Currently Director of Corporate Development for Cytec, a global Fortune 500 company based in West Paterson, NJ, responsible for all strategic transactions (e.g. mergers, joint ventures, acquisitions, divestitures, and licensing). Prior position was International Reengineering & Six Sigma Project Manager in North America for the Linde Group, the global leader in industrial gases (12 billion Euros, 43,000 employees). Previously responsible for mergers and acquisitions for BOC Gases North American industrial division (Linde acquired BOC in Sep 06). Development and implementation of growth strategies to double revenues and triple profits in 5 years. Closed 9 acquisitions totalling revenues of over $30 million and two divestiture totalling $600 million in 18 months. Past experience include: - Consulting, project management and leadership. - Five years of planning, business development and key account management experience. - Nine years of progressive management consulting experience, including two years in strategy, three years in business process reengineering and outsourcing, two years in deregulation and two years in customer relationship management. - International experience, e.g. in the U.S., the U.K. and France; bilingual in English and French, conversational in German and Spanish. - MBA in Strategy and General Management. - Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering.
Jan 2008 - Present
Director of Corporate Development
Director of Corporate & Business Development
§ Lead strategic planning and execution of acquisitions and divestitures for all business units globally ($3.5bn sales), reporting to the Vice President, Corporate Development.
§Divested $25 million European Polyurethane business.
§Launched new projects in Coatings, Adhesives and Composites ($500 million pipeline).