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Skills

Perseverance 
Business acumen
Problem solving

Due to my open Mind and international experience I have been involved with several companies from different industries and cultures, opening new markets and establishing a sustainable business Models / operations. 

Team player

Business Modelling , the required analysis and measures in order to improve or make a business "fly" has been one of my core expertise during the last  years.  Understanding other's areas needs ,assessing, providing internal service and coaching other areas regarding the impact of their actions. I have also taken active part in most of the steps of its implementation. From philosophy to negotiation , implementation , team building training and management. 

IT

  Even though I do not consider myself a "techy". I have worked as a Consultant + Sales of a Software Company, which makes puts me close to such a description. Besides this last experience in my role as finance manager I have taken active part in the IT strategy and implementation of systems and methodologies.     

Communication

  I have been raised in Spanish and Catalan. I am married to a wonderful German Woman. I lived 5 years in the UK, 1 year in the US, 1 year in Germany, spent my Hols in France quite often and I am keen in learning new languages.

Open Mind

My personal, Work and life, experience and exposure to other cultures (USA, North and South EU, India, China & South America) has set the grounds for a good understanding and approach to several cultures. I have developed good listening  skills, which have proven to be very valuable to avoid misunderstandings and to maximize the different cultures´s  synergies and learnings . I have managed multicultural teams and negotiated with more than 4 cultures sitting in the same table. In an ever growing globalised world I expect this Skill to become more and more important.    

Work experience

Apr 2014Present

Purchase - Category Manager

Lidl  España

Objectives:

  • Analyse market trends, opportunities and threats and define the strategy to be followed.
  • Define and develop the the product portfolio to be sold in Spain.
  • Lead an interdisciplinary team to achieve the agreed goals set with Top management.
  • Develop a sustainable Supply chain to fit Lidl´s needs at any time.
  • Cooperation with international colleagues negotiating SKUs that are of their interest.
Mar 2011Dec 2014

CFO

The Quimera project

Objectives:

  • Lead the establishment of the financial structure, tools and reporting.
  • Represent the company in negotiations and presentations.
  • Developing Short-term, Medium-term & Long-term Financial Planning.
  • Preparation & Analysis of Consolidated Financial Statements
  • Ensure the planned results of company will be achieved through the different current & future projects in the Company’s life cycle.
  • Due diligence compliance according to the requirements of the investors.
Nov 2012Dec 2013

Regional manager & Technical director Bcn Office

Benteler Engineering Services

Objectives:

  • Develop the current customer base to include Benteler Engineering Services as external supplier.
  • Acquire new Key customers.
  • Find and Analyze potential Engineering partners.
  • Evaluate posible JVs and partnerships agreements.
  • Develop a local team.
  • Recruitment to fullfil the international engineering needs of BES.
  • Find, evaluate and develop new business lines
  • Represent the company in negotiations and presentations.
  • Developing Short-term, Medium-term & Long-term Business lines strategy.
Jan 2012Jan 2014

Business development

The Quimera Project

Q-BD 

Objectives:

  • Find, evaluate and develop new business lines
  • Represent the company in negotiations and presentations.
  • Developing Short-term, Medium-term & Long-term Business lines strategy.
  • Lead the research team to evaluate new opportunities.
  • Filter the business proposals and opportunities. 
  • Develop new strategic Markets or Areas of business.
Sep 2009Mar 2011

Director Ventas & Mkting (USA&Alemania)

Erum Dynamic solutions

Objectives:

  • Analyze, develop and establish a sustainable business Model for the US and German Market.
  • Lead World wide Account Projects as Wal-Mart, Levis & Strauss, OVS and H&M
  • Represent the Company in New Market developments as Italy, Sweden, Denmark and Brasil
  • Support continuous improvement measures within the Group 
Oct 2008Mar 2017

Partner

CHC S.L

Objectives:

  • Business Results as an overall
  • Sales activities
  • Consultancy at senior level
  • Junior supervision
May 2006Oct 2008

CEO Spain & Portugal

FACTON

Objectives:

  • Define and implement the sales (direct and channel) and Mkting strategy.
  • Define, implement and control south of Europe’s Business-plan.
  • Monthly Forecast & cash flow and measures.
  • Channel and direct sales activities coordination.
  • Direct responsibility in Key accounts.
Mar 2005May 2006

Project Finance manager

Objectives:

  • Ensure the planned results of company will be achieved through the different current & future projects in the Company’s life cycle. Control of the financial models for project decisions and coordination of the financial inputs into the Group and Brand Product Strategy committee.
  • Work with the personnel manager on Engineering Headcount issues.
  • Management and development of the project finance team.
Jul 2001Mar 2005

Finance manager

Objectives:

  • Ensure the planned results of company will be achieved through the different current & future projects in the Company’s life cycle.
  • Establish the group VW processes and implement the Target costing philosophy.
  • Planning and development of a cost engineering department.
May 1999Jun 2001

Product Line Controller

Seat S.A

 Objectives:

  • Ensure the planned results of company will be achieved through the different current & future projects in the Company’s life cycle.

Education

Objective

Professionally, I have always been involved to some degree in proactive Finance and business development. That is, just reporting but actually doing something about it and assess, provide a service and coach other areas regarding the economic impact of their actions.I have also specialized in Cost improvement measures having taken active part in most of the steps of its implementation. From philosophy to negotiation, implementation, team building training and management.My personal, Work and life, experience and exposure to other cultures has set a very good understanding and approach to several cultures. I have developed very good listening and comprehension skills, which have proven to be very valuable to avoid misunderstandings and maximize the synergies provided by the different cultures. I have managed multicultural teams and negotiated with more than 2 cultures sitting in the same negotiation. In an ever growing globalized world I expect this Skill to become more and more important.Always interested in a “long term relationship”, I describe myself as a very positive person, hard worker, entrepreneur and at the same time very analytical and responsible in taking decisions. Adapting myself very easily to new environments and not just being a “team player” but enjoying creating and leading teams are also two of my main personal core valuesThe adrenaline rush involved in assuming high levels of responsibility motivates and takes out the best of me. Although my theoretical background and my personal interests are related in the areas of Business development and Finance, areas that I am currently working on, I would describe myself as an “overall runner” with good business feeling / instinct.Specialties: Business development, Market analysis, Project analysis, Team/department reestructuring,Transferprices, Market development

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Everything that has to do with sports

Travelling

Cooking

Reading and spending time with my family and friends 

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19942003

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