Raymond Yager In 60 Seconds

I am an experienced hands-on Finance and Operations Director with a strong track record of leading disruptive growth and transformational change in entrepreneurially driven companies at the forefront of technology and innovation. Currently supporting the expansion of multiple SME’s and early stage businesses by professionalising their operations, developing detailed financial models and successfully completing several fund raising activities and exits. Previously CFO of international operations over a period of 25+ years at US listed Apple, McGraw-Hill and DST managing teams across UK, Europe and AsiaPac.

Specialist Skills

Corporate Finance

Supporting fund raising activities whether by issuing additional equity, debt, or receiving government grants.

Cash flow Improvement

Helping companies to optimise their cash and deploy more efficiently to maximise the length of runway.

Exit Planning

Working with founders to achieve the value they ultimately seek on exit by planning well in advance.

Executive Coaching

Mentoring finance executives in both small and large companies to improve their performance.

Profit Improvement

Examining all key revenue and cost drivers to secure greater sustainable profits and equity value.

Track Record Highlights

  • Hands on Part Time FD over the past 6 years adding value and professionalising multiple early and late stage entrepreneurial led businesses.
  • Successfully raised funding or achieved exits in total more than £300m across a wide range of tech driven sectors.
  • Financial leadership over a period of 25+ years of the international finance and operations teams of several fast growth leading blue chip companies including Apple, McGraw-Hill and Siemens.
  • Extensive international experience across both the developed and developing world, including managing inherent risk of emerging markets across Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa and Middle East.
  • Built and improved the performance of financial teams to deliver better support to both small and large businesses.

Sector Experience

  • Technology, Media & Telecoms
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
  • Services
  • Design & Architecture
  • Sport & Recreation

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