Patrice BLONDEL Expert premium


Industrial and International Finance Director


Indicative price: € 1125 - 1250 / day

Patrice BLONDEL Expert premium


Premium Expert

Industrial and International Finance Director


Chief Financial Officer

Indicative price € 1125 - 1250 / day

Chief Financial Officer


Patrice is available immediately

Patrice is available for missions Full time, Time sharing, Special mission

Patrice moves to the International level

The expert in a few words....

rich international experience

Proven experience in international restructuring operations

operational including in SMEs

His specific skills

  • long-term contract management
  • US GAAP and IFRS
  • SAP and JDE

His experience

Patrice has 45 years of experience

Pétrole et énergie

June 2013 - February 2014

Chief Financial Officer


Lisbone - Portugal

Creation of the subsidiary and hiring of a local CFO
Entity created to hire and carry Portuguese engineers for use on offshore projects in Portuguese-speaking countries (Brazil, Angola and Mozambique).

Pétrole et énergie

April 2011 - May 2013



Suresnes - France

CA covered by this project $6 billion
Optimization of the use of SAP by the supply chain including process reengineering, drafting of new user manuals, training of teams in France, England, the United States, Nigeria, Angola and Gabon.
Piloting the implementation of SAP in France, England, the United States, Mexico, Nigeria, Gabon and Angola project launch March 2011 go live 1/1/2012.

Pétrole et énergie

June 2009 - March 2011

Finance manager of a business model re-engineering team.


London - United Kingdom

Re engineering project covering a $4 billion activity
1 - Lead a multinational team (10 nationalities) to handle the financial part of the business model re engineering:
- critical analysis of the proposals made by the operational staff and design of the financial processes.
- analysis of the software offer and solution proposal
- editorial staff of blue print finances
2 - Due diligence on the occasion of the purchase of a colleague (SUBSEA 7) which doubled the size of the company. Change of name using the name of the target.

His education

  • 1983 : Certificats supériers de révision comptable
  • 1974 : LMaîtrise droit des affaires
  • 1972 : Sciences Po Ecofi

Its missions

  • Attoma SARL
    Design Agency and User Experience
    Mission: support for the manager of the SME (turnover 3 million euros)
    Creating Controlling
    Implementation of cash flow forecasts
    Preparation of a business plan for the search for investors
    Duration of the mission 2 years (2017/2019) on the basis of one day per week

  • Guerbet
    Pharmaceutical laboratory consisting of a head office in France, 3 plants in France, 2 plants in the United States, 1 plant in Brazil, 1 plant in Canada and 1 plant in Ireland, and some 30 distribution subsidiaries.
    Creation of a worldwide tax department :
    - coordinating transfer pricing policy,
    - ensure compliance with the tax rules specific to each country,
    - assist the general management during acquisition operations (due diligence and optimization of acquisitions),
    - unify the distribution activities in each country by merging the acquired entity with the former entity to reduce the number of distribution subsidiaries from 40 to 20
    - propose a long-term optimization policy.
    Duration of the mission 18 months (September 2017 to April 2019 at a rate of 4 days per week).

  • Guerbet
    Financial reporting organisation in the context of the acquisition of a business belonging to an American laboratory:
    - implementation of the reporting software
    - training of the 4 shared services centres in the use of the software (France, Prague, Hong Kong and St Louis in the United States)
    Mission duration 12 months from September 2016 to September 2017 on a full-time basis

  • Guerbet
    Pharmaceutical Laboratory
    Assistance to the Finance Department for the acquisition of 33 entities owned by an American laboratory.
    Organisation of the takeover of the shared services centres (St Louis and Prague),
    Preparation of a US GAAP consolidated balance sheet of the acquired entities to support the final price negotiation
    Final price negotiation ($20 million savings on a $300 million price)
    Duration of initial mission 5 months from October 2015 to March 2016 extended from 6 months to September 2016. Full time

  • Cash flow forecasts for a small building contractor (turnover 3 million) for a credit application.
    Duration of the mission 5 days

  • Financing plan for an IT services company with a view to either finding financing. Initial 6-month mission interrupted after one month due to a change of shareholder.

Languages (2)

  • English : fluent
  • French : fluent

Skills (7)

  • Skills in process analysis and optimization
  • implementation of information systems
  • Management control
  • French and international taxation
  • French and international accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Treasury

Activity areas (6)

  • Food Production
  • Chemicals
  • Cosmetics
  • Automotive
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Oil & Energy

Types of business (1)

  • Family businesses