Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Sebastien Clamorgan, the founder of Venia International

 Consultancy, representation of multinationals, private equity, shipping, logistics, food & beverage, and real estate are among the fields of specialization of Sebastien Clamorgan, an accomplished businessman and entrepreneur who is particularity focused on carrying out successful projects in the African and Middle Eastern markets.

Sebastien Clamorgan

Sebastien Clamorgan: academic background and first professional experiences

Sebastien Clamorgan was born in 1971 in Paris. After studying at the Beau-Soleil College (Switzerland) and obtaining a French Baccalaureate (emphasis in Economics), the founder of Venia International spent one year at the French University of Assas, with an emphasis in Law. He continued his studies by attending the European Business School in Paris, where he gained a Master Degree in International Business in 1997. His educational background includes also the Series 7 - NASD (National Association of Securities Dealers) brokerage license, which he obtained in 2000. Sebastien Clamorgan began his professional career in 1994, when he started working in an advertising company in Paris. The following year he moved to Italy to join a cosmetics firm in Milan: there the entrepreneur was in charge of overseeing the management of successful marketing and sales strategies. The owner of Venia International later undertook a new professional adventure and entered the field of import/export: it was 1995, indeed, when he held the role of Commercial Attaché & Negotiator, a position in which he was responsible for the process of finding new goods to import, and new distributors both in France and abroad.

Sebastien Clamorgan: from the financial sector to the establishment of Venia International

Subsequently, Sebastien Clamorgan's career path continued in the field of commodity trading: always looking for new professional challenges, between 1997 and 1999 he was a Partner of a commodity trading company based in Asia, where he held the positions of spot trader and broker/agent acting on behalf of oil companies among others. During this experience, he was fundamental in the company's increase in turnover, as well as in the development of business contacts and supply sources in the African, Asian and the Middle Eastern markets. A further step in Sebastien Clamorgan's career came in 1999, when he entered the financial sector: in that year he was appointed to the position of Vice-President & Asset Manager at the Private Banking Department of Merrill Lynch International Inc. (Geneva), a role of great responsibility where he was in charge of prospecting and managing assets with additional extent in Asia and the MENA region. After some years in the financial sector, he decided to undertake new professional challenges in the field of private equity, an area in which he had the chance to develop deep specialized skills. This led to the establishment of Venia International, a global consulting and investment firm with a particular focus on opening the gateways to Africa and the Middle East. Founded at the end of the Nineties, the firm's mission is to support companies' successful market entry. Through Venia International, today Sebastien Clamorgan is committed to building joint ventures and partnerships concerning multiple sectors of the industry, such as shipping, port management, logistics and food & beverage, just to name a few.

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