On 16th May 2017, 35 senior finance practitioners joined the fourth meeting of the Geneva FP&A Board. The representatives from such leading companies as Duracell, DXC, General Mills, Honeywell, Medtronic, Newell Brands, Nissan, PepsiCo, Procter and Gamble, The Economist, Tesco PLC, etc., gathered to discuss the latest trends in FP&A Business Partnering
In this episode of the FP&A Trends Video Series, Fredrik Hedlund, Europe CFO at Nielsen, shares his insights on FP&A organisational transformation. Nielsen Europe completely transformed FP&A in 42 countries of Europe through implementing effective FP&A organisational structure.
The London FP&A Board was created on the 19th September 2013 to guide the development and promotion of best practices in FP&A. Since then, the boards were successfully established in 11 cities of Europe, the Middle East, Asia and USA with the aim to identify and support new global trends, skillsets, and thought leadership in corporate financial planning and analysis.
The 4th Geneva FP&A Board will take place on Tuesday, 16th of May 2017 and will discuss FP&A Business Partnering.
The 3rd Geneva FP&A Board will take place on Tuesday 7th February 2017 and will discuss FP&A Analytical Transformation.
Demétrio Magalhães, Raízen Trading Finance Director, will share his company's analytical case on Matrix Budgeting Implementation.
Date: Tuesday, 7 February 2017
Time: 6-30pm to 9-30pm
Meeting Venue: Page Group Office (Michael Page, Page Personnel & Page Executive), Quai de la Poste 12, 1205 Genève, 4th floor
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.