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Thomas Schinkel

International Consultant

Thomas Schinkel is the founder and managing partner of Thomas Schinkel and Associates. Mr. Schinkel has been an international business consultant for over 20 years. In this capacity he has assisted American and European companies in positioning their company’s activities in a wide variety of cross-border situations.

Since 1987, he has worked with clients on issues of innovations and new business development in the international office products industry. He has extensive experience with new channels of distribution, and he has provided hands-on support to senior distribution industry executives in their search for opportunities in global markets.

He received the equivalent of an undergraduate degree in economics from the Netherlands (1971), and earned a Master of Arts degree in Business Administration from Ohio State University (1974).

Prior to coming to the USA in 1972, Mr. Schinkel served six years as Associate Director of the Dutch Wholesalers Association in The Hague, the Netherlands. He is a naturalized citizen of the USA.