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An internationally minded professional, currently based in Lausanne available for a new position, fully identified with the values of integrity, respect, passion, collaboration, innovation and …

An internationally minded professional, currently based in Lausanne available for a new position, fully identified with the values of integrity, respect, passion, collaboration, innovation and effectiveness. A nature and sports enthusiast, committed to the development of people and society.

Wide marketing and business development experience, well rounded up with purchasing, logistics, and start-up management roles. This versatile backgroung helps to better understand all aspects of the value chain and a 360-degree view for the customer experience, provides a great adaptability to change and lateral thinking.

Good social relations at all levels, from airlines CEOs to hard working produce growers. Cross-functional and cross-organizational management. Experience in partnerships and alliances, new market penetration strategies and new product development.

An active listener worried for team members’ needs, open to new ideas, knowledge sharing and collaboration. A customer driven, problem solving, entrepreneurial and innovative profile.

Practical personality who likes to do the thinking and works strategically, but also likes to land the whole strategy down onto the ground, set and execute plans and objectives and face the changing circumstances that always appear in the process. A cost-conscious professional aware of the importance of maximizing the ROI.

Strong but open and flexible negotiator with high ethical standards, who works well with others regardless their culture and origin. International background in places such as UK, Ireland, Iceland, USA, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Switzerland, Italy, The Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Czech Rep., Slovakia, Hungary, Portugal, Spain, Morocco.

High command of English (4 years living and working in UK), French -C1- and Spanish as mother tongue. Used to deliver public presentations in all positions held plus training sessions as International Marketing lecturer over the last 6 years.

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  • 1. With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. E. Roosevelt CV J.Manuel Velázquez Balderas
  • 2. Professional Career C O L L A B O R A T I O N EIG– Spain- (01/04/2006 – 01/11/2012) Sector: Education – Business Schools Position: Marketing & External Relations Manager. Scope of action: Marketing and Business Development. Main achievement: Best ever results of the company, x10 increase in lead generation +50% increase in sales. Responsibilities: Design and execution of the digital and traditional marketing and sales strategy. Market research. New product and business development. Sales objectives setting and budget management. Event management. Communication and public relations management. Media relations and company advertising policy. Community relations. Customer life cycle management. Team management and coordination. On the academic side, lecturer in International Business Management. CARRANZA HOSPITALITY -Spain – (02/03/2004 – 31/03/2006) Sector: Distribution – Hospitality&Tourism industry Position: Purchasing Manager. Scope of action: Supply chain. Main achievement: Stock management + logistics system. Reduction of average stock by 18%, transport costs by 20% while pushing sales up to 12%. Responsibilities: Assessment, selection and approval of new local and foreign suppliers. Distributor brand agreements and new product development. Negotiation of buying prices and conditions. Pricing and promotion. SKU management. Demand planning. Reviewing of the handling and storing systems. Setting up a local and international transport system. Cost reductions and efficiency improvements. Overseeing quality control and incident reporting guidelines. Service coordination and liaison with sales department. for 4 branches, 70 staff, sales points and sales teams.
  • 3. Professional Career I N T E G R I T Y JMVCARGO INTERNATIONAL TRADE – Spain-- (01/02/2000 – 31/01/2004 ) Sector: International Trade - Fresh Produce Position: Founder & Managing Director. Scope of action: Marketing and Business Development. Main achievement: Market penetration in Iceland, UK, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland. Responsibilities: Development of the strategy and execution of the business plan. Analysis and selection of international markets. Communication. Client relationship. Trade shows and trade missions. New product development and tailor made solutions. Financial risk management. Pricing policy. After-sales service, logistics and export documentation coordination. Costing and budgetary control. AIR LOGISTICS GROUP –United Kingdom- (01/06/1997 - 31/01/2000) Sector: International Trade – Cargo Airlines Position: South America Coordinator. Scope of action: Marketing and operations. Main achievement: Best GSA for the years 1997 and 1999. Responsibilities: Contribution to the strategic planning for the area. Regular and timely reporting on market, sales and competitors. Sales presentations. Channel incentive programs. Liaison with other carriers and setting up of interline agreements. Supplier negotiations. Development of tailor made service programs. Consignee sales program. Coordination of all the staff involved in the operations. Sales team support coordination.
  • 4. Postgraduate Education MBA: MASTER IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION. ESIC, Escuela Superior de Gestión Comercial y Marketing. 2007. ADVANCED PROGRAM: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT. EOI, Escuela de Organización Industrial. 2003. ADVANCED PROGRAM: BUSINESS START-UP. INCYDE, Consejo Superior de Cámaras. 2000. Graduate Education B.A.(Hons) in BUSINESS MANAGEMENT. University of Derby , Derby, United Kingdom 1997. E F F E C T I V E N E S S
  • 5. Languages – IT – Internships I N N O V A T I O N LANGUAGES ENGLISH: Full competence in English. 4 years of residence in United Kingdom. Regular use in all positions held . FRENCH: Advanced level –C1-. Taking further lessons in Lausanne at present. SPANISH: Mother tongue. IT Experience in web analysis, social media and MK on-line campaigns, email marketing, SEO and SEM. User of SAP – CRM- and other customised ERPs. Computer literate – MSOffice. INTERNSHIPS ALONG THE UNIVERSITY STUDIES JULY 1994; Compay: COVIRÁN. Sector: Distribution. Area: Marketing. Task: Efficiency improvements in the labelling system. JULY 1995; Company: MELFOSUR. Sector: Electricity. Area: Sales. Task: Sales. JULY 1996; Company: BARATZ. Sector: Information Technology. Area: Marketing. Task: Market research.
  • 6. Activities and Interests People, Nature & Sports. Passionate about mountains and the different options they offer all year round. Back Country Skier, Mountaineer, Mountain Biker and Trail Runner. Alpine skiing instructor. Experience dealing with sport enthusiasts since 1990. Racing slope preparation at Sierra Nevada FIS Alpine World Ski Championships. Committed to the development of people and society through my personal and professional roles. P A S S I O N
  • 7. Personal Skills At some point my colleagues said: Active listening Approachable person Responsible Trustworthy Committed Creative Entrepreneur Hard worker High performance and efficient colleague Strong but flexible and open negotiator Planning and organization Analysis and decision making Positive Leadership Sociability Internationally minded person. My professional activity took me to visit and work in: UK Ireland Iceland USA Mexico Chile Argentina Switzerland Italy The Netherlands Germany Poland Czech Rep. Slovakia Hungary Portugal Spain Morocco Learning and interacting with all sorts of people from these places. R E S P E C T
  • 8. Contact Details J. Manuel Velázquez Balderas Chemin du Devin 61 1012 Lausanne Switzerland Born in 1973 – Married - 2 children T: +41 786456111 E: We did it because we did not know it was impossible. G. Montilla "I certify that the statements made by me are true, complete and correct. I also certify that any documentations provided in support of my application are authentic and accurate. I understand that any false or misleading statement or withholding relevant information may provide grounds for the withdrawal of any offer of appointment or the termination of employment."