Gwenaelle de Bizemont

Gwenaelle de Bizemont

Manager & Co-Owner, Gulf Gifts
 

Currently employed at Gulf Gifts, www.gulfgifts.ae

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Experiences

Manager & Co-Owner

At Gulf Gifts, www.gulfgifts.ae

From May 2005 to Present
'' Fzc ( formely known as ``LES ORIENTALES)'', Founder, - Found a niche in the UAE market for high quality VIP corporate gifts, given by institutions or corporations at events. - Designing and packaging original and meaningful gifts for prestigious clients (such as Crown Prince Court,...
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Manager & Co-Owner

At Www.DecoAvenue.me

From February 2013 to February 2014
Founded a website selling second hand designer furniture. As Dubai is a transient city, many people move in and out , hence the need to resell furniture. With a warehouse to stock the unwanted items, this unique website is slowly gaining popularity amongst lovers of finer furniture. Sold the...
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Founder & Manager

At GdB

From 2002 to 2005
Remodeled 4 properties in Switzerland for private clients, with my own team of construction professionals. Tasks included buying materials, supervising, budgeting, and planning, and occasionally assisting in selecting the properties.
 

Manager & owner

At Origin Deco

From January 2000 to January 2002
Set up a business selling Central Asian antique textiles to Bay Area decorators, supported by a website, Sold over 300 pieces averaging 1000 U$ each.
 

Co-Founder & Manager

At BAZART

From January 1999 to December 2000
Created a venue for local artists to sell their paintings to foreigners and companies, with a variety of shows and events. In 2000, over 160 paintings were sold (18 different artists).
 

Manager & Co-owner

At Terres Rouges

From December 1996 to September 1998
In association with a South African partner, successfully created a furniture company locally producing small artifacts designed by us (lamps, accessories etc.) for the booming safari lodge hotel market.
 

Manager & Owner

At En remontant le Mekong

From 1994 to 1995
Started my own company to design, manufacture and distribute in Asia a line of exclusive embroidered table linen and tableware (ebony and silver chopsticks), sold in over 30 major shops, hotel souvenir outlets, and department stores.
 

Consultant

At COOPERS AND LYBRAND CONSULTANTS

From 1992 to 1993
Managed a project for one of France's largest insurance company to devise a strategy to enter the banking industry. ; - Created a monthly marketing report of the activities of a major French credit card distributor.
 

Consultant

At UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

From 1990 to 1991
Responsible for the macro economic analysis of the 550 projects undertaken by UNDP.
 

City University Of New York, New York

MBA- Master of Business Administration, City University of New York

From August 1988 to June 1990
MBA- Master of Business Administration (Honors: Granted a scholarship by the French Government, dual major Marketing/International Business.
 

Assistant Underwriter

At AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP

From 1989 to 1990
Developed a strategy to introduce the Director and Officer insurance program in France.
 

Skills

 
  • Budgeting
  • Economic analysis
  • Marketing communications
  • Project Management

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