Frontem

Our Team

Radu CRISAN – Senior Manager, SAP Controlling Expert

"I am a strong believer in two key concepts that are the foundation of Frontem philosophy: first, that SAP is the best ERP software application in the world and second, that we can deliver better value and quality work to our clients with and Expert Team driven approach.. I’ve learned this by doing it, together with my partners, for clients, large and small, that went live in 4-6 months with us".

Radu has more that 12 years of professional experience, out of which 10 were dedicated to the SAP practice, with focus on Controlling, Financials and integrated SAP processes. Prior to starting up the Frontem venture with Radu Timis and Mitch Raducanoiu, he served as Senior Consultant with Atos Origin North America, SAP Canada and Siemens Business Services.

Radu has worked for major scale ERP implementation projects and roll-outs for clients in process industries (Intervet Global – animal health products, Campofrio – meat processing), discrete manufacturing (ICME Hellenic cables – Romanian operations), industrial engineering and construction (Siemens South East Asia), consumer products (Gillette-European operations), Services (Atos Origin and Freeman companies North American operations), Utilities (Hydro One Canada).

His key areas of SAP expertise are:

  • Modern controlling and Cost accounting
  • Product Costing for process, repetitive and discrete manufacturing
  • IFRS Compliance for Costing models
  • Project Accounting and Revenue recognition
  • Profitability Analysis and management reporting
  • Financial Supply Chain Management: Credit, Collection, Disputes
  • Corporate Services – Travel Management
  • Finance Shared Services design and implementation
  • Solution Manager deployment

Radu’s educational background is Engineering in Computer Science and Control Systems from “Politehnica” University Bucharest, complemented by an MBA degree with focus on Finance, from Bucharest School of Management, a joint program developed by University of Ottawa and Academy of Economics Studies Bucharest.

Mitch RADUCANOIU – Senior Manager, SAP Logistics Expert

"Logistics and Logistic processes combine, together with other resources, two dimensions: time and place, inseparable to any successful action within the supply chain. For over 11 years I implemented, refined and tamed these processes through SAP for my clients in various industries: transportation, high tech, defense, professional services and consumer goods. From all these I’ve learned that accomplishments depends on how meticulous and systematic you manage and deploy your resources or better said: "be quick, be quiet and be on time"- as Kelly Johnson said.

Mitch is also a co-founder at Frontem and brings over 11 years of progressive track record of implementing world class SAP SCM systems. Prior to joining Frontem, he served with Atos Origin and Deloitte in Canada as well as with IBM and Siemens Business Services in engagement in Europe.

He designed and provided support for large scale SAP SCM projects for both global companies like Panasonic European Operations in Germany, Siemens Austria or De Beers Canada as well as mid-market private emerging companies such as Spin Master Canada, Freeman companies in US, Acerlik, Campofrio and ICME Hellenic Cables in Romania.

His key areas of SAP expertise are:

  • Logistics Execution, including transportation planning, cross-docking, costing
  • Advanced Materials and Inventory management
  • Complex Inter-company / Cross-border transfers scenarios
  • Sub-contracted processing
  • Service management and Project Execution
  • Warehouse management
  • Sales and Distribution

Mitch holds a Masters Degree in Management of Information Systems and a BSc in Engineering and Management of Manufacturing Systems, both from “Politehnica” University of Bucharest.

Sorin Dondas - Senior Manager, SAP Financials Expert

“Quality and Integrity are the values which defined my actions through the 12 years of SAP implementation experience. Having these values in mind I have always tried to meet the client’s needs by finding the best solutions to these needs within SAP world. I this way a business can better control costs and drive higher margins by increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of its processes.”

Sorin is a Partner at Frontem and brings over 12 years of progressive track record of implementing world class SAP Controlling and Financials systems. Prior to joining Frontem, he worked with Siemens Business Services in Romania and Accenture in Canada and Europe.

He designed and provided implementation services for large scale SAP projects for companies like Bosch Rexroth Canada, Labatt Breweries of Canada, InBev Bulgaria, OtelInox (Samsung), Alro (Vimetco Group), Alstom, Fiat Group Italy, Siemens Mexico, Siemens Austria, Azomures, L’Oreal across different industries like aluminium, steel, food & beverages, automotive, industrial equipment, chemicals or tobacco.

His key areas of SAP expertise are:

  • Financial Accounting and Reporting with use of Parallel Currencies
  • Overhead cost controlling and Sales order controlling
  • Investment Management and Asset Accounting
  • Reporting in different standards like US-GAAP or IFRS
  • Integrating Financials with Logistics processes
  • Product Costing for Make-to-Stock, Make-to-Order and Engineering-to-Order scenarios
  • Profitability Analysis for required market segments
  • Profit Center Accounting for Local and Group reporting
  • Integration of SAP with different Reporting Systems like Business Inteligence (BW) or Business Objects

Sorin holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science from Polytechnic University of Bucharest and MBA Degree from Bucharest School of Management, a joint program developed by Academy of Economic Studies of Bucharest and University of Ottawa.