Atlanta C 678-***-**** email@example.com www.linkedin.com/in/orlando-lopez-atlanta
Commercially driven global finance and risk executive with over 20 years of proven hands-on international experience growing top and bottom line for Global Companies. Experienced professional who has lived and worked in over 10 countries in Europe, Asia, Latin America and North America as Chief Financial Officer, VP Risk Management, and with extensive knowledge of all aspects of Finance including M&A, Underwriting, Reinsurance, Pricing, Due Diligence, Compliance, Risk Identification & Mitigation, Call Center, Shared-Services, and Business Operations. Highly effective in deal negotiations, contracts and cultural integrations in M&A situations. Driven by a financials-first approach geared at optimizing value.
● Risk Management & Solvency II ● Influence & Impact ● Collaboration & Partnering
● SOX/ Internal Controls ● Integrity, Ethics & Values ● AML, FCPA, OFAC, GDPR
● M & A Integration Experience ● US GAAP & IFRS ● Cross Cultural Skills
Assurant, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia 2015 – 2018
Vice President Risk Management
Responsible for the Assurant's risk management operations in Latin America (and USA Credit products), including overseeing the company's risk identification and mitigation activities.
Strategically influenced the renewal of our two top international clients that have a total Net Income Contribution of more than $ 3M per year.
Implemented a new business and data analytics process that fully automates and documents the review of more than 200 new client proposals with total revenue of $ 125M every year.
Automated a monthly early detection process that compares actual results with priced assumptions and that has resulted in profit savings of more than $ 2M per year.
Assurant, Inc., Mexico City, Mexico 2013 – 2015
Director of Integration
Lead a 40% M&A by Assurant of an Assistance Services/ Telemarketing/ Call Center Company with headquarters in Mexico but with operations in several Latin-American Countries.
Successfully managed the due diligence process and valuation model of this acquisition
Coordinated with Bain & Company the preparation of required per country business plans to close this transaction worth more than $ 250M and EBITDA of $ 35M per year.
Assurant, Inc., Sao Paulo, Brazil 2010 – 2013
Chief Financial Officer
Responsible for running all the financial activities of Assurant Brazil, including planning, budgeting, cash-flow forecasting, personnel management, reporting, and business negotiations.
Successfully doubled the total revenues from under $ 100 M to over $ 240 M in less than 3 years and doubled the Assurant Brazilian operation to more than 120 employees.
Obtained headquarters’ approval of a total investment of $ 125M to further grow the client base in Brazil and generate an ROI higher than 19%.
Assurant, Inc., San Juan, Puerto Rico 2007 - 2010
Director of Profits
In charge of profit analysis & mitigation and for the integrity of underwriting activities and processes.
Developed a data analytics report that presented the under-writing results of our Assurant International clients in 11 Countries totaling more than $ 1 B in annual sales.
Created a 5-year business plan, Operating Expense analysis, Headcount reports, Risk Register, BHAG, M&A tracking report, monthly, quarterly and annual financial presentations to monitor results, make sound business decisions, and drive 15% growth rates.
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Nagnoi, Inc., San Juan, Puerto Rico 2006 - 2007
Independent Senior Consultant
Provided expert advice on technology and budgeting projects for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and other Government Agencies.
Negotiated global technology agreements and saved the OMB over $ 16M.
Managed the implementation of a Scorecard Project to insure accountability.
American Express- AEIDC Market, San Juan, Puerto Rico 2004 - 2005
Director of Relationship Management
Managed top accounts and strategic partnerships in the American Express international dollar Card market (Puerto Rico, USVI, Panama, Jamaica, Bahamas, Bermuda, and another Caribbean Islands/Central America).
Promoted growth of 11% and lowered payment cycle to clients from 1 week to 3 days.
Partnered with COSTCO and Amex Marketing teams to develop a marketing campaign that increased memberships in October 2005 by 26%.
Signed-up Plaza las Americas into the Amex reward’s program (yearly $ 900K).
Puerto Rico Department of Education, San Juan, Puerto Rico 2003 - 2004
Consultant/ Senior Advisor
Responsible for making sure that federal grants were administered in accordance with state & federal regulations and that all federal grants were properly recorded and in full audit compliance.
Lead a Financial team that eliminated the “high risk” status of $ 250M in Federal Funds.
McKinsey & Company, Inc., London, United Kingdom 2000 - 2003
Director of Finance, Administration and Personnel
Managed financial staff of 40 Accountants in England, South Africa, Ireland and Middle East.
Implemented departmental budgets vs. actual reporting systems for the U.K., Ireland, Middle East, and South Africa that reduced investigating variances and gave more time to control and analyze results.
Managed an external audit by PwC and received a zero-observation report (the cleanest report ever). This helped to lower the current level of PwC fees by an expected 5%.
Rolled-out a Purchasing System in London & Madrid leading to annual savings of $ 1M.
McKinsey & Company, Inc., New York City, New York 1998 - 2000
Responsible for managing and overseeing cash-flow, investments, as well as providing global oversight and guidance for all cash-management activities, including bank transfers, payments, FX trade, Letters of Credit, and banking relationships.
Implemented a global cash management policy that improved collections of excess cash by $ 50M in less than six months and executed FX trading of more than $ 800M.
Managed outsourcing process for 401k pension plan that resulted in over $ 20M in annual savings and improved services and year-end process for 11,000 participants.
Master of Business Administration, MBA in Finance and Certificate in International Business
Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey
Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Dean’s List
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, New Jersey
Languages: Bilingual in Spanish and English; Fluent in Portuguese