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Frédéric LACHAUD


Objective : Support experienced executive team by developing further the financial contribution to underpin anticipated growth, launch new products and services and enhance company’s market leading position.

Take full accountability for business planning, commercial and operational activities. Present and implement strategic plan for growth and profitability improvement, including product diversification and market expansion.

Specialties: Organization, Compliance & Finance Processes, Continuous Improvement, Performance tracking, IT strategy, Purchasing, IT project management

Sectorial expertise : Consumer Electronics - Food & Beverage - Advertising Technology - Banking - Government

Expériences professionnelles

Vice president finance


De Septembre 2017 à Aujourd'hui

Finance director - asia pacific


De Août 2015 à Aujourd'hui

Member of APAC Leadership team

Partner with APAC Executive MD to maximize Criteo potential within the Region

Lead Financial Planning & Analysis cycle within the Region

Act as the Stewart within the Region, securing the highest level of compliance at all time

Collaborate with & rely on Shared Service Center to secure reliable execution of transactions (billing, cash collection, AP, GL) within Region. Accountable for internal customer satisfaction and local accounts accuracy.

Manage accounting providers and tax / accounting advisors at Region level

Own DSO and client credit risk within the Region

Represent Criteo Finance Organization externally within the Region

Support M&A activities within the Region

Finance business partner


De Mai 2013 à Aujourd'hui

Member of EMEA & LATAM management team

Lead all FP&A activities (300m eur sales,+50% YoY growth, 9 regions) including short to long term planning, budgeting, forecasting and in-depth analysis of the business model and key growth drivers.
Lead post merger integration and development plan for acquisition
Lead international expansion projects through subsidiaries opening (Russia / Turkey / MEA / Spain)
Coordinate corporate shared services and processes to ensure business and compliance needs are covered.
Scale organization to ensure support and compliance in a very fast growth environment

Emea head of commercial finance

EPSON , Amsterdam

De Février 2011 à Avril 2013

In addition to FP&A responsibilities below

1. Member fo the Commercial Policy team responsible for setting up pricing strategy and customer contract requirements.

2. Lead EMEA Gross to Net Finance reporting implementation including accruals and accounting requirements.

3. Lead and manage Sales & Customer Operations teams (~15 FTE) in charge of Order to Cash, Customer rebate, Sales team commissions and Gross to Net revenue management for the following regions : Nordics, Eastern Europe, Benelux, Middle East, Africa and our Pan European accounts covering 650m eur sales.

Emea head of fp&a

EPSON , Amsterdam - CDI

De Novembre 2008 à Avril 2013

Responsible for the implementation and management of the FP&A group across EMEA (1.7 billion EUR turnover / 12 regions) – 12 direct reports / 10 dotted line reports (6 local FDs and 4 functional controllers). Directly reporting to EMEA CFO.

Lead the forecasting, budgeting and analysis of EMEA actual results in total and by profit center. This covers the complete P&L and balance sheet for all business units and the coordination of monthly business reviews for the EMEA management. This encompasses consolidation review, meeting with external auditors and transfer pricing implementation.

Support from a finance angle projects of cost reduction, activity restructuration and pan EMEA alignment strategies : Harmonization of pricing strategy, new business model for after sale activities, reshuffling of regional sales team, marketing spend centralization, back office optimization, emerging market strategy (Russia, Turkey, Middle East, Israel, Africa).

Responsible for interaction with the internal customers, i.e. CEO/top management/ functional owners, business unit owners and Japan HQ. Act as their business partner, understanding their needs and requirements and prioritize accordingly. Build financial models to support business expansion plan (new products, new markets, etc.).

Lead EMEA Finance function (~100 members) benchmark and reorganization study, training program and best practice alignment. Lead SAP alignment project for Finance function.

Support Group IFRS reporting roll out and J-SOX controls implementation

Business finance manager

KERRY GROUP , Amsterdam

De Mars 2005 à Octobre 2008

Support Divisional Finance Director
• Analyze monthly P&L by business unit and by market (350MUSD - 8 Business Units)
• Support Monthly Forecasting, 5 year planning and Capital Expenditure processes for the all division encompassing 8 factories over 3 continents (3 locations in Asia).
• Provide ad hoc analysis to meet Group requirements (M&A watch list, market/customer analysis, competitor benchmark)
• Manage logistics, operations and purchasing reporting team (2 FTE)

Act as Project manager / Process Analyst for specific business unit or division
• Implement pricing strategy to cover 30M USD price increase
• Build business case for new factory in Brazil
• Coordinate new transfer price policy design (300 products – 25 countries)
• Supply Chain audit – Review of Plan, Source, Make and Deliver processes
• Payable/Receivable review : 15$M working capital reduction within 1 year
• Compliance (Tax, Closing the books, Treasury, Risk management) processes review : gap analysis and change project identification for UK and France (7 sites)
• Factory reporting & performance analysis implementation : AS IS analysis and TO BE design, choice and definition of new manufacturing KPI’s – 7 industrial sites

Senior consultant


De Février 2001 à Février 2005

Organization Redesign for IT - Support Services Department

Process Improvement Program for IT - Operations Department

Design & implementation of a new Customer Reporting Strategy (100 000 customers)

3 Years Roadmap Design for Finance Department

New Clearing Tool Implementation

Trade officer


De Septembre 1999 à Mars 2001

Help for French companies to export and enter the Turkish market
Drawing up of specific market study : Retail, Internet Service Provider, Insurance
Follow up of macro and microeconomic information, regulations, laws, norms (CE)
Organization of individual and collective business missions to Turkey

Formations complémentaires


Université Paris Dauphine - Corporate Finance 225

1998 à 1999


Université Paris Dauphine - Management

1994 à 1998

Parcours officiels

DESS 225 Finance d'Entreprise & Ingéniérie Financière
MAITRISE Sciences de Gestion