Patrick M.

Experience

CEO / Shareholder
CalitO eSmoKe GbR
Germany
March-2015 - Present

We are specialized dealers for e-cigarettes, liquids and accessories in 3 locations with 5 employees.

Interim Manager / Project Controller
Oil and Gas industry for a local EPCC provider
Nigeria
October-2013 - March-2014

Oversaw six USD $2 billion dollar pipeline projects - financial performance, budget, cost monitoring and variation reporting.
Set up a commercial organization for a newly formed Joint Venture between the local EPCC provider and a Dutch company specialized in HDD.

Managing Director Commercial
Krones LCS Center West Africa
Nigeria
December-2009 - June-2012

Led the Nigerian branch with 80 staff. Directed a team of 12 in the Finance, Accounting, Controlling, and IT departments. Also worked in Legal, Security, Facility Management. Was responsible for reports and financial statements done to IFRS and local GAAP (DE and NG) standards. This included budgets, cash flow, analysis, investments and costs. Conducted all personnel matters for expatriates and local employees; hired and trained white-collar and blue-collar workers.

Managing Director
KHS Machines Nigeria Ltd.
Nigeria
March-2008 - June-2009

Managed the entire branch and service activities in West Africa with 26 staff members. Introduced and strictly observed local laws as well as compliance and good governance requirements.

Production Planning Manager and AGM Treasury and Import
Mercedes-Benz Anammco
Nigeria
November-2002 - January-2008

Production Planning Manager (2006 – 2008) and Asst. General Manager Treasury, Imports, Salary and Wages (2002 – 2006). Directed a team of 25 in four commercial departments in Enugu and Lagos. Furnished a full range of financial analysis and reporting, including profit & loss, balance sheet and cash flow handling. Improve efficiency and profitability through continuous administrative process and information management system enhancements. Maintained continuous communication with all stakeholders to provide information and resolve issues. Acted as a strategic partner to sales and marketing, implemented strategies to increase and support sales activities, and negotiated regularly with suppliers worldwide to reduce costs.

Commercial Manager
Julius Berger Nigeria PLC and Abumet Ltd.
Nigeria
January-2001 - June-2002

Led a team of four accountants. Managed the main cost centers for Abuja and Lagos including reporting and analysis. Responsible for commercial management of associated company Abumet Ltd.

Manager of Receivables, Payables, and Banks
Hilti AG
Liechtenstein
January-1999 - January-2001

Managed entire accounts receivables, payables and banking of the group with nine staff members. Coordinated inter-company invoicing processes worldwide. Introduced e-banking and carried out operational payment transactions.

Chief Accountant
Emaxcicom Lda.
Angola
January-1997 - January-1998

Managed accounting department including warehouses and shops. Headed general administration.

Accountant
Kautex Textron
Germany
January-1991 - January-1997

Responsible for accounts receivable, reminder and credit ranking

Education

Sales & Marketing Manager
Dawe Coaching and Training
Germany
January-2014 - June-2014

Sales & Marketing

Chartered Accountant (IHK)
Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Germany
Germany
January-1992 - January-1995

Accounting

Studies of Business Administration
Verwaltungs- und Wirtschaftsakademie, Mainz
Germany
January-1988 - January-1991

Business Administration

Management Assistant in Wholesale and Foreign Trade
Industrie- und Handelskammer
Germany
January-1983 - January-1986

Management Assistant in Wholesale and Foreign Trade