub-prime mortgage lender in a major Asian market through a joint venture & prepared a 10 year financial forecast presented at IBG board level using my knowledge of securitized debt products, ratings, credit fundamentals & their structures in various markets.
  • Implemented tool to forecast the cost of outsourcing mortgage servicing (primary & master) in order to aid the UK business in contract negotiations.
  • Developed & implemented value creation reporting, a tool designed to project the gain on sale of various mortgage pools across the credit spectrum in order to assess the viability of exiting either via Securitization or Whole Loan Sale for the UK’s Portfolio & Value Analytics group.Primary contact for product pricing in the UK Business.
  • Represented UK business in IBG global strategy meetings.
Jun 2002 - Jun 2004

Accountant (Business Process Owner)

DUPONT IBERICA
  • Centralized a number of accounting functions from the principal sites in Germany to the Global Finance Center in Spain.Assessed the effectiveness of processes & procedures of a particular finance function, documented & determining the delegation of responsibilities & scope of each role.Worked closely with management, local finance, purchasing & IT in order to ensure the cohesion of these processes into a single SAP based platform.

Education

Education
Sep 2004 - Jun 2005

MSc

Cass Business School
Sep 1998 - May 2002

BA (Hons)

European Business School