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Francois-Xavier THINET

PARIS

En résumé

20 years of experience in the automotive sector.

Responsible for a 250 ME profit center with strong background in multicultural team management, organization & strategy, distribution network development, brand integration and international negotiations.

Mes compétences :
Management of multi-cultural teams
Management
Business strategy
Négociation commerciale
Distribution B2B
Business development
marketing international

Entreprises

  • GROUPE AB VOLVO - Vice president Sales & Marketing Sub Sahara Africa

    2008 - maintenant PARIS - FRANCE

    - Net sales 2013 : > 250 ME
    - Multicultural teams : 49 employees, 10 nationalities.
    - Perimeter : 40 countries in Central & Western Africa, Eastern Africa & Angola, French Overseas
    Territories (DOM)
    - Responsible for Volvo Group Truck brands : Volvo (Sweden), Renault (France), Mack (US) & UD
    (Japan)
  • AB VOLVO - BA RENAULT TRUCKS - Managing Director

    2003 - 2008 BUENOS AIRES - ARGENTINE

    - 35 employees, +40 ME turnover in 2008,
    - Network development: from 4 to 14 dealers,
    - Follow-up of truck assembly (CKD) in Montevideo (Uruguay),
    - Sales x 8 in 4 years.
  • AB VOLVO - BA RENAULT TRUCKS - International Marketing Director

    1999 - 2003 VELIZY - FRANCE

    Perimeter : International Operations : Africa, Middle, Asia, South America
    7 people
    Strategic and operational marketing
  • RENAULT VI - Network Manager Southern Africa

    Boulogne-Billancourt 1996 - 1999 PARIS - FRANCE

    Perimeter : South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Madagascar, Maurice, Mozambic, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

  • MACK TRUCKS - Operational Marketing Manager - VIE (French National Service)

    1994 - 1996 BRISBANE - AUSTRALIA

    - CRM implementation
    - Operational marketing activities
  • Renault - Marketing Assistant Electric vehicle program

    Boulogne-Billancourt 1993 - 1994

Formations

  • Volvo University

    Goteborg, Shanghai, Boston 2013 - 2013
  • CEDEP / INSEAD

    Fontainebleau 2002 - 2003 Management, Finance, Marketing
  • Université De Sherbrooke (Sherbrooke)

    Sherbrooke 1992 - 1993 Canada

    Canada
  • ICN Business School

    Nancy 1990 - 1993 Finance

    Student associations :
    1) ICN Communication : member
    2) 1991-1992 Student association (BDE) Vice President

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