Yolanda Fadul

Yolanda Fadul


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Yolanda Fadul

Professional Background

  • Senior finance consultant focused on M&A, debt restructuring and overall financial and strategic advisory.
  • In previous roles, responsible for the acquisition of one of the main local players and the post acquisition integration of both companies.
  • Finance and strategy director for British American Tobacco (BAT) Colombia responsible for the company restructuring, the profit turnaround and the strategy definition that led the company to market leadership.

M&A Skills & Expertise

  • Identification of deal synergies, financial and marketing due diligence, modelling and valuations.
  • M&A and pre-deal planning and execution.
  • Post merger integration: strategy definition, portfolio integration, operational and financial integration, organizational structure definition, internal and external communications and IT systems.
  • Strategy formulation
  • Business restructuring and acquisition synergies definition
  • Process Optimization
  • Transition and change management
  • Government relations
  • Systems implementation
  • Resource management
  • Finance management
  • People management

Industry & Sector Experience

  • FMCGs
  • Technology
  • Road infrastructure
  • Telecommunications

Project Highlights

  • Lead the post merger integration of the 2nd and 3rd market players in Colombia.
  • BAT Finance director responsible for the company turnaround by reducing 30% of sales and administrative costs.
  • Lead 3 SAP implementations (local, regional and global) for Colombia.
  • Lead finance processes redefinition for 3 countries integration.
  • Companies recognition for having the best high performing team.
  • Lead the redefinition of the distribution strategy in a complex market.