Mr. Erwin Debaere
Born and raised in Belgium, living in Poland 2011-2019, living in Vietnam since April 2019
P&L responsibility as Finance Director during the last 8,5 years, with accountability to the SB and shareholders
Business Partner working in tandem with the CEO and supporting Sales/Marketing/Operations, bringing Finance skills and insights in the business
Very motivated and goal oriented Finance professional with extensive experience in design and set-up of finance processes and procedures (incl. management reporting, cost control, procurement, accounting, transfer pricing)
Solution driven team player, constructive confrontation and facts based discussions are my key values
Multilingual (active knowledge of 4 languages: Dutch, English, Polish and French)
Experienced to work in an international environment with proven adaptability
Experience in leadership: in a formal-hierarchical context (experience with managing teams from 8-50 people), in a non-hierarchical, international context (influencing peers) and in outsourcing frameworks
Multisector working experience: 4,5 yrs in FMCG, 2 yrs in building materials production, 12 yrs in banking and insurance.
April 2019-present: Finance Director, Perfetti Van Melle Vietnam
August 2015-March 2019: Finance Director, Perfetti Van Melle Poland
June 2013-July 2015: Group CFO, Lode Group
January 2013 – May 2013: Advisor to the Management Board, Santander Consumer Finanse S.A.
June 2011- December 2012: CFO, Zagiel S.A.
April 2008-May 2011: Finance Manager, KBC Consumer Finance
May 2004– April 2008: Controller, BU CEER
November 2001– April 2004: Application Manager, KBC Bank
October 2000– October 2001: Management Trainee, KBC Bank