Extremely competitive Top Shelve Business development Executive, experience with Fortune 500 companies. Coach of high-performance multi-tasking teams from several nations and backgrounds, ready to knit them into a one successful unit. Extensive Global supply chain and logistics experience .

Experience

  • CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

    at GRUPO CILC

    March 2012 - at Present

    Provincia de San José

    Transformed a regular construction company into an organization of disruptive thinkers, an unconventional strategy that leaves competitors scrambling to catch up. Turning consumer expectations upside down, surprising the construction industry with its next generation of engineering creative thinking. Solutions that take the market by storm. 12,000 m2 of Flat Pack technology turned into beautiful buildings habitable and efficient commercial buildings. Designed and installed one of the largest Bi-Fold door solutions in the world, designed and installed the largest robotic parking in Central America. In charge of Project, Financial, HR and Operations directors. Engineering is not functional if not used disruptively !

  • SALES & MARKTING VICE PRESIDENT

    at REX CARGO

    January 2000 - December 2012

    Provincia de San José

    In charge of Central American and the Caribbean territory. During my time our Sales team increased sales in double digit numbers in every station. Developed and successfully implemented a Warehouse Management and Distribution Service for our regional commercial partners, providing a true DTD solution. Won the right to designed and handled the entire supply chain operation for The New Costa Rican National Stadium, a US$82 MM project

  • Country Manager

    at THREADS USA

    March 1995 - October 2000

    Provincia de Alajuela

    Evaluated and developed a product – line strategy for 100 different sewing thread items. Created and implemented sales strategies for promoting Threads USA products Central america. Determined Factory Capacity to meet sales forecasts. Oversaw three-person staff generating $2.2 million in sales per year. Planned, supervised and implemented budget proposals for the region. Trained and develop managers in the areas of “Motivational Sales” and “Management for Excellence” (Mexican, Honduran and Guatemalan branches). In charge of all operational duties typical of a transnational company.

  • Textile industry Sector Chief

    at CINDE / USAID

    October 1989 - December 1995

    Provincia de San José

    Started out as assistant to Textile Sector Chief, advance to Sector Chief within 2 years. Created two Textile Trading Houses with exports of over $1.0 million. Coordinated the participation of 12 US Textile & Apparel experts in the fields of: Production, QC, Engineering, Production and shipping for the local Costa Rican Companies. Organized the first Flame Retardant seminar in Central America in coordination with Clemson University. Coordinated Marketing strategies to sell Textile Products to Europe. Proposed, Organized and Coordinated the development of Industries 1st promotional technical brochure. Directed 11 trade shows throughout the US and Canada.

Education

  • INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING

    at UACA

    1981 - at Present (39 years) Provincia de San José

  • LARGE ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT

    at MILLER HEIMANN

    2006 - 2006 (1 year) Florida

  • FLAME RETARDANT TECHNICIAN

    at CLEMSON

    1989 - 1990 (1 year) North Carolina

Languages

  • English Native

  • Spanish Native

Hives