Dianne Buchanan

Chief financial officer

Mindshare EMEA

After completing her chartered accountant qualification at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Dianne Buchanan worked for Coca Cola HSBC in the strategic planning group working on various projects with the tax, treasury and financial reporting teams.  She then worked as a finance manager at Sainsbury’s and then Synovate where she was involved in setting up a finance team in Bangalore, India. She moved to take a commercial controller role for GrpM EMEA in 1997.  In 1998, Ms Buchanan was promoted to Mindshare EMEA Chief Financial Officer, covering P&L management for the region, acquisitions, investment cases, forecasting and budgeting and special projects in Netherlands, Russia and South Africa.

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