Amsterdam-Oost, North Holland Province, Netherlands
SVP & Head of Finance North America @ Philips
CFO & Member of the Board of Management @
Senior Vice President @ Philips Consumer Electronics, Amsterdam
Bachelor of Science (BS), Finance @
Arizona State University
I am a CFO who is very involved in the business, not only downstream with the sales organizations in the world, but also upstream with sourcing partners. I have extensive experience with world markets such as Brazil, Russia, China, North America, but especially in the European countries. After starting my professional career in Audit, and moving into
I am a CFO who is very involved in the business, not only downstream with the sales organizations in the world, but also upstream with sourcing partners. I have extensive experience with world markets such as Brazil, Russia, China, North America, but especially in the European countries. After starting my professional career in Audit, and moving into Risk consulting with Arthur Andersen, since 1998 till now, I have been involved in a wide range of Philips branded consumer products, with in-house manufacturing as well as Asian third party sourcing. The four years, I have been involved in creating, launching and running the Philips Television Joint venture (TP Vision). I have been responsible for disentanglement of all financial process of this global business with >2.5Bln Euro sales, >3000 employees, and various types of organization (sales, development, factories, and HQ). I managed the fiscal and treasury operations of the stand alone JV as well, managing the currency exposures of the group.
I prefer a dynamic environment, and the empowerment to change whatever is needed to ensure future improvement of the company. Being part of a great team gives me energy and pleasure in what we are doing!
SVP & Head of Finance North America @ My new role is Head of Finance / CFO Philips North America, which employs >20,000 employees, represents approximately 1/3 of global Royal Philips sales, and has >100 locations across North America. Philips NA is a leading company in the Healthcare Solutions/Services, as well as a strong player in Lighting Solutions, as well as covering a number of product segments in the consumer lifestyle space. From November 2014 to Present (1 year 2 months) CFO & Member of the Board of Management @ On April 2nd 2012, we have launched the new Joint Venture of Philips & TPV of Taiwan/HK/China, to form TP Vision. TP Vision develops, manufactures, markets and sell Philips Branded telvisions in Greater Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia (except for China & India), Brazil and Argentina. I am responsible for all Financial process of the company, including fiscal, treasury, Consolidation & Reporting, as well as performance management. Disentangling this global company from Philips, into 27 legal entities, establishing stand alone policies/reporting/operations in the JV has been an amazing responsibility as well as a learning experience for our entire organization. I have also grown in this role, while learning to work and communicate effectively with our new Taiwanese/Chinese major shareholders. From April 2012 to August 2014 (2 years 5 months) Amsterdam Area, NetherlandsSenior Vice President @ Vice President 2006-2010
Senior Vice president since Nov 2010
within Philips Consumer Lifestyle From November 2010 to March 2012 (1 year 5 months) Sr VP & CFO/Controller BG Television @ My responsibility is for finance for the global Television business group for Philips Consumer Lifestyle. From November 2010 to March 2012 (1 year 5 months) Amsterdam Area, NetherlandsController BU Personal Care @ Global CFO / Controller of the Business Unit Personal Care, within Philips Consumer Lifestyle. The Personal Care business represents more than 1.1 Bln Euro sales worldwide, with sales in more than 70 countries and sourcing manufacturing from both Europe and Asia. Products in our portfolio include: Electric shavers, Hair clippers, Body groomers, nose trimmers, hairdryers/straighteners, and female epilators. From July 2009 to October 2010 (1 year 4 months) VP & Program Manager - Earn to Invest @ Head of a global Program wthin Consumer Lifestyle to find and realize synergies, process optimization & business improvement across all functions and >100 sites worldwide. The program was initiated at the time of the internal merger of Domestic Appliances and Consumer Electronics, forming Consumer Lifestyle in Philips, one of the 3 Sectors within the company. From January 2008 to June 2009 (1 year 6 months) CFO BU Peripherals & Accessories @ I was responsible for finance for this global business unit within Philips, which sold mp3 and computer peripheral accessories. Our group sourced mainly from ODM manufacturers from China, and we marketed and sold in all countries of the world. We integrated a number of small acquisitions, as well as continually scouted for new ones to add to the portfolio. From January 2006 to September 2007 (1 year 9 months) Financial Director CE Benelux @ Responsible for all financials of this significant sales and marketing team of Philips (Belgium/Netherlands/Luxembourg). Established true customer profitability reporting & integral gross margin/mix management with the sales force, as well as internal marketing funds transparency and accountability. Result: turned around a deteriorating profitability into again one of the most profitable companies of Philips. From June 2003 to December 2005 (2 years 7 months) Audit Manager @ Final Position was Audit Manager mainly for USGAAP consolidated group companies, as well as specializing in business risk management & control environment assessments. From 1991 to 1998 (7 years) Amsterdam Area, NetherlandsJunior Financial Analyst @ From June 1991 to October 1991 (5 months) Financial Director @ Consisted of everything from managing the finances of the national student organization to preparing and presenting the state of the business to the Executive Board members. The position was located in New York City. From 1990 to 1991 (1 year)
strategy - Building and sustaining competitive advantage, Executive Program @ Harvard Business School From 2010 to 2010 Bachelor of Science (BS), Finance @ Arizona State University From 1986 to 1990 Creighton University From 1984 to 1985 Mark Mattern is skilled in: Cross-functional Team Leadership, Process Improvement, Change Management, Business Strategy, Acquisition Integration, Product Management, Business Process Improvement, Trusted Business Partner, Joint Ventures, Emerging Markets, European Markets, Financial Reporting, P&L Management, Financial Analysis, Strategy
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