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Anne Marie Leenen
Chief Financial Officer , Private industry
Vienna, Paris, Zürich, Geneva, Münich, Amsterdam, Austria
• Nearly 30 years of experience as a Finance professional and CFO in France, Austria, the Netherlands, the UK and Eastern Europe
• Track record of consistently delivering mission and financial goals with financial integrity
• See the big picture and the interdependencies, pragmatic and analytical thinker
• Empathic and inspirational people leader, accountable for up to 40 people
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, Management, Accounting/Finance, Procurement
Professional Experience:
Jan 2012-Feb 2018 Mars

Finance Director Baltics Balkan Adriatic

CFO for a cluster of 12 markets in the Baltics, Balkan and Adriatic region
• Finance co-pilot in the Leadership Team, 4 segments, sales €200m
• Lead 8 direct reports, total Services & Finance department ca 30 people
• Liable for 12 legal entities
• Member of the local Committee steering the integration of the Wrigley and the Mars legacy business from May 2016 to June 2017, i.e. changing the legal and corporate structure, leading operational activities in the interim solution, managing resources and budgets, placing, recruiting and separating from associates, managing segment and associate knowledge transfer, protecting business continuity during a disruptive transformation

Jul 2011-Dec 2011 Mars

Finance Director South Central Europe

CFO for a cluster of 11 markets in South Central Europe

Aug 2010-Mar 2011 GlaxoSmithKline

Finance Director, Core Business Services, Corporate UK

Develop an implementable yet compelling Business Model achieving board approval for the set up and establishment of a Core Business Service organisation.
To build a compelling case for CBS
To determine scope
To align the CBS with other programs
Provide a Business Case financial rationale:
• Cost Baseline based on scope
• Timing of transfers into CBS
• Savings identification & timing
• Strategic Investments funded by CBS
• Indirect Benefits

Sep 2007-Jan 2010 GlaxoSmithKline

Finance Director The Netherlands

• Accounting
• Business Partnering/Controlling
• Procurement
• Facility management
• Market Research
• Sales & Marketing services
• Congress & Events
• Distribution (logistics and wholesaler management)
• Management of the Dutch holding
• Employer’s representative on the Dutch Pension Fund Board
• Sponsor of the Risk Management & Compliance Board

• Sales Created: 250mln GBP
• Cost base: 35mln GBP
• 7 direct reports

Apr 2007-Aug 2007 GlaxoSmithKline

Finance Director Austria & Adriatic

Jul 2002-Mar 2007 GlaxoSmithKline

Director Finance & Administration Austria

Apr 1995-Jun 2002 GlaxoSmithKline

Financial Controller Austria

Nov 1990-Mar 1995 Louis Vuitton

Financial Controller Austria

Sep 1989-Aug 1990 Interbrew

Internal Auditor France

1989 Institut Superieur Européen de Gestion (ISEG), Paris, France
Master in European Economics and International Affairs

1987 Université de Lille III, France
Master in Foreign Languages for Economics – Langues Etrangères Appliquées- English and German
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    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, French, German, Dutch
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