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1997-1999 & 2001-2008

Regional

Sales Manager

June 1997 – June 1999

International

Product Manager

June 2001 – October 2004

International

Sales Manager

Nov 2004 – Dec 2006

International

Marketing Manager

Jan 2007 – March 2008

International Marketing Manager

Nov 2004 – March 2008

Responsible for all Marketing activities for Völkl Tennis & Boris Becker Tennis

Brand Marketing

  • * Marketing launch strategies for new racquet collections:
  •        – CATAPULT, V-Engine, DNX, Boris Becker
  • * Lead Völkl Tennis logo update
  • * Executed worldwide launch plans
  • * Catalogues, flyers, add templates, etc.
  • * Photot-shoots for racquet and apparel series
  • * Relaunch of the new Völkl Tennis web page: www.voelkltennis.com
  • * Demonstration days with sponsored players and legends:
    • Boris Becker, Henri Leconte, Mats Wilander, Pat Cash, Y. Noah
    • Radek Stepanek (ATP 9), Jiri Novak (ATP 8), Dominika Cibulkova (WTA 12), Sam Stosur (WTA10), Ricardas Berankis (ITF 1)

Product Marketing

  • * Marketing activities around product launches:
    • – CATAPULT, V-Engine, DNX, Boris Becker Retro Court, etc
  • * Advertising Agencies IRR (AUT) & Kunde Co (DK)
  • * Dealer catalogs & consumer brochures, add templates, posters, etc.
  • * Völkl Tennis internet appearance: www.voelkl-tennis.com
  • * Photo-shooting for Völkl Tennis with Boris Becker, Mats Wilander, Pat Cash, Henri Leconte
  • * Trade-marketing tools

Sales Management

  • * Focus on North America, Central & South America, Asia and Australia
  • * Creating communication strategy for product launches
  • * Customized Sales & Marketing concepts for each individual market
  • * Managed and controlled forecast- and order systems
  • * Organized Sales clinics and sales meetings
  • * Financial controlling of all international marketing & advertising activities
Völkl Tennis & Boris Becker Tennis
Völkl Tennis Logo redesign
Tennis Academy Mickey
DNX Workbook2005
Völkl Tennis Technology
Attila Campaign 2007
V-Engine players
Catapult Racquets
Tatiana Golovin Campaign
VT Technology
Mats Wilander Campaign
Radek Stepanek Campaign 2006
Tour Bags 2004
VT Stepanek Campaign 2007
Dominica Chibulkova 2005
Catapult-Fire String
Pat Cash 2006
DNX10 2007
DNX Power 2006
Henri Leconte 2004
Stepanek Campaign 2005
BIQ
DNX Consumer

International Product Manager Tennis

June 2001 – October 2004

Active Product Manager Racquet Sports 

Complete Tennis portfolio: Racquets, bags, apparel, strings, grips, balls

  • * Tennis racquet designs, prototyping, mass production, commercialization
  • * Defined Racquet-series and specifications
  • * Real tennis innovations: 
  •       – CATAPULT, Sensor Plus Handle System, V-Engine, DNX, etc.
  • * External design agencies: Fuhrman Designs, Continuum, Milani, Tagger Designs 
  • * Organized & supervised international play-test team, world-wide product testing 
  • * Secure on time production and delivery 
  • * Positioned price structure of product ranges 
  • * Market trends, customer needs and competitor behavior to create future product ranges
  • * Production and Prototyping in Hong Kong & Shenzhen
  • * Commercializing concepts for market introductions
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Cat2
technology
TOUR_BAG GELB
T8
dnx racquets
Bild-45
Catapult_V10 black
DNX 9
T10MP_VEng
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Tour9 18x20 V-Engine
DNX V1 MP
CatV10VEng
Catapult4

Regional Sales Manager Mid West USA

VOLKL SPORT AMERICA

June 1997 – June 1999

Mid West Territory Manager for all Völkl Tennis products

Sales rep in 15 states: Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Minnesota, Wisconsin, North & South Dakota, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho

  • * Provided sales assistance, servicing, clinics, and promotions for 88 accounts 
  • * Set up and managed a team of teaching professionals and VIPs in the Mid West
  • * Created a sales team of Regional Promotional Assistants throughout the Mid West
  • * Demonstration days with retailers/Country Clubs, etc.
  • * Marketing-, Promotion- and Product-development-assistant
  • * Moved to Chicago to head up the Mid West office for Völkl Tennis
  • * Demonstration days with John McEnroe in Greenwich CT, Dallas TX, Washington DC, and San Diego CA
  • * Increased dealer base form 17 to 88 accounts in the Mid West
  • * Increased sales by 440%
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