Nestle August 2014 - at PresentI 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
Nestle February 2011 - July 2014I 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
Nestle January 2009 - July 2014I 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
Nestle September 2008 - December 2008I 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.
Nestle September 2006 - August 2008I 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.
MSc Finance and Investments
2015 - 2017
(2 years) Ashanti Region
Six Sigma Green Belt
2014 - 2014
(1 year) Greater Accra Region