Executive Assistant to the President and Chief Executive Officer
About PADI PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) is the world's largest recreational diver training organization, with more than 138,000 trained PADI Professionals dedicated to introducing new divers to the thrill of scuba diving and enhancing the skills of experienced divers through its 6,100 dive centers and resorts worldwide. PADI Members issue nearly 1,000,000 certifications worldwide each year, advancing and encouraging the exploration of the ocean, while maintaining the highest industry standards for dive training, safety and customer service.
-Growing and managing Data Distributing 1996- Present -Personal financial manager, Gruppo Generali, Investment Brokerage, Padova, Italy 1994-1996 -Export Business Development Mgr, SAFILO Eyewear, Multinational, Padova Italy 1991-1994 -Asst to Sr. VP of International R&D, FIDIA PHARMACEUTICALS, Multinational Abano Terme, Italy 1986-1991 Strong in: exploring new products, markets and trends, regardless of industry, and visualize business development and growth opportunities, and how to apply and integrate new trends and best practices, to realize company and employee goals. Enjoy also: participating in professional, peer to peer, business organizations and helping others realize their business dreams, if possible. Hope to spend more time mentoring young women as well as small business owners who want to go from first stage to second stage development.. Hope to spend more time working and doing business in Europe/Italy again. Specialties: Strong Corporate or Key Account sales development, contract negotiation, PR and Marketing strengths, public speaking, healthcare imaging and IT knowledge, fluent in italian, lived and worked in europe.