A business leader supported with high entrepreneurial skills, experienced in operations across industrial manufacturing. Revenue, profit, and growth focused professional, market & customer oriented, extensively experienced in start-up, turnaround, and rapid-change environments, energized business drivers in multiple markets, seized control of critical problem areas, and delivered on business goals and customer commitments. Demonstrated ability to manage cross-functional groups and multi-unit operations with P&L accountability. Strong business acumen, commercial aptitude, product and lean manufacturing knowledge, and market awareness, catalyze consolidation of business fundamentals for sustainable growth in top line & bottom line. Driven by targets and inspired by challenges, constantly seek opportunities in cost reduction and growth organically and inorganically. Excellent planning, organization & people management skills and ability to set new benchmarks in performance.
• Set and Execute business plan and growth strategies to deliver targeted results in revenue, profitability, market share and brand presence • Spearhead all round operations to meet production and sales targets, while establishing world class manufacturing practices and highly productive HR pool to emerge as a major player in the industry • Formulate and implement functional policies and procedures across different functions, and ensure strict compliance • Implement Management Systems ,setup standards, KPIs and APOs with accountability in plant operations, sales & marketing, technical (QA / QC), supply chain, etc. • Analyze market and competition, and strategize marketing plans to build brand and address various market & customer segments • Implement Organization Excellence practices and support key decisions on changes • Managing staffing and succession planning to develop and manage talent pipeline across functions • Plan for new lines, products or stores, and partnerships to support the business expansion, in line with sales growth plan • Report & present to the Board of Directors the operations achievements and future growth projections on monthly basis • Plan Capex & Opex, administer & manage budgets and working capital as part of P&L responsibility • Coach senior functional managers and plan for their career development including succession planning
Key Achievements • Improved the Year on Year profits by 18% in 2015 and 26% in 2016 • Improved management system to coop with international expansion and holding structures • Established and enforced corporate governance for the business • Negotiated and secured international expansion contracts • Set and implemented 5 years strategic business plan and yearly business plan • Built manuals, contracts and SOPs to secure professional franchising process • Increased number of outlets from 23 to 39 in Lebanon and opened 18 new store in store outlets