Partner / Chief Commercial Officer | Co-founder at 1) UAB Ventmann 2) Millo Appliances UAB
Lietuva • Verslumas/Startuoliai, Vadyba, Marketingas
Aivaras started his carrier 15 years ago in the sales and business development area. His first knowledge about customers, relationships, and negotiations came from being in retail. After that, he spent 9 years in distribution - in between vendors and retailers, introducing big brands (like Asus, and Microsoft...), establishing their presence in 7 countries (he was responsible for Scandic's + Baltics).
For the last 10 years, Aivaras has been very much involved in the startup area - he was a sales director in a new Lithuanian brand startup company - Deeper (www.deepersonar.com). His responsibility was launching sales and business development from 0, so doing everything - starting from searching partners Worldwide, trade shows, online / offline sales, influencers, marketing, branding, etc. He with the team reached a 10 mln euro/year turnover after 5 years; exporting to over 50 countries. Aivaras was leading about 20 international professionals team, highly motivated people willing to follow the example and reach great goals.
Today Aivaras has two separate businesses he is pushing forward:
1) For 4 years he has been co-founder and Chief Sales Officer in another hardware Lithuanian startup - millo (www.getmillo.com) , where the challenge is even bigger, as well as potential. The journey still continues..
2) And from 2022 he is a partner and Chief Sales Officer in an innovative patented products business from Lithuania, created for ventilation HVAC systems - VENTMANN (www.ventmann.eu), growing brand and export channels globally.
Aivaras motto in life:
1) Do long-term, sustainable business & build business relationships. Don't run for short-term goals.
2) Keep your word. Business = people. Not products, not company name. People.
3) Be fanatic and full of energy about what you do. Be positive!
4) Lead by example. Forget being a manager, be a Leader.
5) Create a team similar to you. Only great TEAMS can do big results. The one-man show is over.
Aivaras is eager to help people, who want practical knowledge about sales, export management, and business development. Especially the ones, who want to be motivated and very much active in impacting others in a good way.
Hobbies: 1) Personal growth with constant investments into my self, plus close relationships with my mentors. 2) Nutrition, wellness, plant based diet.
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