Margita: COO/Managing Director - France

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Position: COO/Managing Director
Nationality: Finland
Home Country: France
 

Experience

As a qualified manager I am deeply involved on board level in corporate discussions and decision-making. I have consistently achieved above-average performance in all of my roles. I enjoy restructuring businesses taking into consideration all functions such as finance, supply chain, investment decision making, customer services, and sales when implementing change aligned to new strategic goals.

Major Achievements

- Led R&D for new generation clinical equipment which doubled the sales of the company from $100m to $200m within the next 5 years. - Redefined sales strategy for a $10m business which, once implemented, enabled growth of 25 %. - Gained market leadership in in vitro diagnostic equipment by applying in-depth market research of customers which resulted in an increased market share. - Developed a new evaluation methodology for high technology companies on how to define market value on behalf of Carnegie Investment Bank. - Recognised as a global expert in Sales & Marketing in life sciences with regular write-ups in academic publications. - Profound understanding of how to transform technology into sales revenues, through hands-on experience in R&D, Sales & Strategic Marketing, and Business Development.

Industry Sector Competences

• BioTech
• Diagnostics
• Medical Equipment
• Healthcare
• Private Equity

Professional Objectives

• Function: Sales and Marketing Manager, Business development manager
• Interim Manager: Yes
• Permanent Position: Yes
• Operational: Yes
• Availability: Full time
• Prefered Locations: Paris

Additional Professional Interests

• Non Executive Director Assignments
• Personal Financial Investment: 150-350K USD

Countries Covered

• Finland
• France
• Monaco
• Switzerland
• UK

Operational Competences

• Technologies to market (Expert)
• Business development (Expert)
• New product or service launch (Professional)
• Geographical expansion (Expert)
• Company rescue or turnaround (Expert)

 

Nationality:
Finland
Home Country:
France
Availability:
Full time
Education:
MBA, M Sc engineering
Languages:
English, French
Management experience:
More than 10 years
Company size:
Start-up, SMB
Interim Manager:
Yes
Founder or co-founder:
Yes