Alexandra Guerin Viriya-Ampanond

Alexandra Guerin Viriya-Ampanond

Project and export manager with scientific background
 

Currently employed at Omni International, Inc., T&B Solutions, Ltd.

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    Summary

    I am a certified project management professional (PMP) and export manager who unleash her knowledge based on more than 6 years of new product development and distribution network management in Europe, Asia and America. My strong Biochemistry background allows me to understand scientific applications, recommend appropriate product configuration, perform market research and manage new product development. I work in Life Science with capital equipment (homogenizers, air sampler, real-time microbial analyzer, pathogen detector, etc.), rapid assay tests (RNA, DNA and protein extraction kits), reagents, and consumables. • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) & MBA graduate. • Managed up to 25 international distributors, over 20 projects ($500K) & cross-functional team up to 15 people. • Excellent networking & negotiation skills to generate new distributors & OEM partnerships. • Domestic and international sales force training (distributors, catalogs, sales reps etc.) • Extensive knowledge and understanding of pharmaceutical, healthcare, cosmetic, life science and food business practices required to successfully design, launch, sell and sustain products. • Knowledge of tools & techniques to clearly define project goals, develop execution plan, manage work, and meet milestones and deadlines. • Skilled listener and communicator able to convey information with clarity and enthusiasm. • Highly organized, meticulous and accurate; strong analytic and presentation skills. • Committed to delivering top quality customer & partner service. • Lived and worked in multicultural environments in the past 9+ years (Asia, Europe & America). • Bilingual French- English (American accent) w/ basic levels in Spanish, Italian & Thai.

Experiences

ASIA REGIONAL MANAGER (Bangkok)

At Omni International, Inc.

From February 2013 to Present
American manufacturer of laboratory equipment (homogenizers) • Increased annual sales in Asia by 30%. ; • Managed 7 partners in ASEAN, 5 in China, 2 in Korea, 3 in Japan, 1 in Taiwan & 1 in the Philippines. • Selected, negotiated and added 8 partners in key countries. • Strengthened...
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STRATEGIC PM CONSULTANT (Bangkok)

At T&B Solutions, Ltd.

From October 2012 to Present
Service provider specialized in organizational performance improvement • Develop training techniques & materials related to Project Management.
 

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

At T&b Solutions, ltd

From October 2012 to March 2013
• Participated in the development of client base. • Contributed to the development of training techniques related to project management.
 

PROJECT MANAGER

At Omni International, Inc.

From August 2010 to June 2012
• Designed, implemented and managed 2 projects from scratch, with no budget or full time staff: - In-house bead filling: 524 hours, generates $150K+ per year with 380% ROI. - 7mL accessory: 232 hours, generates $100K+ per year with 102% ROI • Performed market research to identify trends,...
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Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw

Project Management Professional - (PMP®), Kennesaw State University

From February 2012 to May 2012
Certification obtained on June 18th, 2012
 

EXPORT & PRODUCT MANAGER

At Omni International Inc.

From September 2009 to July 2010
• Increased European, Indian and Thai sales by 13%. • Managed 23 partners in Europe, 1 in India and 1 in Thailand while adding 2 partners in key countries. • Cut down training costs by 15% by producing 4 training videos and over 40 application videos. • Managed and controlled a product...
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AMERICA REGIONAL MANAGER

At Bertin Technology

From September 2007 to September 2009
French manufacturer of biochemical tools, laboratory and CBRN equipment • Surpassed North and South America goal by increasing sales by 150% in 2008 and 20% annually. • Managed 8 distributors and 2 OEM accounts. • Selected, negotiated and added 4 partners in key market segments. • Identified,...
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ASSISTANT EXPORT MANAGER

At International Center of Lafayette

From June 2007 to August 2007
Division of the Lafayette Consolidated Government committed to trade development • Organized lodging, transport and activities for international delegations attending LAGCOE (Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition): 528 hours. • Coordinated a sponsoring program (International Buyer Program “IBP”):...
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University Of Louisiana At Lafayette, Lafayette

MBA - International Business, University of Louisiana At Lafayette

From August 2006 to May 2007
Organizational Behavior and Leadership, Finance Management and Policy, International business, Marketing Management, etc.
 

PROJECT MANAGER & MBA GRADUATE ASSISTANT

At University of Louisiana at Lafayette

From August 2006 to May 2007
• Managed research project and creation of 3 endowment scenarios for the oldest building on campus (local icon: Borden Ice cream). • Implemented surveys, analyzed and reported data results to improve MBA database.
 

University Of Caen, Caen

Master Degree (French-American Business Relations), University of Caen

From October 2005 to June 2006
Business Law, HR, Corporate Finance, International Development, Strategic Development, Marketing, etc.
 

EXPORT & PROJECT MANAGER - Intern

At Bioware Cosmetics Laboratory

From June 2005 to August 2005
• Managed research project for exporting Swedish products in Korea, Japan and China: 528 hours. • Led team to determine packaging, positioning, pricing, advertising and promotional aspects of launching a new doctor-brand peel-off product (successful launch in 2007).
 

IAE, Montpellier

MA (Scientific-International Business Management), IAE

From September 2003 to August 2005
With exchange program with University of Galway, Ireland for 3 months
 

PROJECT MANAGER - Intern

At LAPHT PHYTOFRANCE

From May 2004 to July 2004
French manufacturer of herbal medicine and cosmetic products. • Managed HR research project for the opening of a new leisure center: 208 man hours. • Created 25 job profiles based on competitors’ business practices.
 

PROJECT & EXPORT MANAGER - Intern

At Mahogany Cosmetics Distribution

From March 2004 to May 2004
French manufacturer of ethnic cosmetic lines. • Managed research project for development of a new ethnic cosmetic product line: 528 hours. • Determined packaging, positioning, pricing, advertising and promotional aspects of launching this product line (successful launch in 2005).
 

PROJECT MANAGER - Intern

At University of Montpellier II

From September 2003 to March 2004
• Managed the creation of the University’s student agenda: 240 hours. • Interviewed students and created questionnaires to assess needs and possible improvements • Networked with local businesses to find 11 sponsors and finance 50% of the new agenda (25,000€).
 

University Of Montpellier II, Montpellier

A Degree (Biochemistry and Physiology), University of Montpellier II

From September 2000 to July 2003
Biochemistry and Physiology
 

Skills

 
  • Distribution management
  • New Product Development
  • Project Management Professional
  • Team Management and Training

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Centres d'intérêt

 
  • Home decoration
  • Learn about new medical discoveries
  • Management training
  • New life science technologies