Thomas Gasch is a seasoned international business professional with over 16 years of experience in building Asian markets for international brands and companies. He has a diverse background in different types of products, including food and beverages, cosmetics, supplements, toys, furniture, medical devices, and automotive and industrial equipment.
Gasch has a network of foreign distributors on all continents, and he has opened and developed high-potential markets such as China, South Korea, Japan, and emerging Southeast Asian markets. He has managed the creation of offices, subsidiaries, and distributor partnerships.
Gasch's key skills include international development and key accounting, export, international strategy, and management. He evaluates export markets and elaborates international development strategies, explores and screens new markets, ensures commercial and contractual negotiations, and achieves annual targets.
He creates and animates a network of export distributors and partners, supports partners in constructing a business launch plan and marketing plan, achieves brand launches through different targets and various distribution channels, and provides strategic and operational support to country managers in order to develop local sales.
Gasch is also an expert in managing and motivating cross-functional and multicultural teams. He has worked with a wide range of brands, including La Galvanina Italia, Yogi Tea, Sacal, Poggenpohl, and many others.
Overall, Thomas Gasch is an experienced international business professional with a diverse set of skills in building and managing Asian markets for international brands and companies.