Charles Smee

Charles Smee

CEO, Transaction Focus

Currently employed at Transaction Focus

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    We source, recruit, train, manage and motivate sales and marketing teams across Europe. We also believe wholeheartedly in the power of strong brands. We have strong brand design, planning and communication skills. Transaction Focus can function as a sales and marketing department for small companies.



At Transaction Focus

From 2004 to Present
Guest Speaker at IIOM (International Institute of Outsourcing Management)


At Transaction Focus

From 2004 to 2010
Rapidly acquired positioning as a leading European sales and marketing outsourced sales organisation. Recently worked for companies such ABC , Bermuda Department of Tourism, Kimberly-Clark.

UK Country Manager

At Database Factory UK

From July 2003 to July 2004

Client Services Director

At G2 Malaysia

From April 2002 to April 2003
Managed a team of 80 marketing professsionals Increased BAT agency performance rating from unsatisfactory to highly satisfactory within 9 months

General Manager

At 141 Korea

From September 2000 to March 2002
Won Allied Domecq, BAT, Hilti, Hilton Hotels business. Won 2 competitive Coca-Cola pitches

Deputy Managing Director

At 141 Romania (Saatchi &Saatchi) Romania

From September 1998 to September 2000

Promotions Manager

At Rothmans of Pall Mall - Vietnam Branch

From October 1996 to February 1998

Country Manager - Vietnam


From July 1993 to October 1996
Won exclusive country distribution contracts for Nabisco , Kellogg, Heinz, CPC, Reckitt & Colman Tait was awarded the first Marketing Services and Warehousing Joint Venture

Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge

BA Honours, Anglia Ruskin University

From October 1984 to July 1987
Economics and History


  • Branding
  • Lead Generation
  • Market Research
  • Marketing strategy
  • Sales Outsourcing
  • Test Selling

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Centres d'intérêt

  • Golf
  • Running
  • Skiing
  • Tennis