Jorge Franz

Associate Consultant

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

Jorge Franz started his career in Chile working for the United States Government, Department of Commerce as an international trade specialist. In this capacity, he advised business and government officials about venture or investment opportunities throughout Latin America.

From there, he moved on to the U.S. where he became International Sales Vice President for several major Latin American and Spanish corporations with extensive marketing operations in North America. In this capacity, he created networks of distribution and sales agents in the oilfield equipment, construction and wood product sectors.

He then transferred to Spain to become the International Sales Director for the Spanish Company, Silestone S.A. where by 2001, he had established from the ground up an international sales structure covering 42 countries with annual sales of U.S. $20 million.

He returned to the U.S. in 2002 and has since acted as a consultant for the international trade, tourism, telecommunications and financial services sectors for U.S. based companies looking to expand internationally. He brings this same expertise to BridgedWorld.

Jorge graduated with a Master in International Business from George Washington University and received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Chile School of Political Science and Economics. He is fluent in English, Spanish and French.