David Bizzaro, MBA, CMASenior Consultant
David Bizzaro, MBA, CMA has been working with MI since 2018. As a transformational business leader with over 25 years of experience driving operational and financial excellence at world-class international companies, David helps MI’s clients solve complex business problems and achieve enhanced profitability. David has held key financial leadership roles in companies located in Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Africa. He is bilingual in English and Spanish with a working knowledge of French, Portuguese, and Mandarin.
David has deep hands-on operational and Mergers and Acquisitions experience across various industries including information technology, telecommunications, business process outsourcing, energy, manufacturing, mining, public health, professional services, and non-profits. As a business consultant, David has advised dozens of companies on their international expansion strategies and financial operations and has served as Interim CFO as well as CFO on a fractional basis.
For example, as CFO of a $200 million global BPO company headquartered in the Philippines, David drove profitable growth and enhanced operational efficiencies while harmonizing the finance operations across the three group companies in six countries. In addition, he spearheaded two successful acquisitions and one divestiture, and prepared the company for the successful sale to the new private equity investors.
As the SVP of Global Finance for a $300 million manufacturer of professional audio equipment, David led the business transformation efforts of the finance organization resulting in a 50% headcount reduction and centralization of all F&A activities into a single shared services center in the Philippines. He also migrated the company from four ERP systems to one single SAP platform.
Furthermore, as the SVP of International Finance for a $500 million publicly traded BPO company, David introduced harmonized financial controls and procedures across 10 country entities in Latin America, Asia, and Europe, implemented a revised transfer pricing methodology and cleaned up the backlog of local statutory audits and tax filings in all countries. He also spearheaded the acquisition of a local call center company in Argentina.
Earlier in his career, David served in a variety of financial leadership roles of increasing responsibility with multi-billion dollar technology companies including NCR, Sprint International AVAYA, and CIENA, gaining valuable hands-on experience at the headquarters, regional, and country level.
David has an International MBA from the University of South Carolina and a CMA certification (Certified Management Accountant). His BA degree was from Beloit College in Economics and Spanish.