Yasser Puri

Yasser Puri

Work History

Work History
Feb 2010 - Oct 2014

Director - Sales & Marketing

PK Meat & Food Company Pvt Ltd ( Every Meal is a Celebration )

• Market Strategy: PK team successfully launched 32 SKU product range in 8 major retail markets/cities. Subsequent sales distribution into developing markets of Punjab and Sindh. Exports to wholesalers in Yemen, Afghanistan, Oman and UAE.

• Sales Management: Coordinated with Sales Officers, Promoters, and Merchandisers. Formulated and implemented monthly sales targets and retail strategy. Trained Promoters on direct sales, brand loyalty and responsibilities as brand ambassadors.

• Brand Design: PK corporate branding, creative, product photography, packaging designs, company profile, pamphlets, etc.

• Media Campaign (2013/14): TV advertising, print and billboard designs developed with Creative Agency. Fruitful media campaign contributed 100% sales growth within 3 months. Deliveries doubled permanently on existing roster of retailers.

• Social Media: Created content, followers and active engagement on PK Website, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram. Research & analysis on online users through Google Analytics, 140K Facebook followers, Insights, Reach, and Engagement.

• Business Operations: Administered meat processing and factory production, food hygiene and quality control (ISO22000 & HACCP), packing, cold storage, racking system, market visits, retail audit and developed beneficial relations with retailers.

Oct 2010 - May 2011

Account Manager

PK Media

• PK Media was a design house.

• Provided client services and creative project management.

• Supervised corporate branding, web design, print, magazine and graphic design work.

• Clients included British Petroleum Oman, Oasis Travels, The Counsel Magazine, NUST University, Kutub Printers, Hera Leather, Zeeba Lawn, and PK Meat.

Jul 2008 - Feb 2010

Risk Applications Consultant

Thomson Reuters

• Project Management (3 major projects): Doha Bank (Qatar), Zenith Bank (Nigeria), The International Banking Corporation (Bahrain).

• Client Services: Ensured smooth on-site implementation, attended daily debriefs, addressed client requirements and concerns, coordinated T.R. team tasks, workflows and timelines, created client-centric solutions, customized, configured and implemented risk applications, software training and client support after system go-live. Frequent travel on client site.

• Graduate Trainee: Technical courses and workshops with fellow trainees in Cairo, Dubai and Beirut. Expertise developed in Risk Applications: Reuters 3000 Xtra, Kondor Plus (FO), Kondor Global Risk (MO), Kondor Trade Processing (BO).

Education

Education
2007 - 2008

Master's Degree

Cass Business School
2004 - 2007

Bachelor's Degree

Vesalius College
Editor of The Vernacular (College Magazine)
2002 - 2004

Bachelor's Degree

The University of British Columbia
Transfered to Vesalius College (Brussels, Belgium).
Jan 2000 - Jan 2002

High School

St. George's School (Vancouver, Canada)

1.) District Scholarship for Sculpturing (British Columbia Board of Education)

2.) Honorary Rigg Scholarship for Sculpturing (St. George’s School - 2002)

3.) Art 3D Award for Sculpturing (St. George’s School - 2001)

1999 - 2000

High School

International School of Choueifat (Lahore, Pakistan)
1995 - 1999

Island School (Hong Kong)
1990 - 1995

Kültür Koleji (Istanbul, Turkey)

Skills

Skills

Digital Media

Interactive Advertising

Sales Management

Project Management

Editing

Mobile Marketing

Research

Team Building

Teamwork

Facebook

Digital Marketing

Brand Development

Data Analysis

Risk Management

Business Analysis

Brand Management

Entrepreneurship

Leadership

Consulting

Strategic Planning

Strategy

Marketing Management

Sales

Online Marketing

Account Management

Online Advertising

Negotiation

Business Planning

Marketing

Management

Team Management

Marketing Communications

Adobe Photoshop

Marketing Strategy

Business Development

Business Strategy

Social Media Marketing

Social Media

Public Relations

Microsoft Excel

Market Research

Event Management

Advertising

MS Office

Equities

Trading

Financial Risk

Final Cut Pro

Photoshop

Microsoft Office