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Stephanie TAQUIN

PARIS

En résumé

ENERGY - COMMITMENT - PASSION

14 years experience in international business development in the foodservice industry.

Proven skills in opening new markets, developing sales, creating new accounts worldwide, and launching new products in the world marketplace for international pastry production companies : either in selling French pastry in the world, or introducing US pastry in France and Europe.

Proven ability to manage key account relationships and large-scale projects. Experience with presenting to senior management, meeting with customers & central buying offices and negociating annual agreements, training and assisting dealers, and coordinating the activities of foreign distributors. Responsible for the creation of the marketing activity at an international level.

Mes compétences :
Export
Agroalimentaire
Négociation
Marketing
Vente
Management

Entreprises

  • SWEET STREET DESSERTS - BUSINESS DVPT MANAGER - EUROPE

    2007 - maintenant US leader in the creation and manufacture of high-end frozen cheesecakes, chocolate cakes, apple pies, deluxe brownies and other US pastry desserts, dedicated to the foodservice industry.

    In charge of the introduction of US pastry in France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxemboug, Netherlands, Baltic countries & Eastern Europe.

    Creation of a network of distributors, importers in the above countries - from scratch.

    Guidance and support to increase sales with distributors.

    Participation in international food shows (NRA Chicago, SIAL Paris, ANUGA Cologne, Internorga Hambourg, SIRHA Lyon, Horecalife & Horeca Expo Belgium, Alles für den Gast Austria ...).

    Analyse of competitive products offerings.

    Monitoring of adaptation to international food law regulations.
  • SYMPHONIE - Groupe Brioche Pasquier - RESPONSABLE EXPORT & MARKETING

    2000 - 2006 SYMPHONIE - leader in the creation and manufacture of high-end French frozen petits fours and macaroons for the retail and foodservice industry.

    In charge of the export strategy and international business development in Europe, America (USA & Canada), Asia (Japan, Singapore,HK) and Middle East.

    Award PRIMEX 2001 (Prize for the motivation to Export) rewarding the company for its export strategy.

    Championed creative marketing initiatives, including the creation of the new web site, new brochures and flyers

    International food shows (NRA Chicago, Foodex Japan, Fancy Food Shows USA, Gulffood Dubai, ...)

    Adaptation of products to International food laws and regulations (US, Japanese, Arabic countries)

Formations

  • Cente D'Etudes Supérieures Au Commerce International

    Paris 1999 - 2000 MASTER MANAGEMENT DES AFFAIRES INTERNATIONALES
  • Humboldt Universität Zu Berlin (Berlin)

    Berlin 1998 - 1999 MAGISTER BETRIEBSWIRTSCHAFTSLEHRE
  • Humboldt Universität (Berlin)

    Berlin 1998 - 1999 BWL - Maîtrise LEA commerce international

    Betriebswirtschaftslehre
  • Université Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle

    Paris 1995 - 1998 Langues Etrangères Appliquées ANG ALL au commerce international

    Deug et Licence LEA Commerce International

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