Carlos V.

Category management professional with 12+ years experience in the DIY and furniture retail industries

Portugal
English, Portuguese

Retail enthusiast for the last 10 years – mainly in Home Furnishing and DIY companies. Keen on developing both business and people, relying on a true customer-centric approach – always looking for the...see more

  • Retail & Ecommerce
  • DIY stores
  • Furniture
  • Sales
  • ...

500

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

Experience

Category Manager

Aki Portugal
3 years
Current position
Feb 2020 - Present
AKI is the first DIY distribution company in Portugal and Spain. We arrived at Iberian Peninsula in 1988, to Barcelona, currently we have 91 stores (38 in Portugal and 53 in Spain), 320...see more

Category Manager

Leroy Merlin
3 years
Current position
Feb 2020 - Present
Category Manager – Decoration & Rugs. My main responsibilities: Business development – including Omnichannel Transformation, P&L management, Market assessment, Procurement process, Prod...see more

Country Sales Leader

Ikea Group
3 years
May 2017 - Jan 2020
Business Area : Bed & Home Textiles, Windows & Rugs. Total IKEA PT Business share : 13%, Yearly Net Sales: 35 M€. My Top Achievements: Top 1 Country (16% growth) in Rugs 2018 ( as part ...see more

Project Leader

Ikea Group
3 months
Jan 2017 - Apr 2017
Responsible for planning a total rebuild in Eating Department of Loures Store (STO 001)

Business Area Manager

Ikea Group
7 years
Apr 2010 - Apr 2017
Areas of responsability: HFB 14&15 (Cooking & Eating HF Accessories) - from April 2014 to March 2015 as a trainee HFB 06 (Bathroom Furniture & Acessories) - from April 2015 to December ...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • DIY stores
  • Furniture
  • Retail & Ecommerce

Role experience

  • Sales
  • Program and Project Management
  • Supply Chain & Procurement

Expertise

  • Business Strategy
  • Sales Management
  • Category Management