Expert in Shrink Sleeve Technology, Returnable Transit Packaging, Barrier Shrink Film
Expert ID: 729775 Canada
Prior to that Expert has worked 5 years at Schoeller Arca Systems as a key contibutor in establishing the European leading foldable returnable container to Retailers as a way to replace one way transit packaging and a better sustainable solution. The upper rim was manufactured by using gas-assisted injection molding which helped turning the crate more resistant and easier to wash together with the lowest possible weight.
|Year: 1986||Degree: BSc||Subject: Chemical Engineering||Institution: University College London|
|Year: 1988||Degree: Masters||Subject: Management||Institution: ESCP Europe|
|Years: 2006 to 2011||Employer: Sleever International||Title: Managing Sales Director North America||Department:||Responsibilities: Established the Sleever International footprint as a strategic supplier across North America, devising and deploying sales and business development strategies to propel sales with an additional $15 million dollar / year in 4 years. Ready to double this result within a year.
Penetrated over 15 key accounts representing an additional $15 million in annual revenue over an average 1 – 3 year sales cycle for shrink sleeves, contract sleeving and machinery.
|Years: 2004 to 2005||Employer: Rexel||Title: General Manager Brazil||Department:||Responsibilities: Parachuted in to realign and resurrect a 15 year $40 million unprofitable business facing stiff competition and a lack of direct and inspirational leadership.
Identified strategic drivers for growth and established specific goals for success. Repositioned the brand focus on high profit items aimed at the Industrial Contractor level.
Successfully sold the Brazilian subsidiary to the competition as Rexel divested from Brazil with no loss to customer service.
|Years: 2000 to 2004||Employer: Schoeller Arca Systems||Title: Retail Business Director||Department:||Responsibilities: Advanced society’s emerging sensitivity to recycling and the environment, initiating compelling strategies to entice procurement of reusable plastic containers designed to replace one-way corrugated containers.
Catapulted revenue from a zero base to €15 million for the returnable transit RFID packaging manufacturing company securing leading European grocery chains, Carrefour, Casino, Auchan and Leclerc and non food retailers including Boots and H&M.
|Years: 1998 to 1999||Employer: Smurfit Kappa Group||Title: Sales Manager Smurfit Display||Department:||Responsibilities: Recruited to set-up the sales infrastructure for a point of sale paperboard display design and manufacturing business.
Worked with staff located at 60 plants across France to provide client specific, sophisticated design and printing services.
Devised business development and sales strategies boosting overall revenue from €6 million to €9 million.
|Years: 1993 to 1997||Employer: Sealed Air Cryovac||Title: Project Manager||Department:||Responsibilities: Deployed a new barrier shrink film packaging process as a standard for the prepared food industry becoming a reference for the market. New packaging elevated sales from €0 to €1.5 million in first year and €5 million in year two.
Assigned a further high profile project to manage a rejuvenation of a premium, skin packaging system.
|Years: 1991 to 1993||Employer: Procter & Gamble||Title: Sales Officer||Department:||Responsibilities: Gained a depth of sales knowledge using the renowned P&G persuasive selling techniques.
Applauded for creativity, planning and managing a unique, 150 pallet “Pampers Display World Record” selling 5 truckloads in one week in one store.
|Years: 1989 to 1991||Employer: Pains Jacquet USA||Title: Sales Officer||Department:||Responsibilities: Sold premium imported bakery products to grocery stores and delicatessens in Manhattan.|
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|Years: 2006 to 2011||Country / Region: Ontario, Canada||Summary: He was in charge of the North American market at Sleever International until Jan 2011 and still resides in Canada.|
|Years: 2004 to 2005||Country / Region: Brazil||Summary: He turned around a company in Brazil in one year.|
|Years: 1991 to 2004||Country / Region: France||Summary: He held various Business Development positions in the Packaging Industry.|
|Years: 1989 to 1991||Country / Region: United States||Summary: He spent 2 years in New York City as a Sales Officer.|
|Years: 1983 to 1986||Country / Region: England||Summary: Studying in England.|
|French||He is a native from France|
|Portuguese||He worked and lived there for a year and a half|
Fields of Expertise
consumer product labeling, gas-assist injection molding, private label, cosmetic labeling, food packaging material, label printing, blow-molding equipment, bar-code label design, plastics printing, bottle design, injection molded plastic, extruded plastic, corrugated packaging material, secondary packaging, consumer product packaging, plastic label, consumer product label, packaging specification, plastic injection molding press, packaging material system, polyolefin film, product labeling, pharmaceutical packaging process, drug labeling requirement, food package, packaging printing, food packaging equipment, heat-shrinkable polymer film, plastic bag, packaging system, tamper-evident package, flexible packaging material, plastic container, food industry, label, pressure-sensitive label, packaging development, packaging technology, specification, thin-film technology, labeling process, bar coding process, packaging equipment, plastic packaging material, plastic material, packaging film, consumer product, plastic film, food packaging plastic, packaging material, vacuum molding, printing, plastic package, plastic injection molding, packaging process, over-the-counter drug, heat-shrinkable plastic, food packaging process