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Work History

Sep 2012Current

President and CEO (Small Business Owner)

Fareastsails (FES HK-Corp) Hong Kong

The development of commercial products on an international level. Organized business processes that include strategic direction of the company and overseeing operations. Managed daily operations of personnel, purchasing, administration and other departments. 

  • Direct the organization's financial goals, objectives, and budgets.
  • Develop and implement strategies and set the overall direction of a certain area of the company.
  • Formulate and execute comprehensive marketing, branding and development strategies.
  • Opened representative branch in Leipzig, Germany 
  • Risk Assessments.
  • Development of marking campaigns via Google Adwords, Bing and SEO duties. 
  • Business to Business relations that developed strong brand recognition .
  • Business to Consumer that provided brad loyalty (Customer Relation).
  • International Business Development (B2B and B2C).
  • Introduction new payment methods (Paypal and Transferwise) to provide more access to capital and efficient and effective payment process. 
  • LEAN Production. 
  • International Customer Relations. 
  • Sail Design
    • Trigonometry
  • Sail/Maritime Knowledge and Understanding of the industry as a whole.
Jun 2011Aug 2011

Competition Analyst (Internship)

United Parcel Service - World Headquarters (Brussels, Belgium)

Put into place a new database used to evaluate competitor rates and compare freight rates amongst logistic companies, e.g. DHL, TNT and FedEx. Completed industry research via business projects centered on competition; analyzed leaders and followers in all European countries regarding their respective shipping freight rates.

  • Conducted industry research through business projects on competition, which analyzed leaders and followers in all European countries among freight rates and/or prices.
  • Created Competition Database .
  • Provided comprehensive data report for middle and upper management. 
  • Project manager assistant. 
  • Supervising junior staff

Education

Sep 2013Jun 2015

M.S. Economic Growth, Innovation, and Spatial Dynamics

Lund University School of Economics and Managment
  • Swedish Advance Masters Degree (2 Years)
  • Thesis (1) - Dynamics of the Norwegian Maritime Industry
    • Development of Norwegian Maritime Industry - PESTEL Anaysis, Diamond Model
  • Thesis (2) - The Chinese Maritime Frontier: 10th — 16th Century
    • Smithian Growth - Economic growth is driven by increased specialization caused by the geographical expansion of markets.
  • Class Representative (Economic Growth, Innovation, and Spacial Dynamics)
    • Engaged with student and professors development. 
    • Schedule actives between students and professors.
      • Help put together discussion panel and topics between students and professors. 
  • Member of Association of Foreign Affairs (Utrikespolitiska föreningen)
    • Group discussion panel on current issues around the world.
Aug 2008May 2012

B.A. International Business/ Minor: International Studies

Maryville College
  • Case Study: Rolls-Royce PLC (Thesis)
  • Article: "For Michael Gunther, road to Maryville leads to the world"
  • International Committee
    • Planning trips and actives with international students
    • Budget Planning 
  • Peer Mentor for international students 
    • Working with students getting accumulated to US Universities 
    • Advice on coursework and research
    • Serve as both personal and professional support
  • Cross Country Team
    • NCAA Divison III
Jun 2011Aug 2011

International Studies (Exchange)

Vesalius College

Brussel, Belgium 

Awards and Recognitions

 Core Competencies

Strategic Planning・Business ProcessesCustomer RelationsAnalytical SkillsCritical Thinking・Problem SolvingResource ManagementLeadershipFinanceOperationsData ManagementMarket ResearchCommunicationCultural CompetencyWorkflow DevelopmentCross Functional Teamwork Project ManagementInternational ExperienceGlobal Business DevelopmentAdministrativeMS Office MS ExchangeMS ProjectMaritime KnowledgeMac OSAdobe ProductsConsulting

Additional Information 

Languages: English (Native), Swedish (B2), German (A1) French (Limited proficiency), 

Hobbies: Sailing, Photography, Travel, Hiking, Fishing, Mountain Biking, Exploring, Camping, Dance