Anthesis Group shows commitment to rapidly growing North American market with the appointment of Dean Reuben-Robinson as regional Chief Financial Officer
Anthesis, the sustainability activator and the largest dedicated team of sustainability professionals globally, has appointed Dean Reuben-Robinson as its North American Chief Financial Officer, a new role that reflects the growth potential in this region.
With more than 21 years of strategy, finance, and analytics expertise, Dean brings a unique perspective to Anthesis from his tenures in leadership and CFO positions across the US, Canada, Western Europe and Southeast Asia. Dean has supported leading organizations in the automotive, insurance and wealth management industries with robust financial management, strategy development and implementation, and integration of processes across geographic regions and functions. Dean holds an MBA from London Business School, and is based in Toronto, Canada.
Prior to joining Anthesis, Dean held the role of VP of Information Technology and Analytics at Mevotech, a market leader in the design and manufacture of automotive parts. As part of its leadership team, Dean led a team of 13 experts to design, operate and maintain the platform systems and associated internal and external data. Key initiatives included developing internal systems that leveraged big data to evolve demand forecasting and support new business offerings, as well as leading the response to the introduction of U.S. import tariffs, resulting in changes to pricing and operational processes. During his two years in this role, Dean’s involvement was integral to the business achieving double revenue growth through optimizing processes and driving efficiencies with new technology.
“I’m delighted to join Anthesis and work alongside professionals dedicated to improving the environmental and social performance of companies we are fortunate to partner with. The global reach and breadth and depth of services Anthesis provides is unmatched and I look forward to expanding this leadership position.”
Chief Financial Officer
North America & Asia Pacific
Reporting into Anthesis’ CEO of North America, Chantelle Ludski, Dean will become an Anthesis North America leadership team member. Dean will lead a cross-geographical group that includes the North America Financial Controller, the Financial, Analytics & Reporting Manager, the Project Accounting Team, and Finance Administrators.
On his appointment, Dean says: “I’m delighted to join Anthesis and work alongside professionals dedicated to improving the environmental and social performance of companies we are fortunate to partner with. The global reach and breadth and depth of services Anthesis provides is unmatched and I look forward to expanding this leadership position.”
“Dean’s strong track record in financial strategy and governance will support the ambitions and direction of the North America business and ensure we are well-equipped to achieve our highest goal of activating sustainability in the Decisive Decade,” remarks Chantelle Ludski, North America CEO. “In response to ever-growing market demand, the North American business is poised to increase and expand our delivery of commercially integrated sustainability solutions at scale, and Dean’s appointment will facilitate our ability to meet that opportunity from a robust financial foundation. We are delighted that Dean has chosen Anthesis as the vehicle through which he deploys his exceptional expertise in financial leadership.”
From certifying Amazon’s Climate Pledge Friendly program and supporting Target with its Scope 3 Science Based Target, Anthesis is proud to support over 1000 clients, including 65 of the Fortune 500, with their sustainability ambitions. Anthesis US is also proud to have earned the Great Place to Work® certification.