David Feldman In 60 Seconds

A commercially focused Finance Director helping ambitious business reach their full value potential, plan for a successful future and overcome barriers to growth.

Extensive blue chip experience in FMCG and retail for Cadbury Schweppes, AB InBev, Whitbread, Premier Foods and Kingfisher.

Specialist Skills

Profit Improvement

Budgeting & Forecasting

Strategic Thinker

Raising Funds

Cash flow Improvement

Track Record Highlights

  • Developed business plan and investor deck for innovative on-line recruitment start-up - SEEDRs fund raise of £750k
  • Saved over £100k pa in overheads (~3% of sales) for an early-stage FMCG client within 3 months of joining
  • Transitioned UK company to US, setting up the main operational processes and resolving technical tax and finance issues
  • Hand-held two clients during the Covid-19 Pandemic, raising the finance needed to survive and providing continuous 'always there' support - both clients went from barely surviving to now thriving
  • Raised £150k of government-backed debt finance for pre-revenue start-up, from development of business plan through to final face-to-face presentation to the loan decision-makers
  • Developed new KPI-based management accounts for an early-stage B2B client, enabling management to focus on the key performance areas and achieve annual growth in profit of over 20%.
  • Turned round B2B consultancy in financial difficulties, improving cash flow and profitability and obtaining lines of debt financing. Company now thriving and debt-free

Sector Experience

  • retail-consumer-products
  • hospitality-tourism
  • services
  • manufacturing-transport-logistics

What's next?

To find out how we can help you scale faster, increase cash, profit and valuation and build the business which enables you to fulfil your life's ambition, please book your 30 minute Discovery Call below...

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