George Benaroya

George Benaroya is a Global Financial Executive who managed operations at Procter & Gamble, Tetra Pak, Beiersdorf/Nivea, and currently Private Equity. His executive positions include Global Vice President, Finance, and CFO.


Benaroya has the most comprehensive global exposure of any Finance professional. To better understand local consumers, he visited clients in over 190 countries and resided in 9 countries in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. During his career, he led 26 M&As and served as a Member of the Global Marketing Committee.


Since early 2017, Benaroya has held the position of Senior Vice President, Finance at a Private Equity firm, with global responsibility for M&As and Business Transformation.


For 3 years beginning in March 2012, Benaroya held the position of Vice President-Finance, Emerging Markets at Beiersdorf AG (Nivea, La Prairie, Eucerin). The region included Latin America, Russia, Central Asia, the Middle East & Turkey, India, and Africa. During his tenure, the region recorded growth of over 15% per year and absolute levels of profitability. Prior to that, Benaroya held several managerial positions at Procter & Gamble and Clorox in the Americas.


In 1992, he received a fellowship from The American University, where he researched the performance of stocks, bonds, and real estate for
the period 1960 to 1990.


He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BBA in Finance from Kennesaw University (1991) and an MBA from The American University in Washington DC at the age of 21. All education on full-merit scholarships