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Fabrice Bonvoisin

Advisor Greater Chicago Area, US

President, FB International LLC and President, The International Trade Club of Chicago.

President, FB International LLC and President, The International Trade Club of Chicago.

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Involved In

Founder

RMS-Network US Chapter

Advisor

Virtual.PYXIS LLC
Onters
Castorama
Hughes Equipment Company LLC
FTB
Technology Park at Illinois Institute of Technology
Calumet Green Manufactruing Partnership

Positions

President FB International LLC September 2002 - present
President The International Trade Club of Chicago December 2012 - present
Director The International Trade Club of Chicago June 2011 - present
Co-founder RMS-Network US Chapter September 2000 - present
Co-host of a weekly networking group for people in transition Career Transition Center July 1997 - present
Member of the Dean's Advisory Board Heller College of Business at Roosevelt University June 2009 - October 2014
CEO Frigid Fluid Co. September 2010 - August 2011
Vice President, International Biosafe Medical Technologies, Inc. April 2000 - March 2002
Director, International Business Development Chicago Manufacturing Center December 1998 - March 2000
Project Manager Flying Food Group August 1997 - April 1998
Human Resources Manager Pechiney Global Research Center July 1995 - July 1997
Company accounting and internal Audit Manager Castorama Italy July 1988 - October 1991

Education

NEOMA Business School Business and Administration 1992 - 1994
Ecole supérieure de Commerce de Reims

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Technology
  • • HR
  • • Retail
  • • Manufacturing
  • • Alumni networks
  • • Medical Devices
  • • Business networking
  • • Startups
  • • Strategy
  • • International Business Development
  • • financial control
Markets of Interest
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Transportation
  • • Social Impact
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Data & Analytics

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michael edgar, NCARB
Founder, Greater Waukegan Development Coalition; Advisor Lake County Tech Hub and Business Incubator; President, Design Studio C, Ltd.
He has a diverse skill set and institutional knowledge of european markets.
William Lear
We worked together  •  Director, Pinpoint Holdings, Inc. and Director, Athena Financial Services, Inc.. Harvard Business School grad. Yale grad.
Fabrice brings broad entrepreneurial experience and international expertise to emerging growth opportunities. Excellent at determining what ... are the critical pathways to success in any given situation.
Cyril Gauchet
We worked together  •  Business Development Manager - Transportation (US specialist) / Consumer Goods, Québec Government Office in New York.
Could not think of a better ressource in the Chicago area. Always great to work with Fabrice.
Hugo de Gentile
We worked together  •  Co-Founder & CEO, PRODONTIS. Previously Financial Analyst - Impact Investing / Intern, BNP Paribas.
Fabrice was an outstanding host and guide for my company in the US market. I took great pleasure working with him and getting some business ... insights. He is highly relevant for European companies willing to settle in the US and recripocally for US companies expanding to Europe.
Terri Friel
We worked together  •  CEO, Doctus and Partner, Series Advancement Academy LLC.
Fabrice has a great deal of international experience and has a very client focused approach. He is always very conscious of his client's go ... als and resource limitations and provides the highest quality support for the best possible price. His integrity is unimpeachable. I have worked with Fabrice for about 8 years and have found him to be consistently very professional and highly skilled at his work. I would highly recommend him to anyone seeking to build their international expertise. He is of course quite capable of working with businesses that have a domestic focus as well and providing great project management support. I worked with him on a project recently and prior to that he was on the board of my college advisory board. We knew we could rely on him for great perspective and innovative ideas that supported our goals.
Ronald B Given
We worked together  •  Managing Partner, Wolf Theiss Warsaw; Branch Representative, Wolf Theiss Zagreb, Wolf Theiss.
Fabrice is an experienced, thoughful, persistent and trusted advisor. I would turn to him with tough projects that matter and when you need ... creative help. He is also a comfortable person to spend time with which really helps when you are spending a lot of time together. His ethical standards are second to none. You can depend on him and trust him.
Philippe Altman
We worked together  •  Owner Creator, OtherVision Software. Previously Information Technology Advisor, Express Support Services - Angola.
Good knowledge of markets and companies around the world
Peter Kaufman
We worked together  •  Associate Professor - Department of Marketing, Illinois State University. Previously New Business Development Analyst, DuPont.
Fabrice has extensive experience in international business matters and understands how to collaborate across disciplines, geographies, and c ... ultural boundaries as well as implement effective solutions.
George Walker
They're my advisor  •  Operations Manager, Ferrara Candy Company. Previously Consultant, FB International LLC.
He has an unmatched knowledge of both domestic and international business development and possesses a willingness to teach, lead, mentor, an ... d develop people and strategies.
Sylvia GESNEL
They're my friends  •  Previously VP HR Group, Corporate Services and Franchises, Ipsen. Previously VP Recruitment and Development, Ipsen.
Fabrice is definitely a great advisor thanks to his listening capacities, his deep knowledge about strategy and companies ways of working, a ... nd thanks to his international scope of view.
Christian Foubert
They're my school  •  Export Manager, Flavor and Fragrance Specialties. Previously Sales International, Amscan.
very experienced, international minded and a dynamic manager
Alan Szymasnki
They're my friends  •  Owner, Do-Rite Die & Engineering. Previously Project Engineer, Consumer Power Palisades Nuclear Plant. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaig
He has good knowledge of the manufacturing and getting people to invest in the future to sustain and expand our manufacturing base.
Olivier Baudet
We worked together  •  CEO & President, KAMAX Innovative System. Previously Chef de Projets Industriels, Renault Trucks Défense.
Business development in Chicago and north of US
Judi Spaletto, PhD.
We worked together  •  Director of Technology, KPMG. Previously Global Partner Enablement - UCP Solutions, Hitachi Data Systems.
Fabrice has excellent professional relationship, he knows how to connect the right people together for a great business result
Brooke Fields
We worked together  •  Plant Manager, VAE Nortrak. Previously Operations Manager, BorgWarner Inc..
Fabrice is very knowledgeable and personable. His passion for helping people reach their goals and their full potential always shines throug ... h.
Michel Cade
We worked together  •  Owner, Cade Communications, Inc. and President, Cade Communications. Cornell grad.
Experience in several countries and markets. Speaks several languages; MBA from French business school; many contacts worldwide. Results-ori ... ented.Strong leadership ability.

Hugo de Gentile
We worked together  •  Co-Founder & CEO, PRODONTIS. Previously Financial Analyst - Impact Investing / Intern, BNP Paribas.
Hugo is a very talented entrepreneur who knows how to take an idea from conception to completion. He shares with others his passion for entr ... epreneurship, and can be a good source for advice for startups. He has all the characteristics of a great leader.

Olivier Baudet
We worked together  •  CEO & President, KAMAX Innovative System. Previously Chef de Projets Industriels, Renault Trucks Défense.
Olivier is a very knowledgeable entrepreneur with a great understanding of manufacturing and technology, and their application in particular ... .

Brooke Fields
We worked together  •  Plant Manager, VAE Nortrak. Previously Operations Manager, BorgWarner Inc..
I had the pleasure to work with Brooke for almost 3 years. He is a very busy manufacturing executive, always there when needed and very supp ... ortive. I'd recommend Brooke to entrepreneurs with a project involving manufacturing and workforce management.