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Manager Microsoft Office

Barcelona, CT, Spain
October 19, 2016

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Luis Fernández López


Professional Experience

Vestas Wind Systems A/S (> €7.000 M)

(2014- 2016) Sector: Renewable energies - Wind. Engineering, Procurement, Construction Business Performance Director

Recruited to drive performance tracking and transform performance management knowledge into tangible P&L and balance sheet impact, enabling accurate guidance for financial and strategic decision making for the Mediterranean region: Southern Europe, LATAM, Middle East and Northern Africa. (Sales >1.800 M€)

Reshaped Controllership, international team (+ 12 people) in 3 Continents & new KPI structure

Steered Business planning, Budgeting, Strategic Plan, Forecasting and IFRS reporting consolidation

Optimized Treasury FX currency exposure and net working capital

Deal risk approver for 37 legal entities across S. Europe, LATAM, Middle East and N. Africa

Support to Business Development (Finance modelling, M&A, Project Finance, Risk assessment, Business plans…for Iran, Panama, Morocco, Senegal, Honduras Aeroports de Catalunya

(2008-2014) Sector: Aeronautical infrastructures, Tourism and Travel industry Finance and Economic Director (member of the board of Directors) Recruited by executive search firm to set-up the finance organization, to provide leadership of tax, treasury, HR, IT and procurement functions for the Regional airports network and to lead the public tender and pricing processes.

Accomplished start-up & operation of 2 international Airports (ILD and LEU) in less than 3 years

Outsourced non-core activities, Reducing IT & communication costs more than 66%.

In charge of Corporate and Airport site insurances dealing with international brokers

Achieving savings in excess of €1.2M in operating costs and 48% reduction in corporate costs.

Set up In-house Aircraft fueling and real estate business

ERP Axional implementation Finance & Ops, Labor risk and Data protection policies.

Developed new business plan and supported Project consultancy for LATAM opportunities.

Championed Public-Private Partnerships, M&A analysis, financial modelling and commercial reporting. Econcern, NV (Utrecht, NL) (now ENECO Energie Group) [Sales > €500 M]

(2006-2008) Sector: Renewable energies. Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Business promoting Finance Manager Spain (member of the board of Directors) Reporting to CEO, recruited by executive search firm to develop the finance organization, to create the Spanish subsidiaries and their shared service (France, Italy, and Spain), to implement tax, treasury, accounting system and corporate reporting (IFRS).

Championed the development and implementation of standard project control policy in Photovoltaic business, KPI’s and Balanced Scorecard.

Managed project Funding (Project finance deals) with top Spanish banks (B. Santander, “la Caixa”, Banco Popular, …) and European Banks (Deutsche Bank, ING, Dexia)

Participated in the financial close of P.Amalia Offshore Windfarm (awarded Euromoney deal of the year ’06)

Liaised with Private Equity and Capital Risk investors and Structured JV’s and contract agreements

Financial management of 17 subsidiaries and 4 businesses

Implemented finance risk management strategies in the PV business

Key member of the team implementing Navision ERP system and Cognos software

Piloted intercompany transfer pricing scheme

Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (USA) APD - NYSE [Sales >$10bn]

(2000-2006) Sector: Chemical Gas manufacturing, distribution and selling of Healthcare / industrial gases Business Controller Tonnage - Operations SBU

Reporting to CFO Southern Europe and SBU Director

Developed Investment analysis (up to $100 M per project)

Delivered Outsourcing analysis and new contracts schemes

Tailored product costing (12 factories), stock management, sourcing and implemented productivity plans and continuous improvement programs (Six sigma, lean manufacturing

Prepared Re-engineering and Process optimization in logistics and facilities’ maintenance.

Implemented Internal Control Sarbanes- Oxley (SOX)

Performed Finance Modeling (Bulk, Tonnage and Healthcare / Hospital business, M&A…)

Prepared Budget & Reporting (USGAAP) to European HQ. (SAP BW and Hyperion)

Appointed as SAP key member, developed a tool for SAP implementation planning adopted as the standard in the USA HQ SAP roll-out

Intensified Credit granting analysis & overdue recovery (Reduced Outstanding receivables > 13%)

Streamlined the Credit Management area, hiring and directing a team of 25 people (Spain & Portugal)

Carried out Enterprise reorganization projects (new shared service center) Parcet – Numatic Int., Ltd. [UK]

(1998-2000) Sector: Import-export, selling, assembly of industrial cleaning machinery Finance & Administration Manager

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria

(1995-1997) Sector: Private & Commercial Banking

Branch Director


PDD IESE Business School

MBA The Nottingham Trent University (UK)

Certified European Financial Analyst (CEFA®) European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies (EFFAS) Degree in Business Administration University of Barcelona (UB) Languages

Spanish – Catalan: Bilingual

English: Proficiency level at The British Council

French: Professional working proficiency, 4 years at L’Institut Français. German: Limited working proficiency, 2 years at Goethe Institut. Computer Literacy

Office Software: Microsoft Office advanced user; MS Visio, MS Project Programming: C/C++, Visual Basic for Application (VBA), SQL, HTML. ERP: ROSS, Navision, Logic Control, Deister –Axional, SAP (FI-CO, SD, CRM) Business Intelligence: Cognos, Outlooksoft, Crystal Reports, Hyperion, SAP BPC, BW-BO Short Focused programs:

Supply Chain Design – MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Financing and Investing in Infrastructure – U.C. Luigi Bocconi Economics of Money and Banking, Shadow Banking – University of Columbia Financial Audit - Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

Claves para Gestionar Personas (IESE)

E-commerce & Web Analytics, SEO, SEM (Escuela Organización Industrial)

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