Case Studies

Supporting growth then an IT review and streamlining processes for a pharmaceutical firm

A global pharmaceutical company

Rhone Poulenc acquired Fisons Pharmaceutical. Our experience covers financial management roles in manufacturing, commercial and head office functions in the US, Singapore and France.

Supporting the growth of a strategic production site as Finance Director

Prepared and presented investment proposals to double capacity of French manufacturing site.

Managed the investment programme and ensured the planned capacity increase and efficiency improvements were delivered.

Systems development

Initiated a full IT review which culminated in implementation of GMP-compliant ERP system.


Site representative on group-wide business process reengineering project which delivered savings of 15% of the cost base.

Profit improvement in Northern Europe

Provided financial leadership to 9 territories across Northern Europe.

Revamped the business planning process and delivered double digit top and bottom line growth.

Streamlined processes and improved reporting to the Group Board

Used new processes and systems to halve headcount in head office finance and cut reporting lead times by one third.

Introduced a new board reporting pack and KPIs.