David Talon works with AEA’s clients on projects involving international strategic development, growth strategy and execution, market penetration, sales and marketing. David has expertise in the rapid development of new domestic and global distribution networks through agents, distributors or channel partners. He is proficient in the identification, development, and management of strategic alliances. His business experience in these areas is global. In addition to his global business experience, David has particular industry experience in manufacturing in clean technology, IT, textiles, and chemicals.
- Over 28 years’ experience of international sales and marketing, and specialist expertise in international growth strategy and execution.
- Developed and managed multi-country business growth and communication optimization projects in over 50 countries in Latin America, Europe, Australia, and the Middle East.
- Extensive experience in South America and Mexico since 1986; fluent in Spanish; basic knowledge of Portuguese, French and German.
- MBA in International Business (Major in Strategy and Marketing; Minor in Latin American Geopolitics)
1999 Columbia University, New York, NY, Executive Education Program — Marketing Strategy Business Simulation
1986 Moore School Of Business, Columbia, SC, MBA in International Business — Major in Strategy and Marketing, Minor in Latin American Geopolitics and Cultural Understanding
1985 Eafit University, Medellin, Colombia, Spanish Business Language Certificate
1978 University of Maine, Orono, Maine, B.S. in Business Administration — Majored in Marketing and Management, Graduated with High Honors