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Senior Associate - Turkey and Balkan region

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Professional Background
  • Michael is founding partner of WestMountain Management Consulting (WMC) a Turkey based Investment & Strategic Management advisory firm
  • Previous experience includes various senior commercial and general management positions within the international transport, logistics and supply chain management sector
  • 10 years working experience in foreign markets, permanent bases in Czech Republic, Hungary and Turkey
  • Michael has a BA degree in International Marketing & Management
Capabilities
  • Involved in numerous logistics and supply chain management implementation and optimization projects for multinational corporations.
  • Extensive knowledge in business restructuring, business startup projects, legal entity formations, establishment and reorganisation of internal sales and back office organizations.
  • Experience in / with Commercial Management, General Management, Project Management and Interim Management roles and responsibilities.
  • Providing hands on foreign investment, business startup and strategic management advise and support.
  • Experience in real estate transactions, location selection, commercial real estate search and selection.
  • Countries of work experience: EU-16, Central & Eastern Europe and Turkey
  • Industry experience: Chemicals, Automotive, Transport & Logistics, Retail, FMCG, Textile, Electronics, and IT.
Proven Track Record
  • Michael performed sales and business development for international logistic service providers with focus on; pan European transport solutions, regional warehouse solutions, supply chain management
  • Managed turnaround and crisis management projects at entities in Hungary and Turkey. Executed various business startups of international companies in Turkey.
  • Some of his corporate engagements include: Nestle, Purina, Bruynzeel, Heineken, Unilever, Hermes-Paris ,Ebrex Logistics, Sony, Xerox, Nike and Dell.