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Insightful global leader with a keen ability to organize and motivate effective teams, develop and implement processes, and make critical decisions across functions and cultures to effect change and realize strategic growth. 

Professional Experience

Aug 2004Present

Investor

Private
  • Research, analyze, and invest in a diverse range of assets and business opportunities
Apr 2012Sep 2014

Global Product Line Manager - Subsea Chokes

FMC Technologies Inc - Houston, TX
  • Set the PL vision and strategy, which hinged on developing trust with all stakeholders via SQDC success
  • Directed technical sales, commercial, operations and engineering mid-managers to ensure alignment and realize our team's strategic objectives and targets.
    • Remained off EPC XT critical paths - zero LDs
    • Less than 5% unplanned turnover during tenure
  • Owned the product line P&L, which generated a 40% revenue CAGR and turned the first quarterly and annual profits (2014) via sales growth and OH/COGS leverage
    • 2014 Est:  Rev $15m / EBITDA $3m
  • Focused internal/external marketing to increase global brand recognition and product acceptance; growing market share by 80%.
Nov 2009Mar 2012

Delivery Manager (Expatriate) - Subsea Connections

FMC Technologies Inc - Norway
  • Directed operations - planning, procurement/suppliers, and quality assurance - within a matrix organization
  • Managed 50% unit delivery growth of a $120m product line with <15% leveraged headcount adds during a functional to operational management transition
  • Led the executive in-sourcing initiative to establish FMC Singapore as the preferred global connections supplier
  • Drove the implementation of primavera scheduling and improved planning
Feb 2007Oct 2009

Business Analyst - Business Development & Technology

FMC Technologies Inc - Houston, TX
  • Teamed with global technology executive management to form five-year product strategies and execution plans
  • Developed and implemented financial controls to adhere to the $50mm global R&D budget and strategy - eliminating previous 5%+ overruns (CFO Award Nom.)
  • Created, implemented and executed the following:
    • C-Suite R&D Monthly Reporting Process (MPR)
    • New Product Development Stage Gate Process
    • Electronic Project Justification (Approval Process) 
  • Analyzed potential acquisitions for strategic fit with FMC's vision via data collection and financial modeling
Aug 2004Feb 2007

Project Controller - International Projects

FMC Technologies Inc - Houston, TX
  • Teamed with engineers, project managers, and sales to develop $10-$300m project budgets and forecasts, mitigate project risks, and exploit opportunities.
  • Managed Western Region (WR) FOREX hedging
  • Reported Monthly Performance (MPR) to WR Executives