Basic

Christian Heidorn

Owner, Founder, phabric GmbH

Hamburg, Germany

Skills

Oil & Gas
Commodity Trading
Main Fuels
Refinery Scheduling
Supply Operations
Supply Chain Management
Marketing & Sales
Key Account Management
Contract Negotiation
Consulting
Graphic Design
Print-on-Demand
eCommerce
Online Marketing
Social Media Marketing
Web Development
IT Process Automation
Software Development
Entrepreneurship

Timeline

Professional experience for Christian Heidorn

  • Current 3 years and 11 months, since Sep 2017

    Co-Founder

    ThreadBasket (NonStop Ventures GmbH)

    Headline data: - >500.000€ in revenue since launch - >16.000 successful payments - >30.000 designs created ThreadBasket is a membership-only online marketplace for exclusive designs tailored towards the merchandising print-on-demand industry. ThreadBasket combines eCommerce research, graphic design and software-as-a-service into a unique service for small business owners in the online marketing space.

  • Current 4 years, since Aug 2017

    Founder

    phabric GmbH

    Founded phabric as a holding company for my future online business ventures, mainly focused on developing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) businesses, API services and online marketplaces. phabric GmbH is a German limited liability company with nominal capital of 25k€. Current holdings: - 50% of ThreadBasket (NonStop Ventures GmbH)

  • 1 year and 11 months, Aug 2015 - Jun 2017

    Inland Trader West & Switzerland

    Shell Deutschland Oil GmbH

    Trading & Supply // Supply Contracts & Inland Trading DACH - Managed annual contractual volumes in excess of 1.5mln metric tons covering DACH, with particular focus on the Rhine track and Switzerland - Negotiated supply contracts (purchases, sales, exchanges) for both retail as well as wholesale supply. - Designated representative for Trading & Supply’s Swiss-bound activities, including supplying Shell’s retail business (>700k mt/a) as well as 3rd party net sales (>300k mt/a)

  • 1 year and 10 months, Oct 2013 - Jul 2015

    Product Optimizer

    Shell South Africa Refining

    Trading & Supply // Supply Chain Optimization & Scheduling South Africa - Formulated make/buy/blend steers based on marginal value analysis, pricing spreads as well as grade-specific demurrage exposures (total business: >0.4mln mt/a for JET/Kero and >1.6mln mt/a for Gasoline) - Issued stockholding optimisation steers to supply operations for rail and pipeline movements - Interfaced with shipping operations for import vessels at Island View Terminal in Durban

  • 2 years and 11 months, Nov 2010 - Sep 2013

    Corporate Account Manager

    Shell Deutschland Oil GmbH

    Commercial Fuels // Direct Sales Germany - Managed the fuels business relationship with more than 10 major industrial customers - Responsible for net proceeds in excess of 200mln€ and a contribution margin of 4.8mln€ - Products covered: diesel, GTL, gasoline, heating oil, fuel oil and heavy residues - Customer Industries: Chemicals, Power, Automotive

  • 1 year and 3 months, Aug 2009 - Oct 2010

    Marketing Analyst

    Shell Deutschland Oil GmbH

    Commercial Fuels // Marketing Germany Supported the ongoing development and implementation of campaigns, customer value propositions and the execution of route-to-market strategies in the consolidation efforts of the German wholesale fuels business.

  • 3 months, Aug 2008 - Oct 2008

    Management Consulting

    Roland Berger Strategy Consultants

    During the 3-month internship I was assigned to the marketing & sales competence centre. At the end of the assignment I was offered a full-time position within the team. Core activities included: - Implementation of a channel-based CRM solution for a leading global manufacturer of printers and printer supplies. - Support of the establishment of a new regulatory organisation for trade fairs and exhibitions within the United Arab Emirates.

  • 3 months, May 2008 - Jul 2008

    Management Consulting

    A.T. Kearney

    During the 3-month internship I was tasked within the transportation practice. Core activities included: - Joint study with a the leading German business magazine on the state of the aviation industry. - Benchmark study on the performance of urban public transportation companies in Germany. - Project assignment in the infrastructure business unit of the leading German railway company.

  • 3 months, Jan 2007 - Mar 2007

    Investment Banking in London

    JPMorgan Securities

    During the 3-month internship I was assigned to the Equity Capital Markets (ECM) Desk for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Core activities included: - Research & data analysis - Advisory & marketing of potential stock market action for various clients - Support of project executions, including 2 IPOs, 3 capital increases and 2 issuances of convertible bonds

  • 3 months, Jun 2006 - Aug 2006

    Marketing & Sales in Paris

    webMethods (Software AG Group)

    Focus area of the 3-month internship was the organisation of various marketing related events.

Educational background for Christian Heidorn

  • 3 years and 1 month, Jan 2005 - Jan 2008

    International Management

    ESCP Europe

    Graduated with 3 national degrees: - Master of Science in Management (UK) - Diplom-Kaufmann (Germany) - Diplôme de Grande Ecole (France) Majored in: - International & Strategic Management - Marketing - Controlling

  • 2 years and 1 month, Jan 2003 - Jan 2005

    International Business Economics

    Europa-Universität Viadrina

  • 5 years and 1 month, Jan 1998 - Jan 2003

    Deutsche Schule Paris

    Graduated with: - German Abitur - French Baccalauréat (Scientifique)

Languages

  • German

    First language

  • English

    First language

  • French

    First language

  • Spanish

    Basic

  • Chinese

    Basic

Wants

Drop Shipping
Sales Funnels
Viral Marketing
eCommerce
Fulfillment by Amazon
Network Marketing
Affiliate Marketing
Freelance Graphic Designers
Freelance Web Developers

Interests

Ice Hockey
Digital Art
Design
Entrepreneurship
Vagabonding
Long-term Travel

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