Mr Silvestri BA – Executive Consultant

Mr Silvestri is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in legal, management and finance. He has achieved a Degree in Law & Economy. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Banking & Financial Services; Travel & Tourism; Media & Marketing; Manufacturing and Internet. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: Italy and United Kingdom, or more specifically within the following cities: Rome and London. His personal achievements include: improved P&L returns of 5 to 10M$ per year, or 3% to 6% of the cost base through business transformation initiatives in AMEX; spearheaded full end-to-end design of Amex Italy governance and risk management framework, in a complex setting, including a formal system of apportionment of responsibilities, a full ICAAP process, and the implementation of Basel Pillar 3; played a key role in a team that successfully negotiated the renewal of the key co-brand deal of Amex in the market with forecasted sales of €12BN over 5 years and developed simulation tool that computed financial returns for diverse drivers during the negotiation sessions; designed and personally lead the implementation of the entire finance system of the newly established Diners Club Europe group, from systems/ERP – SAP , to processes and procedures, to organization and hiring of the various teams across the six countries of the group, meanwhile establishing a revolving securitization facility of €500M as the main source of funding for the acquisition and the ongoing operations of Diners Club Europe and developing and presenting the strategic and business plans of Stream PayTV, now SKY Italia to shareholders and potential investors. His service skills incorporate: designing and implementing overall finance systems across multiple markets – processes, procedures and systems, incl. ERP ; business planning and Budget – SWOT, strategy, financials, link between medium term and short term ; leading company turnarounds; designing enterprise risk and governance framework and defining and implementing scorecards in complex organizations.