Professional in international operations with extensive experience in the organizational development of sales, marketing, regional manufacturing, product sourcing, legal, financial, and sociocultural issues. Experienced in top level negotiations with foreign corporate management organizations and national and local government officials. Fluent in Dutch,Flemish, French,German,Portuguese,Spanish, and English. Extensive network of international relations, generated in over 25 years of frequent travel through USA, Europe, the Middle and Far East, Latin America, the Caribbean and China. Experienced in strategic planning, the development and execution of business plans, establishing presence in foreign markets from start-up sales network organizations, distribution centers with or without bonded warehousing, to joint ventures and independent green-field manufacturing facilities with profit and loss responsibility. Development and implementation of cross-cultural integration programs.
Lecturer n the School of Business Administration, lecturing graduate and undergraduate classes in International Business Management (Fall 2004 - 2009)
Bachelor of Arts in International Business Administration
Completed five-year college program in Spanish and Portuguese Linguistics and Literature Katholieke Leergangen
Aspirant Juwelier (Art, technical, and business degree for jewelers) Federatie Goud en Zilver, The Hague, The Netherlands 1983.
Federatie Goud en Zilver, The Hague, The Netherlands 1983.
International regulatory affairs
Revenue and Market Expansion
Diverse Market/Industry Knowledge
Fluent English, Spanish, Dutch, French, Portuguese, Flemish
Business operations organization
Product line expansion
Supply Chain Management
Business Management, Business plan
Focus, French, International sales
Companies Worked For:
Job Titles Held: