Marc  Prager

Marc Prager

Business-trainer

Executive Coach

 

 

Education

  • HEC Paris, France. Executive M.Sc. in Human Resources management, honors (2010 - 2011)
  • University of Dijon, France. Master’s degree (DEA) in Marketing (1992 - 1994)

Experience

  • Since 2015 Marc Prager Consulting, based in France. We work with the intercultural realities of the situation to boost your operational efficiency. We offer a variety of   training programs and our teambuilding tool expertise. We will support your managers in enhancing their leadership skills and adjusting their mindset.
  • 2013 - 2015 General Manager, Russia, Fircroft, based in Moscow.
    Fircroft is a leader, providing Recruitment, Technical assistance and Contract Management services to Oil & Gas Companies. fircroft.com
  • 2010 - 2013 Consulting on Russian & CIS markets, at For Wine Lovers.
    I founded the company to offer business development support to wine & spirit companies, which want to enter the Russian market.  forwinelovers.ru
  • 2008 – 2009 Groupe Lactalis: the world’s largest dairy. Brands are Président, Lactel.
    General Manager - Almaty Kazakhstan - staff: 550 Sales = 60 million €.
    Responsible for all aspects of P&L. Trained and developed the regional Central Asian team. Cash Flow growth > 20% for 2009 VS 2008.  lactalis.com
  • 1997 – 2006 Groupe SEB - N° 1 in home appliances, TEFAL, MOULINEX, € 3.9 billion sales.
    Director International Key Accounts
    .   2003-2006.  Lyon, France. Implementation of a European Union directive for a licensing agreement (Moulinex brand) in 9 Western European countries. www.groupeseb.com
  • Project Manager, Management Control.  2002. Lyon, France.
    Drove the managerial accounting consolidation project for central European affiliates. 4 countries: Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Poland.
  • 1997 – 2006        Groupe SEB - N° 1 in home appliances, TEFAL, MOULINEX, € 3.9 billion sales.
    General Manager
    , Middle East.   1999 – 2002.  Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
    Responsible for all aspects of P&L.
    Successful Objectives:  sales of 25 Mio €.  Increased the current result by 15 % in 3 years. Reduced non guaranteed credit from 5% to 1%.
  • Sales Director, CIS.    1997 – 1999.    Moscow, Russia
    Successfully merged two sales forces (Tefal / Rowenta), resulting in enhanced brand management awareness, and higher market share (40% for Tefal).
    Successful Achievements: Annual turnover of € 100 million. Management of 25 people.
  • 1991 – 1996 XEROX, Dijon, France.
    Field salesman. Key account management of the 40 largest clients in Burgundy. Successful Achievements: Growth of 105 % of sales target in 1992.

Core areas of specialization in the field of Soft Skills

  • Leadership Skills
  • Intercultural management
  • Managerial development
  • Talent management
  • Effective Communication Skills (DISC model)

Languages

  • French: mother tongue
  • English: Fluent. 1 year in Ireland and 1 year in the US. Toeic 970
  • Russian: Fluent. Russian spouse. 6 years in CIS countries. Bachelor in Russian languages, honors
  • German: Working knowledge
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