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Executive 82296

Jerome's Profile

iCEO #82296

Position: COO/Managing Director

Nationality: South Africa (The Rep. of)


Founder of 2 companies .• Growth Strategy Planning • Forecasting & Budgeting • Operations Management • Manufacturing and Sales • Financial Management • Business Development • Key Accounts Management • Revenue / P&L Management • People & Process Mgmt. • Performance Management • Organizational Development • Team Building & Leadership

Major Achievements

• Identify and establish potential business growth opportunities in the target customer segment • Deliver long term strategic plans within the region to ensure sustainable growth and increase market share • Articulate expectations and clarify roles & relationships; help people transform information into knowledge and learning • Establish good relationships & collaborative arrangements with stakeholders to help achieve the organizational goals • Oversee the planning, implementation & evaluation of the organization programs on production, sales and business development to boost growth in revenue and market share • Set strategic goals, objectives, budgets, policies & procedures to enhance sales, market share, profitability and ROI • Monitor and control overhead and business expenses, organizational productivity and efficiency to improve bottom line • Plan and direct internal operations to achieve production, sales, and customer service targets at optimized cost levels • Provide advice, guidance, direction, authorization to the leadership teams in implementing business plans & strategies • Review operating results, sales and P&L performances on a regular basis, identify and analyze gaps, and debottleneck operations to close gaps ensuring that company’s short term and long term objectives are met • Initiate and drive set up of new production facilities on the backdrop of emerging demands and product preferences • Review and strengthen procurement and distribution logistics processes and facilities in alignment with sales forecasts • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to improve productivity, operating efficiency and cost & quality performance • Promote the company’s direction & momentum, its business performance, the positive external impact (image), internal business climate, people and services • Represent the company with major construction industry customers, government entities, and high profile prospects • Assess staffing requirements, recruit people, develop and nurture talents, define & manage KPIs, conduct performance appraisals, put in place career development plans to help employees assume higher position of responsibility.

Industry Sector Competencies

Cement Industry

Professional Objectives

Function: DIRECTOR, CEO. M.D.
Interim Manager: No
Permanent Position: Yes
Operational: Yes
Availability: Full time

Additional Professional Interests

Operational coaching on demand
Non executive director assignments

Countries Covered

South Africa (The Rep. of)

Operational Competencies

Technologies to market (Professional)
Business development (Professional)
Acquisition and shadow management (Professional)
Geographical expansion (Professional)


South Africa (The Rep. of)

Home Country

South Africa (The Rep. of)


Full time





Management Experience

More than 15 years

Company Size


Founder or Co-Founder


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Professional Matching

a timely professional matching process to identify and present the right international executives with relevant local expertise amongst our interim managers, executives, and executive investors.

Fast Selection

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Contractual Flexibility

for any executive recruitment, the clients have the flexibility either to sign a few months interim management agreement or to hire directly our vetted executives for a permanent position.

Competitive Fees

100% success fees based on executive recruitment closing. A fixed recruitment fee specific by region and unique for any salary. No retained fees. No exclusivity.