Edwin Navez

2023 Speaker

Edwin Navez


CEO|ASSOS of Switzerland GmbH

Edwin Navez is a Senior Finance professional keen to trigger and manage change. His academic background combining MBA and Engineering illustrates his career path: always improving finance teams, processes, and culture to better support operations.
He spent 5 years with KPMG, strengthening his technical finance background. He then worked 5 years for the Imerys Group active in the Minerals industry. He joined as General Manager of the Belgian subsidiary and after 2 years took the global finance responsibility for the graphite division headquartered in Switzerland. He then spent 4 years with Covance in the Pharmaceutical industry. He was in charge of Finance for Europe and later also of Strategic Marketing globally for the Central Laboratory division.
Key experiences
He demonstrated his ability to restructure, revamp and build finance teams (up to 70 people) in various industries. He created financial services hubs supporting up to 8 subsidiaries. He was also able to manage teams and projects across cultures: in Asia (China and Taiwan), in the US and across Europe.
He offers 20 years’ experience in due diligence, restructuring and integration of new companies.

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