John Flynn

John Flynn

Works at:

Oxyde Chemicals

Location in:

London, United Kingdom

John Flynn

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Currently

Works at:
Oxyde Chemicals
Location in:
London, United Kingdom

Bio

A pro-active, analytical and high-performing professional with a background in international, commercial roles for diverse, multi-sized companies. Possesses a skill base including sharp critical thinking and complex strategy building.

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John has worked/studied in

  • Hong Kong
  • Mexico
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America

John speaks

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

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Work

2014 – present

Sales and Trading Manager

Oxyde Chemicals , United States of America
  • • Sales and trading of petrochemicals with specific focus on downstream polymers in Latin America and Europe.
  • • Analysis of global polymer trade flows, calculating netbacks, enhancing relationships with producers/clients.
  • • Introduced new products to trading portfolio, long/short position-taking evaluation and execution.
2012 – 2014

Full-Time MBA

Alliance Manchester Business School
  • • International Business Consulting Project:
  • Produced a model for a chemical manufacturer to size potential and actual global market opportunities. Calculated data combined with field research to populate the model and recommend market entry.
  • • UK Consulting Project:
  • Analysed current and projected worldwide LNG projects for UK manufacturer of components for ship-to-ship cargo transfers. The output was used to enable an assessment of product development opportunities.
  • • Mergers & Acquisitions Project:
  • Screening and business valuations of potential acquisition targets for a leading multi-national food processing and retailing company. Project culminated with role-play deal negotiations.
  • • RWE npower Energy Challenge:
  • Leading member of the MBS team that qualified for the finals in the customer engagement energy competition, Oxford, UK.
  • • European Business Plan of the Year Competition:
  • Creator of the winning team for the European Business Plan of Year (EBPY) competition at MBS, which was selected to participate in the European Finals, Athens, Greece.
2013
(Jun – Aug)

Private Equity Fund Services, Associate, MBA Associate Programme

Citigroup
  • • Delivered analysis on PE landscape in EMEA. Recommended a closer focus on firms launching Africa funds.
  • • Built relationships with firm CFO’s specifically in UK, Dubai and Middle East based on Preqin analysis.
  • • Competitor benchmarking using large data sets to profile acquisition targets alongside company strategy criteria.
  • • Evaluated drivers affecting LP exposure leading to greater linkage between Citi fund services, private wealth and GP’s managing funds.
2011 – 2012
(Mar – Aug)

Business Manager, Hispanic Marketing Division

Adbeat
  • • Created the strategy for the new division with CEO by defining scope, and customer value proposition.
  • • Designed product including recalibrated distribution and pricing – resulting in 5% increase in market share.
  • • Built commercial relationships with Azteca America and FC Dallas achieving value through product expansion.
  • • Led co-ordination of partnership events with Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to raise profile of trade shows.
  • • Initiated switch to new CRM system including click and call rate analytics reducing advertiser churn by 10%.
2008 – 2011

Exports Manager, Marketing and Logistics, (PET, PS, Americas and Europe)

Plasticos URPRI
  • • Led exports generating over $15m new revenue by launching new product features for new customers.
  • • Implemented sustainable materials that expanded product lines for HEB and Whole Foods Market by 20%.
  • • Set prices based on raw material tonnage, overhead and cost of goods sold analysis.
  • • Optimised transport routes leading to cost reductions of over $300K per year.
  • • Negotiated with cross-border, energy and raw material agents to increase tracking and security of supply.
  • • Cross-border oversight in Spanish/English with Mexican/US logistics and brokers incl. Bunzl USA/Mexico.
2008 – 2009
(Aug – Feb)

Course Developer

The Anglo Mexican Foundation
  • • Course coordinator for a central branch of the British English school franchise in Mexico.
2006

Product Management Assistant

Banco Santander
  • • Design assistant for online banking documentation for start-up private limited companies.

Work

2014 – present

Sales and Trading Manager

Oxyde Chemicals , United States of America
  • • Sales and trading of petrochemicals with specific focus on downstream polymers in Latin America and Europe.
  • • Analysis of global polymer trade flows, calculating netbacks, enhancing relationships with producers/clients.
  • • Introduced new products to trading portfolio, long/short position-taking evaluation and execution.
2012 – 2014

Full-Time MBA

Alliance Manchester Business School
  • • International Business Consulting Project:
  • Produced a model for a chemical manufacturer to size potential and actual global market opportunities. Calculated data combined with field research to populate the model and recommend market entry.
  • • UK Consulting Project:
  • Analysed current and projected worldwide LNG projects for UK manufacturer of components for ship-to-ship cargo transfers. The output was used to enable an assessment of product development opportunities.
  • • Mergers & Acquisitions Project:
  • Screening and business valuations of potential acquisition targets for a leading multi-national food processing and retailing company. Project culminated with role-play deal negotiations.
  • • RWE npower Energy Challenge:
  • Leading member of the MBS team that qualified for the finals in the customer engagement energy competition, Oxford, UK.
  • • European Business Plan of the Year Competition:
  • Creator of the winning team for the European Business Plan of Year (EBPY) competition at MBS, which was selected to participate in the European Finals, Athens, Greece.
2013
(Jun – Aug)

Private Equity Fund Services, Associate, MBA Associate Programme

Citigroup
  • • Delivered analysis on PE landscape in EMEA. Recommended a closer focus on firms launching Africa funds.
  • • Built relationships with firm CFO’s specifically in UK, Dubai and Middle East based on Preqin analysis.
  • • Competitor benchmarking using large data sets to profile acquisition targets alongside company strategy criteria.
  • • Evaluated drivers affecting LP exposure leading to greater linkage between Citi fund services, private wealth and GP’s managing funds.
2011 – 2012
(Mar – Aug)

Business Manager, Hispanic Marketing Division

Adbeat
  • • Created the strategy for the new division with CEO by defining scope, and customer value proposition.
  • • Designed product including recalibrated distribution and pricing – resulting in 5% increase in market share.
  • • Built commercial relationships with Azteca America and FC Dallas achieving value through product expansion.
  • • Led co-ordination of partnership events with Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to raise profile of trade shows.
  • • Initiated switch to new CRM system including click and call rate analytics reducing advertiser churn by 10%.
2008 – 2011

Exports Manager, Marketing and Logistics, (PET, PS, Americas and Europe)

Plasticos URPRI
  • • Led exports generating over $15m new revenue by launching new product features for new customers.
  • • Implemented sustainable materials that expanded product lines for HEB and Whole Foods Market by 20%.
  • • Set prices based on raw material tonnage, overhead and cost of goods sold analysis.
  • • Optimised transport routes leading to cost reductions of over $300K per year.
  • • Negotiated with cross-border, energy and raw material agents to increase tracking and security of supply.
  • • Cross-border oversight in Spanish/English with Mexican/US logistics and brokers incl. Bunzl USA/Mexico.
2008 – 2009
(Aug – Feb)

Course Developer

The Anglo Mexican Foundation
  • • Course coordinator for a central branch of the British English school franchise in Mexico.
2006

Product Management Assistant

Banco Santander
  • • Design assistant for online banking documentation for start-up private limited companies.

Education

2012 – 2014

Alliance Manchester Business School

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
2012 – 2014

Alliance Manchester Business School

MBA (MBA)
2013

HKUST Business School

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
2003 – 2006

University of Liverpool Management School

BA (Hons)

Additional Info

Website
uk.linkedin.com/in/johnhenryflynn
Nationality:
  • British