Eric K.

Global Category Management | Food | FMCG | Beauty & Cosmetics

France
EN, FR, ES

International commercial executive with more than 20 years of progressive experience in industry and retail in leading companies, B to B and B to C, on national and international scales, on corporate ...see more

  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Food & Beverage

650

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Vice President & CEO/Directeur Général Europe - Member of the Executive Board

Sally Beauty - Sinelco International
6 years
Current position
Oct 2016 - Present
Sinelco (part of Sally Beauty Holdings, $3.8 billion in sales) is the international market leader in the manufacture of high quality hair and beauty products, active in more than 60 cou...see more

Global Buying Manager - International Division

Auchan
4 years
Jun 2012 - Aug 2016
- Negotiation of the international conditions with the suppliers for the 12 countries (Annual T.O: € 6.100 Billion) - Monitoring of category management projects with the countries - Coa...see more

Purchasing & Marketing Director - Member of the Board

Douglas Spain S.A.
3 years
Jul 2009 - Feb 2012
Douglas perfumery is Europe’s market leader. Spain: 100 perfumeries. Annual turnover of € 80 million Reporting to the CEO Spain & Portugal. - Defining the category strategy to ensure th...see more

Purchasing Manager - Beauty & Personal Care Categories

AUCHAN Spain (ALCAMPO)
2 years
Nov 2007 - Jul 2009
- Leading negotiations with the suppliers (Annual T.O: € 310 million) - Implementing category management projects - Monitoring of the promotional activities (organization, implementatio...see more

International Business Unit Manager - Home Care & Perfumery Categories

AUCHAN International
4 years
Jan 2004 - Nov 2007
- Negotiation of the international conditions with the suppliers for the 12 countries (Annual T.O: € 1.200 Billion) - Monitoring of category management projects with the countries - Coa...see more

International Buyer / Product Manager Own Label - Food & NonFood Categories

AUCHAN
5 years
Oct 1998 - Jan 2004
- Organization of the international collections (Annual T.O: € 350 million) - Sourcing of the suppliers in Asia, development of the new products and negotiation - Selection of the suppl...see more

Key Account Manager - Food Categories

Terrena
2 years
May 1996 - Oct 1998
- Identifying new opportunities, negotiation of the commercial conditions (Carrefour, Auchan) - Implementation of strategic plans for the different clients (private label and national b...see more

Senior Product Manager - Food Categories

Terrena
1 year
Apr 1995 - May 1996
- Monitoring of the marketing mix (products, communication, promotion, price) - Coordination of the R&D team and of the 5 factories - Managing projects with all the departments (R&D, m...see more

Product Manager - Food Categories

NESTLE Group
1 year
Apr 1994 - Apr 1995
- Analyzing market trends, customer requirements and identifying new opportunities - Leading new product development process from concept through commercialization - Managing product la...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Food & Beverage

Expertise

  • B2B
  • Portfolio Management
  • Cost Management
  • Brand Management
  • Commercial Strategy
  • B2C
  • Category Management
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Business Performance Management
  • Purchasing Mangement
  • B2B Marketing Director & CRM specialist