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John Pins...

ACCELERATING BUSINESS GROWTH THROUGH VISION,


STRATEGY, AND SOUND FINANCIAL POLICIES AND PRACTICES

St. Louis, MO (314) 616-2344 John.Pins@charter.net www.linkedin.com/in/johnpins

CFO / COO / GENERAL MANAGER / HEALTHCARE IT / BIO / LIFE SCIENCES


Highly analytical, operationally focused finance executive with time-tested performance supporting
and leading aggressive growth initiatives, including strategic acquisitions, new product
development, and global business/revenue expansion, in the healthcare technology sector.
Respected builder and leader of high-performing teams, adept at fostering influential relationships
and collaborative partnerships at all organizational levels within a corporate matrix environment.
Successfully leverages financial acumen with strategic vision to deliver exceptional value and drive
strong business results. Backed by a strong accounting foundation (former CPA). Selected
accomplishments include:

Organizational Development: Played instrumental role in building WKHs Clinical Solutions BU from a
$74M business, with 300 employees, into a $543M business, with 1,600 employees and an EBITA margin
of 39%, over a nine-year period.

Business Growth: Contributed to positioning WKH as a leader in the Healthcare IT applications/online


content POC market, as key member of senior leadership team that closed five strategic acquisitions,
representing >$700M in assets.

Global Business Expansion: Drove a 10-fold increase in non-US revenues (from 2%-20%) for the CS
business unit from 2006 to 2015 by supporting geographic expansion of revenue base through
globalization of the unit.

Technology System Implementation: Coordinated and/or co-managed division-wide


implementations, including Great Plains Accounting, Hyperion Planning, and ERP systems.

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Competencies that Drive a Competitive Advantage

International Finance Management


Organizational Development | Growth
Business | Financial Reporting
Team Building | Leadership | Development
Financial Planning | Analysis | Modeling
Strategic Planning | Implementation
Forecasting | Budget Management

Global Market Expansion Support


Mergers and Acquisitions | Due Diligence
Revenue Growth | Profit Optimization
Pre- | Post-Acquisition Support
Technology | ERP System Implementation
Best Practices | Process Standardization
Process Engineering | Reengineering

A Leadership Record of Delivering Results


WOLTERS KLUWER, St. Louis, MO and Philadelphia, PA

1997 2015

A global information services company, headquartered in the Netherlands.

VICE PRESIDENT, FINANCE WKH CLINICAL SOLUTIONS (CS) BUSINESS UNIT (2006 2015)

Promoted to manage all aspects of finance for this newly formed business unit, with a focus on supporting its
aggressive bottom-line growth. Led the functions of budgeting, forecasting, accounting systems, operational
financial management, and strategic planning. Provided support for M&A, pre- and post-acquisition, and global
expansion initiatives, in addition to managing annual business costs to optimize profits. Led and directed finance
and planning staff of 40 with eight direct reports, including four VPs of Finance representing each operating unit.

Facilitated growth of CS business from $74M in 2006 to $543M in 2015 (at EBITA margin of 39%), the fastest
growing and one of the most profitable business units in WKH, rated as a Top-3 Healthcare IT and Medical
Content Company by KLAS in 2013.

Supported the units aggressive growth as a key senior team member in leading five business acquisitions
representing $700M in strategic assets; acquisitions included: UptoDate, Pharmacy OneSource, MedicomChina, Lexicomp, and Health Language.

Grew non-US revenues from 2% in 2006 to 20% in 2015 through globalization of the business.

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Served as interim General Manager for three-month period; oversaw the budget process and product strategy,
as well as working closely with the VP of Sales to ensure weekly sales milestones were achieved.

Upgraded talent and enhanced efficiency of the finance function via the talent management system.

Scaled business to support operational management in planning and decision-making by driving best
practices and standardized reporting/processes across the business.

Reduced month-end close process from eight days to three days.

Received coveted Pinnacle Award in 2008, normally presented to salespeople, for work on the pre/postacquisition and implementation processes.

DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNTING PROFESSIONAL AND EDUCATION (2003 2006)


Reporting directly to CFO, managed $450M shared services accounting department. Oversaw all general
accounting functions, including the coordination and implementation of new internal controls to ensure
compliance with company policies and SOX (Dutch equivalent). Supervised 20 staff members focused on general
ledger, accounts payable, and payroll.

Coordinated and co-managed implementation of Great Plains accounting system across the health division,
including creation of standard chart of accounts with standardized dimensions.

Created procedures for properly recording of foreign exchange, company accounting, and reconciliations.

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE HEALTH DIVISION (2001 2003)

Reporting directly to the Division CFO, managed financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems of
this $850M division, which included serving as Acting Divisional CFO for a 12-month period, working closely with
Divisional CEO and Business Unit CFOs.

Coordinated task force, including all Health CFOs, resulting in creation of new reporting responsibilities across
the division.

Led implementation of new Hyperion planning system that ensured consistent division forecasting, coordinating
and managing the activities of finance and planning teams across the division.

Implemented efficiencies that reduced corporate reporting from 12 to 8 days.

ACCOUNTING MANAGER FACTS AND COMPARISONS (1997 2001)


Managed this $26M operating business focused on providing sound data for the CFO. Supervised accounting staff
of four professionals. Reported directly to the CFO.

Managed and/or co-managed teams in the implementations of a new ERP system, digital document archival,
and accounting systems.

Created balance sheet and cash flow forecasting; overachieved operating goals for three consecutive years.

Managed annual audits, achieving a perfect record of no exceptions.

EARLIER CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING EXPERIENCE:

Prior experience included Auditor and Senior Auditor roles with CPA firms Brown Smith & Wallace, LLC (St. Louis, MO)
and Bansley & Kiener LLC (Chicago, IL). Organized and supervised financial audits for manufacturing, financial
institution, small business, and not-for-profit clients. Supervised and reviewed performance of staff accountants on
audit engagements. Prepared corporate, individual, and not-for-profit federal tax returns.

Education and Professional Development


BA, Accounting, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Former Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in Illinois and Missouri
Professional Development Courses:
Mergers and Acquisitions (Washington University) Great Plains iQ Reporting
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