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Middletown Township, New Jersey, United States
September 12, 2018

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Integra Life Science, Plainsboro, NJ October 2017- Present

Vice President Finance

Key member of the Senior Management leadership team and serve regional CFO for the Specialty Surgical Division. Reporting directly to the CFO and divisional president to ensure the alignment of corporate goals and Integra’s financial plan.

Overall responsibilities include delivering value-added business analysis as well as defining and reporting meaningful financial and operational metrics that lead to insightful, accurate business decision-making. Oversee a financial planning organization that has a comprehensive understanding of all key business drivers and sophisticated financial models that enable the team to deliver insightful, value-added analysis across the company, including consolidated as well as regional analyses.

Principal accountabilities are:

• Supervise and manage a global team of 5 staff members (includes managers and financial analysts).

• Oversee the financial planning and analysis organization and partner with the management team, both global and corporate, to provide value-added insight into the business.

• Prepare a monthly reporting package that includes full financial statements, comprehensive Key Performance Indicator (KPI) reporting, operational Dashboard reporting, analysis of key business trends, actual versus budget variances and comprehensive executive level explanations of differences.

• Drive an efficient, effective and comprehensive process for developing financial plans and analysis that links to the strategic objectives.

• Develop and monitor the divisional annual budget and monthly forecasts, which shall include establishing budget tools, setting timelines and acting as project manager for the company, ensuring all budgets are accurate, comprehensive and completed on time.

• Prepare and monitor the company’s long range strategic planning models.

• Support quarterly external reporting, including earnings releases and earnings call support information.

• Function as a Key Business Partner to HR, Business Unit Leaders and Divisional President

• Provide financial modeling, financial analysis and valuation support for acquisitions, new product development, long-term contracts and other ad-hoc financial projects.

• Assist in preparing analysis, commentary and presentation material for the monthly and quarterly financial review meetings.

• Provide a high level of thought process to drive improvement; recommend areas for improvement and lead projects to enhance the reporting and analytical infrastructure.

• Oversee preparing research distributions to senior executives and business leaders for any potential business development deals.

• Integration of the division’s largest acquisition in the company history

• Maintain relationships with geographic finance teams to ensure quality deliverables and proper information flow.


Sun Pharmaceutical Corp, Princeton, NJ January 2016-Spetember 2017

Head of Finance- Branded Division

Accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of Branded Division of Sun, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.

Principal accountabilities are:


Assist in formulating the company's future branded division direction and supporting tactical initiatives

Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans

Establish Market Access Pricing Strategy and modeling

Manage the capital request and budgeting processes

Develop performance measures that support the company's strategic direction

Develop detailed modeling for strategic planning process


Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team

Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team

Manage the accounting, strategic planning, human resources, investor relations, and treasury departments

Oversee the financial operations of subsidiary companies and foreign operations

Manage any third parties to which functions have been outsourced

Implement Market Access modeling for plan activity

Oversee employee benefit plans, with particular emphasis on maximizing a cost-effective benefits package

Supervise acquisition due diligence and negotiate acquisitions

Created Core management team focused on Supply, Demand and Analysis related to supporting inventory and cost management.

Creation of company policies with respect to the Branded Division; Delegation of Authority, Signatory and Procurement

Financial Information

Oversee the issuance of financial information

Report financial results to the board of directors

Implement and Coordinate Quarterly Business Reviews

Oversee the company's transaction processing systems


Amicus Therapeutics, Cranbury, NJ March 2011– December 2015

Senior Director, Finance

Head of Financial & Strategic Planning with primary responsibility for managing and setting company short-term and long- term strategy, supply chain management and overall resource & capital planning to support all aspects of Business Operations. Financial leader on Strategic Planning / M&A activities reporting directly to the CFO, planning and executing all financials and due diligence exchanges with potential Pharmaceutical partners. Leads a high performing finance organization within Corporate and Strategic Planning, Supply Chain Management, Clinical and Commercial Operations and Procurement.

Principal accountabilities are:

Execution of business strategies that support the overall mission, goals and objectives of the company, while providing overall financial leadership and direction.

Lead in the development and execution of the Company’s financial planning process including annual plans, quarterly and interim forecasts, as well as its multi-year financial plans in close partnership with the financial leadership team.

Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts, arrange for debt and equity financing; and invest company pension funds

Established Sales, Supply Chain & Operations planning team to effectively manage revenue, supply chain and Commercial operations. Core team focused on Supply, Demand and analysis related to supporting inventory / cost management.

Manage and lead across all areas of the company’s organization. Promote cross functional training across all finance areas such as supply chain, corporate management, R&D finance and commercial operations.

Responsible for ensuring the accuracy of financial results and consistency with corporate and business unit accounting policies & procedures as well as identifying and communicating risks, opportunities and resource allocations.

Established a Company Procurement organization, successfully negotiating all clinical contracts saving Amicus $1mio 2013; $1.2mio 2014.

Oversee the Strategic Planning modeling as it relates to company vision, spending and overall operational effectiveness. Participate in the overall financial investment process, ensuring company spend and program burn rates are linked to Amicus strategic, financial and business plans; acting as key business liaison to all functions.

Serve as key business partner to the CFO, CEO & CSO, ensuring stringent financial oversight of the clinical and commercial spending.

Identify strategic business opportunities and establish modeling that allowed for ROI recommendations.


DEY Pharmaceutical (a Mylan Division), Basking Ridge, NJ October 2009-March 2011

Executive Director Financial Planning, Strategy & Portfolio Management

Overall Head of Financial Planning responsible for closing and relocating the finance & commercial activities supporting Sales & Marketing from California to New Jersey including re-hiring, training, and transitioning duties of all professionals. Responsible for $1.2B product portfolio including leading, managing and launching new products as well as managing all marketing and portfolio strategy and execution. Developed a comprehensive Strategic Planning process that ensured the overall growth and vision of the portfolio branded division.

Key Responsibilities include:

Provides leadership for near- and long-term financial planning; oversee all finance and accounting systems; ensure compliance, integration of best practices, and risk mitigation.

Coordination of all Brand Marketing and Brand positioning, forecasting and Portfolio analysis.

Established Benchmarks, Dashboards and Reporting tools that helped drive Operational Excellence.

Provide insights into and recommendations to both Sales and Marketing for navigating potential paths forward in an evolving marketplace offering multiple revenue diversification options and imperatives (Market Access, DTC campaigns, etc.).

Championed the development and implementation of a Balanced Scorecard and business performance reporting tool to evaluate monthly results against key success measures.

Maintained full responsibility for creating and managing performance metrics that included financial, marketing, selling and support that boosted revenue levels by 25% within organization.

Project lead on Portfolio Pipeline, Product Development and Commercialization processes, developing milestones, teams and governing bodies.

Established a Procurement organization within the finance group to manage, negotiate and execute all marketing contracts.

NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICAL CORP., East Hanover, NJ August 1994-October 2009

Director Financial Services (2004-2009)

Overall Finance and Operational head for the Strategic Plan and Budget process which included creating, coordinating and evaluating all marketing, medical and sales related activities. Finance Controller for all Sales & Marketing Related Activities such as developing strategy and innovative ways to improve go to Mkt positions and Customer Centricity. Head of US Cost Control managing Executive Committee’s Operational Expenses of $1.5bio per. Key Finance liaison for strategic and cross functional initiatives such as US Managed Markets Operations ensuring Market expansion and Brand Market access

Key Responsibilities include:

Financial lead on all Budgets and Project costs to support Customer Centric Initiative. This year long Customer-Centric Initiative (CCI) has transformed the organization for continued growth and success in the dynamic pharmaceutical environment. Working closely with Head of Regional sales, Medical and Research to develop innovative ways to drive empowerment, accountability, innovation and collaboration within our field and HQ organization by creating a Regionalized approach to selling.

Support Executive Committee members by providing sound financial management and analytical support as related to budgeting, forecasting and actual results. Key support areas include Office of CEO, Office of CFO, Field Force, Medical & Clinical Operations as well as Managed Markets (Maintaining and improving access for key brands).



Executive MBA Program


MBA Management Program

Concentration in Corporate Finance and Strategy


BS Accounting, BS Finance 1987

Recognized by Cambridge Who's Who 2015-2016 for demonstrating dedication, leadership and excellence in business management

Honors & Awards:

3/2016 Outstanding Women Leadership in Pharma Industry

2015/2016 Cambridge Who's Who 2015-2016 for demonstrating dedication, leadership and excellence in business management

7/2014 Faculty Speaker CBI Bio Pharma Forum; Strategic Planning & Forecasting

7/2013 Faculty Speaker CBI Bio Pharma Forum; Strategic Planning & Forecasting

4/2012 Faculty Speaker CBI Bio Pharma Forum; Financial Planning & Forecasting

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