Maria describes the most important skills behind successful negotiation, and she explains how to develop and master such qualities.
Maria Ploumaki works with global businesses, executing strategies and negotiations for them that significantly improve their value chain and competitive advantage. She has achieved extraordinary results in global procurement, supply chain management and market share improvement. Having handled USD 0.5 billion and having worked with more than 50 countries, recent projects have brought millions of dollars in cost reductions and profit increase.
She has been selected for the Swiss Economic Forum (SEF) as one of the Top 50 Women in Business in Switzerland. Besides that, Maria is a Global Shaper at the World Economic Forum (WEF) and has also been chosen by the Republic of Slovenia as one of 24 Young Global Leaders for the Bled Strategic Forum (BSF). She is a chartered Economist, MCIPS, Six Sigma certified and serves as an Ambassador at One Young World and President at the Oxford Business Alumni Association of Switzerland.