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Roswell, GA
Posted:
April 30, 2014

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Pete C Papadopoulos

**** ****** **** *****, ******* GA 30075

404-***-**** ( acdxlx@r.postjobfree.com

SENIOR BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION EXECUTIVE

Business Transformation... Project/Program Management ... Business Process

Reengineering

> Extensive and deep experience in both consulting and industry across

various industry verticals (Healthcare, Chemicals, IT Software, Services,

Travel & Hospitality, & Consumer Goods)

> Three Full Life Cycle ERP Implementations at Fortune 500 Organizations

> Managed and supervised teams (Onshore & Offshore) of technology

professionals through all phases of the technology lifecycle, including

requirements gathering, design, build, and test

> Experience managing multiple projects and teams across clients while

adhering to schedules and budgets

> Program Management experience (i.e. SAP Testing, Business Process

Reengineering, and Data Warehousing programs)

> Proven record identifying and analyzing unique challenges facing clients

and devising tailored strategies and solutions removing process

inefficiencies, reducing cycle time, maximizing growth, minimizing costs

and transforming businesses processes to meet corporate objectives

> Excel at driving business development and cultivating relationships with

influential decision-makers; building credibility and earning client

trust/confidence through polished, professional communications and

delivery of clear value/ROI

> Advanced expertise in streamlining operations via the implementation of

ERP systems, the development of organizational strategies, and applying

change management concepts across organizations to enable the

maximization of ROI against initiatives and projects

> Exceptional ability to create enduring relationships with

internal/external clients, C Level Executives, and customers across all

levels of an organization

> Deep experience working with global teams across various time zones and

via remote locations

Strengths & Core Competencies

Business Process Client Management SAP

Transformation Project Leadership Implementations

Program Management Business Development Project

Order to Cash RFP Management Management ASAP

Business Case Development Accounts Receivable Methodology

Business Advisory Services Business/Systems Change Management

Project Planning Requirements

Governance

Offshore Delivery

Model

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Infosys consulting - Atlanta, GA 2012-Present

Senior Manager - Management Consulting

Part of the US led Infosys Management Consulting Business Unit tasked with

developing new business and servicing clients' needs.

. Client Engagement Manager/Program Manager at large Telecom client,

overseeing the design and implementation of a client data warehouse in

support of new product launch that included a front end GUI for

reporting of metrics

- Managed weekly resource demand using internally created

template

- Developed project plan, timeline and managed team of 20

resources (Onshore/Offshore)

- Implemented processes improvements to capture requirements and

manage weekly release cycles

- Delivered over 125 Metrics in the areas of Sales, Field

Operations, Support and Monitoring

- Responded and provided work estimates on ~15 newly identified

projects

. Manage client relationships from functional line associates to C level

management

. Responsible for developing and adhering to project budgets, timelines,

and resource allocation

. Leveraged as subject matter expert for various clients who are

implementing SAP

. Responsible for Pre-Sales and Account Growth to drive repeat business

and develop long term client relationships

. Led the growth of managed accounts by 33% year over year

Cognizant Technology solutions. - Atlanta, GA 2011-2012

Senior Manager - Consumer Goods Consulting Practice

Responsible for providing clients with effective, high-ROI engagements,

business development, responses to RFPs, and responding to other client

needs as required. Additional scope of responsibilities include, but not

limited to, Project Proposal, Scope, Budgeting, as well as the development

and nurturing of relationships with C Level Executives to drive additional

engagement opportunities.

. SAP Program Testing Lead where I managed both client and

organizational resources for a large cosmetic company thru their SAP

Testing

- Developed Integration Testing Plan which included week wise test

plan per functional track

- Led daily Defect management calls/meeting with client

- Worked closely with the client to develop the Tollgate criteria

for subsequent testing phases

. Led the RFP process in the Health Care Vertical responsible for

pricing, resource planning by phase leveraging existing and newly

created resource models

. Created Order to Cash Business Process Reengineering Tools and

methodology to enable leaner, more efficient client engagements

. Responsible for developing and delivering a Finance Vision & Strategy,

Value Propositions, Business Cases and Transformative Roadmaps to

prospective and existing clients

. Delivered consistently effective and innovative solutions to clients

by developing a keen understanding of needs and expectations,

analyzing existing issues, and identifying opportunities for action

. Project Manager where I led several key Business Process Reengineering

client engagements. Identified and prioritized process issues,

developed a road map of initiatives and delivered business case

presentations to key client stakeholders

. Led a team at a major retailer to overhaul their existing online SKU

management mapping and set up process. Developed Project Plan,

. Responsible for the monitoring of project plans at the program and

team level to ensure timelines and budgets adherence

Infosys consulting - Atlanta, GA 2009-2011

Manager - SAP Practice, Consumer Goods

Part of the US led Infosys Consulting Business Unit tasked with developing

new business and servicing clients' needs.

. Led the North American SAP Implementation for the Finance

Transformation Customer to Cash processes for the largest CPG client

in the US with a successful Go Live

- Responsible for the adherence of client processes and

methodologies

- Implemented Architectural Review meetings with client

stakeholders (Solution Owners) to ensure compliance and

adherence to existing system design

. Led a team of 10 onshore and 5 Offshore consultants through the

Design, Build, and Test phases of the project

. Managed the client relationships from functional line associates to C

level management

. Responsible for developing and adhering to project budgets, timelines,

resource allocation

accenture - Atlanta, GA 2007-2008

Manager - Finance & Performance Management Practice

Established a solid reputation as a top-tier performer and trusted

consultant within the F&PM practice. Delivered and sold to new and

existing client's consulting services that generated in excess of $500K

annually. Worked cross-industry, delivering measurable value via technology

and process reengineering within the Customer-to-Cash (Revenue Assurance)

processes and Finance Transformation areas. Probed client needs and

successfully delivered on engagements leading teams in size from 3 - 10

junior consulting resources.

. Contributed to the ongoing annual growth of total F&PM revenues by

working collaboratively with Senior Managers and Partners to develop

solutions aligned with clients' objectives and ROI expectations

. Built a strong referral network inside the organization while

expanding our visibility to customers, potential referrals, and other

prospects. Forged connections with centers of influence in the

community

. Leveraged broad depth of comprehensive project expertise to

effectively present strategies/solutions and win the business of high-

profile, C-level executives

the coca cola company - Atlanta, GA 2000-2007

Department Manager; Receivables Management (2000 - 2003)

ERP Business Process Lead - Order to Cash; CO-Lead (2003 - 2007)

Co-Lead the Order to Cash SAP Implementation representing Coca-Cola Shared

Services organization with a successful Go Live in Nov. 2006. Responsible

for the day-to-day activities and management of the collection and

receivables administration for Coca-Cola North America. Managed an annual

operating budget of $1.5MM.

. Oversaw Finance Transformation efforts, defined the Order to Cash

strategy/vision and future state operating model

. Managed all aspects of project delivery, including scope definition,

deliverables, and cost for the Order-to-Cash sub processes (Billing,

AR)

. Led Business Case development and delivered Executive Presentation to

key Shared Services Stakeholders

. Led project team through execution of multiple project phases

(Requirements Gathering, Design, Build, and Testing phases)

. Interfaced and built relationships with key Executive and Steering

Committee members as well as other key business leaders and owners to

gain agreement on initiatives and design decisions

EARLY EXPERIENCE: Worked across various industries holding positions with

increasing levels of responsibilities which included direct people

management of teams ranging from 5 - 15 associates. Previous employers

include, Delta Airlines, GE Supply, Textron Financial and SunTrust Banks

EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

Bachelor of Business - Finance

georgia state university

Training, Development and Software Skills

Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, SAP, Solution Manager,

Visio, Green Belt Certified, Microsoft Project, Project Management for

Managers, Consulting Engagement Execution, SCRUM for Managers



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