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Position: COO/Managing Director
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Name: Frank Farnel
I have developed a deep, local, regional and global experience in “market-shaping” that is: creating the relevant and favorable environments to optimize business growth. To deliver my results, I use a mix of lobbying, public/government/corporate affairs, communications, advocacy, crisis and reputation management.
Throughout my expansive career, I have been responsible for developing and directing strategic Corporate affairs, marketing shaping and business development initiatives for leaders across the transportation, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, energy, tobacco, and automotive industries. I have advised C-level executives, members of Congress, and government officials on European, health, international and defense affairs, and served as Research Director for a D.C-based thinktank. I offer a rare skill set that provides the expertise to oversee all aspects of strategic planning, policy development, business development, and operations management. Please consider the following highlights of my qualifications and achievements: • As Senior Director of Communications & Public Affairs, I have developed strategies and led initiatives for clients in across the health, energy, transport, environment, climate change, and political sectors in Europe, China, the Middle East, and Africa, built coalitions with international business and advocacy groups and global media organizations, and crafted PR and policy campaigns and programs that directly supported organizational initiatives. • I successfully managed international operations and drove business development in key emerging markets, overseeing communications, public and government affairs, advocacy, and investor relations across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and India. • Finely tuned communication and relationship building talents, with the proven ability to lead teams to achieve ambitious objectives in fast-paced, fluid environments; extensive formal education including degrees and certifications in law, management, foreign service, communications, and government relations.
Industry Sector Competencies
Consulting, Government Affairs, Communications
Function: General Manager; Head of Departments and/or Business Units / Secretary general or Managing director Trade association
Sector: energy, oil and gas; biotec; pharma, automotive
Interim Manager: Yes
Permanent Position: Yes
Availability: Full time, part time, coaching on demand
Prefered Locations: France, UK, Belgium, switzerland,Singapore or USA
Additional Professional Interests
Operational coaching on demand
Non executive director assignments
Personal financial investment:150-350K USD
South Africa (The Rep. of)
Technologies to market (Professional)
Business development (Expert)
Acquisition and shadow management (Expert)
New product or service launch (Professional)
Geographical expansion (Expert)
Company rescue or turnaround (Expert)
Close down or sell off (Expert)
Coaching on demand
AMP INSEAD; MSFS, Georgetown University, licence droit, université de Paris
English, French, Italian
More than 15 years
Start-up, SMB, Multinational
Founder or Co-Founder
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a timely professional matching process to identify and present the right international executives with relevant local expertise amongst our interim managers, executives, and executive investors.
a unique cross-border reactivity with a first selection of international executives submitted to our clients in less than 10 days through an executive search amongst our executives and interim managers.
for any executive recruitment, the clients have the flexibility either to sign a few months interim management agreement or to hire directly our vetted executives for a permanent position.
100% success fees based on executive recruitment closing. A fixed recruitment fee specific by region and unique for any salary. No retained fees. No exclusivity.