Ernst F.

International Sales | Business Development


I’m an ambitious, passionate and a natural-born salesman; with my own flair and ability to connect to people from all walks of life, I thoroughly thrive when I can deliver value to the company as well...see more

  • Design
  • Professional Services


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


International Sales Manager & New Business Development

Co van der Horst
3 years
Current position
Jan 2020 - Present
For over 115 years, we have offered the very best contemporary designer brands in our 10.000 m2 showroom, where the various spaces evolve depending on our selections and the latest tren...see more

Rebuild own home (sabbatical year)

1 year
Dec 2017 - Dec 2018
Over the past years I’ve enriched my life and experiences by living and working internationally, in various luxury companies, as well as spending a year going completely back to ‘basics...see more

Bespoke Private Commissions and Fitted Cabinetry

8 months
Jun 2016 - Feb 2017
At Linley & Co. in was hired in a changeover period with a new team, new branding and marketing to increase the company’s presence with Architects & Designers, Yacht builders and VIP cl...see more

General Manager | Head Of Sales (Interim)

The Sofa & Chair Company
6 months
Dec 2015 - Jun 2016
At the Sofa & Chair Company I worked with the different Head of Departments to ensure smooth transition to new 15,000M2 showroom and to create a new collection and luxury branding & mar...see more


Faber & Co.
4 years
Aug 2014 - Sep 2018
I founded a multi-disciplinary agency in addition to my employment to cater to the various needs and enquiries from clients in my personal network. The duties performed ranged from inte...see more

Showroom Manager | Senior Account Manager

Minotti London by Edc
2 years
Mar 2010 - Mar 2012
Responsible for the management of the flagship Minotti store. Created showroom designs and perfected my interior design knowledge and client handling skills by working intensively with ...see more

Senior Account Manager | Furniture consultant

Summerhill + Co
2 years
Mar 2010 - Mar 2012
At the multi-brand showroom Summerhill + Co (formerly known as the European Design Centre (EDC) London) and sister company of Minotti London, I was responsible for managing part of the ...see more

Sales Manager

Minotti London by Edc
5 years
Dec 2009 - Aug 2014
As the Sales Manager of Minotti London, I was the brand ambassador and face of the company in UK. I worked closely together with both the Italian family and the franchise owner and gre...see more

Business Development | Sales
1 year
Jul 2008 - Aug 2009
Part-time role at e-commerce start up during my studies that offered made-to-measure attire on location at low fees. • Worked with founders on the development of the concept, organise t...see more

Store Manager | Retail Sales

Shirts and Cappuccino Retail B.V.
2 years
Feb 2007 - Sep 2008
Privately held multi-brand fashion company in luxury Italian menswear: rotated in full-time and part-time roles during studies. Formerly operated five stores in the Netherlands and Belg...see more

Store Manager | Retail Sales

Face the Sun B.V
7 months
Jul 2006 - Feb 2007
Purveyors of luxury eyewear and sunglasses, with two branches in the Netherlands plus online retail channel: worked full time in between curricula as the store manager of their The Hagu...see more

All-round Internship Rooms Division Department

Arora Hotels
5 months
Aug 2004 - Jan 2005
Arora Hotels, UK's fastest growing, privately owned hotel accommodation company: completed a 5 months all-round internship in two for their London hotels as part of my Hospitality educa...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Design
  • Professional Services


  • Business Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Development
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Sales
  • Interior Design
  • Sales Management
  • Brand Consulting