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Xuemei Chen In 60 Seconds

Experienced General Manager Asia and Regional Finance Head with extensive operations management experience. Proven ability to develop and manage risk control frameworks in both finance and non-finance areas to enable robust and sustainable business growth. Set up global transfer pricing structure to optimize tax performance and cash flow performance. Passionate about optimising processes.

Specialist Skills

Leadership

Built up a team of 38 Finance staff across Asia Pacific and ran successfully from day-1 of a new carve-out business

Legal

Legal rep for 10 Chinese legal entities

Compliance

Audited distributor and agent regularly, reduced distributor and agent numbers from over 20 to 10

Budgeting & Forecasting

• Integrated FP&A function from 2 heritage businesses, US$ 215M sales with 16 legal entities in Asia Pacific, operating presence in more than 12 countries, with 6 manufacturing plants in China, Indonesia, Korea, Taiwan, Australia, and New Zealand

• Set up Sales Incentives Plan for APAC

Tax Planning

Established China Holding Company structure as the Billing center, annualized tax benefits about US$ 1M

Track Record Highlights

  • Set up 8 Chinese subsidiaries and subsequently liquidated and consolidated into China CoE (Center of Excellency)
  • Managed an investment project in Vietnam of US$15M (minimum fixed capital in cash less than 5%, fixed assets as contributed capital loan around 30%)
  • Set up global transfer pricing structure resulting in an annualized tax saving of US$ 5M
  • Worked out solutions for complex inter-company transactions moving manufacturing equipment impacting Customs, Foreign currency transactions, Tax and Capital investment
  • Obtained US$ 1M governmental subsidies and tax refunds

Sector Experience

  • Manufacturing, Transport, Logistics
  • Technology, Media, Telecoms
  • Mining, Resources, Energy

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