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Bill Aiken

Principal & CEO

Abacist Group

Founder and leader of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) and Corporate Performance Management (CPM) Consultanting firm Abacist Group. We are certified implementation partners of Adaptive Insights, and have won their Top Partner award three years in a row.

Prior to Abacist, Bill served as Senior Finance Director for PepsiCo/Frito-Lay. PepsiCo has been recognized as one of the Best Companies for Leaders by Chief Executive magazine -- behind only GE and Proctor and Gamble and was also ranked the #1 best managed Food & Beverage company by Forbes magazine.

Corporate Planning
Corporate Performance Management
Economic & Financial Analysis
Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting Software as a Service Implementation
Adaptive Planning Implementation
Strategic Analysis & Planning
Pricing & Promotion Management
KPI Scorecarding & Reporting
M&A and Divestiture Analysis
Capital Budgeting
Business Transformation Projects

Consumer Packaged Goods
Food and Beverages

 

Experience

Principal & CEO : Abacist Group - [2008-02 to Current]
Corporate Performance Management, Financial Planning & Analysis and CPM Software implementation practice leader.

Senior Finance Director : PepsiCo - [1998-05 to 2008-04]

 

Education

MBA, Finance : McCombs School of Business (at University of Texas at Austin ) - [1996 to 1998]

BA, Economics : Washington and Lee University - [1996 to 1998]