Visionary leader with expertise in business and financial management and value creation within high-profile corporations. Possesses a decade of Board-level experience in diverse sectors across the EMEA. Skilled in collaborating with all members of the organisation to achieve business objectives.

Experience

  • Commercial Managing Director

    at Leoni Bulgaria

    June 2018 - at Present

    Oblast Pleven

    Ensures Corporate Internal Controls Management (4-eyes principle), in charge of signing all relevant contracts together with other managing directors within the area of responsibility, in charge of Corporate Compliance, Governance and Risk Management. Ensures efficiency, ensures synergies between locations, enables fast and appropriate communication and alignment between CMD area, BUs and CFs. Enables realisation of strategic projects, ensures and contributes to Leoni financial targets and results. • Overall responsibility for the financial management of the business including budgeting, reporting, performance and cash management, and forecasting. • Full responsibility for the Non-production purchasing including capital expenditure, indirect and semi-direct spend. • Build an effective CMD organization that fully supports the growth, effectiveness and efficiency of setting up new operation. • Co-manage IT function to set up IT infrastructure for the new plant

  • Founder and Managing Director

    at Transformations Ltd.

    January 2017 - December 2017

    Gabrovo

    Directs strategy and operations, business unit management and project investment advisory, focused on driving increased company revenue growth, profit and efficiencies. Provides interim and permanent CEO, strategic and operational management for SME clients, primarily in the luxury goods, investment and venture capital sectors. Strategically advise clients on organizational infrastructure, including the integration of management systems, employee engagement, and performance management. • Developed a cohesive global expansion strategy for an SME client, with the potential to triple revenue and advance presence in international markets. • Drives digital transformation initiatives, enabling new ways for customers and brands to interact. • Motivates staff by creating a culture that drives high performance and leadership development. • Spearheads business transformation and growth, delivering leadership support to CEOs and Board Directors, including M&As and turnarounds.

  • CEO / Deputy CEO

    at VM Finance Group

    August 2014 - September 2015

    Sofiya

    Held P&L responsibility for €125 million in annual revenues, directing operations for the entire Group of 10+ portfolio companies/subsidiaries. Provided consultation in business transformation and change management for portfolio companies. Planned cost-effective solutions and provided strategic advice, with a continual focus on creating value and spearheading change for sustained business growth. • Boosted revenue by 10% and doubled operational profit, through enhanced focus on the business and financial performance of portfolio companies. • Successfully transformed organizations, driving exceptional improvement in organizational design, at both a corporate and individual company level. • Built organisational capabilities in key business areas by recruiting high quality talent. • Expanded the company’s international presence through the first cross-border acquisition, enabling potential revenue growth, sustainable business, and operational synergies.

Education

  • EMBA

    at London Business School

    2009 - 2010 (1 year) London

  • Master in Finance

    at University of National and World Economy

    1992 - 1998 (6 years) Sofiya

Languages

  • English Negotiation

  • Bulgarian Native

Hives