Gerard Keenan In 60 Seconds

I am an Accomplished qualified Private Equity Backed CFO with 29 years of experience across a variety of sectors. I have a proven track record of identifying and supporting profitable growth opportunities while ensuring very careful risk management. I have strong stakeholder management at board level experience and leadership skills, with expertise in influencing and negotiating.

Specialist Skills

M&A Specialist

Completed over 30 acquisitions ranging from turnover of £500k to £20m

Exit Planning

Completed both internal and external backed MBOs

Leadership

CFO and Board member of PE backed businesses.

Profit Improvement

Part of the team that created an disruptor technology business

Budgeting & Forecasting

Extensive experience of producing detailed budgets and forecasts.

Track Record Highlights

  • I have comprehensive experience and knowledge of MBO’s as a result of leading 2 successful processes in 2010 and 2015.
  • I have extensive experience of refinancing businesses working with numerous bank and debt funds.
  • In 2015 I was recognized as Private Equity FD of the year at the FD’s Excellence Awards.
  • I have experience of working with in Private equity, listed, Family Owned and USA subsidiary companies.
  • I was Responsible for all Finance, HR, IT and Compliance Functions at CitySprint, overseeing a team of 50 plus staff.
  • I was part of the successful team that grew CitySprint’s Turnover and EBIDTA from £32m and Zero in 2004, to £165m and £17m in 2018 respectively.

Sector Experience

  • manufacturing-transport-logistics
  • technology-media-telecoms
  • not-for-profit

What's next?

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