Chief Executive successful in leading world-class businesses and brands in B2B, consumer, food service/Out of Home and industrial sectors. Visible performance excellence in growing business value, creating new businesses and brands, as the architect of creative mergers and acquisitions and in leading start-ups and divestments for public, private equity and family-owned businesses.
General Management: Profit accountability for global businesses across Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Sales, Marketing, Finance and Human Resources
International Business Development: Acquisitions in Russia, USA, Australia, UK, Norway and Spain and start-ups in Mexico and Brazil. Disposals in Spain and closures in Northern Ireland and Australia. Creation of JV company in USA with direct competitor which became global best in class business unit
Transformation: Extensive leadership of strategic transformation, repositioning and restructuring
Revised strategy for Douwe Egberts Professional Division and our Joint Venture with Mondelez. Sales, EBIT and cash much improved through headcount and complexity reductions and innovative initiatives
Created Arc’s first and most profitable Global Business Unit
Set up Arc’s Eastern European Division in Moscow. Acquired prime Russian competitor financed by EBRD
Restructured Arc’s French manufacturing subsidiary. Headcount reduction 6,000 without social unrest. 20% cost decrease via 700 breakthrough projects in 18 months
Led turnaround of world’s largest table top consumer goods company, reversing years of sales decline by introducing private label brands and making generic products more competitive
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