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Jean-Dominique Bonnet

Résumé

JEAN-DOMINIQUE BONNET
3908 Katie Drive • Greensboro, NC 27410
Cell 336-929-6713 • Email bonnetjeandominique@gmail.com


Architect of results expert at delivering Strategic Leadership

Forward-thinking professional with well-established expertise and successful international experience in new developments
In-depth business knowledge with global vision and understanding – strong skills in Strategic Planning and Project Management
Trusted in establishing fruitful relationships through integrity and personal drive; motivated, resourceful, energetic, passionate!

PROFESSIONAL GOAL

To deliver on the Company’s objectives of growth, profitability, cash flow, and global impact by leading, directing, and driving in a Team and Network the activities of formulation, development, anchoring, and execution of the Strategy; with emphasis on clarity of vision, structured use of resources, global synthesis, cross-functional integration, and customer focus.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Director, Business Development VOLVO GROUP TRUCKS AMERICAS, Greensboro, USA 2010-2015
Responsible for the Strategic analysis, development, and implementation of Business Development opportunities

- Products and Markets Management: Brand Positioning and Medium / Light Duty opportunities; coherency and economics of alternative drivelines natural gas, DME, hybrids; complete vehicle soft offering; autonomous driving; EPA Phase 2 GHG
- Strategy and Strategy Execution: Strategy-to-Execution process for key objectives; divestiture of UD North America; linkage of strategy with CSR and CSV; business intelligence and market volume forecasting techniques; peers analysis of SG&A
- Operational Projects Management: integration of UD North America into Volvo Trucks NA; setup of the “US Joint Company” umbrella across AB Volvo divisions in the US; execution of Cost Cut Project delivering 12% savings on 100 MUSD / year

Director, Integration Control MACK & VOLVO TRUCKS, Allentown & Greensboro, USA 2008-2009
Responsible for the financial analysis, control, and optimization of a series of major profitability improvement and culture change initiatives to transform Volvo’s truck business in North America: Mack, Volvo, Volvo Parts, Powertrain,”3P” R&D, IT, etc.

- STEP - Strategic Transformation to Excellence Program: delivered P&L improvements of 150 MUSD / year despite adverse economic conditions; tightly managed provisions; and exceeded initial IRR projections to reach a level of 150% +

Corporate Financial Controller ALLIANCE OFFICE, AB VOLVO, Göteborg, SWEDEN 2006-2007
Responsible for the financial assessment and direction of AB Volvo projects in Asia; working directly with the Group’s main actors in Commercial, Aftermarket, Product Planning, Engineering, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Logistics, and IT areas

- Elaboration of all financials for the first attempt of Volvo-Dongfeng JV; quantification of synergy potentials at a level of 400 MUSD / year; JV valuation; evaluation of the risks and opportunities, due diligence; participation to negotiations
- Participation to the structural design of the multi-brand Asian Truck Organization setup – the pattern of organization successively extended globally to the Volvo Group Trucks from 2010 to 2012, with further improvements in 2015
- Quantification of the Nissan Diesel Synergy potential at 200 MUSD / year; element used in the valuation for the BSEK 13 acquisition of Nissan Diesel; further deployment of the Financial Policies and Procedures in Japan

Global Financial Controller VOLVO POWERTRAIN, Göteborg, SWEDEN 2001-2006
Responsible for the financial support of the operational and strategic processes; with reporting to Volvo Powertrain’s Board

- SOX: Worldwide management and deployment of the Sarbanes-Oxley compliance project for Volvo Powertrain; creation of the structure, network and processes leading to successful “dry run” milestone in 2006
- Financial Lead for the Strategic Axle Alliance: direction of the financial set-up and contracts negotiations to establish 2 JVs with ArvinMeritor, optimization of capital needs, and profitability; savings delivered 18 MUSD / year
- Financial Lead for the Global Industrial Footprint definition for engines, transmissions and axles; strategy finalized in 2002 leading to savings on MD11 engine of 15 MUSD / year, and setting the ground for the Strategic Axle Alliance
- Financial Lead for Synergies related to the integration Volvo - Renault - Mack: definition of targets, management of reporting, and follow-up of all KPIs; objective of 200 MEUR savings exceeded by 50 MEUR over the 2001-2003 period

Manager, Economic Analysis MACK TRUCKS, Allentown, USA 1998-2001
Responsible for the financial monitoring and profitability assessment of products and projects; leading a Team of 6 people passionate about the product, the customers, and the Brand; with reporting to Mack’s Board within Product Committee

- Best practice costing, and targets determination based on bridging top-down with bottom-up approaches
- Definition and deployment of reliable methods for quantification and monitoring of product cost: specific and robust metrics, solid link in multiple timeframes, and analysis / interpretation for proposal of actions
- Reconciliation with accounting metrics, and consolidation with margin for precise assessment of product profitability

Manager, Economic Studies MACK TRUCKS, Allentown, USA 1995-1998
Responsible for the economic analysis and synthesis to support the strategic decisions

- Radiography of profitability and capital use by sectors, ranges and regions for benchmark and best direction of efforts
- Business Development and partnerships analysis: Mexican market, Medium and Light Duty Business, Special Vehicles
- Simulation of industrial scenarios, with optimization of volume distribution and allocation in dynamic market cycles

Manager, Value Analysis MACK TRUCKS, Hagerstown, USA 1993-1995
Responsible for the cost reduction efforts on engines and transmissions; member of the Management Team

- Set-up of cost reduction objectives, and direction, coordination, and management of cost reduction activities
- Design and implementation of a tracking model emphasizing prioritization, planning and control; optimization of performance through a results-to-resources criterion leading to savings of 3% / year on an extremely tight budget

Chief Engineer RENAULT CAR, Gomez Palacio, MEXICO 1990-1993
Responsible for the Engine Engineering Department, managing a Team of 30 people in full support to Quality, Cost, Features and Delivery for the production of 200,000 engines per year; member of the Management Team

- Definition and optimization of specifications, successful integration of local suppliers, quality problems management
- TQM and “Target Plant” re-engineering process to reach and exceed European plants quality and productivity levels

Engineer, Engine Engineering RENAULT CAR, Rueil-Malmaison, FRANCE 1985-1990
Responsible for the design of components, the definition of rigorous test methodologies, on-site / off-site validations, and development of advanced optimization concepts such as gas ionization, spectral analysis, and microwave regeneration

Engineer, Engine Engineering RENAULT CAR, Gomez Palacio, MEXICO 1984-1985
Responsible for the set-up and launch of the group managing the specifications and product change control for Mexico

Financial Analyst, Investments RENAULT CAR, Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE 1983-1984
Management of the investments decisions in order to secure the timely launch of a 500 MUSD Engine Plant in Mexico

Engineer, Engine Engineering WÄRTSILÄ / CREPELLE, Lille, FRANCE 1983
Innovation, development and testing of high-performance injection systems of Diesel marine engines for fuel efficiency

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Sustainable Mobility Certificate IFP School, FRANCE 2014
TRIZ Certificate Inventive Problem Solving - Edgecombe Community College, NC 2011
Introduction to GARCH Models Heteroskedasticity - Chalmers Tekniska Högskola, SWEDEN 2002
MBA - Finance Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey, MEXICO 1992
MSc. Acoustics Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, FRANCE 1986
MSc. Engine Engineering Ecole Supérieure du Pétrole et des Moteurs within IFP, FRANCE 1983
BSc. Mechanical Engineering Ecole Centrale Paris, FRANCE 1982
English, Spanish, French Trilingual
German, Swedish Basic reading skills

SELECTED REFERENCES – REGIONAL AND GLOBAL

Anthony GRESZLER Vice President Government and Industry Relations – Volvo Truck North America
Stan JANIS Vice President Finance – Volvo Group Trucks Sales North America
Bob BONELLI Co-Founder and President at Adsorbed Natural Gas Products, Inc.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

US Citizen - married, proud father of 2 children:
- wife Elena – MSc. Innovation Management Chalmers, SWEDEN • MSc. Bio-Engineering Ecole Centrale, FRANCE
- daughter Dilliane – Bachelor's Degree, Economics and International Studies, Washington College, MD • Works in Scotland
- son Jean-Dominique – Junior at Cooper Union in NYC • former exchange student at IIT Bombay, INDIA
Finished in 59th position in the 1987 Trans-African Paris-Dakar Rally, as co-pilot on Toyota HJ61 FWD
Hobbies centered on family, travel, financial modeling; interests cover sustainable energies, environment, economics, and health



Expérience professionnelle

Director, strategy and business development

AB VOLVO , Greensboro - CDI

De Janvier 2010 à Aujourd'hui

Responsible for the Strategic analysis, development, and implementation of Business Development opportunities

- Products and Markets Management: Brand Positioning and Medium / Light Duty opportunities; coherency and economics of alternative drivelines natural gas, DME, hybrids; complete vehicle soft offering; autonomous driving; EPA Phase 2 GHG
- Strategy and Strategy Execution: Strategy-to-Execution process for key objectives; divestiture of UD North America; linkage of strategy with CSR and CSV; business intelligence and market volume forecasting techniques; peers analysis of SG&A
- Operational Projects Management: integration of UD North America into Volvo Trucks NA; setup of the “US Joint Company” umbrella across AB Volvo divisions in the US; execution of Cost Cut Project delivering 12% savings on 100 MUSD / year

Formations complémentaires

MBA

Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey - Finance

1990 à 1992

Certificate

CNAM - Acoustics

1985 à 1986

M.Sc

Ecole Nationale Supérieure du Pétrole et des Moteurs - Engine Engineering

1982 à 1982

Parcours officiels

Ecole Centrale Paris – Ingénieur – 1982

Langues

Allemand - Notions

Anglais - Courant

Espagnol - Langue maternelle

Compétences

Stratégie
Financial modeling
Hybrides
transition énergétique