Paul Mastilak

International Business Consultant,

Contributing Writer

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Paul has an extensive background in international business both in the private and public sectors. He serves as Senior Associate for IBNewsmag. In the private sector, he managed international operations for major manufacturing companies and served as a full-time consultant for others. Paul also managed international development programs for two major states. He has conducted business and managed foreign operations in many countries.

 

Country Experience:

Australia, New Zealand, Canada, China, Argentina, Mexico, Thailand, Venezuela, Jamaica, Guinea, Africa, Brazil, Chile, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Singapore, UK, France, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong. 

 

Private Sector Business Experience

Harmon Industries (now Alstom Signaling), Position: Director-International Sales

Products: railroad signaling and control systems, hardware

Market Responsibility: Africa, India, S Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Venezuela, Brazil, Germany, UK, Belgium, France

 

Fike Corporation, Position: Director- International Operations

Products: Industrial overpressure protection products and systems, explosion protection systems

Market Responsibility: Western Europe, and indirectly – Africa, India, Pakistan and the middle East

 

InterMark 3, Inc., Position: Senior Associate  

Activities: writer and consultant assisting US companies in developing international business and economic development agencies in attracting foreign companies

 

Automatic Systems Inc., Position: Full-time international business consultant

Products: material handling systems and components

Market Responsibility: China, Mexico, Singapore, Brazil, US

 

Matthews International Trading Company, Position: full-time consultant

Services: sourcing raw materials & components, assisting small companies in developing international business. Market Responsibility: international and domestic  

 

Public Sector

 

State of Pennsylvania, Position: Director

Activities: assisting Pennsylvania companies in developing their international business and attraction of foreign companies to establish facilities in the state.

Market focus: Canada, Mexico, Western Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific 

Note: Also managed foreign development offices in the UK, France, Germany, Japan and Mexico

 

State of Washington, Position: Managing Director

Activities: assisting Washington companies in international business development and attracting foreign companies to state

Market Focus:  Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong. Also managed development office in Japan

Education: 

American Graduate School of International Management 

(Now- Thunderbird School of Global Management)

Degree: Master’s in International Management

 

US Military Experience

Army Security Agency – Cryptanalyst with highest possible security clearance