International Business Executive possessing impressive record of successful foreign market entry and sales channel development based on unique cross-cultural expertise and extensive regional market knowledge.Began as a food commodity trader in NYC with Mitsubishi Corp.,managed accounts on the COMEX and evolved expertise to excel in downstream product representation,leading to becoming an accomplished International marketing,sales and distribution expert with an exceptional reputation for initiating and building new business accounts and developing lucrative customer relationships worldwide.Results oriented and personally engaging executive manager with over 30 years import/exporting experience with numerous Fortune 500 and multi-national corporations.Proven exceptional levels of achievement against diverse ranges of product procurement,sales and distribution objectives.Extensive food product and ingredient processing and trading expertise dealing with extensive food and ingredient inventories of commodity components evolving to wholesale and retail sales and distribution channel development. Emerging and developing market entry success record resulting in significant sales and profitability has been well documented in the International business arena.Multi-lingual in several key Asian languages. Specialties: Profitability within Business Management,International sales of National brands and product distribution channel development,Import/Export operations and procedures,International ingredient sourcing & procurement,Foreign direct investment(China,Japan,South Korea),emerging/developing market entry strategist,new product launches and strategic dealer relationships. Areas of recent focus:Asia/Pacific Region,South Asia(India),Eastern Africa(Ethiopia/Kenya) and Australia. Recent product detail: Premium ORGANIC green coffee beans,ORGANIC honey(extraction to bi-product processing) importation and marketing strategies,harvesting and processing to export standards.