Solutions-oriented financial executive and business leader with over 25 years of U.S. and international experience with leading consumer brands and services organizations in B2B and B2C environments. Proven ability in leading high-energy financial organizations with responsibility for strategy, planning, controllership, treasury, tax, human resources and information technology. MBA/CPA noted for designing process improvements to achieve breakthroughs in
Solutions-oriented financial executive and business leader with over 25 years of U.S. and international experience with leading consumer brands and services organizations in B2B and B2C environments. Proven ability in leading high-energy financial organizations with responsibility for strategy, planning, controllership, treasury, tax, human resources and information technology. MBA/CPA noted for designing process improvements to achieve breakthroughs in business performance, tackling issues with creative solutions, optimizing cross functional collaboration and communication and maximizing contributions of team members.
Chief financial officer of entertainment and facilities management company.
Customer facing chief financial officer of a multi-site, multi-services $1+ billion professional services business.
Full P&L responsibility as head of Finance for a $2+ billion consumer products business.
Respected leader on a North American cross functional executive leadership team, directly managed 2 other Division CFOs.
Responsible for all financial functions of a high growth international business unit.
Significant exposure to retail operations and customer service environment as finance head of sales organization.
Intimate knowledge of how to build and sustain brand equity.
Evaluated and implemented investments on aggressive manufacturing expansions and new client relationships for businesses in both U.S. and international operating environments.
Certified Public Accountant with strong process, controls and compliance orientation in both centralized and decentralized environments.
MBA from Wharton and 12 years of Big 4 public accounting experience.
Industry experience includes:
Food and Beverage
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Vice President and Chief Financial Officer @ Executive leadership of Finance, Human Resources and IT for world-class performing arts center that engages and serves a broad audience through diverse programming, arts education, and community outreach. The Kimmel Center campus is comprised of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts (Verizon Hall, Perelman Theater, SEI Innovation Studio, and the Merck Arts Education Center), the Academy of Music , and the University of the Arts Merriam Theater. Manage staff of 40. Report to the Chief Executive Officer. From February 2014 to Present (1 year 11 months) Greater Philadelphia AreaVP Finance and CFO Business Dining @ Executive leadership of Finance and strategy function for this North American division with revenues of $1.2 billion and 25,000 employees providing food, refreshment and facilities services for on-site restaurants, catering, executive dining rooms, coffee and vending outlets and conference centers at over 1500 locations at corporate, industrial and government client locations. Manage staff of 85. Reported to President, Business Dining. From July 2004 to November 2012 (8 years 5 months) Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer Business & Industry Group @ Executive leadership of Finance and strategy function for this market vertical segment with revenues of $2.3 billion. Included 3 business units: Business Dining, Refreshment Services and Facility Services each with a President and Chief Financial Officer. Managed CFOs of each business unit. Held concurrent with VP Finance and CFO Business Dining role. Reported to President, Business & Industry Group. From April 2007 to April 2010 (3 years 1 month) Interim Corporate Controller @ Led controllership function for this $2.3 billion global manufacturer of batteries operating in 89 countries. Supervised direct report staff of 4. Reported to Chief Financial Officer. From 2003 to 2004 (1 year) Chief Financial Officer North American Soup @ Led Finance in largest division representing one-third of company sales ($2.6 billion) and over 50% of earnings. Managed staff of 69. Reported to Chief Financial Officer and to President-North American Soup. From 2000 to 2003 (3 years) Vice President Finance International - Asia Pacific @ Responsible for all elements of Finance (treasury, tax, controllership and planning) of complex $650 million region with units in Australia, New Zealand, China, Malaysia, Indonesia and Japan. Business covered ten manufacturing locations and five product categories. Directed 6 country CFOs with total staff of 75. Reported to President Asia Pacific. From 1999 to 2000 (1 year) Vice President Finance - Campbell Sales Company @ Directed all financial aspects of this $3 billion sales and customer service unit. Managed $650 million promotions budget and $110 million selling expense. Directed finance and IT staff of 43. Reported to President Campbell Sales. From 1998 to 1999 (1 year) Assistant Controller Business Planning and Analysis @ From 1995 to 1998 (3 years) Assistant Controller Financial Reporting @ From 1992 to 1995 (3 years) Senior Manager - Audit and Business Advisory Services @ From 1980 to 1992 (12 years) Greater Philadelphia Area
MBA, Master of Business Administration, Finance and General Management @ University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton SchoolBA, Business Administration @ Gettysburg College Stan Applegate is skilled in: Income Statement, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Financial Reporting, Financial Modeling, Financial Analysis, Forecasting, Acquisition Integration, P&L Management, Mergers, Managerial Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, SEC filings, Business Planning, Financial Forecasting, Cash Management
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