Margarita: COO/Managing Director - USA

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iCEO™: 8026
Position: COO/Managing Director
Nationality: USA
Home Country: Switzerland


• An experienced business professional with extensive international experience in Consumer Goods, and IT Products Distribution industries. • Background includes: General, Operational, and Financial management, all with Bottom Line responsibilities. • Proven and creative approach in managing various enterprises in diverse markets and conditions.

Major Achievements

• Installed operational companies with manufacturing facilities for US company in Russia, Poland, Czech Republic, and Hungary. • Implemented Forex and working capital financial tactics effective in hyperinflation environment. • Centralized Financial activities of the local companies European level. This improved working capital utilization and drastically reduced financial costs. • Integrated new acquisitions with existing local companies on country levels. • Installed Tax Holding company to ensure and expand profitable presence in the markets with unfavorable business and economic climate via business risk reduction and income tax optimization • Founder and Managing Director of two companies. • Developed business structure and set up a company to handle a distribution business of IT products in Russia and Slovakia. • Formulated business model and handled 300M Euro distribution business of global computer products.

Industry Sector Competencies

• E-Commerce/Internet
• Software
• Other

Professional Objectives

• Function: General, financial, and /or Operational management
• Interim Manager: Yes
• Permanent Position: Yes
• Operational: Yes
• Availability: Full time
• Prefered Locations: Europe

Countries Covered

• Switzerland

Operational Competencies

• Technologies to market (Expert)
• Business development (Expert)
• Acquisition and shadow management (Expert)
• New product or service launch (Professional)
• Geographical expansion (Expert)
• Company rescue or turnaround (Professional)
• Close down or sell off (Professional)


Home Country:
Full time
CPA, MBA Finance, BBA Accounting
English, Russian
Management experience:
More than 10 years
Company size:
Interim Manager:
Founder or co-founder: