Mark Kuna

Summary

Global Executive with considerable success positioning companies for growth and profitability, nationally and internationally.Senior level financial and operational experience in public and privately held companies in the United States, Europe, and Asia Pacific. Industry breadth including: Manufacturing, Retail/FMCG, Professional Services, and Biotechnology.

Business Catalyst who charts strategic direction, communicates vision, identifies milestones and measures, and executes action plans, achieving profitable revenue growth and market share.

Analytical Problem Solver adept at streamlining processes, reducing costs, and improving financial and operating reporting.

High Performance Leader who leads by example, and energizes the organization to achieve the corporate goals.

Strong Steward with a high level of integrity, and focus on governance and transparency in financial reporting and management.

Work History

Work History

Senior Manager

http://www.ey.com

Progressed from Staff Accountant to Senior Manager.Selected as the Australian representative (1986-1987) for the E&Y international exchange program to London.Responsible for a team of 25 audit and corporate professionals and a portfolio of over 50 clients.

Corporate Director - Finance & Operations

http://www.forum.com

Diverse responsibilities encompassing both financial and operations management for domestic and international divisions. 

Vice President & General Auditor

http://www.staples.com

Established the internal audit department as a value-added business partner, and leader at identifying and implementing key business and operational controls throughout the company.

Chief Financial Officer & Vice President - Staples International

http://www.staples.com

Managed European finance, legal, risk management and strategy functions; supporting retail, catalogue, and .Com operations.

Chief Financial Officer

http://www.absglobal.com

Managed global finance, information technology, legal and risk management functions; supporting sales and manufacturing operations in North America, South America, Asia Pacific, and Europe.

Partner

The Consilium Partnership

Providing business management and alignment services to organizations - working with organizations to help elevate their Business and Team to sustainable success throughPlanning, Leadership, and Accountability.

Sep 2010 - Dec 2012

Chief Finacial Officer & Retail Segment Leader

The Douglas Stewart Company, Inc.

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Sep 2010 - Dec 2012

Chief Finacial Officer & Retail Segment Leader

The Douglas Stewart Company, Inc.

Managed global finance, information technology, operations, risk management functions, and retail segment.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Sep 2010 - Dec 2012

Chief Finacial Officer & Retail Segment Leader

The Douglas Stewart Company, Inc.

Managed global finance, information technology, operations, risk management functions, and retail segment.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Education

Education