Oliver Grave

Oliver Grave

Retail / Consumer Services - Gaming / Sports-Betting Operations - ICT / FinTech
 

Currently employed at Project / Interim Management

Previous: Paternity / Family Time, GTM - Games Tech and Marketing Ltd., EDITEC - Global Lottery & Sports Betting Operator, BINCA Group, PHILLIPS FOODS Inc., PHONE 24 AG, VECTONE Europe Ltd., SHAMROCK GmbH, HARRODS Ltd., Wiesbadener WEINGEWÖLBE GmbH, BERATUNGSOZIETÄT FÜR MARKETING & KOMMUNIKATION, KG PUBLIC RELATIONS, HMS CARAT Media Service GmbH, BASISRESEARCH GMBH / J. Walter Thompson - WPP Group

 

    Summary

    CONNECTING BUSINESS WITH MARKET OPPORTUNITIES Specialized in: value propositions / business proposals for goods and services (B2B / B2C) - to expand market coverage / unlock revenue potentials and yields - across Europe, Africa (EMEA) and Asia (APAC). Expertise in: market / business assessments - calculation of start-up / expansion programmes - people management - digital / technology - sales / marketing - vendor distribution networks ...

Experiences

 

Consultant - Management / Board Adviser

At Project / Interim Management

From October 2016 to Present
CONNECTING BUSINESS WITH MARKET OPPORTUNITIES - helping enterprises with value propositions / business proposals for goods and services (B2B / B2C) - to expand market coverage / unlock revenue potentials and yields - across Europe, Africa (EMEA) and Asia (APAC).
 

Sabbatical

At Paternity / Family Time

From October 2015 to September 2016
 

Head of Venture / Operations Management

At GTM - Games Tech and Marketing Ltd.

From June 2014 to September 2015
Start-up - Licensing and set-up of Gaming Operations in Lagos / Nigeria (Ref.: https://www.bonanzawin.com)
 

Head of Corporate / Business Development - Portfolio & Venture / Operations Management

At EDITEC - Global Lottery & Sports Betting Operator

From January 2008 to May 2014
Gaming Systems Contractor and Lottery, Sports-Betting, FOBT (Fixed Odds Betting Terminal) Operator across Africa (21 National Operations, 450 Shops, 45,000 Point-of-Sales, 2 bn transactions / annum) - https://www.editec.co PORTFOLIO: - Bahrain, Manama (est. 2005) - Benin, Cotonou (est. 2002) -...
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International Business Development Manager

At BINCA Group

From 2006 to 2007
Organic Aquaculture Operations and Food Processing in Vietnam - https://www.binca-group.com ACCOUNT-DEVELOPMENT: Cuisine Solutions – http://www.cuisinesolutions.com DO & CO – http://www.doco.com Indoguna – http://www.indoguna.com Käfer – http://www.feinkost-kaefer.de Metro Group –...
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European Business Development Manager

At PHILLIPS FOODS Inc.

From 2004 to 2006
Premium Food / Delicatessen – http://www.phillipsfoods.com ACCOUNT-DEVELOPMENT: - Ahold / Albert Heijn – https://www.ahold.com – http://www.ah.nl - Aldi – http://aldi.com - Auchan – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auchan - Casino Groupe / Monoprix – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Groupe_Casino –...
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Managing Director

At PHONE 24 AG

From 2003 to 2004
Telecommunications - Ref.: http://www.ect-telecoms.com INTERCONNECTED: - AT&T – http://www.att.com - COLT – http://www.colt.net - Level 3 / Global Crossing – http://www.level3.com - OneTel – http://www.onetel.de - Primus Group PTGi – http://www.ptgi.com - Verizon / UUNET / MCI –...
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Business Development Manager

At VECTONE Europe Ltd.

From 2002 to 2003
Telecommunications / Prepaid Calling-Cards - https://www.vectonemobile.com
 

Marketing / Business Development Manager

At SHAMROCK GmbH

From 1998 to 2002
Premium Food Trade (Import / Distribution of fresh Seafood Delicatessen / CPG) - https://www.deutschesee.de PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT: - Alfesca / Labeyrie / Farne – http://www.labeyrie.com – http://www.farnesalmon.com - Guyader – http://www.guyader.com - Greencore Group / Hazlewood Foods plc –...
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Sales Asociate

At HARRODS Ltd.

From 1997 to 1998
Premium Retail / Department Store – http://www.harrods.com PRODUCT PORTFOLIO: Euralis / Rougie – http://www.euralis.fr – http://www.rougie.com Fiorucci – http://www.fioruccifoods.com Peck – http://www.peck.it
 

General Manager

At Wiesbadener WEINGEWÖLBE GmbH

From 1988 to 1997
Premium Wine Retail and Foodservice Operations - Ref.: https://www.villaimtal.de TRADE-PORTFOLIO: - Georg Breuer – http://www.georg-breuer.com - Dr. Bürklin-Wolf – http://www.buerklin-wolf.de - Château Canon La Gaffelière – http://www.neipperg.com - Fetzer – http://www.fetzer.com - Rudolf Fürst –...
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Account / Project Manager

At BERATUNGSOZIETÄT FÜR MARKETING & KOMMUNIKATION

From 1986 to 1988
Consultancy / Agency (Product Promotions / Trade Marketing) CLIENT PORTFOLIO: - Diageo / UDV – http://www.diageo.de - Godiva – http://www.godiva.com - InterContinental / Holiday Inn – http://www.ihgplc.com - LVMH / Veuve Clicquot – http://www.veuve-clicquot.com - LSG Sky Chefs / LPS –...
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PR - Asistant

At KG PUBLIC RELATIONS

From 1984 to 1986
Consultancy / Public-Relations Agency CLIENT PORTFOLIO: - National Lottery – http://www.westlotto.de – http://www.gluecksspirale.de - Westspiel – Casino Group – http://www.westspiel.de
 

Trainee

At HMS CARAT Media Service GmbH

From January 1984 to April 1984
Consultancy / Media Agency – http://www.carat.com – http://www.aegisplc.com CLIENT PORTFOLIO: - BMW – http://www.bmw.com - Deutsche Post – http://www.deutschepost.de/dpag?xmlFile=828&lang=de_EN - Deutsche Bahn – http://www.db.de - Remy Cointreau – http://www.remy-cointreau.com - Time Life –...
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Market Research Associate

At BASISRESEARCH GMBH / J. Walter Thompson - WPP Group

From 1982 to 1983
Consultancy / Market Research Institute – subsidiary of Millward Brown / WPP Group - http://www.wpp.com - http://www.millwardbrown.com CLIENT PORTFOLIO: - Ford – http://www.ford.com - Fresenius Medical Care – http://www.fmc-ag.com - Mars – http://www.mars.com - Spiegel Magazine –...
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  • Change management
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  • Emerging Markets
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