Michael Tesch

Board member, Country Head of Finance (CFO) and Country Head, Clariant (Italia) S.p.A..

Lacchiarella (MI), Italy


All-round experience in finance
post merger integration
thinking in processes
M&A and carve out projects
Lean Operations
General Management attitude
TAX settlements
Transfer Pricing
Emergency Management
General Management


Professional experience for Michael Tesch

  • Current , since Jan 2013

    Country Head of Finance (CFO) and Country Head

    Clariant (Italia) S.p.A..

    Coordination of Business Services,M ember Regional Country Management Committee Clariant Europe , Responsible for M&A projects: Selling of the leather business, the paper and textile chemicals business,, Site closures and social plans , Experience in Lean Service Organization (LSO), Experience in Emergency Management, value and sustainability projects. Due diligence. Point of contact for compliance matters

  • 11 months, Feb 2012 - Dec 2012

    Country Head of Finance (CFO)

    Clariant (Italia) S.p.A.

    Responsabilities Controlling, Treasury, Credit Management, Tax, Accounting Experience with Shared Service Centers; Tax Settlements, Lean Finance Responsable for the integration of the Suedchemie acquisition in Italy

  • 10 years and 4 months, Oct 2001 - Jan 2012


    CWS-boco SpA

    In charge of accounting, controlling, tax, IT, company matters, credit collection and insurance, experience in turn-around-management and restructuring; implementation of SAP, IAS/IFRS, business warehouse, sales & marketing controlling, implementation of the Italian Governance Code 231,experience in benchmarking Board Member of CWS-boco Italy SpA

  • 3 years and 9 months, Jan 1998 - Sep 2001

    Head of Controlling

    Aventis Pharma SpA

    Monthly closing, forecasting, budgeting, working capital management, management of transfer prices, asset deals, merger evaluations, analysis and execution of pruning and fostering projects, spin off projects; valuation of in licensing, co-promotion and co-marketing projects Implementation of US GAAP reporting and standard costing Reporting to the CEO responsible for post merger integration of Aventis in Italy

  • 3 years, Jan 1995 - Dec 1997

    Head of Organization

    Hoechst Marion Roussel SpA

    Implementation of ERP Systems and Business Process Reengineering; Setup of an inhouse consulting group for change management and of a regional audit department Italy-Greece

  • 5 years and 7 months, Jun 1989 - Dec 1994

    Senior Auditor

    Hoechst AG

    Operational, Financial and Management Audits in Germany, Austria, Greece, India, Italy, Nigeria, USA and Tunisia

Educational background for Michael Tesch

  • 4 years and 10 months, Mar 1984 - Dec 1988

    Banking, Controlling, IT

    Cologne University


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • Italian


  • French



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