Summary

Dynamic and experienced Finance and Supply Chain Professional with demonstrated ability to work in a diverse cultural environment and cross-functional teams

Worked in 3 different countries and speaks 4 different languages

Work History

Work History
Jan 2012 - Present

Vice President Supply Chain

Unilever Jeronimo Martins

Board member responsible for the Supply Chain including Procurement, Manufacturing (3 factories), Warehousing and distribution, R&D and quality.

Dec 2009 - Dec 2011

Supply Chain Finance Director Spreads, Dressings Ice Cream

Unilever Supply Chain Company AG

As part of the Spreads Dressings & Ice Cream Supply Chain Board has as main responsibilities to:

  • Support the Supply Chain VPs in managing European supply chain as well as the development and implementation of the category Strategy.
  • Deliver the P&L of 26 independent units (€ 50 m/year).
  • Manage the Category Capital expenditure (circa € 90 m/year)
  • Lead cost efficiency improvement across the European Category Supply Chain (Circa € 3,0 Bln product cost) across 26 own sites and 30 Co-packers
  • Develop and implement the Category Risk Management Process
Feb 2009 - Dec 2009

Supply Chain Finance Director Spreads, Dressings & Olive Oil

Unilever Supply Chain Company AG

As part of the Spreads Dressings and Olive Oil Supply Chain Board and European Make Board (cross category) has as main responsibilities to:

  • Support the Supply Chain VP in managing European supply chain as well as the development and implementation of the category Strategy.
  • Deliver the P&L of 18 independent units (€ 36 m/year).
  • Manage the Category Capital expenditure (circa € 45 m/year)
  • Lead cost efficiency improvement across the European Category Supply Chain (Circa € 3,0 Bln product cost) across 18 own sites and 10 Co-packers
2005 - 2009

Supply Chain Finance Director Global and European Beverages

Unilever Supply Chain Company AG

As part of the Global Leaf Tea Supply Chain and European Beverages Supply Chain Board had as main responsibilities to:

  • Support the Supply Chain VP in managing the Global and European Beverages supply chain as well as the development and implementation of the category Strategy.
  • Deliver the P&L of 8 independent units (€ 15 m/year).
  • Manage the European Beverages Capital expenditure (circa € 30 m/year)
  • Lead the cost efficiency across the Global Category’s Supply Chain (Circa € 1,8 Bln product cost) across 35 own sites and 37 Co-packers
  • Co-lead the Category Benchmarking process across the Global Factory network (35 Sites).
  • Drive cost transparency and accounting treatment harmonisation across the Global Beverages SC.

2003 - 2005

Senior Auditor

Unilever NV (hosted by Unilever France)

As part of the European Audit Team, had as main mission to provide independent reassurance to the Board of Unilever that all major risks affecting the achievement of companies objectives were understood and managed:

  • Global champion of the Manufacturing Restructuring audit review.
  • 13 processes audited in 14 different countries and 2 continents
2003 - 2005

Supply Chain Finance Manager - European Beverages Category

Unilever NV (hosted by Unilever France)

As part of the European Category Beverages Supply Chain Supply Chain had as main responsibilities to:

  • Lead cost/capital efficiency across the Global Category’s Supply Chain (Circa € 490 mio product cost and € 16 mio Capex) across 6 own sites and 37 Co-packers
  • Build Beverages Supply Chain Annual Contract.
  • Co-lead the Benchmarking exercises across the European Factory network.
  • Support to Category’s major innovation projects.
1999 - 2001

Category Commercial Manager SCC (Spreads & Cooking Category)

Unilever Portugal

Control of the value chain of Spreads, Olive Oil and Liquid Oils in UBF Portugal (€ 100 m turnover).

  • Close control over the raw material evolution, especially in Olive oil, and quick repercussion on consumer price for both internal and Export Markets.
  • Control over the “Turnaround” strategy for Liquid Oils in Portugal (including site restructuring).
  • Leading the Category Finance project team in charge of developing and implementing rolling forecast and planning tools.
1997 - 1999

Controller Assistant

Unilever Portugal
  • Control of Marketing and Trade Investments.
  • Production and reporting of Monthly and Quarterly Results, Annual Plans and its updates
  • Member of the Portuguese European Business Group Strategic Plan 2000 – 2003 project team.

Education

Education

Certifications

Certifications
1998 - Present

Portuguese Chartered Accountant

Camara dos Tecnicos Oficiais de Contas
1997 - Present

Member of the Portuguese Economist order

Ordem dos Economistas

Interest

European History of the 19th Century. History of the African continent, Passionate Supporter of S.L Benfica (the biggest football club in the world according to the Guinness Book of records)