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Alex A. AbuSaoud
Executive with problemsolving abilities, people skills in addition to my plus years of
experience in management, business development, domestic & international sales and marketing,
developing & managing reseller network, managing real estate development projects, construction
projects, operations, customer service, and public relations efforts for diverse companies and
industries. Demonstrated ability to maximize sales volume and transform market position through
relationship building, negotiating favorable deals, training topperforming sales teams, training
and managing dealer network, securing strategic alliances, developing effective marketing
collateral, closing deals with top decision makers, and establishing new companies.
In search to secure a challenging and fast forward executive management position with a firm that
demands success and rewards performance. As a natural leader that “gets things done” and
understands teamwork, it is my strong desire to join an organization where I can utilize my
leadership, real estate development experience, management, domestic, international sales and
business development qualities.
Alfadel Group, Damascus. Syria
Business Development Director Present
Report directly to group chairman. Over seeing & managing all new projects for all eight
companies under the group’s umbrella. In charge of developing & managing all aspects of each
project. In charge of managing all tenders from inception till development. Managing several
multi million dollar projects simultaneously domestically and internationally in the private, public
& military agencies sectors.
Cham Holding, Damascus, Syria
Set up company from ground up. Recruited, hired & managed an initial internationally diversified
experienced team. Managed all aspects of operation from day to day to new business development
to managing the daily progress of all projects including P&L responsibility. In charge of setting
up and establishing of “Cham Holding” the first & largest Holding in Syria with a capital of $
million. Responsible for several real estate development projects with a total investment of $.
billion. Report directly to group chairman.
ICM, Houston, Texas
VP, Business Development, Sales & Operations
Sourced out, and secured new business domestically and internationally. Achieved over % of
sales quota. Responsible for multistate locations with an employee base of . Secured
multiple new accounts generating over $ million in yearly revenue. Developed strategic growth
initiatives to expand and introduce new lines of business. Developed marketing plans, website,
and sales presentation kits. Initiated new hiring & training procedures that increased employee
retention by %. Implemented new procedures to lower cost and expenses to a minimum.
Optimized efficiency to reduce $. million in operating expenses. In charge of P&L, PR,
development of all marketing tools and customer service.
Arabian Food Supply, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Opened and managed multilocation U.S. top brand casual dining restaurant. Responsible for
recruiting and training management team and staff. Achieved highest opening week sales
worldwide for brand. Developed marketing ideas and promotions, in charge of PR campaigns.
Developed site location, negotiated all construction contracts within a budget of $. million per
location. Purchased all food, equipments and furniture from the U.S. Full P&L responsibilities.
PLM International, Houston Texas
In charge of sales and leasing of equipment to hospitality, construction, industrial, institutional,
retail and government accounts in the US, Europe and the Middle East. Doubled sales volume.
Achieved over % of sales quota. Set up dealer network, managed and trained dealers in the
US, Europe & the Middle East. Responsible for over $. million of inventory, with full P & L
Rotanium Products, Houston, Texas
Established new territory in Houston calling on industrial and automotive accounts. Generated
over $, in monthly revenue. Received company’s highest regional sales award.
Orkin Pest Control, Commercial Div., Delray Beach, Florida
National Account Manager
Established new territory from Orlando to Florida Keys calling on the hospitality, institutional,
retail and industrial national accounts. Generated over $, in monthly revenue. As a Sales
Manager, managed to sales people. Assisted in developing training program. Received Top
Sales Manager Award.
Exotic European Imports, Atlanta, Georgia
Purchased highend exotic cars from European market. Created marketing plans and promotions
including radio and television commercials. Directly accountable for over $. million in
inventory. Responsible for hiring and training of sales personnel and staff. Full P&L
University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg MS
Bachelor of Science in Economic & International Business,
Internationally traveled. Fluent in Arabic, English and French languages.
Dual Citizenship; American & Syrian.
References available upon request