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Mika Tarvainen

SVP, Project Finance

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Work History

Apr 2014Present

SVP, Project Finance

Sheen Young Group

* Responsible for Business Planning and Strategy Facilitation

* Order Fulfillment Process Owner
* Key role in the Financial Planning, Business Case reviews and Due Diligence
* Investor Communications

Oct 2013Mar 2014

Managing Director

Acxit Asia
Jul 2012Oct 2013

SVP, Global Business Management

Matsunichi

* Responsible for contract negotiations with joint venture partners and distributors

* Managed M&A activities for the company. Successfully completed acquisition of a medium-size European telecommunications company

Nov 2008Jun 2012

Vice President, Supply Chain Management

Heptagon

* Setup an end-to-end planning process (customer demand, production planning, inventory targets, capacity, material requirements and cash flow management)
 
* Implemented inventory controls and moved key commodities to Supplier Managed Inventory (SMI) to cut inventory value by -40%
 
* Managed lens manufacturing partners in China and developed 2nd source suppliers in key commodities to cut material costs

* Lead implementation of SAP system

Dec 2006Oct 2008

Director, Sourcing

Elektrobit (EB) Corp

* Responsible for Sourcing and Supplier Base Management (Direct, Indirect, R&D Services)
 
* Managed manufacturing outsourcing of mobile phones, base stations and RFID readers
 
* Defined and implemented new supply chain strategy and  processes for the company
 
* Implemented eSourcing tools (purchase order management, contract management and spend analysis tools / Basware + Ariba)
 
* Implemented managed supplier portfolio to achieve -30% cost reduction in sourced categories

Oct 2005Nov 2006

Director, Engine Supply Line Management

NOKIA

* Responsible for key manufacturing partner relationships (mobile phone subcontracting, 3 BEUR/year (Foxconn, Elcoteq, Jabil)
 
* Managed cross-functional supply line management team covering supply chain strategy, production capacity and product portfolio as well as product and technology roadmaps; chaired the quarterly business review meetings with EMS partners
 
* Defined and implemented new engine sourcing strategy, consolidated number of supplier factories from 9 to 6 and introduced new pricing model to drive manufacturing cost down by -30%

Jul 2004Sep 2005

Director, Business Control Operations & Logistics Asia-Pacific

NOKIA

* Responsible for business control in Asia-Pacific operations, 50% of NOKIA Mobile Phones global production
 
* Managed a team of 20 Business Control professionals in operations, logistics and sourcing functions
 
* Implemented vendor managed inventories and inbound hubs as well as outsourced distribution centers


* Member of Asia-Pacific Operations and Logistics management team and Global Process Owner of KPI & scorecards development in Operations & Logistics area

Oct 2002Jun 2004

Business Controller, Operations & Logistics & Sourcing Asia-Pacific

NOKIA
Jan 2001Sep 2002

Senior Account Manager, China

NOKIA Mobile Phones

* Managed one of the biggest distributor accounts in China and Hong Kong

* Responsible for sales, customer relationship management and joint marketing activities

* Transformed the customer from a wholesale distributor to a China-wide retail fulfillment service provider for 150 NOKIA outlets in China through 4 regional and 17 provincial warehouses

Feb 2000Dec 2000

Logistics Manager, South-East Asia

NOKIA Mobile Phones

* Managed outbound logistics in 6 South-East Asian countries

* Started logistics partnership programs with 30+ trade customers in close cooperation with country sales teams

* Developed logistics value adding services and established standard service classes to improve customer satisfaction

Education

Aug 1991June 1996

MSc in Economics (Financial Accounting)

Turku School of Economics and Business Administration

Summary

20+ years of Supply Chain Management and Finance & Control experience in Consumer Electronics and Component Manufacturing companies.

Experienced in reorganizing and turning around company performance; planning and implementing strategy, processes and tools.

15+ years in Asia-Pacific region, extensive experience in forming and leading cross-cultural teams.