Cyriacus W. Schultze
Founder and CEO at Food and Wine Culture
Experienced strategic expert, business consultant, senior lecturer and conference speaker, with 30+ years of demonstrated B2B history in the Hospitality- and Food & Beverage business.
Cyriacus W. Schultze's 2022 biography
Respected executive with distinguished +30-year leadership experience both as an entrepreneur and corporate executive, leading sales and marketing operations for startup companies, turnaround and high-growth organizations. Proactive individual with strong business acumen. Extensive expertise in customer development and maintenance, contract negotiations with key customers and category management. Financially astute and result-oriented with a proven track record of delivering sales targets and profitability. International experience in Europe, Asia, North and South America.
Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills – in particular to large teams and senior leadership. Enjoys working directly with front line advisors providing hands on leadership at all levels in the organization. Expert presenter, negotiator and businessperson able to forge solid relationships, build consensus across multiple organizational levels and act as an ambassador of the company and its brands. Fluent in English, Spanish, German and French. Core competencies include:
- Business Development & Expansion
- Strategic Sales and Business Planning
- Key Account Relationship Management
- Analytical and Strong Negotiation Skills
- International Project and Brand Management
- Excellent Team Building Skills
- International Scope and Vision
- Hands-on, Passionate, Proactive, Resourceful
- Wide-ranging experience in F&B and wine business, organic food and farming sector, hospitality industry and gastronomy; substantial background within high end / luxury FMCG ( wine & spirits, food, electronics), various IT and robotic sectors, online marketing, multi channel campaigns, SEO, social media, academia and professional associations.
Cyriacus W. Schultze's 2022 talks & topics
Keynote Speaker F&B Industry
The culinary future on your stage: Follow speaker Cyriacus Schultze at one of his lectures into the exciting shopping, enjoyment and eating worlds of tomorrow. As a food trend expert, the founder of FOOD AND WINE CULTURE Consulting has been one of the most sought-after speakers in the food & beverage industry. He traces the changes in consumer culture and thus understands how to distinguish sustainable food trends from short-term eating fads. Cyriacus Schultze’s speeches are highly interactive and always spontaneous and intuitive. Deep in content, yet pleasingly simple. Often philosophical, yet highly applicable.
Cyriacus W. Schultze's 2022 speaking fees
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