Director Lead Generation & Representation Services, OCO Global
Dr. Joachim Arnold is OCO’s Director of Lead Generation & Representation Services and head of OCO Germany, based in Wiesbaden.
Joachim has 10 years’ experience in the field of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) & International Trade. Joachim has provided strategic and operative marketing and business development support to some of the world’s leading investment promotion agencies including JETRO, Invest in Morocco, Bahrain EDB, Paris Region, Invest in Bavaria and BaselArea.
Joachim also conducted strategic consulting projects such as perception studies, sector propositions, regional development concepts as well as cluster and innovation strategies on behalf of various German national and state government institutions as well as for Multinational companies such as BASF.
In addition to his experience in working with international IPAs he has supported corporate clients in evaluating foreign market potentials, developing entry strategies and identifying partners and customers – both for German SMEs expanding abroad as well as for companies planning to access the German market.
Before joining OCO Joachim worked for PM&P in Berlin and Frankfurt and was a research associate at the University of Bayreuth in Germany, where he was lecturing on FDI related topics and conducted field studies on Regional Development and FDI in emerging Eastern European markets. He wrote his PhD thesis on the spatial evolution of foreign subsidiaries in Germany after graduating with a master degree in Economic Geography. Joachim started his career at the German State Investment Promotion Agency Hessen Trade & Invest, with the aim of promoting inward investments from the US, Japan and Korea.
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