David Payne

Davids career started in Supply Chain roles, becoming Global Transport & Distribution Manager for a division of a Fortune 100 Manufacturing Company.

David moved into Continous Improvement and 6 Sigma in Supply Chain and Manufacturing areas, but also increasingly applying these methodologies to transactional processes.

He used this experience when he joined RS Components, 8 years ago, to deliver improvements across Finance teams. Having successfully done this for a number of years, transforming process efficiency and delivering bottom line savings he moved to become the EMEA Accounts Receivable Manager.

David led the transformation of this function, delivering record DSO and aged debt performance across a multicultural team, located in 8 countries, collecting cash from 16 European markets.

Last year Davids role grew to become the Head of Order to Cash EMEA, retaining full AR accountability, but also adding accountability for the processing of all EMEA Customer Orders through an international team.

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