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STEPHEN SOHN Fairfield, CT 06824 (C) 203-209-0001 Em: ssohnssai@aol.

com SENIOR INTERNATIONAL FINANCE and BUSINESS EXECUTIVE with over thirty years of increasing responsibility and authority in international business, high technology manufacturing , infrastructure and renewable energy as well as international business development and finance consulting. I am presently seeking new challenges working in a team environment. Successfully managed accounting, budgets, planning, credit and treasury functions Cash management, financial planning & analysis and corporate finance and controls Established an extremely effective zero based budgeting (ZBB) system saving $$millions Treasury functions including credit & collection, F/X, insurance, financings, investment management, capital structuring, global cash management and other treasury functions Developed software driven cost accounting systems for Manufacturing and R&D saved $$$$ Established and successfully managed consulting/project development businesses Diverse global banking relationships Developed Infrastructure/environmental focused Project Financing Structures Established overseas manufacturing and sales entities Trusted finance and global business advisor Creative business development and market penetration solutions adding incremental sales Day-to-day responsibility for initial public offering (IPO) with Goldman Sachs & Lehman Bros. as co-underwriters SEC Filings Experience also includes: Leasing Sales Financing M & A and J/Vs Risk Management Financial Controls Bank Syndications Strategic Planning MS Office, SAP


Managing Director & CEO Both of these organizations primarily concentrated on the international marketplace and focus on similar services, with the primary difference being that the majority of SSAIs business was defense oriented and GSI was focused on aerospace, infrastructure, electronics and other non-defense industries as well as environmental and infrastructure project development and financing, with a strong focus on water and waste water treatment. Services provided are primarily international marketing and financing support including extended payment buyer and supplier sales financing, trade and project finance, leasing, project development, offsets, barter, foreign investment, strategic partnerships, management buyouts, export control/licensing strategies and solutions, strategic use of diplomatic and political mechanisms, lobbying, market analysis and strategies, strategic alliances and investment banking services. In January 2010 SSAI was merged into GSI providing greater efficiencies and client effectiveness. Currently handling consulting assignments with ITT Exelis, Enstrom Helicopters, M/Systems, UEM Group, including a variety of environmental project development work in Central and Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia and China. Some past clients included: Alliant Techsystems, Bofors, Lockheed Martin, General Electric, ITT, Raytheon, SAAB, United Technologies, Litton, Loral, Bear Stearns, EuroMissile, Allied Signal, Martin Marietta, Equator Bank and many others. BANKERS TRUST INTERNATIONAL TRADING CORP., New York, NY (Subsidiary of Bankers Trust, now part of Deutsche Bank) President and Chief Operating Officer Starting from scratch established a fully operational and viable trading entity within the U.S. Export Trading Company laws (legislation I authored) that quickly had sales in excess of $100million. Hired a multidiscipline staff and developed a strategic worldwide marketing plan, which was fully integrated with our Structured Trade Finance objectives. Developed, negotiated and consummated countertrade and offset transactions as well as leading edge structured trade finance for a variety of multinational corporations. Greatly enhanced Bankers Trusts position with its global customers. UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION, Hartford, Connecticut Vice President International Finance Responsible for international financial transactions including: customer, project and international subsidiary financing; product financial structuring and leasing; debt instruments; analysis of overseas acquisitions; derivatives; balance sheet restructuring; syndicated leveraged leases and bank financing; countertrade and offsets, Washington Executive Branch and Congress trade and finance liaison and lobbying; developed key trade legislation for establishing trading companies and protection against predatory financing, both signed by the President; testified before various Senate and House committees. Extensive senior relations with commercial, investment and merchant banks; insurance and leasing companies; Export-Import Bank, foreign official export credit agencies and multi-lateral financial institutions.

Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer, United Technologies International (UTI) Responsible for financial function of this $1 billion+ subsidiary. UTI had full responsibility for all of the international activities of the United Technologies subsidiaries and divisions. Duties covered, accounting, planning, budgeting, controls, analysis, insurance, credit and collections, sales/customer financing, cash management, subsidiary financing, mergers and acquisition analysis, pension funds, overseas doing business advisor, offsets, countertrade and a host of other diverse international activities. PERIPHONICS CORPORATION, Bohemia, New York (EXXON Enterprises Subsidiary) - Leading Edge Telecommunications Equipment Vice President Finance Responsible for accounting, treasury, IT, credit and collection, insurance, human resources, pension fund, acquisitions, purchasing, and administration. Accountable for union relations and negotiations. Revised accounting systems. Introduced zero-based budgeting (ZBB) and profit and long range planning, saving $millions. TECHNICON CORPORATION, Tarrytown, New York - $450 million NYSE Medical Equipment and Chemical manufacturer Assistant Controller Responsible for Corporate Financial Services, which included: financial analysis, production (cost) accounting, internal auditing, budgeting, capital planning, long-range planning, developed & implemented an automated financial information and reporting system. Financial advisor to marketing and manufacturing departments. Assistant to Senior Vice President Finance. Treasury responsibilities. Responsible for a $42 million initial public stock offering (IPO). Acquisitions. New plant feasibility studies. Established foreign subsidiaries. Member Pension and Profit Sharing Committee. Managed FX risks. Insurance. Tax planning. Developed, implemented and responsible for extremely successful product rental/leasing programs providing extra $millions to the corporate bottom line. Vice President of Puerto Rican Subsidiaries Feasibility studies, negotiated tax exemptions, investment incentive packages and the purchase of a 35-acre plant site. Established three manufacturing entities, supplying hardware, chemicals and scientific glass for domestic customers. Responsible for all financial functions. Developed and instituted all tax strategies and controls. PUBLIC ACCOUNTING


MBA Finance, Fordham University BS Accounting, New York University


Advisory Committee to Board of Directors of the US Export-Import Bank Association of Trade & Forfaiters in America Connecticut District Export Council Chairman, Connecticut/Israel Exchange Commission (Governors Appointment) Environmental Business Council of New England Fairfield University Trustees Advisory Counsel Global Offset & Countertrade Association Institute of Management Accountants National Defense Industrial Association

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION Congressional (Senate & House of Representatives) Testimony Various Industry Professional Awards Whos Who of American Business Leaders Whos Who in Finance and Industry Whos Who in the East International Whos Who PUBLICATIONS SPEAKING Published articles on finance and business in various trade journals Frequent speaker on a variety of finance and international trade issues