Mag. Radu Haraga (MBA FCCA CIA CECCAR)

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Employee, Group CTO - IT Infra Governance and Operations Senior Steering Manager, Raiffeisen Bank International AG

Vienna, Austria



Professional experience for Radu Haraga (MBA FCCA CIA CECCAR)

  • Current , since Jun 2019

    Group CTO - IT Infra Governance and Operations Senior Steering Manager

    Raiffeisen Bank International AG

    Group CTO IT Operations Manager - Co-leader for the IT Infrastructure of a top CEE bank. Developed the IT governance, architecture and the strategic roadmap initiatives steering for RBI's 13 Network Banks in Central and Eastern Europe, Raiffeisen’s HQ and the VUs (associated companies). Steered an organization of 13 Heads of IT Infra, 6 TT architects and 50+ country associates. Created a complete performance management (incl. KPIs tracking) in Power BI for >200 MEUR expenses.

  • 1 year and 11 months, Jul 2017 - May 2019

    Global Head of Controlling - Compressor Repairs Business Unit


    Senior (major) Business Unit (BU) Global Controller in charge of managing & improving the strategic & financial parameters for the after-market industrial services BU. Directed the BU strategy & finance functions end-to-end: strategy development, business reviews, reporting and operations improvement. Coordinated 60+ local units, 7 Regions and their FDs + HQ 3 controllers + 5+ IT ops and IT specialists.

  • 2 years, Jul 2015 - Jun 2017

    Regional Finance Director - East Europe and Eurasia

    Xylem Inc.

    Senior finance director, in charge with all finance and strategic support activities for one of the largest water equipment companies. In charge with management of all controlling, reporting, P&A, compliance activities in 5 major companies & 29 destination countries - with a strong business partnering componen. Responsible for the full P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow, finance processes - as well as of a team of 5 Senior Country Finance Directors and a total of 14 associates in Finance.

  • 11 years and 3 months, May 2004 - Jul 2015

    Senior Divisional Finance Director (Central & Eastern Europe, IN&HC)


    Business partner / finance manager & RO Head of Finance up to 2007 for Ecolab’s largest divisions in the region with sales > 130 MEUR in 14 countries. Part of the global finance team, acted as senior leader for accurate financial reporting, FP&A activities, sales & margins optimizations - as well as a delegated General Manager for various reviews & projects.

  • 8 years, Jan 2000 - Dec 2007

    Director of Finance, Administration & IT (Romania)


    Country finance director responsible for the financial and admin functioning of the legal entity. Led the accounting and controlling department, implemented policies, developed systems, reported financial results in a fast growing B2B chemicals company. Core responsibilities: Developed accurate accounting, closing & analyzing of financial statements; Implemented corporate finance and operational policies, SOX controls; Created and developed a full cycle financial performance reporting system etc.

Educational background for Radu Haraga (MBA FCCA CIA CECCAR)

  • 5 months, Jun 2008 - Oct 2008

    Internal Audit

    Institute of Internal Auditors, US Florida

    Internal audit and performance assurance. IT, Financial Accounting and Management audits.

  • 5 months, Jan 2008 - May 2008

    Audit, Financial Management, Accounting

    CECCAR Romania

    Fully qualified & practising accountant for Romania, able to certify, audit and analyze financial statements.

  • 4 years and 1 month, Sep 2005 - Sep 2009

    Executive MBA

    Warwick Business School

    Global no. 1 ranked (Financial Times) MBA (2018-2019, distance learning). Top global Finance master degree. Graduated with Honors. Courses: Strategic Finance, Project Management, International Business, International Marketing, IT Strategic Development, Organisational Behavior, others.

  • 5 years and 6 months, Jan 2000 - Jun 2005

    Strategy, Audit, Corporate Finance, Advanced Reporting, IT Management

    Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) - UK

    14 papers/exams, equivalent of a Master's degree in UK, focus on corporate finance, business strategy, organisational & IT management, accounting and corporate reporting. Fully qualified & practising accountant (UK, AU, CA etc), able to certify, audit and analyze financial statements.

  • 4 years and 1 month, Sep 1994 - Sep 1998

    Finances and banks

    “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University Iasi, Romania

    Financial Management, Accounting, banking, Investments Management, Insurance, Public Finances


  • English


  • Romanian

    First language

  • German


  • French


  • Italian




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