Zulma N. Suarez Gonzalez, Finance Director of the Boston Scientific in Dorado, Puerto Rico was recently selected Top Director of the Year in Finance by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the industry.
Inclusion with IAOTP is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities. All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements. www.iaotp.com/award-gala
With over three decades of professional experience as a seasoned and trusted Finance Director, Zulma has certainly proven herself as an accomplished professional and expert in her field. As a dynamic and passionate results-driven leader, Zulma has demonstrated success not only within the Medical Devices and Pharma Industries but in every role she has ever served. Currently, she is the finance Director at Boston Scientific, Dorado Operations. Zulma oversees the Ops Finance department for Dorado’s BSC manufacturing operations and government relations.
Her impressive repertoire of prior roles has included providing services to companies such as Allergan Medical Optics, General Instruments, Digital Equipment, Abbott Labs, Biovail Labs, Boston Scientific and for the non-profit PCUSA. Zulma has worked throughout Puerto Rico, USA, Canada, Mexico and Eastern Europe. She is fluent in both Spanish and English.
Zulma’s key areas of expertise encompass but are not limited to business process, business planning, new product costing, capital investment, ABC costing, analytical skills, continuous improvement metrics, inventory management, YOY std cost improvement, budget and spend control strategies, SOX compliance and controls, business interruption claims, people development, grants & incentives management and government affairs.
Before embarking on her professional career path, Zulma earned an MBA in Industrial Management from the Inter-American University of Puerto-Rico San German Campus and BBA in Accounting from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus.
The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami, stated “Choosing Zulma for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make. She is brilliant at what she does, has extensive foresight and has contributed so much of her knowledge to her professional life. We felt she would make an amazing asset to our organization. We are looking forward to meeting her at the Annual Awards Gala.”
Throughout her illustrious career, Zulma has received awards, accolades and been recognized worldwide for her outstanding leadership and commitment to her profession. In addition to being selected as Top Director of the Year in Finance by IAOTP, Zulma is also being considered for a feature article in Top Industry Professional (TIP) Magazine. IAOTP will honor Zulma for her selection as Top Director of the Year in Finance this December at its Annual Awards Gala being held at the magnificent Plaza Hotel in New York City. For 2021 Zulma will be considered for the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award and the Empowered Woman Award. In previous years, Zulma was honored by the International Society of Female Professionals and was recognized as one of Puerto Rico’s Top Women Industrial Executives. As a team player, Zulma led her team to receive the BSC Corporate Winning Spirit Award.
Aside from her successful career, Zulma volunteers her spare time by helping and mentoring young women as well as volunteering at homeless shelters and giving back to women and children in need. She is a member of the PR Medical Devices Cluster Board and the PRMA’s Women’s Chapter. Zulma also enjoys being a Site Sponsor of the BSC Women’s Network at Dorado Operation.
Looking back, Zulma attributes her success to her perseverance, mentors she has had the honor of working alongside and remaining passionate in all of her business endeavors. When not working, she is dedicated to spending quality time with her family. For the future, Zulma plans to retire and become a full-time consultant and mentor to provide guidance and lend her expertise for the benefit of Puerto Rico’s social and economic continued progress.
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