My career spans over 16 years, exposed to Strategic Financial Planning, Business Development, Operations, Mergers, Turnarounds, Divestments & Acquisitions. I have a diverse track record developing avenues of Growth across industries leading through America, Europe, Africa, Middle East, China, South East Asia, Oceania and the Russian Commonwealth.
I am currently working as the Head of Finance of the Strategy, Growth, Innovation & Investment division of Chalhoub group reporting to the President. I represent the Group in the board of directors of the companies in the portfolio.
Previously I headed the Operations & Commercial Finance functions of the group department stores: Level Shoes, Tryano & Saks Fifth Avenue and the Off Price business. The group headquartered in Dubai co-invests with private equity firms and has Joint Ventures in place with LVMH (world leader in Luxury products) & Farfetch (leading luxury Fashion Ecommerce platform). I have further experiences:
• Developing the Corporate Financial Planning & Control function of Etihad Airways (Abu Dhabi based Global Airline)
• In the Strategic Planning Department of Tenaris (Leading Oil & Gas Industry supplier)
• The Financial Planning practice of Mondelez (American food and beverage multinational)
• Audit & Advisory experiences in Ernst & Young and Deloitte.
I am a Certified Public Accountant and had completed a Masters in Corporate Finance. During the period 2015-2016, I have pursued an MBA at London Business School and an international exchange at Columbia Business School.