Expertise

CFO Mind Pro was established in 2015, and launched in 2016 by its Founder & CEO, Dany B. Berbari.

CFO Mind Pro‘s contribution extends to its Founder’s expertise in excess of 20 years of professional work experience at executive and senior financial management positions, in addition to leadership roles with board of directors at large and medium-size group of companies in diverse and complex industries in Dubai and MENA markets, as well as his specialized finance and business education with an MBA and BBA in Finance & Banking as summarized below:

Positions Held

Group Chief Financial Officer

Vice President – Finance

Regional Senior Manager – Finance & Operations

Group Finance Director

Finance Director

Finance Manager

 

Functional Expertise

Strategic Management (objectives, strategies, business plans)

Financial Planning (yearly budgeting, five-year forecasting)

Investment Decisions (capital budgeting, feasibilities, strategic pricing)

M&A Activities (NDA, teaser, process letter, information memorandum including financial projections and company valuation, letter of intent, financial/legal/operational due diligence, term sheet, share purchase agreement, disclosure letter, completion formalities)

Financing Structures (credit facilities and agreements)

Financial Reporting (financial statements, BOD financial and operational dashboards)

Financial Analysis (ratios and KPIs, industry, revenue, variance, variation, profitability)

Financial Risk Management (insurance, controls, governance, legal, sustainability)

Financial Systems (ERP selection and implementation, advanced reporting on MS Excel)

Financial Consulting & Advisory Services (board, executive management, HODs)

Internal Relationship Management (shareholders, BOD, MDs, FDs, HODs)

External Relationship Management (banks, insurers, auditors, customers, suppliers)

 

Industry Exposure & Diversity

Catering and Restaurant Management

FMCG Food Trading & Distribution

Food Manufacturing

Electrical & Mechanical Engineering

Commercial Printing

Commercial Dry Cleaning & Laundry

Medical Practice

Project Management

Enterprise Risk Services & Advisory Services

 

Companies’ Complexity

Multinational firm managing 2 regional practices in the UAE and other GCC markets

Large group of companies managing 12 local SMEs in the UAE

Medium group of companies managing 6 local and regional SMEs in the UAE and other GCC markets

 

Stakeholders’ Exposure

Dealt with sophisticated and experienced corporate and individual investors, big four audit firms, reputable law firms, regional insurers, multinational and large local banks, as well as reputable multinational and large local clients and suppliers

 

Education

MBA, BBA in Finance & Banking