Master in applied economics from Ichec in Brussels. Belgium; trilingual: FR, NL, UK
Frederic starts his career with BAT (British American Tobacco) in 1992 holding several finance roles in the Benelux before moving to BAT headquarters in London.
He then joins PWC consulting managing transformation project in finance and integration project in Europe across several industries (Fedex, AstraZeneca,Baxter….).
In 2002, Frederic joins Johnson & Johnson in London where he manages integration projects before taking the CFO role for the Northern Region covering Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Holland based in Dusseldorf. He managed to turn-around the profitability of the region and implement key projects (tax optimisation structure, shared services…)
In 2006, Frederic comes back to Belgium as interim manager specialising in PMI (Post Merger Integration) project across industries and geographies. He advises seller and buyer on integration and carve-out of different sizes across the lifecycle of the transaction: from due diligence to full implementation.
Key PMI experiences are:
- Manage the integration of Admos design & Build in Cushman & Wakefield
- Develop project plan & roadbook for the carve-out of the Tom&Co retail chain out of the Delhaize group
- Manage the carve-out of two business units of Solvay (2.300 employees, turnover 2 bio, 7 production sites across Europe) into a JV with the Ineos group along 18 months lifecycle
- Define integration plan & operating model for the four different legal entities of the Koramic Visual Communication group
- Manage the carve-out of OTN business from NSN for the private equity fund GIMV from due diligence to full implementation
- Manage the financial integration of Interpane group in AGC group
- Define the operating model & integration plan for the newly acquired ICT activities of Proximus in the Benelux
- Define project plan for the carve-out of Xerox leasing activities in France
- Manage in Europe the carve-out of Fenwal business out of Baxter for the Private Equity fund TPG
- Manage the carve-out Tagora advertising in two standalone divisions