Principally responsible for the sale of French/European satellite launch services to USsatellite operations.Ability to speak fluent French a critical part to brokering the negotiations between European government-controlled aerospace and US corporations.Ensured both external customer and internal business requirements were recognized by both parties and were satisfied.Annual sales goal of $200 Million per year.
ØManaged the US subsidiary’s annual budget of $1 Million which was incorporated and run as an independent small business
ØDirectly employed 7 people while additionally managing 15 contract consultants
ØResponsibility for hiring and firing of staff, as well as for payroll, benefits, procurement, IT installation and IT support
ØSuccessfully negotiated and closed the sale with contracts in excess of $300 Million to launch a variety of satellites including WildBlue-1, DIRECTV 4-S and DIRECTV-7S