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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
May 21, 2018

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Uwe M.M. Paff

**** **** ******* **.

Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

+1-765-***-**** (cell)


A challenging position in a European / American company or association to further my knowledge and turn my experience into new achievements.

Chief Executive Officer and CFO

03/14 – 04/2018 Mor-NuTech, Inc., West Lafayette, IN, privately owned start-up of technology development and innovative solutions to better health with a special focus on therapeutic and diagnostic innovations and an emphasis on cancer

Negotiations and monitoring of contracts

Business development of several product lines

Expanding laboratory capacity and focus on new technologies

Bringing private equity investor into the business

Risk management

Coordination of products and services with business partners

Preparation and follow-up of business plans

Growing business in international and national markets

Personnel management

Organization development

Representation of company to auditors, banks, insurance companies

Chief Financial Officer

03/13 – 02/14 GATC LP, Tucker, GA, a privately owned business offering financial and business services to establish US-subsidiaries for small and medium sized companies from Europe and the Middle East

Monthly, quarterly and year-end reporting for about 20 small and mid-sized US subsidiaries of European and Middle Eastern clients

Balance sheets, profit & loss in US-GAAP and IAS

Business plans, forecasts and budgeting

Financial analysis, cash-flows, liquidity and banking

Financial controlling / planning

Taxes and insurances together with outside consultants

Negotiations with potential customers and clients

Growing revenues and business for new subsidiaries in the US market

Direct personnel management of 7 employees (accounting, administration, human resources, accounts payable, accounts receivable, controlling)

Employee benefits program

Representing the company in board meetings, to auditors, tax consultants and banks

Director Finance, Contracts and Administration

09/11 – 12/11 Flagsol LLC, Oakland, CA, the US engineering and design branch of German Flagsol GmbH, Cologne

Developing, negotiating and monitoring of engineering and procurement contracts for large thermal solar power plants

Controlling of contractual and commercial risks

Risk and opportunity management

Preparation and handling of claims

Calculation of financial project requirements

Liquidity planning, supervision and reporting

Bonds, sureties and guarantees

Insurance policies

Internal audit support

Personnel management

Commercial Director Project and Contract Management

03/10 – 06/11 Passavant-Roediger GmbH, Hanau, Germany, a joint operation of Bilfinger Berger AG and Drake & Scull International, Dubai

Managing all commercial aspects of large water and waste water treatment plants in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Far East with sales of € 70 mil.

Contract management in tender and project phase regarding all commercial and financial aspects

Negotiations with key customers, sub suppliers and joint venture partners

Financial controlling / budgeting of large infrastructure projects

Claim management

Insurance policies (risk management)

Contract documents, customs forms, bonds, letters of credit and guarantees

Managed 7 employees in 3 countries

Chief Financial Officer

06/05 – 02/10 AIRVAC, Inc., Rochester, IN, a US subsidiary of Bilfinger Berger Facility Services, Germany

Monthly, quarterly and year-end reporting of a manufacturing / service facility

Balance sheets in US-GAAP and IAS

Business plans and budgeting

Working capital analysis

Transfer pricing

Financial controlling / planning – annual sales volume $ 24.5 mil

Growing revenues while keeping high profit margins

Personnel responsibility for 75 employees together with company President / direct personnel management of 6 employees (accounting, personnel, accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing, data-processing), employee benefits program

Representing the company in international board meetings, to auditors and various departments of the Bilfinger Group

Director Finance & Administration

01/98 – 05/05 Roediger Vakuumtechnik GmbH, Hanau, Germany, a subsidiary of Bilfinger Berger Umwelttechnik, Germany

Financial planning / controlling / annual sales volume € 17 mil

Tender bid preparation and final negotiations with companies in Germany, Europe and overseas

Negotiation of infrastructure contracts with private and public key clients / sales agents

Personnel responsibility for 6 employees

Manager Planning and Controlling

10/94 – 12 /97 Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe, Leipzig, Germany

Established and enhanced controlling system

Key project manager of three successfully closed cross border leases between US investors and several German transit authorities; total worth $ 500 mil

Participated in annual reporting and financial data for the supervisory board meetings

Negotiated with industrial suppliers regarding large investments and leasing contracts (i.e. fleet of new street cars, line construction, etc.)

Benchmarking with other public transport companies to enhance profitability

Personnel responsibility for 3 employees

Daimler Benz Industrie / AEG Aktiengesellschaft

01/86 – 09/94 Several subsidiaries/divisions, Germany and USA

Commercial Project Manager, Rail Systems, Berlin

Manager International Reporting for US plant, Automation, Andover, MA

Assistant to Executive Officer, Headquarters, Frankfurt

Assistant Manager Controlling, High Voltage Division, Frankfurt

Management Trainee Program

Komar Products Corporation

03/84 – 12/85 Mineola, New York / USA

National Sales and Marketing Manager


10/79 – 12/83 University of Trier, Trier, Germany

BA and MA, Economics and Management

Business and Management studies at Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts

Research for master thesis at Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Other Experience

Fluent in German and English, conversational French

Experience with software Windows, SAP, PDS, Macola, Peachtree, MAS


References are available on request.

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