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Professional Status

Employed
Open to opportunities

About Me

Enthusiastic, energetic, I am able to adapt quickly to any new environment and culture. I am a manager with team spirit, solid financial management skills, with an ability to work independently. Besides speaking English and French fluently, I am a native speaker of German, having both German and French nationality and used to working in a multicultural environment. I am seeking a challenging position to contribute to a company’s international development and growth.

Experience

Overseas Sales Director

SAGEMCOM
Since january 2011
  • Developing sales of Telecom products in Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Africa, North-and Latin America
  • Management of Overseas team

Sales Director Asia/Pacific (Expatriation)

SAGEMCOM
September 2005 to january 2011
  • Management of the Documents Business Unit (BU) Sagemcom Australasia
  • Business development of strategic OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) accounts

Area Sales Manager Africa/Middle East/APAC

SAGEMCOM
January 2002 to august 2005
  • Business development BU Australia & Africa/Middle East region

Area Sales Manager Germany/ Northern Europe

Sagemcom
March 1998 to december 2001
  • Introduction of Telecom products in Germany & development of a dealer network

Key Account Manager Germany

STECKENBORN COMPUTER
January 1996 to february 1998
  • Management of “Microsoft-Select” key customers in Munich
  • Identifying and approaching of potential customers in French-speaking Switzerland

Education

Diplom-Kaufmann. University Degree in Business Administration (6 years)

Justus-Liebig-University, Gießen, Germany
September 1988 to november 1994

Continuing professional development

ESSEC Int Business School, CEGOS
January 2012

Skills

  • Sensitivity and awareness to other cultures. Ability to build trusting relationships with my customers and with my colleagues in multicultural environments
  • Sharing my knowledge and encouraging development of others to achieve specific team goals
  • Professional, fully committed to the success of the company
  • Flexibility/Adaptability/Open-minded
  • Positive/Loyalty/Respect
  • German mother tongue
  • English & French bilingual
  • Spanish & Chinese basics
  • IT Skills Microsoft Office 2010, Adobe Photoshop, Lotus Notes

Interests

  • Passion for other cultures & languages
  • Jogging, Swimming