JJ Culhane In 60 Seconds

Finance Director with extensive experience at COO level in the Technology, Software and Pharma Sectors. I Have worked in US and UK/Ireland for Large multinationals and participated in multiple Startups in Technology sector. Most recently I Co-founded a Speciality Pharma Company and led the fundraising to scale the business. I am commercially driven with a strong track record in building successful teams and achieving financial goals. I am now motivated to help growing business achieve their potential.

Specialist Skills

Raising Funds

Raised Funds for launch of Speciality Pharma co.

M&A Specialist

Executed 3 acquisitions identified by board.

People Manager

Have build series of leadership teams across multiple start ups.

Cash flow Improvement

In Professional Services Business - used SAP as new system - over €10m savings.


Outsourced the manufacturing operation in the UK which resulted in cost saving.

Track Record Highlights

  • Co-Founded European Speciality Pharma company and led fundraising to scale the business - grew to T/O of €65m Staff 100 in 5 European Markets.
  • Led M&A activity in internet Security Company and executed 3 acquisitions identified by board.
  • Relocated accounting operations of Sales subsidiaries in 11 Countries to SSC In Ireland with significant cost savings for Major European Software company
  • Implemented P&L responsibility plan with clear metrics for success using SAP in a Professional Services business - over €5m savings pa.
  • Outsourced the manufacturing operation of Hardware company in the UK which resulted in cost savings of £4M per year and greater operational efficiencies.
  • Set up the European Finance Team for a PCB manufacturer (US multinational) in green field site - supported aggressive growth plan.

Sector Experience

  • Technology, Media & Telecoms: CRM, Security PKI, Internet startup
  • Healthcare: Generics and Branded Pharma start up
  • Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics: European Plant Start up experience in PCB hardware manufacturing
  • Human Resources & Recruitment: Managed HR function across European sites
  • Services: Set up of two Shared Services Centers for Accounting, IT and Operations, Managed a Professional services division of Software multinational

What's next?

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