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NOSHIR M.

CHINWALLA
226 W. Rittenhouse Square, Apt. 810
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
267-752-7545
nchinwalla@yahoo.com
Senior finance and management executive with extensive experience in consulting,
establishing and coordinating new businesses, strategic planning, and establish
ing information systems.
OPERATIONS/P&L MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING MIS MANUFACTURING/DISTRIBUTION
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
* M.B.A., M.S., B.S.
* CERTIFICATIONS: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Syst
ems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA(R)), Chartered Wealth Manage
r (CWM).
* AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Automation and information systems, financial analysis, o
perations, business ownership, ERP systems, mergers/acquisitions, accounting, au
diting, and public accounting; proven results in fulfilling multiple roles concu
rrently.
* Strong skills in strategic planning, executive management, collaborative leade
rship, communication, executive presentations, and personal motivation; detail-o
riented and creative; dependable team player and innovative problem-solver.
* COMPUTER PROFICIENCIES: Oracle Financials (Orion ERP) and other Orion applica
tions, M&D applications, JD Edwards applications, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPo
int, and Access.
CAREER ACHIEVEMENTS
* Successfully managed and completed four M&A transactions with substantial gain
realization at 14X multiples for two of them; resulted in gains of $100 million
.
* Grew manufacturing and distribution business (fast moving consumer goods) from
$23 million to $150 million in revenues, with 20% net profitability, 50% gross
margins, and 50% return-on-equity (ROE); expanded operations internationally in
three other regions.
* Established three new industrial manufacturing plants and introduced automatio
n for more than 15 products with investments over $25 million; established two n
ew brand leaders in two years.
* Significantly grew SBA servicing portfolio at ITT Financial, resulting in serv
ice revenues increasing by $500 million.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
MANAGING DIRECTOR
January 2008 - Present
ADVANCED CONSULTING SERVICES
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
* Managed four merger & acquisition projects with regional companies in the GCC
(Gulf Cooperation Council countries), India, and U.S. - clients included Unileve
r India, Fucom-Geant (Middle East & Asia), AFG, and Adamally's.
GROUP CEO/COO/CFO/CIO
December 1996 - January 2008
SWITZ GROUP OF COMPANIES
Dubai, UAE
Multi-national industrial manufacturing/distribution business (food & fast movin
g consumer goods) in the GCC, Singapore, Malaysia, and India regions; small int'
l. opns. in Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore; 2,500+ employees.
* Overall responsibilities included strategic planning, profit and loss, operati
ons, mergers & acquisitions, finance and treasury, audit, general administration
, human resources, and MIS.
* Transformed business from small, family-owned environment to a professionally
managed corporation; sold at 14 EBITDA multiple, resulting in $100 million in ga
ins.
* Launched international operations in Singapore, Malaysia, and Philippines; dev
eloped and implemented Oracle financial applications as well as ERP systems at 1
2 units in seven countries.
* Established and maintained banking relationships and managed treasury function
worldwide; raised credit lines $50+ million.
* Reduced receivables from 180+ days to fewer than 60 days; expanded and improve
d supplier relationships, achieving more favorable terms (90 days) and prices.
CFO/DIRECTOR
June 1995 - December 1996
THE FORESIDE CO./ACS
Portland, Maine
Small business that imported artifacts and furniture from the Far East and India
n subcontinent.
* Grew the business from start to $20 million in annual revenues; sold business
to investment group in Maine (1996); managed finance, accounting, MIS, human res
ources, inventory control, distribution, and international business development;
supervised 25 employees.
* Developed an Internet ordering and web-based commerce model at a time when thi
s technology was still in its infancy.
ITT FINANCIAL CORPORATION / St. Louis, Missouri
January 1981 - June 1995
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS, PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT
May 1987-June 1995
* Managed operations, business planning, and servicing activities for an ITT sub
sidiary (ITT Small Business Finance Corporation) that served as a Small Business
Administration (SBA) lender; supervised 25 employees.
* Developed annual operating plan/goals and conducted periodic analysis/review o
f organizational performance; executed P&L activities relating to the business u
nit, including new business development, accounting/financial reporting, and loa
n closings.
* Developed, evaluated, initiated, negotiated, and implemented all loan portfoli
o acquisitions.
* Achieved 48% return-on-equity every year (even while growing the revenue base)
.
* Played key role in reducing delinquencies and expense ratios to under 2%.
Other positions held at ITT Financial Corporation: Senior Manager-Financial Ana
lysis (1985-1987), Senior Systems Security Analyst (1983-1985), Audit Manager/Se
nior Auditor-EDP & Financial (1981-1983).
ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE
* CARONDELET SAVINGS & LOAN - St. Louis, Missouri: Chief Internal Auditor
* MASSIE FUDEMBERG GOLDBERG & CO. - St. Louis, Missouri: Public Accountant/Audi
tor
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
M.B.A. (Finance & Accounting) and Master of Science (Management Information Syst
ems)
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
Edwardsville, Illinois
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE - Professional Accounting and Electronic Engineering
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
Edwardsville, Illinois
Completed advanced management courses/seminars at Harvard Management School, Sta
nford Business School, Northwestern-Kellogg School of Management, Wharton Busine
ss School, and Insead (1990-2007).
Chartered Wealth Manager Certification - 2008 - INSTITUTE OF WEALTH MANAGEMENT U
SA.