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Sagar Maniar | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 24, 2015

Sagar Maniar

Duty Free Sales & Marketing Professional
   United Arab Emirates
  |   Dubai, Dubai
  |  6:39 am Local Time

Overview

PERSONAL PROFILE
I am a highly efficient & confident individual who can lead a team and has a dynamic can-do attitude dedicated to building amazing relationships with customers in order to deliver superior distribution and in-store presence and providing the highest quality sales and marketing support possible to benefit the company and customers.

CORE SKILLS & ABILITIES
Communicating effectively with staff, management and customers.
Enjoy the challenge of planning, organising and managing projects.
Computer Skills - MS Word, MS Excel, MS...

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Service Description

I have completed my MBA from Cardiff University of Wales (UK) in 1996.

Besides my invaluable experience in the Travel Retail channel with leading multinational companies such as British American Tobacco & Diageo, I feel I would be ideally suited for the following reasons:

* I have been residing in the Gulf for more than 35 years (25 years in Oman & 10 years in UAE) and therefore I am very comfortable working in a multi-cultural environment and am completely familiar with the region's customs, culture, religion, business practices and ethics, trade laws, consumer behaviour etc.

* I have worked with Enhance (formerly Matrah Cold Stores), Oman's leading FMCG distribution & retailing company; as a Trade Marketing Executive for 4 years. I gained excellent knowledge and experience in developing and implementing marketing plans, managing trade customers and executing product launches, consumer promotions and merchandising activities.

* In my various FMCG roles over the past 15 years, I have been responsible for the sales and marketing of international brands such as Dunhill, Kent, Vogue, Benson & Hedges, State Express 555, Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Baileys, Guinness, Tilda, Guylian, Colgate, Palmolive, Pif Paf, Airwick, Kraft, Nabisco, Ovaltine, Isostar, Gerber, Weetabix & Campingaz. I have developed excellent communication skills and learnt how to negotiate effectively with senior management and deal efficiently with principals.

* I have experience in managing...

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Education

Cardiff University, Wales
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
1995 - 1996
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Travel Retail
Duty Free
Trade Marketing
Business Development
Distributor Management
Middle East FMCG Business
Tobacco
Liquor
Purchasing
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