Vice President of Finance and Analytics
Methode Electronics is a leading developer of custom-engineered and application-specific products and solutions utilizing the latest technologies. From biometric identification utilizing the unique characteristics of human skin structure; to magnetic signature sensing of mechanical and electrical properties; to the revolutionary solid-state touch sensitive switches used in today's appliances and automobiles, Methode's extensive toolbox of technical solutions help our customers differentiate their products.
Senior finance executive with extensive international experience in the electronics and electrical industry; recognized finance lead for $450M Division and $500M manufacturing campus, passionate about leading finance transformation; high-performing Business Partner that effectively implements change and manages teams with integrity and ethics; skilled at analyzing complex situations, known for identifying visionary solutions to challenging problems in dynamic business environments. Key Accomplishments: BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE: Designed and implemented Corporate Perfor¬mance Management (CPM) software OneStream XF to replace legacy reporting and consolidation tools. Project was executed in less than 7 months, under budget. LEADERSHIP CULTURE: Created a high-performing cross-cultural Finance group with 25+ team members in six locations, enabling 400% business growth in two years with same number of Finance team members. BUSINESS PARTNERING: Launched innovative target costing process, collaborated with Sales and Engineering to open strategic business opportunities, resulting in $1B+ of new business awards. STRATEGY IMPLEMENTATION: Communicated and supervised implementation of low-cost manufacturing strategy, generating savings in excess of $5M per year. INNOVATION AND CHANGE: Identified improvement potential in management reporting systems. Implemented award-winning intranet-based reporting tool for $300M Business Unit. Report delivery time cut from days to hours.