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Anthony VIRUEGA

ABIDJAN 18

En résumé

CARRIER OBJECTIVE: BRANCH MANAGER

My experience in management extends over 10 years as I have progressed from companies such as PPR in automotive sections as CEO in Africa, to my current role as Operations Manager for a € 14 million hotel group in South Pacific.

The following are some of the competencies I offer:
• Strong managerial and oversight skill, I expertly direct a team of 250 unionized employees,
7 office staff and temporary seasonal labor. Due to the varying set of skills of the staff and level of
professional expertise, I work with each group to promote their strengths and provide opportunities to
learn and grow.
• Excel at identifying untapped markets and business opportunities both nationally and internationally.
• Expertise in developing profitable partnerships and forging global strategies alliances.
• Strong track record of bottom-line responsibility for product launch, pricing, marketing and
promotional initiatives.
• A career history of consistently increasing productivity and reducing costs.

Mes compétences :
Négociation
Organisation et stratégie
Management
Logistique globale
Commerce international

Entreprises

  • AFRICATRUCKS - General Manager

    2015 - maintenant Activity : AFRICATRUCKS offers FOTON trucks, semi-trailers and parts adapted to the conditions and requirements of the local market - www.africatrucks.com
    Subsidiary of BIA group. www.africa.biagroup.com/fr/

    Turnover: € 10 Millions, 25 employees, 25% national market share

    Management
    Sales Forecasting, Budget
    Marketing strategy
  • CAFAT - Chef de service

    2014 - 2015 www.cafat.nc
  • CIPAC - Directeur d'exploitation

    PARIS 16 2011 - 2014
  • SOFINOR - Country Operation's Manager

    2006 - 2011 CIT www.grands-hotels.nc - Noumea - New Caledonia - Activity: Hospitality
    Touristic subsidiary of SOFINOR www.sofinor.nc

    Turnover: 14 Millions, 250 employees, 1 headquarter, 6 hotels, 1 travel agency

    Project Manager
    Internal organization and procedures
    Development strategy's implementation
    Team management and social relationship
    Monitoring sales, marketing strategy, media and public relationship
  • SBC - General Manager

    2005 - 2006 Company formation
    SMALL BOY – Noumea - New Caledonia - Activity : Import

    Distribution of international trademark
    Company sold in 2009
  • CFAO - General Manager

    Sèvres 2004 - 2005 CIDP www.cidp-cfao.com - Abidjan - Ivory Coast - Activity: Tires (BRIDGESTONE, FIRESTONE)
    Subsidiary of CFAO group www.cfaogroup.com / www.ppr.com

    Turnover: 8 Millions, 32 employees, 30% national market share

    Team management (Work force, accounting, administration) Organizational Restructuring
    Sales Forecasting, Budget
    Marketing strategy, Public and Media Relations
  • CFAO - Department Manager

    Sèvres 1998 - 2003 CAMI www.cami-cfao.com - Douala - Cameroon - Activity: Automotive (TOYOTA, IVECO, HINO)
    Subsidiary of CFAO group www.cfaogroup.com / www.ppr.com

    Turnover: 7. 7 Millions, 55 employees, 4 retail outlets, 45% national market share

    Trained the sales force, reported functions to head office
    Storage and stock management on AS 400 computer system, DEFI GIP (orders, inventory,
    invoicing)
  • UTA - Import Manager

    1996 - 1998 UTA. - DOUALA - Cameroon - Activity: haulage (300 trucks IVECO and RENAULT)

    Imports management (spare parts, tires, trucks, construction machinery)
    Responsible for all customs dealings and documentation / Invoicing / Debt collection / Reporting
    functions
  • EUREX - Buyer and Supply Supervisor

    1994 - 1996 EUREX - NICE (06 France) - Activity : Trading / Forestry machines (CATERPILLAR, KOMATSU)

    Supplied for all needs for Forestry operations based in the North of Congo
    Sourced, negotiated and purchased from international suppliers - Budget : 2.3 M , Reducedcost - 25%
    Export and logistic operations through Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo and Zaire.

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