1963 - 1966 Akademisk Studenterkursus
1966 - 1971 University of Copenhagen
1976 - 1978 Eastasiatic Institute, Japanese studies
1972 - 1976: Scandinavian Pavilion,
Sapporo, Manager of Import
Responsible for finding Scandinavian companies and importing their products to Japan, establishing a permanent exhibition and wholesale - retail outlet. Product line included Scandinavian design, gold and silver jewery, fur coats and textiles, cross country skiing equipment, etc.
1978 - 1981: Helpmates International, Tokyo, Consultant
Servicing international companies in Japan with executive search and human resources mainly mid-level area. Clients included banks (Bankers Trust, Paribas, Dresdner Bank, Goldman Sachs, etc.), manufacturing companies (Bosch Japan, GE, Tandem Computers, Castrol, etc.) as well as various other international corporations.
1981 - 1996: SGM Corporation, Tokyo, President
Established own executive search company, rapidly becoming strong in the Tokyo market for human resources and executive recruiting of highly qualified and top-notch Japanese executives for very demanding and competitive multinational corporations.
Produced very good results for clients like:
|Apple Computers||Controller and QC director|
|Tamdem Computers||President, controller, software and hardware engineering managers, etc.|
|Motorola||Personnel manager, financial manager, technical director and other key executives over the years|
|Teradyne Japan||Plant manager, personnel director, etc.|
|Bosch Japan||Marketing and sales managers|
|Novo Nordisk||Plant manager, QC manager, R&D director, etc.|
|ESS Food/Globe Meat||President and several traders|
Othter clients include Volvo, Mercedes Benz, Alfa Romeo, Ford Japan, Pirelli as well as major financial institutions such as Kidder Peabody, Bankers Trust, Royal Bank of Canada, Bank of Montreal, Credito Italiano.
1997 - present: Japanese Internet Marketing Inc, President
Established the major Japanese portal http://naruhodo.com with over 650,000 pw/month, providing efficient and economic advertising platform for companies and services focusing on reaching the Japanese consumer directly. Client-list at http://twwt.com Other projects include: http://job.twwt.com (GCC) http://photo.twwt.com
Fluent in Danish, English, German, Hungarian,
Swedish and Norwegian understood well. Some French.
International affairs, corporate and national cultures, history and linguistics, nature, environment, gastronomy, art and antics. Sportsman and black belt holder in Shotokan Karate. Mid-level Chess player and rusty Bridge enthusiast.