Kin is a seasoned finance professional who has managed businesses ranging from $30 million to $850 million in size. He has extensive M&A experience, having integrated a $70 Million business into Tyco and a $300 million business into Sensata. He has worked in FP&A, P&L management, and business partnering capacities. Kin joined Toptal to help clients improve profitability, streamline operations and evaluate strategic options.
With Asia Pacific management team, grew the business from $300 million to $500 million in revenue during my tenure.
Improved EBIT by >15% CAGR over 4 years.
Oversaw financial and tax due diligence on M&A targets in Asia, closing one out of two targets in China and Taiwan.
Designed an integration plan for the Taiwan acquisition, with a focus on accounting, tax, treasury, and financial reporting.
Drove budgeting and strategic planning processes for more than 12 countries across the Asia Pacific region.
Oversaw manufacturing entities in China, Malaysia, South Korea, and India. Drove cost reduction programs to reduce raw materials costs. Evaluated manufacturing investments to optimize overall costs and asset utilization.
Managed finance staff of 40 professionals; ensured development plans were in line with job responsibilities.
Established legal entity for trading in India and managed SAP implementation for the new business.
Managed annual budgeting process across Asia Pacific reporting entities for the $100 million business.
Oversaw capital investment of $24 million in a Greenfield re-dispersible polymer powders facility in Shanghai by working closely with the project management team, as well as the corporate tax and treasury functions.
Developed external distributor network and increased average selling price by 10%.
Reduced DSO by 10 days and DIO by 8 days, which contributed to $5 million of cash-flow savings.