Prior to joining Variance Financial, Dario worked at Procter & Gamble (P&G) as a Corporate Change Project Analyst. He owned the integration of an acquired business ($2 billion net sales) into P&G systems and processes from a corporate structure and accounting (US GAAP) point of view. Close interaction with Tax, Legal, and IT departments was key. He also performed the profit reconciliation of Western European legal entities, supported the merger of legal entities, and led the accounting treatment of new processes and business cases.
Earlier, Dario worked as a Finance Manager providing financial leadership for business decision-making on the WE Hair Care business (brands totaling $180 million net sales). He completed financial analysis on multiple key projects, including a strategic geographic expansion with an NPV over $50 million, in which the financial perspective was crucial in the determination to proceed.
Prior to P&G, Dario worked as a Financial Analyst and Portfolio Manager at Segetia Wealth Management, where he participated in the management of a Fund of Hedge Funds. He made investment decisions, performed research on funds, and managed the market and currency risks through forward contracts and options. He also developed and maintained the VBA-based fund portfolio analysis system.
Dario received a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Master of Sciences Degree in Civil Engineering from the Universidad de Granada (Spain) with a top academic profile, and is a certified FRM (certified by the Global Association of Risk Professionals).
Dario is an avid golf player. He speaks fluent English and French, and basic Italian. He is a Spanish national and resides in the Geneva Area.