Gerry Bollman has 30 years of experience as a strategic CFO and business leader in both publicly traded and privately held companies. Most recently Gerry was Group CFO at Australia listed Reliance Worldwide Corporation (RWC), an Atlanta based, global manufacturer and distributor of rough plumbing products. Prior to that he was CFO and head of strategy and business transformation at New ZeaIand based Fletcher Building, Ltd., an integrated building products manufacturer, distributor and construction company.
In addition to having held corporate and divisional strategic CFO roles, Gerry also spent 7 years working in strategy consulting. He has led teams in procurement, property, operations improvement and business transformation. Gerry’s areas of focus have been business growth and operational improvement; strategy development and implementation; M&A and post merger integration; planning, budgeting and FP&A; enterprise risk management; and capital markets. He also has extensive experience building talent and leading teams and helping organizations develop high performance cultures.
Gerry’s industry experience through his career has been primarily with manufacturing businesses but also includes distribution and service businesses. His experience as a CFO has ranged from divisional roles with $300 million in sales to roles with publicly listed entities with in excess of $6 billion of revenue. He has extensive experience leading and growing businesses overseas, primarily in the UK and Europe, Asia and Australia & New Zealand.
Gerry has a Bachelor of Science Business Administration Degree in Finance rom Xavier University and fan MBA from the University of Michigan Business School. He also holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.