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Andrea Ferigutti

Andrea Ferigutti

Chicago, IL, US

 

About 

Passionate about helping clients achieve their goals and design intents through a proactive approach atmosphere, Andrea has over six years of European and US experience in Sales and Project
Management about office furniture and architectural walls industries developed across a wide spectrum of client like General Contractors, End Customers and Dealers.

 

His passion for interior design and functional details combined with his natural curiosity for people and multicultural professional environment make him a reliable team player to partner in your current and future domestic and worldwide projects.

Employment 

International Office Concept USA, Inc., Chicago, IL, US, Sales & Marketing Manager

Andrea is in charge of setting up and running the brand new IOC Chicago branch and developing the business, boosting and coordinating Sales&Marketing activities for the two main lines of products: office furniture and architectural walls.

Jan 2013 - current
 

International Office Concept S.p.A., Madrid, ES, Sales & Project Manager

• Representing the brand (Italian High-End manufacturer of office furniture and architectural moveable walls) to: A&D community, End users, General contractors and Office furniture dealers

- Generating sales and achieve agreed financial targets
- Indentifying and researching potential leads and opportunities
- Preparing proposals for new projects in Spain, overseas and managing: shipments, local deliveries and installation process
- Contract preparation
- Field surveying and After-sale service
- Managing business relations with dealers, focused on the improvement of their knowledge about the Company and new products

Oct 2006 - Dec 2012
 

International Office Concept USA, Inc., New York, NY, US, Project Manager

• Managed existing accounts and developed new business in US with general contractors and project management companies

- Estimated project costs, developed project proposals for general contractors and architecture firms
- Attended weekly meeting organized by the GC and the architecture firm during the construction process
- Overseeing and coordinating with sub-contractors and vendors involved in the projects (domestic and foreign)
- Set up weekly conference call with the headquarter in Italy showing client’s comments to perform improvement on product and services
- Performed analysis on Bid documentation and architectural drawings
- Performed frequent jobsite inspections
• Managed projects up to 40 floors of customized office partitions led by main GC’s in New York State and California

Jan 2009 - Apr 2010
 

Studio Bloccari, Trieste, IT, Trainee Architect

• Residential building projects in the old town area of Trieste, Italy
- Performed architectural drawings, field surveying and jobsite inspections

Feb 2006 - Aug 2006
 

Education 

U.S. Green Building Council, Madrid, ES, Course in Core Concepts and Strategies - LEED 201

Apr 2012 - May 2012
 

New York University (NYU), New York, NY, US, Managing Interiors Construction Projects

Oct 2009 - Dec 2009
 

Universitá degli Studi di Trieste, Trieste, IT, BArch, Bachelor's Degree, Architecture (5 years degree)

Nov 1999 - Oct 2005
 

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, ES, BArch, Exchange Student Program (ERASMUS)

Feb 2004 - Aug 2004
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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