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Export Builders

International Business Expansion Specialists

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Gwenaele holds an MBA from the university of Oxford Brookes, UK and spent her Bachelor years at the Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (ESSEC) in Paris, France. She holds numerous qualifications in mining law, finance, commerce and communication.

If you are considering expanding beyond your national borders but lack experience, time or resources, give us a call. I'm only a click away! We'll be delighted to be part of your team and share your passion.

Prior to creating Export Builders, Gwenaele was the Vice President Global Marketing of the Horne group in Canada where she  was key to the company's expansion into French and Spanish speaking countries. She worked for over 10 years as a Trade Commissioner for the Canadian Government in Johannesburg, South Africa and helped hundreds of Canadian companies expand their territories into Africa. She has extensive experience in international business, government and investor relations, and business planning and development. Gwenaele is a dynamic speaker and loves nothing more than implementing new and creative concepts. She also spent 10 years of her career in the pharmaceutical industry in various marketing and strategic planning positions.

while seeking solutions for smaller companies or finding elusive leads in emerging countries. She will provide you with successful business development strategies to penetrate those unknown faraway markets, create marketing plans and establish key business relations to turn opportunities and possibilities into reality.

Gwenaële Montagner

Director, International Strategy & Marketing

25 years of business experience across dozens of countries across the globe have given Gwenaële that rare hands-on experience so many companies are often searching for. As comfortable in the boardroom as on the rock faces of the deepest mines in Africa, she excels at exchanging ideas with high-level executives

Dave holds a BBA from Wilfred Laurier University in Waterloo, Canada and has been the recipient of an Ontario Global Traders Award for Partnership. He is a Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) from the national Forum for International Trade Training, Adjunct Professor of International Business at Laurentian University, and member of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers. Dave has also co-authored the Crash Course on Exporting, the Global Business Environment textbook for the Forum of International Trade Training, and is certified in Essentials of Management Consulting.

Fluent in English and Spanish, Dave has held many positions as Vice President of Global Business Development, Director of International Sales, Export Sales Manager, President, and Lead Export Trainer and has done international sales development for dozens of Canadian and US companies in multiple industries.

With an extensive network spanning 40+ countries and 20+ years of experience in export sales across multiple industries, let me help you reach those clients you never knew existed.

Dave Archer

Director, Trainer, Export Sales Specialist

Known as The Export Coach and a specialist in international business development and public speaking, Dave has trained hundreds of companies, students and executives to re-position themselves, expand their horizons beyond national borders and generate millions of dollars in export sales.