The Second FP&A Board in Geneva on the 11th of October 2016

The 2nd meeting of Geneva FP&A Board is proudly sponsored by: Michael Page

The London FP&A Board was created in September 2013 to guide the development and promotion of best practices in FP&A. By the end of 2016, board chapters will have been established in 10 cities in Europe, the Middle East and Asia in order to identify and support new global trends, skillsets, and developments in corporate financial planning and analysis.

The 2nd Geneva FP&A Board  will take place on Tuesday 11th October 2016 and will discuss   Effective FP&A  Organisations.  There will also be a keynote presentation from Fredrik Hedlund, Europe CFO  at Nielsen, on how Nielsen Europe completely transformed FP&A in 42 countries of Europe through implementing effective FP&A organisational structure.

Meeting Details:


Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Time (6-30pm to 9-30pm):

6-30pm - 7pm         Registration, networking, refreshments

7pm - 9pm              Discussion

9pm - 9-30pm         Drinks and networking

Meeting Venue

Page Group Office (Michael Page, Page Personnel & Page Executive), Quai de la Poste 12, 1205 Genève, 4th floor

*** The places are limited and by invitations only. We can accommodate maximum 20 people in the boardroom and up to 7 participants can join online.


    FP&A Transformation through Effective Organisational Structure


    • Effective FP&A Organisations - a Nielsen Europe Case Study. Presentation from Fredrik Hedlund, Europe CFO  at Nielsen
    • FP&A organisational structures: different types and kinds 
    • Can FP&A be outsourced?
    • How to harmonise planning processes through effective organisational structure
    • Conclusions and recommendations

    Discussion Facilitator:

    Larysa Melnychuk, MD  of FP&A Trends Group and founder of London FP&A Board

      Fredrik Hedlund, Senior Vice President Finance, Nielsen

      Fredrik has been the finance leader of Nielsen’s “Growth Group”, consisting of 19 countries across the globe, since April 2016. Prior to this role, he was the European finance leader of Nielsen for six years.

      Prior to joining Nielsen, he was employed by the General Electric Company where he held several senior finance leadership positions across the globe. Fredrik is a veteran of GEs financial management program. He has 19 years of experience in various finance roles.

      Fredrik is a graduate of the London School of Economics.