Karin: COO/Managing Director - France

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iCEO™: 77741
Position: COO/Managing Director
Nationality: France
Home Country: Spain


Hands-on Partner and founder of a professional service boutique dedicated to EBITDA improvement in the context of post-merger integration, carve-outs, stock exchange listing or shareholder request for additional return. Sold and led projects achieving 10 to 15% EBITDA improvement in duty free retail, retail and media production global companies.

Major Achievements

Founded a consulting boutique, sold and managed consulting projects. 46MCHF EBITDA increase in Dufry through operational restructuring and centralised support structure (HR, Finance, Marketing), single IT platform and simplified, enhanced business processes. 12M€ EBITDA increase in WDFG through operational restructuring and improved services & cost in all external purchases of the Group worldwide. 10% Increase in margin and cashflow process implementation in the production of high value television series of Endemol Spain.

Industry Sector Competencies

• Consumer Goods
• Textiles
• Energy-Oil-Gas
• Leisure Industry
• Media

Professional Objectives

• Function: Strategy / M&A Director; COO; Partner
• Interim Manager: Yes
• Permanent Position: Yes
• Operational: Yes
• Availability: Full time
• Prefered Locations: Spain

Additional Professional Interests

• Non Executive Director Assignments

Countries Covered

• Spain
• France
• Italy
• UK

Operational Competencies

• Acquisition and shadow management (Expert)
• New product or service launch (Expert)
• Geographical expansion (Professional)
• Company rescue or turnaround (Professional)
• Close down or sell off (Expert)
• Pre or post investment audit (Expert)


Home Country:
Full time
English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
Management experience:
More than 15 years
Company size:
SMB, Multinational
Interim Manager:
Founder or co-founder: