Experience

  • Business Unit Controller

    at Nestle

    August 2014 - at Present

    Greater Accra Region

    I am the Lead for the Business planning cycle and Strategic Business review process. I support senior management with analysis, excel modeling and projections for decision making. I Implemented a business review cycle to ensure rigorous tracking of CAPEX and marketing to enhance transparency and business decision making. I also Led a portfolio optimization process to eliminate loss makers and value destroyers. Additionally, I am responsible to drive costs improvement to the P&L, optimizing sourcing of raw/pack/finished goods, and driving ROI through pre/post evaluations and ensure internal controls.

  • Continuos Excellence Manager

    at Nestle

    February 2011 - July 2014

    Greater Accra Region

    I implemented the Continuous Improvement program across Central and West Africa covering 127 people to develop a culture of regular performance review, a continuous improvement mindset, effective application of problem solving tools and driving employee engagement towards business objectives through the application of Goal Alignment techniques/LEAN practices/tools.

  • Business Excellence Projects Manager

    at Nestle

    January 2009 - July 2014

    Greater Accra Region

    I implemented new Business tools and practices to drive automation and acceleration of business decision making. Examples include Consumer Promotions Evaluation, Business forecasting, Business Performance Reporting. (Accelerated sales reporting by 2 days), Period End Closing, Encrypted Bank Payment system.

  • Decision Support Lead

    at Nestle

    September 2008 - December 2008

    Province de la Nyanga

    I supported the Country Mgt. Business Decision making through business performance analysis/reports/presentations, Business Planning/Forecasting and supported the organization to transition to the SAP platform. I was the Single Point of contact for the Regional office on all management reports (monthly/ad-hoc reporting/Product performance simulations for a 40+ million USD business). I also developed the capacity of the young local Decision Support team.

  • Business Analyst

    at Nestle

    September 2006 - August 2008

    Greater Accra Region

    I was responsible for building the Regional Head Office budget (12+ cost centers), budget variance reporting, business forecast consolidation for 12 operating Companies in 4 currencies. I also supported 5 Category Businesses (850 mio USD) with profitability analysis.

Education

  • MSc Finance and Investments

    at KNUST

    2015 - 2017 (2 years) Ashanti Region

  • Six Sigma Green Belt

    at Sigma Strat

    2014 - 2014 (1 year) Greater Accra Region

  • Mobilizing People to lead Change

    at Rive Reine

    2013 - 2013 (1 year)

  • Certified Associate Project Management

    at PMI

    2012 - 2012 (1 year)

  • CIMA Diploma Mgt Accounting

    at CIMA

    2012 - 2012 (1 year)

  • BSc Electrical Engineering

    at KNUST

    2001 - 2005 (4 years)

Languages

  • English Negotiation

  • French Conversation

Hives