Vice President Enterprise Supply Chain Finance @ Darden
Honours Business Administration (HBA), Finance and Marketing @
Ivey Business School at Western University
Insightful leader with extensive experience initiating and leading transformational change in Finance, Marketing and Operations focused roles. Exceptional business acumen displayed across hospitality industry, consumer goods and product licensing. Proven ability to optimize value creation and deliver profitable sales growth through effective strategic planning. Collaborative, results-oriented thought leader who partners cross-functionally to create vision and alignment to
Insightful leader with extensive experience initiating and leading transformational change in Finance, Marketing and Operations focused roles. Exceptional business acumen displayed across hospitality industry, consumer goods and product licensing. Proven ability to optimize value creation and deliver profitable sales growth through effective strategic planning. Collaborative, results-oriented thought leader who partners cross-functionally to create vision and alignment to clear objectives. Builds and motivates high performing teams that aim high, turn insight into action and deliver exceptional results.
CFO @ From April 2014 to Present (1 year 9 months) Owner @ Created a residential real estate business that leases beautifully renovated single family and multi-unit homes.
Negotiated transactions of +$7 million.
Total assets of +$3 million currently under management. From August 2000 to Present (15 years 5 months) Orlando, Florida AreaVice President Enterprise Supply Chain Finance @ Leadership of shared services team of 65 professionals supporting analytics, demand forecasts, inventory accounting and financial management for +$3 Billion Supply Chain. Oversaw support of B2B, point of sale, management and culinary systems. Successfully completed integration of supply chain and management systems for +$600 Million acquisition with $5 Million of first year. Supported the achievement of +$60 Million of transformational cost savings. Improved the accuracy of Demand Planning forecasts by +100 basis points through the development of robust analytics, people development and process improvement. From 2013 to October 2013 (less than a year) Senior Vice President Finance and Controller (Division CFO), Olive Garden @ Led Finance team at Darden’s largest and most profitable brand. As an Executive Team member, partnered with the President and functional leaders to improve relevance of the guest experience, develop and implement strategic plans, while building one of America's most beloved brands. Developed key strategies that enabled record annual sales of $3.7 Billion and record profit margins with profitable unit expansion of 15% over three years. From 2010 to 2013 (3 years) Vice President and Assistant Controller, Specialty Restaurant Group @ Responsible for Planning and Analysis, Technology Integration, Operations Analysis and Corporate Governance for Specialty Restaurant Group portfolio of brands: Capital Grille, Bahama Breeze and Seasons 52. Led the evolution of pricing and product strategies to capitalize on economic environment, support sales growth and brand value positioning. Completed a challenging integration which achieved a 300 basis point improvement in restaurant level business model through synergies and controllable expense performance. From 2008 to 2010 (2 years) Vice President and Assistant Controller, Red Lobster @ Oversaw Planning and Marketing Analysis functions. Led annual financial and strategic business planning process. Provided Financial insight to Marketing and Culinary leaders that stimulated substantive product innovation that exceeded sales and profit objectives. Identified strategic consumer insights through predictive analytics. Developed plans that improved sales throughput through increased seat utilization and improved the overall experience for Red Lobster guests. From 2005 to 2008 (3 years) Direct and Senior Director of Finance, Olive Garden @ Led Operations Analysis, Technology Integration, Investment Analysis, New Restaurant Opening, Restaurant Audit and Restaurant Manager Bonus teams. Created a labor model that improved service scores, grew sales and significantly improved the restaurant business model. Developed restaurant manager recognition and compensation plans that motivated teams in support of delivering 57 quarters of consecutive same-restaurant sales growth. From 2000 to 2005 (5 years) Manager, Operations Analysis, Red Lobster @ Provided financial, analytical and strategic support to division Senior Vice Presidents of Operations. Identified opportunities at unit/region level through rigorous P & L analysis. Provided consulting, training and local marketing support to Operations leaders to capture sales and cost improvement opportunities. From 1995 to 1999 (4 years) Senior Financial Analyst @ Provided analytical support to Marketing and Operations teams in international restaurant division. From 1991 to 1995 (4 years) Toronto, Canada Area
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Administrative and Commercial Studies @ The University of Western Ontario From 1986 to 1991 Honours Business Administration (HBA), Finance and Marketing @ Ivey Business School at Western University Renato Barbon is skilled in: Negotiation, Corporate Finance, Capital Budgeting, Managerial Finance, Franchising, Strategic Planning, Hospitality, Leadership, Cash Flow, Food & Beverage, P&L Management, Inventory Management, Management, Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions
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