Matthias F.

Marketing | Sales | Textile Industry | Manufacturing

English, German

At OceanSafe, we help the textile industry develop and manufacture circular final products which are 100% bio-degradable and toxin-free. Final products based on OceanSafe standards carry the OceanSaf...see more

  • Textile & Fabrics


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


Chief Marketing Officer

2 years
Current position
Nov 2020 - Present
OceanSafe is a textile technology company for circular, biodegradable and toxin-free textiles. We help brands and retailers develop and manufacture fully circular textiles.

General Manager Sales Europe - Christy England

Welspun Group
1 year
Nov 2019 - Nov 2020
Business Lead for premium home textile brand Christy England in the European Union.

General Manager Sales Europe - Private Label Business

Welspun Group
3 years
Nov 2017 - Oct 2020
Business development lead for private label assortments of towels, bed linen, rugs and carpets. Partner to major multinational European retailers in the European Union. Drives stationar...see more

Head of International Sales

Zimmer Rohde GmbH
2 years
Sep 2015 - Nov 2017
International P&L and sales responsibility globally for one of the world's leading interior fabrics editors Managing and coaching an international team of 30+ (MDs, outside and inside s...see more

Export Director

Rasch Gebr. Tapetenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG
4 years
Sep 2011 - Aug 2015
Management and P&L responsibility for global export markets for the Rasch Group, one of the largest manufacturers of wallcoverings worldwide.

Business Development

Nolte Home Studio GmbH
1 year
Mar 2010 - Aug 2011
Responsibility and creation of franchise system 'Nolte Home Studio' - an exclusive international distribution model to market Nolte kitchens, bedrooms and auxiliary furniture.

General Manager - SieMatic Möbelwerke USA

SieMatic Möbelwerke GmbH & Co. KG
2 years
Sep 2007 - Feb 2010
Leadership of US subsidiary of SieMatic, a luxury kitchen manufacturer of products made in Germany.

Flagship Store Project Manager - Toulouse, France

SieMatic Möbelwerke GmbH & Co. KG
5 months
Mar 2007 - Aug 2007
Project responsibility for opening a 450 m² corporate kitchen showroom in the heart of Toulouse in Southern France.

Assistant to the CEO

SieMatic Möbelwerke GmbH & Co. KG
1 year
Sep 2005 - Feb 2007
International projects and company-wide coordination.

Master's Thesis Marketing & Branding

Citrovita Agro Industrial Ltda.
< 1 year
Jan 2005 - Jan 2005
Title of master's thesis: 'Branding in commodity markets: marketing frozen concentrated orange juice'

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Textile & Fabrics


  • Business Strategy
  • Business Development
  • Management
  • Marketing Strategy
  • B2B
  • Sales Management
  • International Sales
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Pricing
  • Marketing