Mark P.

Executive Consumer Goods | Home & Kitchen Appliances

Germany
EN, NL, FR

Former Kärcher executive (home & garden appliances known for vacuum cleaners) and broad experience in Consumer Goods business development, including Home & Kitchen appliances and Home Decoration.

  • Chemical & Plastic Products
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Professional Services

300

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

Experience

Managing Director - Germany, Austria, Switzerland

SharkNinja GmbH
2 years
Sep 2018 - Aug 2020
Leading the DACH region of SharkNinja, an innovative US-headquartered start-up with a line of kitchen appliances and upright corder and cordless vaccuum cleaners.

Consultant

The People Engine
9 months
Dec 2017 - Sep 2018
Crafted the market-entry strategy for Sharkninja into DACH.

Strategic Business Development Director (internal consultancy role)

NMC sa - reporting to CEO
11 months
Dec 2016 - Nov 2017
NMC is a major leader in the production of mouldings and insulation materials worldwide including the iconic noodle found in every swimming pool in summer. Securing the Kingfisher busin...see more

Consultant in Decorating Division NMC

Business start-up - First client, NMC sa
5 months
Jun 2016 - Nov 2016
Supported NMC, the European leader in mouldings, pipe insulation and foam packaging as my first client in September. After defining a new approach for their Decoration Division, I was a...see more

Vice President Sales and Country Management - BU Executive position

Alfred Kärcher GmbH & Co. KG
5 years
Aug 2011 - Jun 2016
Kärcher is the number 1 brand in powered cleaning equipment worldwide, with subsidiaries and manufacturing across the globe. As part of the executive BU board and head of the global com...see more

Sales & Marketing Director - Home & Garden Division - UK executive board

Kärcher UK
3 years
Jul 2008 - Jul 2011
As head of Kärcher's Consumer Business Unit, the remit was to transform Kärcher’s UK consumer division from a loss maker, reliant on one product group and losing share in a declining ma...see more

International Product Director - Accquisition integration board role

Groupe SEB
5 years
Jun 2003 - Jul 2008
Groupe SEB is the 4 billion Euro world leader in Cookware, Irons and numerous other small domestic appliance categories marketed under its many brands including SEB, Tefal, Rowenta, Mou...see more

International Market Manager

Groupe SEB
1 year
Feb 2002 - May 2003
Strategic business development role responsible for the USA and Canadian markets.

CEO - business start up

The People Engine
2 years
Jul 2000 - Jan 2002
Creation of an on-line recruitment and training business.

European Sales Director - European executive board

Oakley Europe
9 months
Sep 1999 - Jun 2000
Executive position with responsibility for leading 120 strong, multi-cultural, team to drive rapid sales and operating income growth, across continental Europe within a framework of sel...see more

Director of Marketing - UK executive board

Dunlop Slazenger International
2 years
Aug 1997 - Aug 1999
Dunlop Slazenger International was the Sports arm of the Dunlop tyre giant established in 1889, subsequently part of the £6 billion conglomerate, BTR. The company was UK number 1 in rac...see more

National Accounts Controller

Dunlop Slazenger International
11 months
Sep 1996 - Aug 1997
Strategic Account planning and top level negotiating role responsible for Argos, mail order, wholesale and B2B. Accomplishments: - 9% turnover growth. Mail Order listings up 20%; B to B...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Chemical & Plastic Products
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Professional Services

Expertise

  • Business Strategy
  • Leadership
  • Change Management
  • Business Development
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Marketing Strategy
  • B2B
  • Sales
  • Product Marketing
  • Sales Management
  • Product Management
  • Account Management
  • Strategy Development
  • Brand Management
  • Negotiation
  • Product Development