- Presented managerial LEADERSHIP as senior executive
- Results in improving CASH FLOW and PROFIT
- Business support through the efficiency of INVESTMENTS / Marketing
- Proven team BUILDER and team DEVELOPER
- CALM and QUICK decision maker in critical business moments 

Senior Leader with broad LEADERSHIP Capacities in BUSINESS Finance and TEAM driving in Multinational Regional Environment.

BUSINESS PARTNER in Finance, PROFIT management, CASH improvements, INVESTMENT Efficiency, COST efficiency and Internal CONTROLS / SOX. STRATEGIC planning and change management. Negotiations.

Team Builder with team Vision leading differing personalities to work Together to Ultimate Benefit. Expertise in Consumer Business (Beauty, Electronics, FMCG, Trade, Retail). MBA & ACCA certified.


Sport - Ski instructor, Mountainbiking, Tennis, Squash, Soccer, Golf.

Travelling, Running, Hiking, Family.

Work History

Work History
2015 - Present

FD / Senior Leader / Advisor / Consultant


Ready for new CHALLENGES.
Independent consultant in finance area.
Cash flow, profitability, investment and spending efficiency advisory and assistance.

2011 - 2015

Board Member

Direct Selling Association (Czech) / Direct Selling Association (Slovakia)

Leadership of the professional association to increase public awareness of direct selling business in the Czech and Slovakia territory.
Co-operation with other direct selling companies on the strategy formulation.
Communication with governmental and regulatory partners and influencing their plans and decisions related to the industry.

2010 - 2014

Finance Director

Avon Cosmetics

Regional Finance Leadership and Business Partnership (Zagreb, Sarajevo, Bratislava, Prague)
Annual revenues managed $110mil
P&L and Cash management, Investment Evaluation and Strategic Planning

Key Achievements:
- Team LEADERSHIP – strong team with the best career planning and development opportunities, confirmed by employee survey
- PROFIT management – turnaround of business with steady PROFIT and CASH growth
- Forecast ACCURACY – the best score in Central and Eastern Europe region
- PROCESSES, CONTROLS / SOX – no deficiencies in financial areas confirmed by internal audit
- COST efficiency activities – annual commitments delivered
- INVESTMENT and BUSINESS finance support – improved service to business

2009 - 2010

Advisor / FM

Invest Live (real estate)

Independent ADVISORY on Business Finance and Investment Activities in real estate.
Strategic Planning and Finance Management CONTROLS.

2005 - 2009

Senior Manager Finance / FD


Management of Complete Corporate and Business Finance with Controlling, Accounting, Planning, SOX, Governance and Administration/Operations agenda of Czech operation. US GAAP reporting. Annual revenues $ 155mil.

Key Achievements:
- BUSINESS PARTNER - leveraged Finance department role to Advisory role
- REGIONAL leader CEE - implemented project Integrated Forecasting
- Cost EFFICIENCY program implemented
- SAP implementation leader for finance aspects of Invoicing module
- Enhanced SOX control area – finance and general controls
- Improved Finance CONTROLLING / Budgeting processes (improved control)

2004 - 2005

Financial Manager - Regional CEE


Leading Corporate Management reporting project for CEE region (Czech, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary). Longer term testing stays in the US / UK. Project scope Management reporting efficiency. Project size Annual CEE revenue $210mil.

Key achievement:
- Project implemented successfully

2000 - 2005

Financial Manager


Management of Financial Reporting, Controlling, Forecasting, Budgeting, Transfer Pricing, SOX, US GAAP for Czech and Slovakia region. Consolidation. Manufacturing control and reporting. Annual revenues $ 100mil.

Key Achievements :
- Leader for regional CEE project - SAP reporting tool - implemented
- Managed regional CEE project - Internal Controls and set up SOX controls implemented
- EFFECTIVENESS in reporting processes - implemented
- LEADING implementation of Rolling Forecast in Czech entity - process implemented
- DEVELOPED and stabilized Finance department team

1999 - 2000

Audit Supervisor / Manager


Managing audits, reviews and due diligencies for domestic and multinational companies primarily within retail and distribution / trade areas.


2012 - 2014


City University Seattle

Global Management

1994 - 1999


Fellow Member of ACCA  (FCCA)

Accounting and Finance

University of Wales, Cardiff

CVUT Praha



Managerial Leadership

Cash Flow Management

Profit Management

Team Building and Development

Investment efficiency / Business support

Action calmly and quickly in critical business moments

Forecasting accuracy

Hyperion reporting tool

SAP information system

PC skills Microsoft Office

English language

Czech language - native