Daniel R. Wellinger

Angestellt, Finance Director and Director for Business Development, Omnium Tropical

Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire



Professional experience for Daniel R. Wellinger

  • Current , since Oct 2017

    Finance Director and Director for Business Development

    Omnium Tropical

    Verantwortlich für Geschäftsentwicklung und steuerrechtliche Fragen

  • Current , since Nov 2015

    Non-executive adviser and associate

    Carol's Homemade

    Non-executive adviser and associate of Carol's Homemade - a social responsible start-up company active in natural and organic products, supporting disadvantaged females in West Africa.

  • 3 years and 5 months, May 2014 - Sep 2017

    Supply Chain Finance Manager French West Africa

    Unilever Côte d'Ivoire

    Head of the French West Africa supply chain finance team (CDI, BF, Sen, Tog, Ben, Mal, Nig), gross margin responsibility, big capital expenditures, set-up of two new factories in West Africa, restructuring and closure of a factory, delivering innovation projects, material cost controlling and waste reduction, getting the basics right in organisation (people) and systems (SAP), internal and external audits, organisation of inventories in all countries, quickly changing highly competitive environment

  • 1 year and 2 months, Apr 2013 - May 2014

    Administration, Finance and IT Manager, Mitglied der Geschäftsleitung

    ALSA France (a Unilever Company)

    This job came additionally to my role at BESTFOODS and had the same profile

  • 3 years and 2 months, Apr 2011 - May 2014

    Administration, Finance and IT Manager, Mitglied der Geschäftsleitung


    Head of factory administration, finance and IT, board member, responsible for financial results and profitability, head of operational accounting, strict cost controlling of a non-profit toll fee manufacturer, product pricing, annual budgeting and forecasting, local and international reporting, big scale restructuring projects, business reorganisation, cost savings and capital expenditure projects, cross functional and regional projects, Sarbanes-Oxley risk management and controls, head of local IT

  • 2 years and 1 month, Mar 2009 - Mar 2011

    Business Unit Controller

    Unilever Deutschland GmbH

    Controlling of the brand building & development departments of the diet food business, business unit controlling incl. P&L responsibility, result analysis, operational leadership team of the brand “Du darfst”, innovation planning and implementation, portfolio optimisation, annual planning and forecasting Role in M&A core team for the brand “Du darfst”, strategic reorganisation of the diet food business - disposal business case and licensing business case, vendor due diligence and data room preparation

  • 1 year and 3 months, Jan 2008 - Mar 2009

    Prozess- und Projektmanager

    Unilever Europe

    Microsoft Pro Clarity (European sales reporting tool) implementation team, European best practice and community development for sales reporting, creation and maintenance of a knowledge database, Pro Clarity support and training for all European countries, organisation and execution of training seminars, trouble shooting, cross boarder project teams

  • 2 years and 3 months, Oct 2005 - Dec 2007

    Junior Sales Controller

    Unilever Schweiz GmbH

    Responsible finance business partner for the biggest sales team of Unilever Switzerland, all sales accruals for the Swiss retail foods business, business case and budget controlling, implementation of new pricing models, price negotiations, sales performance control and reporting, optimisation of promotional sell-out, implementation and controls of Sarbens-Oxley SAP R3 Release implementation for Unilever Switzerland

  • 4 years and 2 months, Aug 2000 - Sep 2004

    Sachbearbeiter Logistik (bis stv. Leitung Spedition)

    AFG - Arbonia-Forster-Group

    Arbeit als Werkstudent an diversen Aufgaben in Spedition und Logistik: Fakturierung, Disposition, Lieferantenrechnungskontrolle, Zollpapiere, Preisverhandlungen, Outsourcing Projekt Exporttransporte, Produktionsplanung (PPS), stv. Leitung der Spedition (mehrmonatiger Krankheitsausfall des Stelleninhabers)

Educational background for Daniel R. Wellinger

  • 4 months, Mar 2005 - Jun 2005


    The Oxford English Centre, Oxford, England

  • 6 months, Oct 2003 - Mar 2004

    Betriebswirtschaftslehre/ Business Administration

    Université de Lausanne HEC, Lausanne, Schweiz

    Tourismus, Ethik in Marketing und Finance

  • 6 months, Oct 2003 - Mar 2004


    Université de Lausanne: Ecole de français moderne, Lausanne, Schweiz

  • 4 years and 6 months, Oct 2000 - Mar 2005

    International Business Administration

    University of St.Gallen HSG, St.Gallen, Schweiz

    Strategy & Organisation, Controlling, Psychology

  • 5 years and 11 months, Aug 1994 - Jun 2000


    Gymnasium Marienburg, Rheineck, Schweiz



  • German

    First language

  • English


  • French


  • Italian


  • Spanish



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