ANTHONY VASSEUR

UK PURCHASER/BUYER, FUTURA TRADING/NOZ

ALTRINCHAM, United Kingdom

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  • Today
    2014
    2006

    UK PURCHASER/BUYER

    2006-Present : FUTURA TRADING, Loiron France (Groupe NOZ) UK

    Sales and purchase manager

    • Sourcing end of lines, clearance, overstock to buy for a French company which owns 180 stores all over France
    • Sourcing mainly clothing, decoration, food, stationery, kitchenware from the UK market via appointments
    • Use of initiative in sourcing new suppliers via website, show catalogues and word of mouth
    • Representing the company at different trade show such as textile shows, spring fair, toy fair…
    • Working from home (25% of my tim taking own appointment and cold calling)

    Achievements:

    • Reached and exceeded sales targets and introduced over eighty new suppliers to the company. Achieved 300% growth in my territory during my employment with Futura. (from 2.5 to 5 millions Euros in 2 years and achieve 7 millions Euros in 2009)
    • Established strong relations with suppliers dealing with payment, invoices, transport, dispute….
    • Built up good industry knowledge and developed effective negotiating skills
  • Today
    2006
    2002

    SALES REPRESENTATIVE

    2002-2006: GLPC INTERNATIONAL Ltd, London UK UK (4 YEARS)

    Account Manger

    • Work as part of a team within a marketing agency representing 22 French furniture manufacturers and with a turnover of £16 million
    • Individual responsibility for developing business, bringing new business and providing after sales support for over 150 independent retailers and chain across North of Wales, North of England and Scotland
    • Have shown the ability to develop strong relationships and motivate client sales staff
    • Representing GLPC at the annual Paris and Birmingham furniture shows, attended by all clients, in order to demonstrate new collections and increase business



    Achievements:

    • Reached and exceeded sales targets and introduced over one hundred new customers to the company. Achieved 33% growth in my territory during my employment with GLPC. (from 2 to 3 millions £ turnover in 4 years time)
    • Established strong relations with customers while also motivating and assisting their staff to achieve sales targets.
    • Built up good industry knowledge and developed effective negotiating skills in a competitive and changing marketplace.
  • Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de la Rochelle

  • , Saint Nazaire

    Techniques de commercialisation

    COMMERCE
  • , St Nazaire

    IUT de St Nazaire

His hobbies

RUGBY/TRAVEL

His keywords

EXPORT/FRENCH/BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT/Good organisation skills/able to work under pressure/Team worker/ able to work unsupervised/ self-motivated/SOURCING/NEGOTIATION/CLEARANCE

About him

Sales professional with experience in a variety of industries, an entrepreneurial spirit and a talent for delivering top performance. Create and implement strategies that drive revenue growth and expand markets globally and at home. Manage key customer relationships, using excellent interpersonal skills to build and maintain long-term partnerships. Areas of expertise include:

CORE COMPETENCIES

Leadership • Sales Strategy • Business Development • Team Building • Entrepreneurship
Account Management • Client Relations • Partner and Distributor Management • B2B
International Sales Operations • Market Research
Customer Service • Problem Solving

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Quentin Mahérault
Julien FRISSON
Guillaume Moussu
Mickaël BOUVIER
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