Samad Khan

Business Development Professional 


Accomplished business development leaderoffering over 16 years of experience driving revenue through building and maintaining client relationships. Creative and dynamic marketer with proven expertise in consistently penetrating new markets to ensure sustainable revenue growth. Leverages exemplary communication and in-person meetings to establish presence and build a positive brand while fostering continuous client engagement. Adept at working effectively to achieve goals both as a cross-functional team member and individual contributor.

Fluent speaking in English, Russian, Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi.


Strategic Planning Revenue Enhancement Solution Selling Operational Excellence Relationship Building Communication Resource Allocation Territory Management Competitive Intelligence Team Leadership Customer & Staff Relations Product Education Research & Analysis Project Management Process Improvements

Work History

Work History
2014 - Present

Chief Marketing Officer

  • In a business critical role making a substantial contribution to the future growth of the company. Responsible for all corporate marketing, researching and planning campaigns, including the delivery and results for a key strategic initiatives.
  • Developed a marketing team to implement strategy & delivering on objectives.
  • Designed, implement & facilitate an effective local & national marketing strategy.
  • Carried out effective research & intelligence into competitor products & other trends.
  • Constantly improving business development activities.
  • Managed daily activities with PR, press and marketing communications agencies.
  • Developed partnerships & relationships with third parties to meet strategic objectives.
  • Making sure that (Online/offline)campaigns run to deadline and on budget. Online campaigns, web site, use of digital/social media.
  • Budget setting and control, including measurement and return on investment.
  • Management and arranged of sponsorships events, conferences, trade shows ,exhibitions ,road shows and other events.
  • Monitoring & reporting to management on the effectiveness of strategies/campaigns.
  • Setting the scope, implementation, management & review of marketing campaigns.

2011 - 2014

Business Development Consultant

  • LED Media Façade, Mediatecture and LED Lighting Solutions
  • Planning and developing the right marketing strategy to get the product noticed by the target audience
  • Coordinate and manage business and charity events on contract/volunteer basis. Organize logistics for on-time and on-budget execution. Interact with participants, vendors and sponsors. Mentor and support team members for optimal productivity and fast, effective problem solving. Enthusiastically step into different roles and perform various tasks to meet strict timelines and address changing prioritiesSet product pricing for new product releases to meet revenue and profitability goals

Key achievements:

  • An entertaining - two day event – in Downtown Vancouver, uniting communities and promoting awareness of water consumption and conservation as well as celebrating  Vancouver’s rainy climate,  through live music, street vendors and interactive educational presentations
2009 - 2011

BusinessDevelopment Manager

  • Initiated Agri products export activities from Canada to India, Pakistan and CIS countries
  • Managed the accounts of internal and external agriculture clients, developing and maintaining solid customer relationships
  • Facilitate all foreign partners with all the relative documentation information regarding commodities
2005 - 2008

Business Development Manager

  • Managed the team for selling products through indirect sales channels such as distributors
  • Scrutinized and approved all imported products ordered form
  • Controlled and arranged  transportation and logistics tools to secure high level of service and security to our exports sales of lubricants to different Central Asian countries
  • Successfully carried out market research and initiated sales and marketing strategies by using local resources resulting in cost saving of 35% and increased productivity. 
1995 - 2004

Country Representative

  • Spearheaded strategies to expand subsidiary company into new markets. Built relationships and served as trusted liaison to vendors, distributors and customers. Supervised production operations. Documented and monitored correspondence and account management processes to maintain 100% accuracy and integrity of all data. Prepared invoices and purchase orders. Trained and mentored new staff members.

Key achievements:

  • Successfully expanded the client base through attentive relationship building and sustaining open lines of communication with key decision makers.
  • Participated in business development and growth by introducing and marketing a new product.
  • Expertly balanced sales and administrative processes for optimal business operations.
  • Identified distributors and established distribution and dealer network. Successfully transferred sales & service activities to distributors
  • Successfully implemented integrated solutions to big projects with hotels, banking and financial sectors, stadiums, hospitals, airports


2014 - 2014

Certificate in Project Management

University of British Columbia Vancouver

Project Management Intensive

2010 - 2010

Certified International Trade Professional (CITP/CIBP)

Brighton College Vancouver BC

International Trade and Transportation

2002 - 2004

MASTERS of Management Science

Tashkent State Technical University

Industrial Management