International Chapters

The Financial Executives Networking Group has Chapter Chairs located in 0 major cities across the continental United States, 12 International Chapters, and 0 Special Interest Groups. Please feel free to contact someone in your geographic area. You only need one sponsor, so here is an easy way to find one.

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Abu Dhabi/Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Michael Capel, Chair

Michael Capel is a financial, human resources, strategy, and operations executive with nearly 20 years\' experience in a variety of consulting, public sector, and private settings. He is currently COO of the Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research in the United Arab Emirates, where he is responsible for strategic planning, governance, finance, HR, and information technology. He was recently COO of Qatar Luxury Group (QLG), an investment firm in the fashion, real estate, hospitality, and business services sectors. QLG operated a start-up luxury fashion brand, a European premium leather goods manufacturer and retailer, a pearl farm, and several restaurants among other businesses. He was concurrently managing director of QLG\'s restaurant subsidiary, during which he opened four upscale venues in Qatar. He previously worked as a business transformation consultant at KPMG and its successor firms in the U.S., Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Qatar, Jordan, and other countries in the greater Middle East. Early in his career, he focused on economic and statistical analysis, web and database development, and customer satisfaction research. He received B.S. and M.P.A. degrees from Cornell University, where he studied economics, statistics, management, and law.

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Charly Di Brico, Chair  (911) 56603734
Marcelo Gianoglio, Co-Chair  (911) 64459298
Cairo, Egypt
This leadership position is available, contact Matt Bud for more information.
Hong Kong, China
Trevor Fitzsimmons, Chair

Trevor is a failed sportsman that has just about managed to keep his career in finance intact. After qualifying in London a long time ago with E&W he worked for Exxon and BOC in the UK before moving to Hong Kong to join the Jardine Matheson Group. Apart from forays into being a stay-at-home-dad and consultancy roles in the USA and India between 2004-2010, Trevor has been priviliged to have had a wide variety of roles in JM since 1994.

 (852) 60511559
London, United Kingdom
Nick McCall, Chair

Nick McCall is the CEO of Hay Hill Wealth Management Ltd and was previously the CEO of Falcon Private Wealth Ltd with an extensive background in international banking and wealth management. Prior to that Nick McCall held the position of Director, Head of Country Management and Governance, Regional Management with responsibility for governance of Credit Suisse activities for EMEA having joined CSFB in November 2000 when the Firm merged with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette International. Prior to serving as Treasurer for DLJI Nick was Merrill Lynch’s Regional Treasurer for the Americas based in New York and was also responsible for Global Long Term Funding. Nick joined Merrill Lynch in 1996 from Banco Bilbao Vizcaya New York where he was Head of Treasury & Capital Markets and previously had worked for thirteen years with Lloyds Bank International in eight countries covering a variety of roles in Corporate Banking and Treasury. Mr. McCall held several board positions for Credit Suisse including the role of Chairman of the Board of Directors for Bank Credit Suisse in Moscow and was a Board Member of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

 (779) 947 0772
Shawn McCarthy, Co-Chair

International Head of Treasury with extensive European and US treasury experience in a variety of FTSE/Fortune 500 companies. A consistent record of advancement and achievement in all aspects of international Treasury & Tax practice with related experience in M&A transactions, corporate finance, risk management and reporting functions.

 (07908) 491139
John Yates, Co-Chair

John Yates is a career interim Finance Director/CFO, specializing in mid-cap sized organisations that are facing challenges in the areas of strategy, transformation, operational performance, mergers and acquisitions or face cash flow issues. He often works with Private Equity and Venture Capital backed companies as well as privately owned companies. Industry sectors he works in are: TechMediaTelco, Business Services, FMCG, NGO, Health and Hospitality. John has extensive international experience having lived/worked in the UK, USA, Middle East, South Africa, Far East, Western and Eastern Europe (Russia, Ukraine and Romania).

 (777) 5560101
Andrew Noble, Administrator

Andrew is an operational CFO for businesses to £500M revenue and 7,000 employees in professional services and service sectors. Most recently he was Regional CFO for WSP, previously holding FD, VP and Controller positions at VT, Capgemini and EDS respectively. He has a strong record of improving business performance, holding directorships for enterprises with EV to £1billion and leading multifunctional teams of 200 employees. He qualified with PwC (UK and Australia) and has a degree in Physics.

 (759) 0600225
Mexico City, Mexico
Sergio Ducoing, Chair  (55) 8527-4147
Armando Nuricumbo, Chair  (55) 5579 6899
Paris, France
Joachim Berchtikou, Co-Chair

Joachim is a strategy, investment & financial solutions Partner serving leading public and private clients in many sectors. Joachim is an accomplished trilingual and speaks French, English & Arabic. He is a self-driven professional with extensive experience in business development, corporate strategy, corporate finance & advisory, operational performance management, management consultancy, M&A, project financing, growth capital and corporate structuring. Resourceful executive: engages with leadership to assess business & investment opportunities, design & implement strategic and tactical development of structural operations to drive business growth and market development fostering performance improvement. Strategic and reliable: manages the full projects development process from feasibility studies, to due diligence, siting and commissioning. Joachim graduated with a Master in Finance from L’Institut de Haute Finance in Paris and a Master in Management from the Sorbonne University.

 (66221) 8439
Isabelle Caillat-Gillette , Co-Chair  (768) 098416
Hubert Poinsignon, Co-Chair

Hubert is a multi-faceted CFO with international financial management experience in manufacturing & services. He has experience in turnaround, crisis and change management for mid-caps, controlling and lean manufacturing background, and is a trained six-sigma green belt. He was a cultural attaché in Abu Dhabi from 1988-1989. Previous assignments included: CFO with Antea Group, Dura Automotive Systems, Goodrich (now United Technologies Corp.); Controller for SFR Business Team & Faurecia; and Audit Manager with Safran Group & Deloitte. Interim assignments included: turnaround & restructuring jobs for Sweco, Dürr AG, Bollig & Kemper Group / ERP implementation for Sapa Building Systems, IMI Plc / SOX implementation for Alstom Power (now General Electric). His scope encompasses: new Business Plan design, budgeting / forecasting, external and regulatory reporting, KPI’s, treasury, 13 weeks cash forecast, costs control, audit & internal control (Sox, LSF), ERP implementation (SAP), M&A integration, new money & financing, JV’s, audit committee, tax, Legal & IT management, and stakeholders relations. Industry sectors: Aeronautics, Automotive, Manufacturing & Building Systems, Consulting & Engineering. Hubert holds an MBA from EDHEC Business School, and is fluent in French, English & German.

 (0) 603965180
Santiago, Chile
Juan-Carlos Cerda, Chair

Mr. Cerda started his professional career at NCR Corporation, a subsidiary in Chile. Since then, he has held a number of senior executive roles, such as: Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Regional CFO, Regional Controller, Finance Director and lastly Country Manager (CEO) in Brazil. He has worked in different multinational companies, which includes among others: FlintGroup, Merck Sharp & Dohme, ITT Corporation, Boart Longyear and Stericycle. Juan-Carlos is fluent in English and Portuguese. He has a Bachelor's degree in Finance and an MBA. He is an executive with an extensive and quantifiable achievement managing finance, operations and sales in a global business environment. Broad background in finance and general administration management, turnaround and restructuring plans, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), cost reduction programs, working capital management, strategic planning, mergers and acquisition, as well in Ethics & Compliance, Code of Conduct, and SOX. Demonstrated record of successful establishment and redesign of business processes, internal controls, customer management and sales processes.

 (9) 62199003
São Paulo, Brazil
This leadership position is available, contact Matt Bud for more information.
Shanghai, China
This leadership position is available, contact Matt Bud for more information.
Tokyo, Japan
Tom Hall, Chair

TOM HALL (COO ... CFO WITHOUT BORDERS) is a business, finance, accounting, treasury, internal audit and financial reporting executive. He serves as a consultant and certified instructor in IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) serving large and medium size Financial Services Entities in New York since 2004. He is a Board Director and Partner for "IRON CREST PARTNERS LLC" in New York City (with offices in London , Cincinnati and Charleston also); which is a Consortium of Subject Matter Experts in Risk Management, Cyber Security and Modernization consulting. Tom is the CFO for PEPPER LLC, a CLOUD based technology for Alternative Asset Management. PEPPER is being launched in Japan as a technology platform for an Exchange dealing with Private Asset Management Portfolio Managers. He serves on the Advisory Board for "The Daily Shot BRIEF; a daily e-newsletter on Global Macro Events that has 20 thousand subscribers in 90 countries. Over 25 years industry experience as a finance executive working with companies including World Gold Council, American Stock Transfer & Trust LLC, Marathon Petroleum Company, Marathon Oil Company, AIG, Atlantic Savings Bank, GSO Capital Partners (Member of The Blackstone Group), U.S. Steel Corporation and American Lawyer Media, Inc.; and seven years in public accounting, including KPMG. Positions held include CEO, COO, CFO, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller, Treasurer and Chief Audit Executive. He is a Former Adjunct Assistant Professor at NEW YORK UNIVERSITY (NYU) specializing in IFRS and financial statement analysis instruction. Current Chair of the FENG's New York Metropolitan Chapter and Tokyo Japan; and Chair of Risk Management SIG. Tom is a CGMA, CPA and MBA; and an alumnus of the University of Illinois, University of Toledo and Columbia University. TomHall@IronCrestPartners.com www.IronCrestPartners.com p. 212.933.4944 (New York, USA)

Keith Muncie, Chair  (91215) 528
Toronto, Canada
Jeffrey Brown, Chair

Jeffrey M. Brown, CPA (Massachusetts) Fuller Landau LLP Toronto, ON Canada

 (416) 645-6515
Saurin Patel, Co-Chair

Saurin Patel,CPA,CMA, CPA (Illinois) 3159 Walkers Line Burlington, ON L7M 0E1 Phone: (289) 812-1086 | Cell: (416) 986-0526 saurinpatel.ca

 (289) 812-1086

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