International sales mangement of industrial goods

International sales mangement of industrial goods

Work Experience

Nov. 2016 – today Interim project manager: refurbishment of an incineration plant for sewage sludge (communal incineration in West Switzerland)
Oct. 2015 – Nov. 2016 Several interim Management contracts:
- Plastic manufacturer: development of business plan
- Textile machinery: technical consulting and project management
- Project coordination of infrastructure facilities
- Planning and coordination of the rebuilding of engine test bench
April 2012 – Oct. 2015 Profit centre manger with profit-loss-responsibility Turnaround of a Division of a component manufacturing company with locations in Switzerland, France and Germany. Realignment of 30 years old business of high-quality products (investment goods), application in various industries: oil&gas, food, automotive, petrochemical, plastics, industrial production, etc.; strategy defining, allocation and global marketing of products, (customers and distributors / agents in Europe, Asia, Americas). Head of Division and responsibility for foreign subsidiaries, member of executive management. Success: stable return to profitability.

Management of SME in France (100% subsidiary, including annual accounts and audits),

Nov. 2001 – Oct. 2003 Technology Manager
company for biodegradable materials and its production technology; member of the executive management (started first as interim manager)

Nov. 1999 – Oct. 2001 Marketing and Sales Manager, internationally acting engineering company for recycling plants, turnkey projects - Management and co-ordination of the sales department

Nov. 1996 - Oct. 1999 Project Manager in the sales department, CH-8400 Winterthur, designing, construction and installation of sewage treatment plants, for international projects of public and industrial waste water (Switzerland, Germany, Hungary, Poland, China).

April 1993 - Oct. 1996 Project Manager and Development Manager, engineering, energy and environmental technology, flue gas and exhaust air cleaning plants


December 1991 Master in Mechanical Engineering (Dipl.-Ing. ETH) with specialisation in Process Engineering at Institute of Process Engineering at ETH Zurich

1986 - 1991 Study at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland (ETH), in Zurich

Special Education: Post diploma study for executive BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration)
1994 -1996 at Oekreal School of Business in Zurich, Switzerland Economics, Marketing, Business Administration, Finance und Accounting


My marketing and executive experience is focused on small companies and start-up companies in manufacturing and process industry.


German (mother), English (fluent), French (fluent), Italian (good)