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Expert in Tires: Purchasing, Transportation Trends, Rubber Selection, Business Analysis, Outsourcing, etc.

Expert ID: 724948 France

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Expert is managing M&A for a great tire manufacturer located in France and work as business analyst.

Before he was the Worldwide OE Business Director for the same global tire manufacturer based in France. He manages the operational and sales efforts of the specialties product line, focusing on OTR tire products. He is responsible for managing the world-wide original equipment portfolio (both sales and technical relations) for agricultural tire products. He manages a worldwide team located in Europe, North America, South America and Asia. Expert has held this role since Nov. 2005 and has been with his current employer since Sept. 1994. Prior to his current role he was based in Seoul managing the business relations with Hyundai Motors providing tires for their passenger cars and light trucks (7/01-10/05). He also served as the Executive Vice President of operations in Korea and was South American OE Director for the company's business in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (1/99-6/01).

As Responsible of a global business, M&A analyse, Expert must know the tire market but also the transportation trend.

Expert was in charge of a global business with a clear objective to maintain and develop this business.

Expert was located in South America and South Korea with the objectives to develop the market and the business.

Expert was Responsible of a global business with the responsibility of the P&L.

Expert as a business manager had also the responsibility of the business performance measured with indicators.

He was Group Purchasing Manager for the same company, he was in charge of the synthetic rubber purchases and oil, solvent, lubricant, paraffins.

Inside Expert responsibilities, the marketing was a key element of the business development.

Expert worked in the purchasing during 10 years and was in charge during this time of the outsourcing.

Polymer is Expert's technical knowledge; university background and purchasing work.

Expert was in charge during 5 years to purchase rubber.

Passenger car marketMining tires marketAgricultural tires market.Tires manufacturing and component marketCustomers in the car business, or agricultural business policy and strategy.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1987 Degree: MBA Subject: Purchasing Institution: MAI Bordeaux
Year: 1986 Degree: Master Subject: Biochemistry Institution: Bordeaux University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2007 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: M&A Project Manager Department: Corporate Development Responsibilities: His is responsible of M&A projects.
Years: 2005 to 2007 Employer: Michelin Title: World Wide OE Business VP Department: Agricultural Product Line Responsibilities: He managed the world wide OE business for the Product Line
Years: 2001 to 2005 Employer: Michelin Title: World Wide OE Business Unit Director Department: Passenger Car Product Line Responsibilities: He managed the OE Business for the Product Line in South Korea
Years: 1999 to 2001 Employer: Michelin Title: South America OE Director Department: Passenger Car Product Line Responsibilities: He managed the OE Business for the Product Line in South America.
Years: 1994 to 1998 Employer: Michelin Title: Group Purchasing Manager Department: Purchasing Division Responsibilities: He bought for the Group the synthetic rubber, the monomers, the oil, the solvent, the paraffin and the lubricants.
Years: 1984 to 1994 Employer: Sony Title: European Purchasing Manager Department: Component Division Responsibilities: He managed the raw material purchasing, the procurement and the logistic for the division in Europe.
Years: 1992 to 1993 Employer: Sony Title: European Purchasing Manager Department: Magnetic Division Responsibilities: He managed the raw material purchases for the division in Europe.
Years: 1991 to 1992 Employer: Alcan Title: ¨Product Manager Department: Marketing Responsibilities: He commercialised demotic and closing systems for houses and buildings.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2001 to 2005 Country / Region: South Korea Summary: He live in South Korea for the business.
Years: 1999 to 2001 Country / Region: Brazil Summary: He live in South Korea for the business.

Additional Experience

Vendor Selection
He was in charge of the purchasing so he found different suppliers in Europe, North America, South America and Asia for polymers, monomers, more globally in the petrochemical industry.
He was also in charge of OE Business so we found and negotiate with different OEM in the world and developed aftermarket network for tires.
Marketing Experience
He is an expert in the tires industry regarding the market, the manufacturing, the purchase and the marketing and sales. He knows also very well all the product industry entering in the tires manufacturing like polymers, monomers, carbon black and chemical products.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
French He speak French, it is his mother tongue.
English English is his work tongue.
Portuguese He speak Portuguese from Brazil.
Spanish He speak Spanish from South America.

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