Gabriel Sinopoli Sinopoli

Work History

Work History

Junior Planner

Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires
JUNIOR PLANNER,-Buenos Aires, Argentina Responsible for the bank sector analysis, budgeting and Long Range Plan. Member of the team in charge of bank acquisitions project(market share and regional presence growth initiative)

Manager

FOREIGN TRADE
MANAGER, Citibank, NA-Buenos Aires, Argentina Lead the negotiation, relationships and operations with correspondent banks. In charge of x-border control for international trade loans

Financial Planning Manager

LATAM
FINANCIAL PLANNING MANAGER-ARGENTINA AmEx Argentina owns 20% market share in Card business and 30% market share in Travel business. Recruited into company to direct budget planning and forecasting for Corporate Card, Consumer, Lending and Travel businesses in LATAM region. Negotiated and managed co-brand deal with Bank Boston, enabling AmEx to expand customer base by 15%. Established Business Travel franchise model in Argentina; led negotiations between 30 franchisees and local travel agencies, generating more than enough revenue to compensate for reduction in airline commissions. Selected to join newly-created think tank tasked with redefining and revitalizing business in Argentina. Generated $30M in incremental marginal contribution, successfully mitigating impact of Argentina's Credit Card law and financial crisis. Continued…, MBA gabrielsinopoli@mac.com| Phone: 954-217-6290 1063 Briar Ridge Rd., Weston, FL 33327 Professional experience continued… PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Financial Planning Manager

LATAM
FINANCIAL PLANNING MANAGER

Director of Finance

LATAM & CANADA INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER SERVICES
DIRECTOR OF FINANCE-. MIAMI, USA AmEx LATAM and Canada encompasses five markets: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Mexico and Dollar Card. Managed forecasting and Investment Optimization processes for all regional markets for Consumer & Credit Cards, Insurance and Bank businesses($500M marginal contribution). Financial supported sale of Amex Card business in Brazil to Bradesco, a major banking and financial services company. Managed and maintained all SLAs related to Credit, Operations, Technology, and Executive Supports activities. Achieved $20M in marginal contribution across all regions through various business transformation efforts. Improved projections accuracy and timeliness by introducing rolling forecast concept and implementing Cognos.

Director of Finance

MEXICO INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER SERVICES
DIRECTOR OF FINANCE- AmEx Mexico owns market share of 30% in Card and Travel business, making it AmEx's largest international market. Mexico: Direct report to LFO. Finance strategic lead for Consumer Card, Credit Card, Insurance, Consumer Travel, and Bank business lines. Launched initiatives to optimize return on $300M in investments(i.e., investments in new customer acquisitions, loyalty actions for tenured customers, brand advertisements, new product launches, etc.). Led staff of 12 and oversaw promotion of six employees into senior positions. Provided expert financial support for co-brand deal re-negotiation with major Mexican airline, generating $100M in additional marginal contribution annually. Led migration of portfolio from double to new single currency platform, resulting in an additional $30M in revenue. Renegotiated 15% reduction in commissions paid to external Salesforce agencies based on card member spend and card cancellations. Maintained strict control of Lending products in midst of FY07-08 credit crisis; collaborated with International Risk and Operations Teams to keep credit ratios below market averages.

Lead Financial Officer

American Express Company(AmEx)
Madrid, Spain Multinational financial services corporation with~ 63K employees and $33B+ in annual revenue. LEAD FINANCIAL OFFICER(LFO)-SPAIN AmEx EMEA leads the payment industry in the Travel and Entertainment sector. Member of Spain Executive Team; direct report to EMEA Regional LFO and General Manager. Manage and mentor 15 cross-functional staff members. Hold budget management and full P&L responsibility of $30M; oversee $50M in investments. Provide strategic guidance for local AmEx Consumer Card, Lending Card, Insurance, and Consumer Travel groups in investment optimization, business transformation, cost control, budgeting, reporting and MIS(Business Intelligent) Drove double-digit P&L margin growth over past two years; delivered highest P&L margins in company by implementing combination of business transformation, investment optimization, new funding strategies and cost control initiatives in a very adverse economic environment. Generated $1.3B in annual Billed Business for AmEx International; led financial renegotiation of card and rewards agreement with major Spain-based airline. Continued…, MBA gabrielsinopoli@mac.com| Phone: 954-217-6290 1063 Briar Ridge Rd., Weston, FL 33327 Professional experience continued… Improved product margins 25% via revitalization of card products and redefinition of fees and customer benefits. Grew insurance revenues $1M annually after renegotiating commissions and fees with insurance companies. Financial planning and negotiation of portfolios acquisition

WinSystems International

WinSystems International
Spain, USA, Mexico, Peru, Argentina, China Multinational software development for gaming industry. Leader in Mexico with 75% of market share and aggressively penetrating USA, Peru and China.

Education

Education

B.Sc

Universidad de Católica

M.B.A

University of Dallas

Skills

Skills

Markets

capital raise

TREASURY

Investment

DECISION SUPPORT

Multinational software development