Adolphe Desire ENGOLO


En résumé

Senior Manager with extensive experience in administrative and financial matters, and an in depth understanding of business issues • Global vision of business: development and implementation of 3 to 5-year strategies, contribution to the general management, redesign of management processes and implementation of IT tools, reliability enhancement of the internal audit and control, strengthening of project management control, implementation of the HR Department and related procedures, development of a sales result culture and support to the operational teams, securing of the budgeting processes and working capital, animation of multidisciplinary and multicultural teams, hierarchical reporting • Dynamic and flexible, honest and rigorous, interpersonal skills and leadership abilities.


  • LAFARGE NIGERIA • Cement Industry • Lagos • Nigeria - Financial Projects Manager

    2012 - 2013 • Finance and project management missions in order to secure management processes: 3 operational units • Turnover: € 750 M
    • Restructuring of financial management processes: redesign of internal management control processes, implementation of production cost calculations to ensure profitability, review of the pricing and distribution grids, participation in the budget definition processes and support to operational management team, reliability of development project analyses, IFRS norms implementation.
    • Management of the merger of the Nigerian’s units. Production capacity increase: scenarios, projects and prioritization.
    • Implementation of a new ERP with JDEdwards.
    • Financial communication security: preparation of Board of Directors meetings, review of the 3 to 5-year strategic plan, Nigerian Stock Exchange documentation
  • LAFARGE LMEA • Sub-Sahara Africa area • Cement Industry • Cairo • Egypt - Sub-Sahara Africa Financial Manager

    2010 - 2012 • Supervision of financial processes for the Africa area: 11 operational units • Support to strategic projects on financial aspects • Member of the Regional managerial Committee • Turnover: € 1,500 M / EBITDA: + € 350 M
    • Support to the presidency for the area strategy implementation.
    • Working capital optimisation: control of the budgeting processes, support to the operational teams on budget management issues, debt reduction, daily cash flow management, development of dashboards
    • Performance management: monthly and quarterly closings, validation of subsidiaries and BU financial statements, gap analysis between budget and actual result, reorganisation of some Finance Departments, KPI monitoring
  • CIMENCAM–LAFARGE Group • Cement Industry • Douala • Cameroon - Human Resources Director

    2003 - 2010 • Creation of the Human Resources Department and implementation of an appropriate policy to support the Group's strategy • Member of the Executive Committee • Team, 32 persons • Progressive downsizing from 620 to 500 employees
    • Development and deployment of the HR policy: roadmap definition in compliance with the Group's policy, tax optimisation of payroll, implementation of a supplementary pension plan, staff support, development of high potential youth and training plans, internal and external communication
    • Division organisation: procedure standardisation, recruitment reliability, site access control and security policy, payroll management, pay scale harmonisation, development of dashboards
    • Social dialogue animation. Progressive staff renewals while maintaining a cost reduction approach. …
  • CIMENCAM –LAFARGE Group • Cement Industry • Douala - Management Controller

    1997 - 2003 • Implementation of a management control system following the company spin-off: definition of the accounting plan and system in accordance with the Group's standards, securing the budgeting process, profitability studies,….
    • Implementation of an accounting Information System: needs analysis, specifications validation, adaptation to local characteristics, configuration validation, deployment, user and operational teams support
  • CIMENCAM –LAFARGE Group • Cement Industry • Douala • Cameroon - Audit Manager

    1994 - 1997 • Coordination of audit activities (3 people)
  • CIMENCAM –LAFARGE Group • Cement Industry • Douala • Cameroon - Internal Auditor

    1990 - 1994


  • INSEAD (Business School) • Fontainebleau • France

    Fontainbleau 2007 - 2007 Certificate

    Leadership, Network, Strategy and Planning
  • University Of Chicago (Chicago)

    Chicago 2005 - 2005 Certificate
  • INTEC • Paris • France

    Paris 1995 - 1995 DECF - Diplôme d’études comptables et financières (Accounting and Finance Degree)
  • University Center • Douala (Douala)

    Douala 1990 - 1990 BTS (2-year University Degree)
  • Technical High School • Yaoundé • Cameroon (Yaoundé)

    Yaoundé 1988 - 1988 Baccalauréat (High School Diploma) in Technology


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