Dieter Schaffer


10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, thereof 5 years in oncology and hematology, 8 years FMCG, 10 years industry (automotive and oil), financial experience +20 years, thereof Eastern Europe since 1990, 8 years of service in foreign countries across Europe. General Management and Business set-up across Central and Eastern Europe, Russia/CIS and Middle East, Regional finance and executive finance experience combined with strong business focus, in particular in complex corporate matrix structures, representing the company to outside parties, negotiations with business partners, customers and suppliers, banks, insurances and IRS, repeated legal and business set-up of companies - in particular in Eastern Europe, regional business planning and analysis for up to 45 markets, regional consolidation, finance accounting (US GAAP, IAS), HR administration, supply, logistics and IT management, regional banking and treasury management, review/appraisal and determination of credit lines, Due diligence, analysis of stocks, options bonds and futures (with special emphasis on NYSE, NYMEX)

Work History

Work History
Oct 2007 - Present

Head Region CEMEA

Jan 2004 - Sep 2007

Regional Finance Manager Oncology (Europe and Emerging Growth Markets)

Novartis Pharma AG Basel