The Consultant

Jean-Marie FINK

Managing Director

JMF CONSULTING was created in 2004 by Jean-Marie FINK in order to cover all aspects of distribution in EUROPE, ASIA & AMERICA for industrial components including :

  • Strategic development,
  • Markets analysis and benchmarking,
  • Product research,
  • Customers expectations,
  • Service needs,
  • Mergers and acquisitions,
  • Lobbying activities,
  • Head hunting,
  • Coaching.

The geographic competence of JMF CONSULTING goes all over the World due to his past experiences.

The products knowledge of JMF CONSULTING lies mainly into the PT/MC family of components i.e.:

  • Bearings of all types,
  • Seals,
  • Mechanical Transmission (V belts, chains, etc...),
  • Pneumatics and Hydraulics,
  • Ancillary products (lubrication, adhesives, etc...),
  • Services needed by the customers covering all these products.

Jean-Marie FINK born in Alsace and therefore bilingual (French, German) graduated in economics from the University of Strasbourg, his career was split into 3 main areas:

  • 13 years with INA in sales and marketing in a manufacturing environment where he was instrumental in creating NTN France as a JV between NTN Osaka and INA France;
  • 12 years creating and developing his own business: ROULEMENT SERVICE (= Bearing Service) which is Nr 1 in FRANCE in the Distribution of power transmission (mainly bearings);
  • 12 years with BRAMMER managing FRANCE (350 people) and GERMANY (450 people), creating and implementing the European strategy for bearings, linear motion and seals and being Board Member for the whole of Brammer until June 2004.

These rich experiences of manufacturing (INA), entrepreneurial behaviour (ROULEMENT SERVICE) and international European Management (BRAMMER) form the base of an unmatched set of skills, knowledge and networks anchored on gatherings coming not only from EUROPE but also from USA and ASIA.

Jean-Marie FINK is a committee member of European Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA).

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