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PETRA POLSON 6817 SE 155th Avenue, Portland, OR 97236 * 503 810-4821 (Cell) * pp13c0ee8@westpost.

net INTERNATIONAL SENIOR EXECUTIVE Operating and Management Executive successful at building high performance teams and leading sophisticated manufacturing organizations with P&L responsibilities up to $ 50 million. A strategic visionary with a clear sense of purpose and urgency wh en faced with diverse situational challenges. Skilled at establishing operationa l excellence within culturally diverse environments. Exceptional communicator wh o brings multicultural and trilingual (English-Chinese-German) advantages in lev eraging relationships with senior corporate and public leaders. Skilled negotiat or who gains the edge in hammering out viable agreements by easily navigating di verse cultural environments. Motivated achiever who earned awards and recognitio n by the Chinese government for outstanding contributions to the economy in the province of Liaoning. Key qualifications include: *Vision & Strategic/Operational Planning *Reorganization & Turnaround Management *Joint Ventures & Strategic Business Partnerships * Acquisitions/Assimilation, Closures *Capital Investment Planning & Financial Modeling * Negotiating/Bidding Large Contracts * Banking Relations, Working Capital Loans * Forecasting & Budgeting (Operating & Capital) * Cost Reduction & Profit Optimization *Highly efficient troubleshooter Academic Degree: Graduate Translator for the languages English and Chinese *Inst itute of Applied Linguistic and Cultural Studies in Germersheim, Johannes-Gutenb erg University, Mainz, Germany, Diploma Abstract: "Giant in Sludge? Industrial e nvironmental problems of the P. R. of China". PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AHT Cooling Systems (Changshu) Co. Ltd., China, 2008 to 2009 General Manager CEO *Recruited to facilitate a start-up production plant with a total investment of 15 Million Euro as directed by AHT Holding in Austria. * Responsible for the final setup of the production site which included all requ ired approvals; safety, fire code, production, and export licenses. * Built-up the company corporate identity based on the headquarters objectives a nd recruited a team of highly efficient personnel. * Reported directly to the Board of Directors and fulfilled budget and productio n targets operating within the objectives of the investment budget. * Attained ISO-9001 Certification. * Internal and external financial reporting according to IFRS and Chinese GAAP. * Budgeting and preparation of the annual financial statement. * Claims management of defective buildings purchased in the acquisition. Compile d appraisal reports working with Chinese authorities and corporate legal counsel to develop a clear strategy to claim and process our losses. * Establishment, expansion and maintenance of relations with local authorities.

* Liaison and support to high-ranking Chinese delegations on business trips over seas.

RHI AG, Business Unit Glass, Wiesbaden, Germany, Head of Special Projects - 2007

1997 to 2007

* Responsible for the integration of the company RHI Monofrax Co. Ltd. (located in Falconer, New York, USA) into the parent company. * Creation and implementation of the business model and of the process cycles fo r the Monofrax production facility in the parent company. * Preparation of defense and exit strategies from a Chinese joint venture compan y in Zibo, Shandong Province, China. * Internal inquiries and examinations of installed investment projects in the RH I Refel production facility in Italy. RHI Business Unit Steel/Flow Control China Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - 2006 to 2007 * Commercial responsibility for the areas; finance, legal matters, public relati ons, and human resources. * Internal and external financial reporting according to IFRS and PRC of all leg al entities in China. * Budgeting, mid-term planning, annual financial statements in accordance with I FRS and PRC. * Contact partner for corporate and general legal issues of all China subsidiari es. * Establishment and maintenance of relations with local and provincial authoriti es. * Liaison and support for high-ranking Chinese delegations on business trips ove rseas. * Creating training concepts and organizing leadership training for the Chinese key staff. RHI Refractories Liaoning Co. Ltd. (joint venture company of RHI AG, Austria), C hina General Manager (CEO) - 2001 to 2007 * Disciplinary responsibility for 440 employees. * Responsible for the areas of production, maintenance, purchasing, quality assu rance, logistics, human resources, finance and cost accounting, and plant safety. * Profit & Loss Statement responsibility up to $50 million. * Results oriented management of the production company with an increase in production volume and sales turnover of 150 percent. * Fulfillment of the agreed production and budget targets. * Implementation of the corporate group targets and standards. * Coordination of activities between the parent company and the Chinese joint ve nture partner for a fruitful cooperation. * Preparation of board meetings and management reports to the Board of Directors . * Reported directly to the Business Unit Leader in Singapore. Special Tasks:

* Nominated as Vice Chairman of the 50:50 joint venture company Shandong RHI New Material Co. Ltd. in 2005. * Project Owner and core member for the introduction of SAP R/3 in the legal ent ities in Asia Pacific in 2003. * Entrusted with corporate founding of a second production facility with an init ial investment volume of $36 million in Dalian, Liaoning Province, China. * Member of the Steering Committee for a planned Raw Material Joint Venture in China. * Planning and carrying out of Due Diligence with Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC) Shanghai of a planned project in Shandong, China. * Introduction of the International Accounting Standards in a new RHI plant in Indonesia, changing of reporting structure from US-GAAP to IAS. * Financial Year End Closing of all consolidated companies in Asia Pacific, Hong Kong, China. RHI Refractories Liaoning Co. Ltd. (joint venture company of RHI AG, Austria), C hina Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - 1997 to 2001 * * * * * * * * * Reporting package according to IFRS and Chinese GAAP. Year-end closing, budget planning, long term planning. Development and management of financial accounting and cost accounting. Introduction of internal and external reporting according to IFRS and PRC. Preparation of the annual financial statements in accordance with PRC, HGB and IFRS. Processing of the payroll and salary accounting. Responsible for taxation matters. Preparation of cash and liquidity forecasts. Conducting production cost analysis and cost monitoring.

Thielmann Liaohe Stainless Steel Products Co. Ltd. (belongs to Thielmann AG Germ any), Yingkou,China - 1995 to 1996 Manager for Administration and Cooperation * Coordination of activities between the German parent company and the Chinese l egal entity. * Market analysis of new products. * Customer visits and negotiation of contracts. * Processing of customer inquiries, offers, and sales contracts. * Preparation of cash flow reports and financial data. * Supervising the in- and outflow of payments. * Preparation of cost calculations. * Preparation of import and export documents. * Supervising the material order process. * Translation and interpreting. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS Languages: * Chinese (negotiation level) * English (negotiation level) * French (basic level)

* German (native language)

Trainings: * Financial year-end closing training in Vienna, Austria, November 2006 * Leadership training (leadership instruments, partner-concentrated communicati on, conflict management and moderation, team working), RHI AG in Austria, June 200 4 to January 2005 * International Financial Group Reporting for Joint Ventures and Wholly ForeignOwned Enterprises, IBC in Shanghai, August 2003 * Refractory Training in Leoben, Austria, June 2001 * Tax Planning, Business Solutions Summit in Shanghai, IBC, May 2001 * International Accounting Standards training in Vienna, Austria, July 2000 * International Accounting Standards workshop in Vienna, Austria, April 1999 * Introduction into the Cost of Sales Method (UKV) in Vienna, Austria, July 1998 * RHI Internal Training: Controlling, Consolidation, Treasury in Vienna, Austria , May 1997 Awards: * Award by province of Liaoning, China - Friendship, September 2005 * Award by Yingkou City, China - Foreign Supervisor and Controller of the People 's Republic Bank of China, June 2005 * Award by the province of Liaoning, China - China Foreign Expert with great contribution to the economy of the province of Liaoning, February 2004 * Award by Yingkou City, China - Excellent Manager of a foreign-funded enterpris e, 2003 * Award by Yingkou City, China - Excellent Manager of a foreign-funded enterpris e in Yingkou, 2002 * Award by Yingkou City, China - Honored citizen of Yingkou City, May 2002 * Award by Yingkou City, China - Tax inspector and representative of all foreign joint venture companies in the special economic zone of Bayuquan by the State Tax Bureau, China, April 2000 * Award by province of Liaoning, China - Expert of the province of Liaoning, September 1996