Claude R. Jaeck

Conseiller en stratégie, IC2ETA (RC)

Multicultural Senior Management Executive with over twenty five years of successfully growing and developing a wide range of businesses throughout the Asian region. Very skillfull at initiating and managing Asian independent entities or strategic alliances, opening new markets, introducing new products and processing of analytical information.

Key competencies include international strategy and development, change management, dynamic leadership with entrepreneurial / creative qualities. Professional assignments all included a very strong manufacturing component but with a definite forte in sales and marketing. Multilingual French national fluent in French, English and German.

Experience

  • Senior Partner, Relecom & Partners SAS, Paris; Managing Partner, Relecom & Partners (HK) Ltd, Hong Kong, Based in Shanghai - China (since November 2013)
  • General Manager, Beaulieu Asia Co. Ltd,  Based in Rizhao / Shandong province and Shanghai, China (December 2010 - June 2013)
  • Independent Management Consultant, Based in Shanghai, China (October 2008 - November 2010)
  • Managing Director for Asia, Apem Group, Apem SA / France, Apem Shanghai Representative Office, Shanghai (September 2005 - April 2008)
  • Managing Director and Director of Sales and Marketing, Based in Shanghai and Nanjing, Arc Glassware (Nanjing) Co. Ltd (March 2004 - February 2005)
  •  Chief Representative for China and Director of Sales & Marketing, Based in Shanghai, Arc Glassware Shanghai Representative Office (May 2003 - February 2005)
  • Director of Marketing & Sales, Based in Hong Kong,  Swank International Group (July 1999 - April 2002)
  • General Manager, International Corporate Development, Based in Hong Kong, Delifrance Asia Ltd (April 1997 - June 1999)
  • Owner and Managing Director, Based in Bangkok, Essilor International Group - Pacific Intertrade Company Pte. Ltd. (April 1992 - March 1997)
  • Managing Director, Based in Bangkok, Essilor International Group - Bangkok Optical Distribution Co. Ltd (June 1987 - March 1992)
  • Representative for South East Asia, Based in Singapore, Essilor International Group - Essiolor Far East Ltd. (May 1985 - May 1987)
  • Executive Secretary, French Business Association, Based in Singapore (October 1983 - March 1985)

 Education

  • B.A. Honours degree in European Business Administration, Middlesex University, London, UK
  • Diplôme d’Études Supérieures Européennes de Management, École Supérieure de Commerce, Reims
  • Human resources Management, INSEAD, Euro-asia Campus - Singapore
  • IHEDN, Paris – France Economic Intelligence

Others

  • Chairman of the Middlesex University Alumni Association in Hong Kong, 2001
  • General Delegate for China of Le Souvenir Francais - www.souvenir-francais-asie.com (since 2006)
  • Founding President of La Société d’Histoire des Francais de Chine (SHFC) (since 2009)
  • Officer in the French Reserve (OC2CTAA) and China Coordinator for UNOR (Union Nationale des Officiers de Reserve)
  • Founder and Honorary President of the Amicale des Alsaciens de Shanghai (2014)
  • Appointed foreign Trade Advisor to the French Government (CCE) (since1990)
  • Non Executive Director of Closer to Heaven (NGO) www.closertoheaven.org