January 23

Personal history with South Africa and France

I have some Dutch family living in the Western Cape but more importantly I fell in love with South Africa in 2006 when touring with my national womens rugby team in Durban to play the womens Springbok. I am a hands-on executive with over ten years of experience in driving Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain and General Management in international environments in the consumer goods industry. I have a proven track record in delivering top and bottom line results as well as building and growing teams. I am fluent in English, Spanish, French and Dutch. Currently learning Portuguese/Brazilian. I lived in 8 countries: UK, Canada, USA, Mexico, South Africa,Congo Spain and France. Work experience and Project Management covering the following areas: • Eastern Europe (Hungary, Ukraine, Romania, Czech Republic, Baltic countries, Poland), Russia & CIS • Western Europe (France & DOM-TOM, Spain, Greece, Benelux, UK) • Asia: India • Middle East • Africa: South Africa • Americas: Canada, LATAM (Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Chile) and Caribbean Seeking exciting new opportunities in General Management, Country Management, Business Unit Management, Area/Channel Director and Export Dpt Management. I am fully mobile internationally with a preference for the following regions: Latam, Oceania/Apac, Europe, Middle East and Southern Africa.

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Professional Background

General Manager

Interests in life

Outdoors, Surfing, Sailing

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Nathalie Lopez Kleijn left a comment for Suzanne Himely
"Welcome Suzanne, very inspiring professional experiences and life choices!"
Nov 24, 2012