Christiane: CFO/Chief Financial Officer - Belgium

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iCEO™: 7847
Position: CFO/Chief Financial Officer
Nationality: Belgium
Home Country: Belgium


Extensive experience as Finance & Administrative Director, with large practical knowledge of various legal, fiscal, HRM and ICT matters. Key strengths are transparent management reporting and strong financial analysis experience, combined with good people management skills and strong commitment to reach strategic goals.

Major Achievements

Managed growth (revenues & personnel) of a small IT Company, through several critical stages : Capital increases and private placement; Overseas expansion and acquisitions (incl. due diligence work); Global policies & procedures (finance and HR related) and integration work to align the acquired companies to enable tracking and analyzing of KPI’s in the various business units and to make the Group benefit from synergies (to boost revenues and to cut costs); IPO of a global high tech software security Company on the NASDAQ Europe stock exchange; Change management (incl. HR aspects) from statutory accounting towards a professional finance department with pro-active & international management reports per business segment and including a treasury department; Developed recommendations and implemented decisions taken to restructure the business.

Industry Sector Competencies

• Other High Tech
• Other Life Science
• Financial Services

Professional Objectives

• Function: CFO - COO - General Manager
• Interim Manager: Yes
• Permanent Position: Yes
• Operational: Yes
• Availability: Full time
• Prefered Locations: worldwide

Countries Covered

• Belgium
• Netherlands (The)

Area of Experiences

• Accounting (Consolidation, IFRS Norm, US GAAP - UK GAAP)
• Financial control (Plan MT - Business plan, Budgets - Reporting, Cost price, Return of investment, ABC ABM / Balance scorecard, Negotiation of acquisition, Fusions, Preparation of shut down, Valuation)
• Treasury (Financing)
• Capital operations ( IPO, Capital increase, Financial Communication)
• Information systems (ERP implementation, IT projects)
• Law and Finances (Legal department, Real estate, Insurance, Fiscal)
• Other areas (Strategy, Company Rescue (Crisis Management), Risk Management, Internal Audit)


Home Country:
Full time
Applied Economics
Dutch, English, Flemish, French
Management experience:
More than 10 years
Company size:
Start-up, SMB, Multinational
Interim Manager: