Senior Director Finance
Location: Boston (USA)Full financial responsibility for global Bioscience division [$800M revenue worldwide]. Provide financial decision support on a wide scope of operational and strategic matters. Manage all areas of financial responsibility including financial reporting and forecasting, business analysis, resource allocation, capital planning and acquisition analysis.Accomplishments include:- Led the management reporting activities for the division: Implemented integrated reporting and forecasting process in the division to optimize workload and improve forecast accuracy - appropriately balanced corporate and divisional perspectives in developing forecasts, and provided transparency into business drivers, risks and opportunities.- Continued to transform Millipore Bioscience from $400M laboratory supplier to an $800M Life Science solution provider through a combination of organic growth, acquisition and strategic partnerships: Led financial analysis and integration of the following acquisitions: Epitome (Jan 09), Guava (Feb 09), BioAnaLab (Aug 09). Supported co-development R&D activity by supporting more than 15 partnerships agreements in 2009 (served as consultant in the negotiation and financial evaluation).- Coordinated the Go To Market strategy of the division (pricing – distribution channels – E-Biz deployment)- Directed analyses of development options for R&D programs to maximize return on investment - Coordinated and aligned Business and Manufacturing forecasts to improve Free Cash Flow [+50% in 2009]- Maintained a high-performing finance organization. Evaluated talent using the finance competency model, and effectively implemented the company’s performance management practices. Actively developed finance talent and contributed to the development of future finance leaders.