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Dylan Bourguignon



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Disrupting insurance with SO-SURE. We are on a mission to restore consumer trust in insurance. We have developed a digital Insurer with a unique model that delivers win - win insurance: amazing if you need us and rewards if you don't. Previously, 10 years in private equity investing and business developing across a broad spectrum of industries (consumer, media, industrial, financial services). Special expertise in business growth drawing upon sales, strategy, negotiation, M&A, financing, project and leadership skills. Analytical and financial skillset grounded in MBA and Chartered Engineer status degrees. Worked in Europe with exposure to Asia and USA. Bilingual French-English with conversational Spanish and basic German. Core Skills: • Strategy and M&A – 12 years developing strategy and business plans for companies across sectors. Worked on over 40 acquisition targets in great detail and closed four. Analytical and financial skills grounded in MBA and engineering degrees. • B2B sales – Led the sales for Growth 365 over first 18mo, leading to Grant Thornton investing in the national rollout. Within private equity industry, sourced 40 deals a year; relationships led to deals being executed. • Leadership – Project and People Management. 14 yrs experience. Started as undergrad managing team of 12 to redesign an airbus for BAE Systems. Subsequent strategy and private equity roles required managing staff, advisors, management teams to tight deadlines. Led team of 14 in building Growth 365 for Grant Thornton. Also held leadership roles outside of work. • Negotiations – Successfully led or participated in negotiations: asset management firm’s restructuring, 9 acquisitions, service providers and debt providers for half a dozen deals. • International – Worked on developing businesses organically or through acquisitions in the UK, France, Norway, USA and India. Bilingual French and English with conversational Spanish and German. • Multi-industry – 14 consulting projects and 4 completed transactions in consumer, industrial, media and financial services sectors.

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