Florian has been involved as an interim Chief Financial Officer for companies that are looking to grow and be more profitable over the past twenty years within Newhouse Partners Inc. The areas that this consulting practice works on are: steps in as the interim or part-time CFO to act as change agent to maximize growth & profitability opportunities for the organization, and as a director on their Board or member of their Advisory Board.
Florian’s financial expertise has been built over 35 years as a financial officer in the following roles: external & internal auditor, group controller, treasurer, CFO, Interim CFO and work on merger and acquisition deals for the company.
Florian currently specializes in financial corporate change management with specific experience in corporate leadership, finance, controllership and treasury functions. He is sought out by mid-sized companies for his insightful identification of opportunities and his pragmatic approach in leading corporate change utilizing available resources.
Prior to this, he worked for Engineering Interface Limited (Ameresco Canada Inc.) Nabisco Brands Ltd, RJR-MacDonald Inc., Bow Valley Energy Inc. (Talisman Energy Inc. now Repsol Oil & Gas Canada Inc.), Bank of Montreal, Royal Bank of Canada and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Florian is a Chartered Professional Accountant as a member of Ontario. He earned his Master of Business Administration (Finance Major) from Concordia University and a Bachelor in Arts (Economics Major) from Sir George Williams University. Florian is on the Board as its Past Chair of the Southern Golden Horseshoe Chapter of Financial Executives International Canada (FEIC – CFO’s of North America) and Chair of Chapter’s Membership Retention Committee. He was on the Board as Treasurer/Chair of Finance and Risk Committee of The Oakville Community Foundation (the ten largest & one of the youngest community foundations in Canada) and is the Past-Chair of Council and current Chair of Trustees at Glen Abbey United Church.