João António

João António

Summary

Motivated and energetic graduate with professional and challenging experiences in Europe and Africa. Sensitive to cultural ethos and able to adapt quickly to new situations.Creative negotiator and communicator with the ability to commit, deliver and produce results. Pursuing opportunities in international trading and business development.

Work History

Work History
Mar 2007 - Aug 2008

Executive Board Delegate – Field coordinator for trading and acquisitions

Lena Group - International Holding

§As the company’s legal representative, delegated to develop a new entity with approximately 30 people from the shop floor to the board. Earned the respect of the local workforce and taught them a new professional culture through successful practical workshops, seminars and feedback sessions.

§By taking the initiative of carrying out a comparative analysis of new foreign markets, solved the problem of fluctuating exchange rate (dollar depreciation), providing new suppliers and cutting costs.

§After making independent decisions, correctly engaged the key players of Lena Group’s, thus placing the company in the perfect position to win a tender in the amount of $500K.

Sep 2006 - Mar 2007

Junior Consultant for International Markets

Lena Group - International Holding

§Proposed a method to help the internationalization of a company, by developing the project and applying for European funds. The company is currently an Iberian leader in Biotech.

§Studied and analysed the export process to Angola and developed a method to simulate costs and time involved, leading to financial, efficiency, and timegains.

 

Education

Education