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Background and Particular Skillset

International Executive expert in PR driven Business Development, Strategic Planning and Team Building.

Successful Leadership Experience in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean & Europe.

Consistently delivered Programs and solutions necessary to improve the bottom line.

Excellent communicator. 100% Fluent in English, Spanish and German.

Work History

Oct 2016Present

President and Chief Operating Officer

Global Leadership Resources Llc.

Overall leadership for all activities in USA, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, Costa Rica, Panama, The Caribbean, Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, India, Japan, Singapore for this international firm dedicated to Business Development, Customer Service Audits, Training / Team Building and Executive Search.

Feb 2016Present

Representative, German-Mexican Chamber of Commerce

AHK Mexiko / CAMEXA

Responsible for all business development activities and institutional relations pertaining to German companies active or seeking to be active in Northern Mexico or Northern Mexican companies active or seeking to be active in Germany.

Jan 2016Present

Managing Director

MetaStrategic.de

Responsible for all activities at this privately held, international Advisory and Staff Training firm.

Aug 2008Oct 2016

Chief Operating Officer

Global Leadership Resources Llc.

Responsible for the Sales, Marketing and Public Relations Divisions in USA, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, Costa Rica, Panama, The Caribbean, Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, India, Japan, Singapore for this international firm dedicated to Business Development, Customer Service Audits, Training / Team Building and Executive Search.

Jun 2008Jan 2016

Executive Director

MetaStrategic.de

Responsible for driving project acquisitions and deliveries for this privately held, international Advisory and Staff Training firm.

Mar 2007Dec 2008

Senior Manager, Global Business Group

Wyndham Worldwide

Responsible for increasing market presence and market share in Latin America and the Caribbean regions for one of the world’s largest hospitality brands.

  • Created solid relationships with heads of government, the finance community and developers.
  • Increased market presence and achieved a 70% plus market share and an ROA/EBITDA of over 60%.
  • Affiliated 9 projects in the Caribbean, Mexico and Brazil; including one of the group’s largest accounts.
Jul 2001Feb 2007

General Manager

PEMIGA Turex

Responsible for the overall operation of a Destination Management Company catering to the high end market.

  • Grew sales by 380% in a 4 year period leading to an ROI of over 120%.
  • Increased profits by 47% through improvements in e-commerce and sales Staff training.
  • Successfully implemented strategic business partnerships leading to robust product launches.
May 2000Apr 2001

Manager New Markets, Latin America and Caribbean

BMW AG

Responsible for market entry and operational setup of BMW Financial Services Latin America.

  • Established Latin American and Caribbean headquarters.
  • Developed strategic alliances which lead to the successful deployment of branded finance products.
  • Designed business models which provided financing from pre-production through client delivery.
Jul 1997Apr 2000

International Projects Manager

Martinez and Mahlke Ltd.

Responsible for the succesful completion of the following projects at this b2b firm.

  • Set up Call Center for Grupo Olson Latinoamerica, Panama.
  • Designed and implemented Marketing and Sales Strategy for Turistica Angra dos Reis Ltda., Brazil.
  • Launched Operating Lease product line for Kenworth Paccar Capital, Mexico.
Aug 1992Jun 1997

Commercial Manager

Mercedes-Benz

Responsible for start up and sales activities of Mercedes-Benz’s first financial services company in Mexico.

  • Designed market entry strategy and introduced operating lease product. 
  • Managed a portfolio in excess of USD $75 million and achieved a 25% 1st year penetration rate.
  • Decreased delinquent receivables from 20% to 3% and increased remarketing profits by 160%.

Education

Other

  • Sponsor/Mentor AIESEC, Association Internationale des Etudiants en Sciences Economiques et Commerciales.
  • Board advisor and Executive Director, Caribbean Association of Resort Developers; C.A.R.D. Jun.2008 – Jun.2009.
  • Texas Exes University of Texas Alumni Association.
  • Deutsche Gemeinschaft Monterrey.
  • American Chamber of Commerce.
  • American Society of Monterrey.
  • InterNations.