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Ari Virtanen is a native Finn and has a degree both in engineering (B.Sc. Eng.) and business administration (MBA), with university level post graduate studies in organizational psychology, business law and administrative sciences. He has over 30 years of practical experience in leadership and in strategic and operative management positions in the international market place. He has lived over 14 years on four continents, in six countries and has developed customer or supplier relations in over 70 countries.
Prior to establishing his own consultancy firm, he worked over 20 years in MNE size enterprises in various positions, such as managing director, manager of procurement and logistics, sales and marketing manager and contractual maintenance manager. For the last 10 years, he has managed SME size companies with an international business scope.
Ari Virtanen is a certified Turnaround Management Consultant and is specialized in Interim & Crisis Management and Turnaround Management of underperforming companies, predominantly with an international business scope and companies in the transition processes towards international market place. He has also practical experience in insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings and related corporate restructuring, divestments and M&A processes.
Ari Virtanen has managed both sales offices and production companies (with LEAN and OEE philosophies, FMS and robotic production methods) and has relocated several factories to new locations nationally and abroad. He has been in charge of a number of Post- acquisition takeover cases in Latin America, Africa and East Europe. He can manage business relations and lead the companies and processes in Finnish, English, Estonian, Spanish and Swedish languages.
Ari Virtanen joined CBA as associated Mergers and Acquisitions Adviser in December 2015.
The company is a leader in liquid fuel management, monitoring and control solutions for the safe and efficient handling of fluids at the commercial and retail points of consumption.
26 employees work with manufacturing operations in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina and sales in Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and other Latin American Countries. Manufacturing facilities are strategically located nearby the main highway running across the City of Buenos Aires which facilitates logistics and contact with clients. The market, since this is a niche market, there is not much space for other companies to challenge the share held by the seller, if the customers are satisfied at a reasonable price.
Two powerful drives are present in the market served by the company:
Most of the old installations are outdated in their designs and under the risks of fuel spills. The oil companies are then in the need of permanently refurbishing their service station networks. Plans for updates are being put together by oil companies every year on an annual basis.
Land is steadily increasing in value
In populated areas service stations are poorly competing for the land with the real estate business, and considering moving to the outskirts, where land is cheaper and roomier. Therefore, construction of new sites will continue to be on a high demand in the future.
160 plus products are offered to the constructors of service stations, 75% of them are designed and manufactured by the company.
The company is ISO-9001 – 2008 certified, to ensure that the highest levels of quality are maintained from concept through the entire product life cycle.
Core Competencies: Advising for the best components for a given layout demanded by contractors. Minimising the time between the broad lines of a project and the fulfilment of a final order. Quick design of sudden changes in needs of oil companies for their downstream operations.
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