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Marketing Event Planning Branding Business Development Executive

Temecula, CA
September 23, 2018

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Francois-Laurent Renet

Business Development Marketing

Branding Event Planning


I have built my career in a variety of roles and industries around the globe, all with an eye toward marketing, branding, business development, event planning, and customer relationships. Among my greatest strengths are listening, communicating and translating insights to ensure focus remains on the needs and challenges of the target audience. This keeps me proactive in seeking and uncovering innovative solutions and communication strategies. Described as a visionary, I see the big picture and drill down to the smallest detail to ensure successful results. Marketing & Business Development

TetraVue, Inc. – Vista, CA

Hired by Founder to take company out of stealth mode after Series A funding. Solely responsible for TetraVue’s rebranding, marketing and business development.

• Organized participation of company in multiple tradeshows for exposure, resulting in 3000% increase in visibility.

• Connected with 2,000+ new prospects. Built relationships with all major car manufacturers, Top 20 entertainment studios, and Fortune 500 C Level executives.

• With in-house graphic designer and external agencies, designed company website and all marketing collaterals. Present

Sep 2016

Co-Founder – Marketing & Business Development

Artwide – San Diego Hong Kong Paris London New York Based on an identified growth in online art sales, co-founded an Art Club for Global Ultra High Net Worth individuals. Oversaw the design of the user platform, defined marketing strategies, created and hosted events for client engagement.

• Built relationships with 200+ UHNW individuals, 500+ global art galleries, 100+ family offices and corporate collections.

• Hired, trained and mentored sales staff domestically and internationally.

• Managed all marketing activities, strategic alliances, VIP partnerships and new services identification. Sep 2016

Jun 2013

Chief of Staff & Project Manager

L&M Arts – New York

As right hand to gallery owner, managed all business and personal affairs. Based on previous positions, was trusted with additional responsibilities to grow gallery business, based on technological innovations, and novel strategies.

• Implemented AR technology to present artworks to foreign clients, resulting in 20% growth in sales and 45% decrease in operating costs.

• Organized and participated in multiple global art fairs, UHNW openings and dinners, secured exclusive partnerships with luxury brands. Traveled 280 days in 2012 to organize and attend 150+ events and fairs. Jun 2013

Jul 2006



Trained Leadership Coach (Vistage International)

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

Proficient with Adobe Photoshop

Proficient with Digital Marketing and Analytics tools PERSONAL SKILLS

Marketing Business Development Branding PR

Event Planning Event Management Client

Relationship Management Project Management

Operations Management Finance

VP of Administration

WR Capital Management – New York Connecticut As first employee with Finance centric startups, led all branding and marketing efforts. Created all administrative and financial processes, and acted as Accounting and Human Resources Manager.

• Built and maintained company websites, designed companies’ brand and marketing collaterals.

• Developed and managed relationships with UHNW clients and financial institutions.

• Supervised all business systems as companies grew from two to 50+ employees. May 2002

Oct 2004

Recruiting & Business Development

Accent International – New York

Upon move to the U.S.A. was hired by Wall Street recruitment firm to develop new relationships with international banks and businesses. Assisted new clients with hiring needs from administrative support to C Level executives. Mar 2001

Apr 2002

Director, Passenger Handling & Operations Center

LUXAIR – Grand Duchy of Luxembourg – New York

Promoted in 2000 from Assistant Station Manager in Luxembourg to sole representative for LUXAIR in the U.S.A.. Upon return to Luxembourg in late 2000, promoted to Airport Director, responsible for all airport staff and activities. Sep 1998

Feb 2001

Chief of Staff to CEO & Director of Safety

WCI Communities – New York

As right hand to C.E.O. managed all business and personal affairs. In addition supervised all administrative staff members, and acted as Director of Safety on all WCI construction sites for the Northeast U.S. Region.

• Assisted the C.E.O. in design, promotion and opening of his restaurant, RK (Rye, NY)

• Negotiated the purchase and managed the rental program of the C.E.O.’s Super Yacht.

• Led all philanthropic efforts for the company, raising donations from 50,000$ to over 100,000$. Jun 2006

Oct 2004

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University of the West of England, Bristol United Kingdom Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences and Information Systems Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce, Luxembourg

Strategic Marketing and Planning

Bureau Veritas, Luxembourg

Internal Business Auditing

Francois-Laurent Renet



French - Native

English - Native

German - Proficient

Spanish - Working Knowledge

Luxemburgish - Advanced

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