FABA Elects New President, Paul Bergé
The French-American Business Alliance (FABA) of the EACC is pleased to welcome Paul Bergé as its new President. Paul is no newcomer to FABA as he was one of the founding member of the organization 12 years ago and remained an active board member ever since. In 2007 the – then called French-American Chamber of Commerce – had the vision to create a larger organization, the European-American Chamber of Commerce, to reflect the new realities of doing business with France and other European countries. FABA is dedicated to fostering and maintaining good economic, commercial, and financial relationships between France and the United States under the umbrella organization of the EACC.
About Paul Bergé:
Paul Bergémanages his own international business development consulting firm. He also serves as President of Axicon Auto ID LLC. Prior to starting his own company, Paul Bergé worked in companies such as Flextronics, Kimball, Paxar. In Japan he worked for three years as Executive Vice President of Olympus Symbol, Inc., a joint venture company between Olympus Optical Co. of Japan and Symbol Technologies, Inc. of Long Island, NY.
He was born in the Netherlands and became US citizen in 2001. He graduated from Nijenrode University in the Netherlands with and MBA in International Business. He speaks Dutch, English, French and German fluently and has a working understanding of Italian and Spanish. Paul considers himself a Francofile. He is a frequent lecturer on international business practices and foreign business cultures at universities in the greater Cincinnati area and teaches international business strategy as adjunct professor at Xavier University in Cincinnati.