Sebastien Clamorgan is a businessman and entrepreneur with a long and successful career in consultancy and representation of multinationals. With more than 25 years of working experience, today he is at the helm of Venia International, a ****** consulting and investment firm he established in the late Nineties. Particularly focused on opening the gateways to Africa and the Middle East, for more than 25 years of activity the firm has managed to build many successful business partnerships.
Venia International: the professional life of Founder Sebastien Clamorgan
Sebastien Clamorgan was born in 1971 in Paris. He studied at Beau-Soleil College (Switzerland) and obtained a French Baccalaureate with an emphasis in Economics. After one year at the French University of Assas, he further enriched his academic record by attending the European Business School in Paris, where he gained a Master Degree in International Business (1997). Subsequently, he earned a Series 7 – NASD (National Association of Securities Dealers) brokerage license. This solid academic background allowed him to achieve remarkable results throughout his career. Sebastien Clamorgan began his professional path in 1994 in Paris, where he started working in an advertising company. The following year he joined a cosmetics firm in Milan to oversee the management of successful marketing and sales strategies. He later entered the field of import/export and, in 1995, he started working as a Commercial attaché & Negotiator: in this new role he was responsible for finding distributors in France and abroad, as well as new products to import. Between 1997 and 1999, he served as Partner of a commodity trading company based in Asia, and proved to be instrumental in the development of business contacts and supply sources in Asia and the MENA area, as well as in the company’s increase in turnover. A further career step came in 1999, when he was appointed Vice-President & Asset Manager at the Private Banking Department of Merrill Lynch International Inc. in Geneva. In this role, he was in charge of prospecting and managing assets with additional extent in Asia and the MENA region.
Sebastien Clamorgan as founder and owner of Venia International
After some years within the financial industry, in 2006 Sebastien Clamorgan undertook a new professional challenge in the private equity sector. This led to the establishment of Venia International, a ****** consulting and investment firm with a particular focus on the African and the Middle Eastern regions. The firm’s specialized solutions include: market research, insights and data to help companies to open up markets and to seek new opportunities; growth roadmaps and strategic planning for successful and profitable businesses; business development services to identify underserved and valuable segments companies can focus on, as well as niches and underexploited markets; business intelligence services to assist Venia International’s equity partners who wish to penetrate new markets. Further areas in which the ****** firm specializes are regional business setup, mergers & acquisitions, and lobbying. Over the years, the firm headed by Sebastien Clamorgan has carried out a considerable number of successful projects in the MENA region: today, this is done across sectors including logistics, shipping, port management, and food & beverage.