Jakob is a hands-on Financial Executive with more than 28 years of experience, including 19 years as Chief Financial Officer. He has a background with Big 4 audit, as well as International manufacturing companies... SEE MORE
His passion is in the turnaround space. He has successfully improved business performances in the past by bringing visibility to product profitability and streamlining processes.
Prior to joining B2B, he was the CFO of a company in the high-end niche of the commercial roofing industry. During his tenure, the company's revenue grew by 150% and the operating profit more than 8-doubled (from a healthy base).
Jakob has a wide-ranging experience, including:
Strategic Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting
Financial Reporting & Analysis
Cash Management and Cash Flow Forecasting
Net Working Capital Management
Manufacturing Operations Management
Business Process Engineering and Implementation
Multi-Entity, Multi-Location and International Corporations
Risk Management and Internal Controls
M&A - Due Diligence and Integration
External Audit Preparation and Execution
Property and Equipment Financing, including Sale and Leaseback
Banking, Debt and Debt Covenant Compliance
Jakob holds a Master of Science degree in Business Economics and Auditing from Copenhagen Business School and kicked off his career as an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Copenhagen, Denmark. After 7 years as an auditor, he joined the largest European roofing manufacturer as the Corporate Group Controller and within 2 years, was promoted to become the CFO of their North American Division.
Jakob lives in Southlake, Texas with his wife and two teenage children. The family spends most of their free time on the soccer fields.
Jakob's high level of integrity, combined with his diverse experience, makes him an ideal partner for business owners and entrepreneurs who want to focus on business growth and entity value.
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