Alexandre Saltiel

Alexandre Saltiel

Work experience

Work experience
2007 - Present

Global Business Development Manager

EMEA Volume Direct organization: responsible for managing and developing HP Global customers in Germany, Italy, Iberia, representing 45% of total EMEA turnover.

Oct 2006 - Present

Co-Founder and European Correspondant

GPS Business News

Online media for the consumer GPS industry, 20’000 readers in 46 countries.

Defined and implemented sales strategy leading to both customer acquisition and retention achieving company sustainability. In contact with Europe’s consumer GPS ecosystem players.

2005 - Sep 2006

Business Manager EMEA (Europe, Middle-East, Africa)


GPS consumer products, Consumer Electronics, 900 employees, 350M€ turnover

Creation and implementation of the company mobile navigation business unit, from product definition to EMEA sales in the consumer channel.

Relationship building and networking within the leading EMEA carriers and handset manufacturers.

2003 - 2005

Managing Director of Capio local Swiss Psychiatric Clinic


Leading European Private Healthcare Provider, HQ in Sweden, 110 employed, €11 million turnover, 20% Ebit.

Managed a company wide cost reduction program leading to in 20% total savings.

Led and implemented the set up of an innovative partnership with the Geneva University Hospital with a result in a 10% in patient occupancy rise.

2000 - 2003

Co-founder and Director


Interactive marketing solutions for e-commerce sites, €1.2 million funded company, 11 employed, subsidiary in Spain.

Acquisition of the company first and biggest customer: Swisscom Directories.

Led the merger of the company with a US based interactive marketing company.

1998 - 2000

Managing Director


Provider of digital copyright and marketing data for the music industry, €11 million funded company, 50 employed, subsidiaries in the United States, the United Kingdom and Germany; Switzerland.

Defined and implemented the company commercial offering resulting in customer acquisition.

Led the sale of the company Intellectual Property for $700k with a US listed corporation.

1993 - 1998

General Manager of Essilor Thailand


World Leader in ophthalmic optical products Thailand, 172 employed, €3.2 million turnover, Thailand.

Initiated, set up, and coordinated a joint venture with a Thai company leading to a local market rise from #4 position to #2.

Definition and implementation of the company customers’ segmentation resulting in an increase in sales of 5% over 1996 level.


1993 - 1989

French Business School




  Fluent in French-English-German and Thai