Francois Fossey

Francois Fossey

2 decades experiences, in upstream and Downstream Marketing and R&D

I'm looking for new opportunities
 

Previous: Philips Lighting Saudi Arabia - Riyadh, General Lighting Company Group (GLC) - Saudi Arabia - Riyadh, Philips Lighting Europe Middle East Africa, Eindhoven, Philips Lighting Asia Pacific, Shanghai, Philips Lighting Europe Middle East Africa, Lyon, Philips Lighting Europe Middle East Africa, Orleans, Philips Lighting France

 

Previous: Essec, Institut D'Administration Des Entreprises, University Of Angers

 

    Summary

    Proven competencies in managing Upstream and Downstream marketing programs through the development and implementation of Segment Marketing Strategies, the management of the Product Innovation Roadmap and the implementation of the marketing plan in coordination with the Sales organisation. Recognised for the ability to lead professional teams in Europe, in Asia and in Middle East regions. Promote a winning attitude and foster accountability to consistently exceed performance goals. Relevant skills include: Segment Marketing Program Development. Product Innovation Roadmap, Product development, Product Category management, International Business Experience in Europe, Asia, Middle East & Africa. Team management in Europe, in China and in KSA. Business Development & Key Account Management. Consultative Sales Skills.

Experiences

Marketing & Product Group Director

At Philips Lighting Saudi Arabia - Riyadh

From September 2014 to August 2018
Managing the Upstream and Downstream Marketing activities for Philips Lighting Saudi Arabia group, including the 3 Businesses, Philips SLC, Nardeen and Inara. Part of PLSA management team, my responsibilities include the development and the implementation of the Marketing plan, the Product...
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Marketing & Product Group Director

At General Lighting Company Group (GLC) - Saudi Arabia - Riyadh

From August 2012 to August 2014
• Responsible of Marketing department part of GLC group incorporating 6 Business units: Saudi Lighting Company, Nardeen, Inara, Helios, GLC Egypt and Davis Lighting • Part of the management team reporting to CEO, managing a marketing budget of USD 1.3 Million • Developing the 3 Years Strategic plan...
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Marketing Director Segment Outdoor lighting EMEA

At Philips Lighting Europe Middle East Africa, Eindhoven

From 2009 to July 2012
As Marketing Director Outdoor Lighting, Philips lighting Europe – Middle East – Africa (EMEA), Eindhoven (Netherlands) • Spearhead the development and implementation of marketing and sales plan to drive 100% growth of new LED outdoor lighting solutions. • Drive a dedicated business development...
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Product Marketing Director APR

At Philips Lighting Asia Pacific, Shanghai

From 2007 to 2009
As Product Marketing Director, Philips lighting Asia Pacific, Shanghai (China) • Established and led the Product marketing team (20 people) and developed the regional product marketing operation competencies, and processes (including: Innovation Roadmaping, Product Creation, Regional Portfolio...
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Program manager Segment Industry APR

At Philips Lighting Asia Pacific, Shanghai

From 2004 to 2006
As Program Manager, Philips lighting Asia Pacific, Shanghai (China) • Achieved 40% growth in Industry Lighting China in driving dedicated sub-segmented strategy in Automotive lighting industry by synergizing marketing program and focused sales key account management approach, resulting in...
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Essec, Paris Cergy

Essec MBA

From 2003 to 2004
 

European Product Manager Outdoor

At Philips Lighting Europe Middle East Africa, Lyon

From 2001 to 2004
Portfolio management, sales & profitability analysis, Innovation Roadmap, Market Introduction plan. • Initiated and run the product / category portfolio health check process, resulting in launching a new portfolio “Rejuvenation” roadmap. • Managing two marketing assistants (Helpdesk service). •...
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Product Manager, Marketing department Europe

At Philips Lighting Europe Middle East Africa, Orleans

From 1996 to 2001
Product Manager, Marketing department Europe Jun 1996 – Jun 2001 Philips Lighting – BU Professional Luminaires Europe – Orleans (France) Responsible of “Shoplighting” product category management for Europe. • Portfolio management, sales & profitability analysis, Innovation Roadmap, Market...
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Sales representatives, Regional sale organization Paris

At Philips Lighting France

From 1990 to 1996
Sales representatives, Regional sale organization Paris Jan 1990 – May 1996 Philips Eclairage – Regional sale organization Paris–ile-de-France Sales representatives Outdoor lighting. • Key accounts management and project leads development via consultative selling activities vis a vis...
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Skills

 
  • Asia
  • B2B & B2C Marketing
  • International Experience
  • Marketing director
  • R&D director

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