DENIS VAUCHER**** ****** ***** ****
Lexington • South Carolina 29072803.***.****
INTERNATIONAL MARKETING AND MANUFACTURING ENGINEER
International industrial business, marketing and manufacturing consultant with solid experience. Supervised engineering
and production of highly sophisticated vault access timing devices. Developed six new lines of sport compasses.
Developed whole line of Praying Carpets to pray in direction of Mecca. Created all sales, exhibitions and marketing
materials. Worked with and supervised highly trained personnel. Managed up to 700 employees.
Customer Service • Branding • Internet Marketing • Public Relations • Merchandising • Ecommerce
Distribution • Inventory Management • Logistics • Outsourcing • Procurement / Purchasing • Vendor Relations
Assembly Automation • Cost Reduction • Scheduling • Budgeting • Cost Accounting • Cost / Benefit Analysis
Expense Control • Financial Analysis • Change Management • Consulting • International Business • Product Marketing
Joint Ventures • P&L • Project Management • Restructuring • Start Ups / Turnarounds • Strategic Planning
Team Leadership / Motivation • Process Improvement • Employee / Labor Relations • Recruiting
Training / Development • Workforce Planning • Policy Development • Performance Management
Employee Engagement • Needs Assessment • Process Improvement • Business Development • Event Planning
Account / Territory Management • Client Relations • Negotiations • Market Analysis • Presentations
Publicity • International Exhibition • Shows
VAUCHER CONSULTING • Macolin, Switzerland • 10/1990 to end 2013
International consulting company.
Perform manufacturing site studies for factory floors, ventures, acquisitions, licensing, negotiations and financial
analysis. Perform feasibility studies, define market sizes and penetration. Evaluate the competition and recommend best
possible distribution channel. Manage product launch, supervise advertising campaigns and select key personnel.
• Began business from ground floor in collaboration with Schlaefli Consulting Neuchâtel, and the State Bern Industrial
Chamber. Interacted with three different state agencies for market and development improvement and developed
contacts through out France and Germany.
• Assisted two German companies in establishing their Swiss operation including acquisition of personal.
• Assisted a French company in acquiring licenses of new Swiss products and trained them for distribution.
• A manufacturing set-up for a corrugated tin and metal production in the Ivory Coast.
• Managed site studies, searched for factory floor space and selected key personnel.
GENEVOISE INSURANCE • Bienne, Switzerland • 1/1987 to 11/1989
Company offers life, car, health, home, fire insurance products and other services, founded in 1872.
General Agent for Bienne & environment
Sought out a location to build a new agency. Hired, trained, evaluated and when needed terminated sales agents.
Calculated and printed all quotes for insurances.
• Began this agency from ground floor in conjunction with mother company main office.
• Built agency to stability with three agents and million dollars in premiums.
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HASLER AG - WEIGHING SYSTEM • Colombier, Switzerland • 2/1985 to 8/1987
Weigh belt feeders for granular and systems in mild- or stainless steel execution.
R&D Managing Director
Developed new process method for computer control of weighing. Supervised European R & D departments and
assisted with new technologies implementation. Set goals and defined priorities in using main R & D. Assisted sales
staff on international level for weighing, usually in the cement industry, and new process control with existing and new
• Overcame a problem of lack of coordination between all international R&D and lack of new ideas. Synchronized all
R&D with mother R&D. Developed project to reduce the dust emission for conveyors and weighing units and
improved local application.
HASLER AG - FAVAG AG • Neuchatel, Switzerland • 8/1980 to 12/1984
Switzerland's largest telecommunications company.
Telex & Access Control Manager
Response to problems on the telex level and negotiated with governmental software engineers for correction, or
modification of technical problems and adaption to software used in other countries. Developed all new access control
infrastructures and supervise software engineers for new customer specification. Supervised and implemented time and
access control for a large Nestlé plant for approximately 400 people and laboratories. Introduced new ID cards and new
swivel access control units.
• Discovered an inefficiency of DEC PDP software development department and poor customer services, and
spearheaded development of special software for access control. Instituted new training of engineers, better
definition of customer need and better integration of specific construction to be adapted specifically to customers,
developing special swivel units with high security level access card and for time control.
• Introduced new access control monitoring for a brand new center development for Nestle for 400 personnel.
RECTA WATCH MANUFACTURE SA - BULOVA WATCH CO • Bienne - Switzerland • 2/1974 to 4/1980
Originally manufactured chronographs, manufactured first compass in a pocket watch housing in 1914. Producer of
famous Swiss Army Compass since 1941
General Manager & CEO
Reported to General Assembly of Shareholders and Board with increasing goals, budgeting and new products. Doubled
sport products sales in several years in the row. Introduced all new computer calculation for price calculation, production
evaluation and supervision, accounting and human services. Defined market sizes and possible market penetration.
Evaluated competition and made recommendations of most suitable distribution channels. Interacted with more than 700
workers, employees, and engineers. Introduced a fully automated assembly line to produce 800,000 watches per year.
Dealt with all purchasing, production-planning, hiring and termination of personal. Responsible for radiation and nuclear
application according to Swiss law.
• Improved manufacture production watches from 150,000 to 800,000. Increased new specific customer line for time
keeping devices. Developed 6 new line of compasses and took them to market. Invested in new manufacturing base
production units and had a half automatized assembly line for 800,000 units per year. Became more involved with
US companies for vault protection including Yale, Diebold, Mosler, and produced specific mechanical time keeping
devices with Saint-Blaise Movements Company, Switzerland, and others
• Produced first mechanical insulin self injection device.
• Produced first frigorific truck mini paper temperature recorder
• Faced competition from the Pacific Rim, developed and sold over 200,000 mini cross orienteering compasses and
several new items for orienteering, diving with depth indicator.
• Decreased production prices by a factor of three to reach $15 million per year, as opposed to previous 60,000 for
$10 million. Doubled production in four years to reach $4 million.
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Certification in Electronics – Mechanics
ETH – Zurich, Switzerland
Recta - Bulova Mechanical Institute
Business School Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
About Access and Time Control
Microsoft Office Suite
MSDos, Prolog, C+
Many specific application softwares
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
High level military marksman
Concealed weapons permit holder
French, German, English, Swiss-German, Italian, little Spanish
Chamber of Commerce Lexington SC
BNI Lexington Chapter
Swiss Fraternity Zofingue
Bienne Industrial Society