Robert H Holdheim

Los Angeles, USA

Founder, Swing LLC

About

A seasoned leader, C-suite advisor, entrepreneur and business builder, Rob offers broad experience in integrated marketing, sales, organizational structures, finance and corporate/consumer communications platforms across emerging and developed markets. In 2019, Rob founded Swing LLC, which focuses on communications and operational consulting. Career highlights:

  • Lived/worked in the US, UK, Germany, Hong Kong, India, the UAE
  • Global Chief Business Officer for a US-based software development startup;
  • Regional CEO for a large marketing services firm covering South Asia, the Middle East and Africa (SAMEA) – managed acquisitions (3), market entries (4) partnerships (12+);
  • For the same firm:
    • grew the India business from 50 people in 2 cities to 480 in 11 cities with an 11-fold revenue increase over 4½ years;
    • tripled the UAE business over 3 years (making it the largest in the region);
  • Founded and built a US-based consumer products company, achieving distribution in 1,000 US retail locations and 6 international markets before selling to a private equity firm.

Based in Los Angeles, Rob is a native English speaker, speaks fluent German, conversational Italian and French, some Hindi and has studied Arabic. He holds a BA from Cornell University, and an MA from the Johns Hopkins School of International Studies (SAIS).

Skills

Acquisitions and Integrations
Business Expansion
Corporate Positioning and Branding
Integrated Marketing
Market Entry
Operational Consulting
Sales and Partnership Strategies
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