Burloak Advisors provide comprehensive advisory services in Corporate Finance, Corporate Accounting, Performance Management and Transformation. We take a holistic view of the business to enhance general accounting, financial reporting, planning, budgeting, forecasting and performance management. As part of our service, we deliver sustainable robust tools and processes.
Our offering in Brand Strategy Management is delivered using a unique approach to valuing and growing your brands. Your brand is a combination of what the customers perceive against your pricing strategy.
Our goal is help you proactively manage your business to achieve breakthrough growth & profitability.
We work under the principles of being the trusted advisor to our clients and stakeholders. We measure our success only by the success of our clients.
By embedding ourselves within our client organization during the tenure of the engagement, we facilitate the change agenda.
Our operating model is based on integrity, fact-based, analytical and unbiased approach to transformation.
Andy Ramanujam is a seasoned executive with over 20 years experience in Finance, Strategy and Transformation. He has held several leadership positions including CFO, Vice President and Director of Finance from organizations like PepsiCo, Clorox, Whirlpool and Ventura Foods managing FP&A, Commercial Finance, Operations Finance and Corporate Accounting.
With over 5 years' experience from A.T. Kearney, Andy has worked with several blue chip clients at the C-level including Cadbury Schweppes, The Carlyle Group, Dow Chemicals, Caterpillar, CVS Pharmacy, Anheuser-Busch Inbev, McCain Foods, Alcatel-Lucent, TD Canada, Harley Davidson, Johnson Diversey, Bosch Siemens Hausgeraete (BSH), Bell Canada, Emerson Electric and the Government of Canada. He has advised these clients on turnaround strategy, M&A integration, procurement, technology evolution, pre-acquisition due diligence, portfolio rationalization and competitive benchmarking.
Andy has an MBA in Finance & Strategy from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management, Professional Certificate in Value Investments from the Columbia Business School, M.S. degree in Polymer Engineering from the prestigious College of Polymer Science & Engineering at The University of Akron and a B.Eng. (Distinction) degree in Chemical Engineering from Bangalore University where he graduated with highest honors including the University Gold Medal.
He was also the recipient of the prestigious '2016 Gord Watkins Collaboration & Leadership Award' at PepsiCo. The highest individual award across all of Pepsico Canada. In addition, due to his seminal work on Financial Planning (2015), Brand Value Index (2014) and Pricing Strategy (2013), he received the 'Best of the Best Award', the highest in PepsiCo Finance.