Who am I?

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My name is Cristina Peña Andrés.  Always searching to add value. A plus.

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Who am I and what am I doing today

I am a Senior Industrial Engineer with more than 15 years of experience in senior management positions, leading dozens of different international work groups in industrial environments and beyond.

With command of several languages and experience leading teams of more than 100 people in 20 countries. Simultaneously I have brought up to 30 international teams, creating 50 M€ revenue.

Always with a focus on excellence and the client, maximizing the benefit for all the corporations I have worked for.

Currently, I am Managing Director at TuComex, an innovative multiple support program to internationalize companies. Providing value through «ad-hoc» training, «in-plant» consulting and ongoing advice (both face-to-face and virtual) to accompany each client in their «day-to-day».

At TuComex, we have helped companies from multiple sectors.

Some examples are:

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We have an important focus in SME, both industrial and services providers, such as: Cribansa, Persax, Reunión Industrial, Istobal, etc.

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CV. Education & Experiences.

Bachelor’s Degree and Master in Industrial Engineering Specialized in Industrial Management Engineering. (University UPM- Madrid – Spain), International MBA.

Senior Manager Engineer specialized in Industrial ManagementInternational MBA. Member of the Advisory Board in IE Business School-Supply Chain Club, teacher in EAE Business School and in ICIL Business School, and Board member in technical writers club «Autores de Marge Books».

Experience of 15 years in International Areas developing Senior Management career on International Trade and Supply Chain in automotive, air conditioning and equipments for construction industries.

More than 15 years as Senior Sales Manager, responsible of Export / Import, Logistics & Transport in international and supply chain departments.

  • From November 2017 to October 2020, Group Parts Manager in Alimak Group.
  • From January 2013 to November 2017  Logistics & Transports ManagerSales Administration Manager and Group Planning Manager (S&OP) in the multinational company CoxGomyl, into Alimak group.
  • From 2005 to 2013, Export and Logistics manager in Tecnifan. (Centrifugal fans)
  • From 2002 to 2005, working in 3 automotive companies: Lear, Ficocables and Valeo.

 

Speaker in International Congress, Conferences, University Master Class and Seminars related to International Trade and Supply Chain.

 Author of many publications about International Trade, Supply Chain and Management: Many Books, reviews, journals, webs, blogs (all included in www.cristinapenaandres.com)

Resourceful and knowledgeable about international business in all continents. Negotiation skills, culturally sensitive & international traveled (around 35 countries).

Expert in sales, planning, analysis, supply chain and logistics improvement and international team management. Also customer service.

Excellent common sense, negotiations and decision-making habilities.

Able to conduct business in Spanish, English, French and Italian. Now learning Chinese for 4 years (HSK-1 certificate).

Self motivated, hard working, good coordinator. Understanding of new technologies, 4.0 industrie, IoT and applications to companies and commerce.