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Short Bio of Manuel

USA
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Profile

Global strategic leader with over 35 years of experience in the entertainment/hospitality industry, theme parks, live events, zoos, aquariums, and cruise lines. His professional career might be best described as eclectic.

Major Achievements

Brought complete financial turnaround from a 5-year deficit to record EBITDA via restructuring finances and introducing a budget monitoring system. Led outside-the-box thinking to create a results-centered and more financially conscious culture. Championed changes in organizational structure to create a “mega zoo” that became the best regional attraction and the nation’s #1 ranked zoo. Initiated a more proactive work order system, reducing outstanding work orders by 75%. Achieved zero budgetary overruns by creating and implementing a purchase order program. Increased revenue by bringing in additional retail, food and beverage outlets. Raised sales figures by improving and increasing menu items, cutting labor costs and developing merchandise. Partnered with board to author and implement a master plan resulting in building a golf course, water park and theme park targeting diverse demographics and greatly increasing number of tourist/customers, time and money spent within facility.

Industry Sector Competencies

• E-Commerce /Internet
• Leisure/Hospitality/Entertainment
• Leisure Industry
• Public Sector
• non-profit

Professional Objectives

• Function: CEO
• Sector: Leisure
• Interim Manager: No
• Permanent Position: Yes
• Operational: Yes
• Availability: Full time
• Prefered Locations: Open

Additional Professional Interests

• Non Executive Director Assignments
• Personal Financial Investment: 150-350K USD

Countries Covered

• Mexico
• Spain
• USA

Operational Competencies

• Technologies to market (Expert)
• Business development (Expert)
• Acquisition and shadow management (Expert)
• New product or service launch (Expert)
• Geographical expansion (Expert)
• Company rescue or turnaround (Expert)
• Close down or sell off (Expert)
• Pre or post investment audit (Expert)

Executive 61346

Nationality
USA

Home country
USA

Availability
Full time

Education
Master's degree

Languages
English, Spanish

Management experience
more than 15 years

Company size
Start-up, SMB, Multinational

Interim Manager
Yes

Founder or co-founder
Yes

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France +33 970 448 419
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Email us: search@ceo-worldwide.com
 
 
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