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Resume for Joseph E. for Executive Manager / Food, Tobacco & Beverage Production in Morges, Switzerland




Occupation: Executive Manager Industry: Food, Tobacco & Beverage Production
Country: Switzerland City: Morges
State: Geneve ZIP: 1110



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Intellect, vision, passion, drive, integrity, selfawareness, ability to inspire and motivate, humility, candor, track record, values, selfawareness, transitioned from taskdriven and narrowly defined management roles to demonstrated leadership positions, Track record, decisiveness, clarity, passion, Unique combination of intelligence, experience, vision, leadership, toughness, drive, compassion, integrity, leadership, strategic vision, emotional intelligence, effective team player, Achieved,

JOSEPH E. 

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CEO CFO FINANCE DIRECTOR GENERAL MANAGER 

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY 

Strategic and handson executive, highly skilled in creating and executing blueprints for business growth. Consistent career record of achieving profitability, cost control, and operational improvement in highly challenging environments. Talent for building teams and instilling customer focus. Extensive international experience multilingual, multicultural. Proactive and nimble in fastpaced, rapidly changing environments. With broad based competencies in the areas outlined below: 

Strategic Planning & Tactical Execution

Financial Planning & Analysis

Cost Control & Profit Enhancement                  

Multi Site Operations Management

Accounting & MIS Implementation

Staff Training, Development & Advancement

Customer Relationship Management

P&L Management 

EXPERIENCE AND ACHIEVEMENTS

SAFEMARK SYSTEMS USA & CHINA, Orlando, Florida

The world’s leading provider of inroom security to the hospitality industry. 

CFO, Board Member and Treasurer  

Revitalized the Company. Stepped into a “rescue” assignment. Led the acquisition and integration of a China manufacturing entity. Introduced US GAAP reporting in China. Established operational processes and procedures to increase customer satisfaction and created strategic and tactical blueprints for continued success and growth. Changed IT systems and established an IT department and strategy to support growth and productivity.  

  • Increased total company valuation from $M to $M by expanding revenues, cutting COGS and expenses to prepare the company to withstand the economic downturn and reduce working capital requirements to minimize interest costs and ensure covenant compliance.
  • Saved the company $.M in potential sales & use tax penalties by identifying and rectifying faulty invoicing processes, rectifying software programs to handle monthly sales and & use tax reporting.
  • Reduced Operating expenses by $M and reduced working capital by $.M by reviewing/improving processes, revitalizing ineffective IT systems, training of accounting staff and revising job descriptions / responsibilities and refocusing sales & marketing staff.
  • Led the acquisition and integration of a China manufacturer and implementation of US GAAP Accounting & Reporting. The acquisition lead to an improvement of year profit projections of $M.
  • Improved China gross margins by $M, by training and developing cost accountants, implementing accurate product costing, variance analysis and customer profitability reporting and setting gross margin targets.
  • Reduced the cost of good sold by reviewing/changing purchasing processes resulting in the relocation of nonbranded manufacturing to Vietnam and implemented purchasing guidelines that reduced costs by implementing controls over the choice and approval of new suppliers, saving $M.
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    JOSEPH E. Page  

    RESOURCES GLOBAL & CRC RESULTS, Los Angeles / San Francisco, CA

    Big CPA consulting firms.   

    Senior Project Manager SOX Implementations and Audits 

    Delivered consistenly superior profitability by identifying operational and systems improvements for Fortune companies, including Tyco, SunTrust, Vutek, JDS Uniphase and Maxwell Technologies. 

  • Identified $M in savings for two Fortune companies by proposing operational process improvements, improving fraud prevention and product costing
  • Evaluated and commented on K forms for a major Watch Manufacturer.
  • Led Tyco Simplex Grinnell in the reduction of ineffective SOX controls from to .
  • Reviewed Tyco worldwide SOX testing, recommended operational improvements.
  • Performed a SOX IT audit for the affiliate of a US company in Switzerland.
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    SWATCH GROUP ASIA, Hong Kong, Singapore

    The world’s largest manufacturer and seller of branded fashion and luxury watches and jewelry. 

    VP Finance Asia, Singapore and General Manager South Korea

    VP Finance Asia, General Manager Hong Kong and Board Member China :  

    Supervised Asia financial and accounting functions for operating subsidiaries operating in the AsiaPacific Region combined revenues of $M. Consistently improved profitability by +$M over years by delivering operational improvements across Asia and increasing retail store sales via handson management of performance. Also managed a $M distribution operation in Hong Kong. 

  • Grew Japan profitability $M by standardizing processes, rE.veloping logistics and customer services.
  • Circumvented $M in financial losses by uncovering frauds in South Korea, Australia and India.
  • Spearheaded the setup of a Regional Shared Service Center in Asia, saving $M in operating expenses.
  • Centralized customer service repairs for selected brands in China, saving $M in costs.
  • Led acquisition negotiations in the $M purchase of a key Chinese supplier.
  • Saved $M in taxes & penalties by establishing / implementing a comprehensive transfer pricing methodology across the AsiaPacific.
  • Bolstered profitability by $M thru the implementation of regional retail/wholesale price/margin controls.
  • Established retail store inventory management guidelines across the AsiaPacific with a focus on improving the instore presentation of popular models, improving regional retail store profits by $M.
  • Established benchmarking guideline of retail stores across Asia/Pacific, establishing store P&L’s, maximizing resources by closign unprofitable stores, reviewing new store proposals and matching new store actual performance against proposals.
  • Met with Omeage retailers in Seoul to present the advantages of a Flag Ship Retail store, Opened the first flagship Omega retail store in Seoul while operating as General Manager South Korea.
  • Implemented cashflow reporting for Asian subsidiaries reducing regional working capital by $M by refocusing Controllers on Receivables and Inventory Management.
  • Managed first time dividend remittances from Australia and Taiwan.
  • Opened and established sales, marketing & distribution operations in New Delhi, India and Dubai, UAE.
  • Established Swatch Group China sales, marketing and distribution operations in Shanghai, China.
  • Avoided permanent establishment in China and saved $M in taxes.
  • Negotiated Bank relations, project financing, factoring and working capital loans regionally for all Asian subsidiaries, saving $M in financial expenses.
  • Served as CFO India, CFO Japan, CFO Australia and General Manager for South Korea.
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    JOSEPH E., MBA Page  

    R.J. REYNOLDS INTERNATIONAL, Baku, Azerbaijan

    The World’s nd largest cigarette manufacturer. 

    Chief Financial Officer and Board Member 

    Charged with the turnaround of R.J. Reynolds $M business investment that was operating at a % gross profit margin and employing staff. 

  • Proposed a new buisness strategy to double revenues within years.
  • Reduced overheads by $.M by identifying & implementing process improvements.
  • Eliminated losses by improving consolidated gross margins from % to +% by changing product mix, developing export markets.
  • Sought contract manufacturing orders to maximise production capacity usage, increasing profits by $M.
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    NESTLE COMPANIES INTERNATIONAL, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, China, Malaysia

    The world’s leading Food Manufacturer.  

    General Manager Central Asian Republics, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

    Financial Controller, Lahore, Pakistan

    Finance Director and Board Member, Shuangcheng, China

    Finance & Accounting Manager, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  

    Opened international markets for the company, repeatedly taking on new challenges for organizations in transition. Delivered consistently superior profitability in intensely competitive markets and volatile global sites. 

  • Generated $M in annual revenues as General Manager of the Central Asian Republics.
  • Provided strategic input for $M in factory acquisitions from the Uzbek government, negotiating with the economic advisor to the President of Uzbekistan.
  • Opened and established a Regional Sales, Marketing & Distribution operation in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
  • Turned around China operations achieving breakeven in year and achieving $M profitability in my nd year by training and refocusing Sales & Marketing staff, analyzing and rectifying business strategy.
  • Negotiated and managed project financing for the expansion of manufacturing facilities, $M in China and $M in Pakistan.
  • Reduced working capital in North East China by $M by cutting credit days from days to days.
  • Spearheaded ground breaking feasibility study to manufacture and sell milk powder from Mongolia.
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    PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

    Intellect, vision, passion, drive, integrity, selfawareness, ability to inspire and motivate, humility, candor, track record, values, selfawareness, transitioned from taskdriven and narrowly defined management roles to demonstrated leadership positions, Track record, decisiveness, clarity, passion, Unique combination of intelligence, experience, vision, leadership, toughness, drive, compassion, integrity, leadership, strategic vision, emotional intelligence, effective team player, Achieved, Acquired, Attained, Analysed, Assessed, Appraised, Completed, Composed, Created, Designed, Developed, Directed, Drafted, Established, Eliminated, Ensured, Forecast, Found, Introduced, Investigated, Implemented, Launched, Liaised, Managed, Marketed, Operated, Organised, Presented, Procured, Provided, Promoted, Recruited, Revised, Researched, Recognised, Resolved, Scheduled, Secured, Scored, Solved, Supervised, Terminated, Targeted, Trained, Taught, Teamed Up 

    EDUCATION:  Doctorate, Major: Corporate Governance planned completion

          Business School Lausanne, Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland 

          Master of Business Administration, Major: Management, GPA .

          Advanced Institute of Management, Nyon, Vaud, Switzerland 

    TECHNOLOGY: MS OFFICE, IBM AS , JD EDWARDS, SAP 

    ADDITIONAL:  Global citizen and road warrior—lived and worked in countries and done business in countries across USA, Europe, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Near East, Far East and Oceania. 

    Fluent French, English, German; conversational Chinese and Spanish


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