Emmanuel Walter

Emmanuel Walter

MD, Winfos Capital Ltd
 

Currently employed at Winfos Capital Ltd

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    Summary

    ♦ Highly accomplished and results-driven international finance executive with more than 20 years experience in Europe and Asia ♦ Held various senior financial and operational executive positions for large US and European multinationals such as ABB and GE, managing P&Ls above $500m turnover & 2,000 staff, with a team in excess of 100, specialising in the industrial sector such as manufacturing, energy, construction and automotive’s ♦ Asian specialist with extensive experience in China, especially in a JV environment (8 years) ♦ Engineering degree, MBA Manchester Business School, and ACCA Qualified Accountant ♦ Native French, bilingual English and conversational Mandarin ♦ Active community volunteer

Experiences

MD

At Winfos Capital Ltd

From February 2002 to Present
Interim assignments: • CFO at Dialog Semi-conductor ($1.4bn P&L, 1,600 staff, $3bn market cap, Reading, UK, 2015 to 2016) o Supported a $4.6bn acquisition project of a US listed company called Atmel ($1.3bn P&L, 5,200 staff) • Corporate Finance mandates (2014 to 2015) o Led various engineering...
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CFO

At GE Energy

From 2010 to 2012
• Built and set up a new power transformer greenfield JV ($500m P&L, 600 staff) targeting the Asian market for a $200m investment in Shanghai in partnership with SEC Shanghai Electric (HK Listed, IFRS) • Created from scratch the accounting, finance and IT functions (20 staff team) including setting...
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CFO

At ABB

From 2007 to 2010
♦ Financially managed 4 power product manufacturing business units ($350m P&L, 1,000 staff, 70 staff team, IT/Accounting/Controlling/Treasury/Admin) producing HV Power & MV Distribution Transformers, under US GAAP / SOX ♦ Managed a 30% annual revenue growth and doubled EBIT to $100m within a year...
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CFO

At GE Energy

From 2005 to 2007
• Provided leadership of the power service & manufacturing division for Greater China (China, HK, Macao, Taiwan, Mongolia, etc.), which included 5 legal entities, 12 sites, 2,000 staff, with a regional 50 staff team (accounting, finance, IT, purchasing, HR, inventory, and tendering functions) •...
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ACCA,

ACCA

From 2002 to 2004
 

Managing Director

At Winfos Capital Ltdd

From 2001 to 2004
• Devised strategy for Jardines Mercedes Benz dealership and Subaru retail networks in China • Advised on a luxury healthcare and hospitality project in Shenzhen valued at $50m • Led the $4bn financial review of the Vodafone 8,000 staff strong IT global organisation aiming to create an IT global...
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Finance Manager

At Nortel Networks

From 1999 to 2000
• Financially controlled a global manufacturing telecom business unit ($80m P&L), and ultimately restructured & closed it (300 redundancies including a plant in Ireland). Set up the Egyptian office and MEA operation (50 staff) • Delivered outstanding due diligence recommendations regarding a $500m...
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Marketing Analyst

At GE Energy

From 1995 to 1997
• Launched a very successful business web site in the UK selling industrial networking equipment to customers such as Utilities and Oil & Gas’ (listed in the Top 25 UK Web site in 1996)
 

ESSICA, Bordeaux

ESSICA

From 1993 to 1995
Business
 

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