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Daniel P.

Mullin, CPA, MBA


PROFILE

dmullin46@sbcglobal.net Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137 (630) 853-5091

Senior Finance Executive with extensive leadership experience driving results in domestic and global operational environments in the public accounting, manufacturing, direct selling, distribution, transportation and real estate industries. Extensive reporting, planning, operating, acquisition / divestiture analysis, capital budgeting and audit experience. Combines innovative change and strategic vision, along with a customer focused mindset, to achieve growth and drive bottom line impact. Strategic Partnership: Financial Excellence: Key member of senior management who is highly adept in envisioning and leading the development of both long-term and time critical initiatives based on market dynamics, economic conditions and financial forecasting. Highly effective executive with proven analytical, technical accounting, restructuring, and leadership abilities. Unique ability to understand critical financial information from extensive data sources. Improves bottom line performance with sound financial management practices, aggressive controls and solid reporting. Exceptional track record of creating, leading and mentoring high performance teams and individuals that facilitate effective change to serve the evolving needs of the company, customers and markets. Proven ability in business turnarounds, growth and mature markets, handling mergers/ acquisitions/divestitures, tax, bank covenants, equity transactions and public debt as well as business development. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT 2012-2013 Clients - Pregis Corporation, Sparton Corporation and The Pampered Chef. Engagements included writing accounting policies, interim controller for the Mexico operations, preparing audited financial statements, cash flows, pro forma statements for a significant acquisition and preparing the related 8K. SIRVA, INC., Westmont, Illinois $2.5B international leader in the relocation and moving industry providing services in over 150 countries. 2006 - 2012

Leadership: Business Acumen:

Controller and Chief Accounting Officer (2007 - May 2012) Reported to CFO. Responsible for leadership of all worldwide accounting and tax departments, internal accounting and finance policies, cost control, financial reporting, annual financial audit and audit committee presentations. Led company through bankruptcy while maintaining current operations with no executive management in place. Refinanced long-term debt issuing $160MM term loan, $50MM asset based revolver facility, and $200MM in preferred stock. Implemented fresh start accounting after bankruptcy resulting in a gain on reorganization of $297MM. Provided financial information for interim management (while issuing 2007 10K, maintaining monthly reporting and discontinuing U.K. operations) to enter and emerge from bankruptcy in 3 months. Built corporate tax department, outsourced accounts payable, and simplified consolidation which reduced close 33%. Saved $200K per year by revamping travel, expense and cell phone policies. Vice President Financial Reporting (2006 - 2007) Reported to Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. Responsible for achieving a current filer status, developing corporate accounting and consolidations department and restatement of financial statements for previous 5 years. Identified material error in financial statements resulting in the restatement of 2004 and the second restatement of 2003 and prior financial statements, which had just been restated. Filed restated 2004 10K, 2005 10Qs and 10K, 2006 10Qs and 10K and 2007 1st and 2nd quarter 10Q within 6month period to become a current filer. Filings included 16 acquisitions, 17 dispositions, 59 8Ks, S-1 and S-8. Built corporate accounting and consolidation department from ground up. Successfully remediated 16 material weaknesses by leading the implementation of accounting policies and procedures and strengthening of internal controls.

Daniel P. Mullin, CPA, MBA


ANIXTER INTERNATIONAL INC., Glenview, Illinois $4B international wire and cable distribution company operating in 45 countries.

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1998 - 2006

Director Financial Reporting Reported to Controller and CFO. Responsible for reporting of worldwide financial results for over 2,500 locations. Maintained 13 ledgers and led 7 professional and 2 clerical staff. Prepared all internal and SEC reports including Board of Director and Annual reports, and Hart-Scott-Rodino. Prepared annual plan, monthly estimates and quarterly forecasts. Provided support for all operations including stock compensation, revenue recognition, receivable securitization program, restructuring and acquisition and divestiture accounting. Implemented all new FASB standards. Carved out $500MM segment and restated historical financial information for the 10K in 2 months. Reduced close process 48% and improved integrity of financial statements by automating consolidation. Instrumental in implementing an off balance sheet $275MM receivables securitization program. Supported issuance of $378MM zero coupon and $200MM senior notes. Completed $27MM sale-leaseback of corporate headquarters building. PREMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC., Deerfield, Illinois 1986 - 1998 $3.6B international consumer and commercial products company operating in more than 100 countries. Brands included Tupperware, Hobart, Wilsonart and West Bend. Spun-off from Dart & Kraft. Director of Accounting Standards and Corporate Accounting (1996 - 1998) Managed corporate ledgers, payroll, retirement plans accounting and acc/pay. Supervised staff of 10 professionals. Successfully transitioned department of 20 down to 11 without break in productivity. Projected insurance accruals for workers compensation, product liability and auto liability for IBNR claims. Managed installation of new general ledger and acc/pay software to reduce costs and improve timeliness. Member of implementation team in the creation of a discounted ESOP program. Director of Planning and Analysis (1994 - 1996) Charged with monitoring and evaluating strategy, financial results and short and long-term operating and capital plans of primarily 3 business units representing $1.5B in sales. Key financial consultant to management on capital structure, incentive plans and operating portfolio. Supervised 4 staff. Prepared presentations for Board of Directors on operational plans and annual operating plan financial targets. Developed long-term financial projections for debt rating agencies and prepared presentations combining financial and operational goals. Debt rating was upgraded in 1995 as a result. Performed valuations of 8 to 10 potential acquisitions and presented pro forma scenarios to top management. Prepared projected financial and cash flow statements which led to the spin-off of Tupperware and sale of Hartco. Recommended short-term and long-term incentive targets including the monitoring of Economic Value Added. Director, Worldwide Financial Reporting - Tupperware (1993 - 1994) Manager, Worldwide Financial Reporting - Tupperware (1990 - 1993) Managed worldwide consolidations and reporting department for Tupperware ($1.3B in sales) which included more than 80 reporting sites in over 50 countries. Supervised 5 professional and 2 clerical employees. Created and implemented worldwide financial system which reduced closing time by 60%. Authored a worldwide chart of accounts and accounting procedures manual. Manager, Financial Reporting - Premark International (1988 - 1990) DART & KRAFT, Glenview, Illinois $12B international consumer and commercial products company featuring Kraft, Duracell, Tupperware, and Hobart. Financial Analyst, Accounting Standards and Procedures (1986 - 1988) ARTHUR YOUNG & COMPANY, Chicago, Illinois Supervisor Audit EDUCATION AND AFFILIATIONS MBA - Rollins College/University of Chicago (GPA 3.9/4.0) BS Accounting - University of Illinois (GPA 4.8/5.0) Certified Public Accountant, State of Illinois 1981 - 1986