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International Business, Marketing Strategies, Project Management,

Houston, TX, 77095
November 24, 2009

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Marcelo L. Dasilva

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Houston, TX 77095

832-***-**** cell

International Business Project Manager

I am an insightful driven professional with notable success implementing a broad range of corporate & international initiatives. I have hands-on experience leading all stages of implementation including account provisioning, launching new products, product evaluation and developing marketing strategies. Additionally, I serve as an industry advisory group member for private and government business development. I excel at interpreting complex technical scenarios to develop innovative international strategies to increase project visibility, secure new business and increase profitability. I am able to coordinate and direct all phases of project based efforts while motivating and guiding team members in a multi-lingual, multi-cultural environment.

Career Highlights:

Designed and implemented international projects with average annual budgets of up to 4mil. dollars

 Developed a multi-lingual user training and documentation program to increase productivity

 Secured new businesses based on the United Nations Standard Products and Services Code hierarchy

 Successfully managed projects for international compliance (North/South America, M. East & Africa)

 Serves as the organization’s representative for product offerings at Tradeshows, webinars and onsite

 Published technological white papers for lobbying specific technology and industrial applications

 Facilitator of Automation Instrumentation and Control Assembly

 Ethanol Chain and Regulation of the Brazilian Government USP-RPO Study Member

 Fieldbus Foundation Advisory Group Member

Project Areas of Expertise: Oil & Gas, Nuclear, Ethanol, Food, Water and Wastewater, Education, Research&Development

Communication: Fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish. Proficient in Italian

Software/Tools: Microsoft Office Suite, Visio, Project, E-Book FlipView Generator, Presentation-PRO, Selltis, QuickBase, InDesign, Corel-Impact, ProcessView,


MBA - International Marketing Strategies

Ribeirao Preto University – Brazil

Bachelor of Business Administration

Parson Cross Sheffield College – England

Project Management - PMP Certification (2010)

Professional Experience:

Business Relations / Marketing Manager - SMAR Int’l. - Houston, TX – 12/04 to present

Responsibilities performed under the supervision of the President/CEO

Primary Responsibilities:

 Management of client accounts

 Investigating / Verification of new client legal standing

 Ensuring licenses and permits are in accordance with local, state and federal regulatory guidelines

 Materials contracts and litigation management

 Administration of documentation related to existing or developing products or services

 Press Relations interaction and coordination

 Supervising a team of copywriters, designers, webmaster, technical manual writers and contractors

 Coordinating 10 - 15 domestic and international tradeshows projects annually

Business Analyst and Marketing Coordinator - SMAR Int’l. -Brazil, Mexico, Holland, England - 06/99 -11/04

Primary Responsibilities:

 Global Marketing, Advertising and Distribution strategies development

 Development of internal / external brochures and technical publications

 Developed exposition offerings for local and international tradeshows

 Budget Management and Vendor selection

 Aligning marketing strategies for the sales force, clients and prospects

 Working with the Engineering Department on bids documentation and products presentation

 Organizing the CRM (Customer Relations Management) structure

 Vertical markets analyses and benchmarking

Marketing Manager - Mensagem Marketing - Sao Paulo-Brazil - 04/97 - 05/98

Primary Responsibilities:

 Development and implementation of Marketing team strategy and direction suitable for the biofuels and bioenergy producers, automation, control and instrumentation manufacturing companies

 Supervision of Marketing team for assigned domestic and international clients

 Supervision of day-to-day progress of designated brands marketing planning and execution

 Maintenance of clients advertising program and external communications

 Collaborated with a wide variety of functional areas such as sales, editorial, online, legal, PR, design

 Implementation of CRM and ROI tools

 Conducted market research and benchmarking

 Development and management of monthly/quarterly reports for investments up to 4 million

Translator/Interpreter - Rai Exhibition & Congress Centre – Amsterdam, Holland - 11/94 - 03/97

Primary Responsibilities:

 Translator/Interpreter (Portuguese/Spanish)

 International tradeshow logistics move-in/move-out coordinator

 Temporary Import of Goods assistance for international exhibitors

 On-site services dispatcher

Translator/Interpreter - UK Convention Centers - London, Sheffield, Manchester -11/92 - 09/94

Primary Responsibilities:

 Translator/Interpreter (Portuguese/Spanish)

 On-site services dispatcher

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