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Etienne Bognar, Founder of Export-net

> Over 20 years of professional experience in the international export business
"I founded Export-net with a vision: using my accumulated experience in international trade while working with big corporations to help SMEs enter foreign markets."
Etienne has a genuine international educational and professional background. Born and raised in Spain, he went to High School and University in France, worked and studied in the Netherlands for more than 5 years, worked 1 year in the UK, 4 years in Spain and almost 2 years in the US. He holds a BBA (1996) from the E.C.E. (Ecole de Commerce Européenne) in Bordeaux-France majoring in International Business. During his studies he also followed courses in several European universities in the UK, the Netherlands and Spain.
He is perfectly trilingual in French, Spanish and English and has more than 20 years of professional experience in export positions, working for big international organisations such as Cisco Systems, IBM and General Electric, as well as for small local SMEs. He also took part of the Internet bubble in the early two thousands working for technology start-ups.



Frédérique

> Over 20 years of professional experience in SME import/export
"I’ve always collaborated with small and medium sized companies and I know their specific issues on the international market, especially on logistics and administrative questions."
Frédérique has worked for over 20 years in the field of export and import in numerous countries: France, the UK, the Netherlands and Spain. She specialises in clients working in the food industry, raw materials and consumer goods. She has developed a specific expertise in international transport logistics and administrative matters linked to export regulation, especially for the French market.



Alexandre

> Over 10 years of experience in business development, Alexandre is our French sales representative that will transform a mere contact into an actual lead.
"Identifying the relevant lead, getting in contact through recommendation or direct call, finding the perfect words to convince… that’s what I do best!"
Alexandre started his career as an office sales representative for various companies in the computing and manufacturing sector, he has a wide international experience having worked in many countries.
In the Export-net team, he focuses on all the preliminary groundwork of identifying, getting in contact and following-up with potential future export partners.



Juan

> Over 20 years of professional experience, Juan is the Spanish lead finder and sales rep.
He will find potential customers where least expected and will change them in to actual leads or as he puts it “ I am good at find things (read Companies and leads) where nobody can fin them”.
Juan has a lot of international experiences working in very different fields and diverse cultures, he has also studied in many countries, as such he is used to understanding request from international customers to be applied locally to the demands of the Spanish market.
Juan is not only good in sales, his searching skills have helped us a great deal carrying-out market studies.

 

 


 

At your service: a team of experienced professionals in international business and France market entry.