A bilingual Senior Marketing & Business Development Executive with 15+ years of experience working with global businesses around the world. Results oriented leader with a proven track record of delivering results in difficult environments with limited resources. An integrative manager, able to lead and deliver on cross-functional initiatives that grow revenue and profits.
Sep 2005 - Apr 2009
Strategy & Marketing Director
Lafarge Gypsum South Africa
Mar 2002 - Aug 2005
Corporate Knowledge Manager
Sep 2000 - Oct 2001
VP Collaborative Change & B2E Solutions
A spin-off from SIEMENS, AG is a leading European provider of products and solutions for knowledge management and collaboration. Incubated in the Siemens Centre for E-Excellence in Munich, Germany. Vice President, Business to Employee Solutions (B2E)•Contributed to development of business plan, sourcing of funding, new business development and product R&D.
Feb 1998 - Sep 2000
Director, Lifelong Learning
Developed business plan and gained executive buy-in; built and led team; negotiated supplier contracts; launched McGraw Hill’s pilot in the corporate learning business; expanded through acquisition in the UK and consolidated with US Corporate business unit. Profit and loss responsibility.