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SME Resources Pty Ltd

Principal: Paul Ravlich



contact details:
  SME Resources Pty Ltd

New Zealand
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email: paulravlich@iib.ws


Key Services Offered:
Business Support and development

Core Experience of Principal:
Sales, marketing & product management, retail distribution and dealing with major buying groups, sales forecasting and planning, sales budgets and expense budgeting process in general, establishing and running a sales team.

After eight years working in the Middle East, Asia & South East Asia for two American service related oil companies (Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan, India, Thailand, Brunei, Indonesia & Australia) I returned to New Zealand in 1987. Had a brief stint in the then fledgling cellular phone industry until1989 when I was approached to establish the Bosch brand in NZ in relation to their home & gas appliances division. In 2002 I took over responsibility for both Australia and NZ as General Manager for Bosch Home Appliances, based in Melbourne. From 1.1.2005 I was Managing Director of BSH Home Appliances (Bosch & Siemens Home Appliances) again responsible for both Australia and NZ. A highlight was establishing the BSH operation effectively from scratch ­ a great experience.


Qualifications & Accreditations:
Advanced Negotiation ­ David Foreman (NZ); Pricing ­ Auckland University Short Course; Effective Personal Leadership ­ LMI Australia; numerous in house management training courses covering time management, BQIK, EVA, with Robert Bosch & BSH in both AU & NZ. Accredited Associate, Institute for Independent Business (AInstIB).

Industry Sectors worked in:
Consumer products ­ major home appliances.

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