Kennerth Lundgren

Vorstandsmitglied, European CFO, UniCarriers Europe GmbH

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Skills

CFO
international
multilingual
ifrs
controlling
accounting
industrial
manufacturing
listed
stock exchange
SIX
financial reporting
change management
Business strategy
ERP
process improvement
IFRS
corporate governance
strategic thinking
forecast
cost accounting
multicultural
commercial
business partner
shared services
M&A
SOX
innovative problem solving
analytical
group consolidation
team leadership
investor relations
strategic plan
cost reductions
board level
real-estate
treasury
transfer pricing
international tax management
foreign exchange
financial accounting
project accounting
international project management
banking relations
external audit
internal control
interdisciplinary
budget
finance transformation
financial training for non finance people
government relations
negotiation
stakeholder management
risk management
restructuring
financial strategy
complexity management
business acumen

Timeline

Professional experience for Kennerth Lundgren

  • Current 10 years and 8 months, since Sep 2013

    European CFO

    UniCarriers Europe GmbH

    CFO for all operations in Europe in particular the integration of three brands/company structures (Nissan, TCM/Hitachi and Atlet) and financial business partner to Japanese European CEO supporting acquisitive growth. Group headquarters in Tokyo. European headquarters in Düsseldorf, manufacturing in Sweden and Spain and several European sales subsidiaries.

  • 3 years, Jan 2009 - Dec 2011

    Head of Finance Shared Services Project, ERP Standardization & Process Impr

    Bombardier Transportation

    Group Headquarters, Finance, Accounting&Reporting Led the project to implement a Finance Shared Service Center in Romania and the Philippines. The task included migrating accounting and reporting finance processes from the employees in the different legal entities, most of whom were made redundant, to newly hired and trained employees in the Philippines and Romania while meeting constraints in terms of, for example, cost, quality and works council regulations. Reported to VP Accounting&Reporting.

  • 4 months, Sep 2008 - Dec 2008

    Senior Director Finance

    Bombardier Transportation

    Group Headquarters, Finance Supervised an overhead cost reduction project supported by French management consultants, covering a cost base of MEUR 600. He reported directly to the Vice President Finance and the project steering committee which was headed by the Bombardier Transportation President. At the end of December 2008 a final report with recommended actions was presented.

  • 1 year and 7 months, Feb 2007 - Aug 2008

    Divisional CFO (internal title: Senior Finance Director)

    Bombardier Transportation

    Assured the division met all group reporting requirements including SOX compliance. Led a team of 10 direct reports and in all 75 finance people. Acted as a Financial Business Partner to the Divisional President to make sure the division could meet EBIT and Free Cash Flow targets. Reported to BT CFO with dotted line to the Divisional President.

  • 6 years and 3 months, Jan 2000 - Mar 2006

    CFO

    LEM Holding SA, Geneva

    Held three positions at LEM HQ: - CFO and Member of the Executive Management Responsible for financial reporting & group consolidation, treasury management, investor relations, legal & compliance. Represented the finance function at board meetings. Led a team of assistant, controllers, IT manager as well as ten remote regional finance managers. Reported to the CEO. Some selected achievements: - Implemented Group Consolidation and Management Reporting - Divested one division and real-estate complex

  • 3 years, Jan 1997 - Dec 1999

    Finance Manager

    LEM Holding SA, Geneva

    Responsible for financial reporting & group consolidation, controlling, cost accounting, financial analysis. Involved in acquisitions, restructuring and change programs. Participated in strategy meetings. Led one controller and dotted line to remote regional finance managers. Reported to the CEO.

  • 6 years and 2 months, Nov 1991 - Dec 1997

    Controller

    LEM Holding SA, Geneva

    Responsible for financial reporting & group consolidation, controlling, cost accounting, financial analysis. Reported to the CEO.

Educational background for Kennerth Lundgren

  • 4 years and 7 months, Aug 1986 - Feb 1991

    Finance, Managerial Economics & Control

    Stockholm School of Economics

    Fundação Getulio Vargas, São Paulo, Brazil, exchange student MBA level, Finance

Languages

  • German

    Fluent

  • English

    Fluent

  • Spanish

    Intermediate

  • Portuguese

    Intermediate

  • French

    Fluent

  • Italian

    Intermediate

  • Swedish

    First language

Interests

Corporate finance
M&A
strategy
international management
Switzerland
South America

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