Finance Director Global Operations & Systems
As Smiths Detections’ Finance Director, Ben has full P&L responsibility for manufacturing and supply chain facilities and is responsible for S&OP governance of the sales regions.
He is also the Finance Director for Detections ERP system, master data governance and analytics capability globally.
Ben plays a pivotal role in Smiths Detection’s continual drive for operational excellence and globalisation, having contributed to significant improvements in working capital, productivity, governance, service and physical footprint reduction. Ben drove substantial efficiency gains within the finance function upon joining Smiths Detection. By changing the way Finance approached reporting from SAP, he brought with him massive benefits to period-close efficiencies, staff job satisfaction, and ultimately reduced risk to the business.