Philip is an experienced financial consultant with keen quantitative and analytical skills. At BellSouth Peru, he developed the first strategic plan with scorecard indicators and implemented the first instance of competitive fixed telephony. At The News Group, he set up a deal governance process, bringing together the sales and finance organizations to present and approve profitable deals while the company doubled in sales to $1 billion.
Advised executives in all strategic planning activities.
Created and obtained approval of investment grade business cases to enter into internet, long distance, and local telephony recently opened to competition.
Directed evaluation of new products and services.
Prepared a specific line of business strategies, using a McKinsey-based methodology, to decide whether to grow, develop, or divest for the following businesses: public telephony, Yellow Pages directory, cable TV production, paging, cable TV operation, local telephony, data transmission, internet, and long-distance telephony.
Developed the company’s first corporate strategic plan in Peru for its $130M and approximately 1,300 employees, which included quantitative scorecard tracking and developed pricing plans and performance benchmarking.
Led the project implementation team, who was first to introduce competitive local telephony in the country.
Coordinated a new business plan in Panama, which was instrumental in initiating cultural change across departments for the $130M, 500-employee company.