São Paulo/Shanghai/New Delhi (2018/19) – For the setup of a chemical distribution company in Brazil, provide sourcing intelligence and contacts to China and India, support in supplier qualification and sourcing process.
São Paulo, Brazil (2010-2011) – As project lead, managed interview process of likely customers for printing inks on the market potential and requirements. Coached local team in market survey, basic finance and cost structure analysis. Supported generation of annualized STNC of >6m USD in 24 months (previously near nil).
São Paulo, Brazil (2010-2012+) – Local lead in the Due Dilligence for the acquisition of a Brazilian competitor of Siegwerk also acting as liaison to head office. Furthermore operationally responsible for SCM and Purchasing streams and HS&E audits of two sites of the target.
Annemasse, France (2011-2012) – As project lead worked with the Siegwerk VP of Innovation in setting up a business plan for innovation. Prepared a P&L for the unit for the setup of operations in India and China with subsequent global roll-out with further operations in Brazil, USA, and Russia.
Singapore and Shanghai (2010-2011) – As project lead managed market-survey team in interviewing packaging companies in China, India and SEA on the market potential for tobacco and labels inks. Prepared five-year business plan with full P&L. Project generated CAGR at 4x market levels at improved margins.
Shanghai, China (2007-2009) – As project lead managed Pan-Asia team in interviewing customers on the market potential for flexible packaging inks. Prepared five-year plan with full P&L. Business generated CAGR at double market levels at improved margins. Rolled out template for future strategic initiatives in emerging markets.
São Paulo, Brazil (2010-2011) – As advisor to BrainNet, supported process leading acquiring Webb do Brasil with >100 employees and >10m EUR turnover. Provided business intelligence on purchasing/SCM consulting and established initial contacts and was responsible for liaison between local entity and central HQ.