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PERSONAL INFORMATION Fernando Rábago Hernández Date of Birth: November 21st. 1977, 31 years old Nationality: Mexican Place of Birth: León, Guanajuato, México Gender: Male Marital Status: Married PROFESSIONAL PORTFOLIO E-MAIL UNIVERSITY Bachelors Degree in Industrial Design 1996 - 2000 Universidad de la Salle Bajío, León, Gto., México WORK EXPERIENCE PROFESSIONAL SERVICE IN GRUPO FLEXI From August 9th, 1999 – February 9th, 2000 DESIGN ASSISTANT COMPANY: GRUPO FLEXI March 30th, 2000 – July 2002 Duties consisted of drafting for shoe soles molds and sole design, and graphic design for shoe applications. SOLE DESIGN MANAGER AND SOLE AREA MANAGER COMPANY: GRUPO FLEXI August 1st, 2002 – March 14th, 2007 Duties and Responsabilities: Managing the entire design process, from research and design to the final implementation and production phase. Managing and coordinating all the suppliers for foreign production of soles and sole molds in Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Korea and China. TECHNOLOGICAL DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATOR COMPANY: GRUPO FLEXI March 15th, 2007 – to present Duties and Responsabilities: Research, design and development for comfort innovations; materials research, conceptual designs for future systems and products; plastics and foams development and research. Overseas commercial missions for new materials and technologies in Korea and China. Management of specialized sole developments in Korea and China. ADDITIONAL TRAINING WORK TEAM: ENFORCEMENT FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE TEAMS GENTIUM León, Guanajuato, México November 2008 WORK TEAM: HIGH PERFORMANCE TEAMS INTEGRATION GENTIUM León, Guanajuato, México July 2007 BIOMECHANICS NATIONAL FORUM CIATEC León, Guanajuato, México April 2007 “PMI” PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE BASIC C0URSE VOLKSWAGEN MEXICO / NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR VW RETAILERS León, Guanajuato, México April-June 2005 SHOE BIOMECHANICS FACTS AND EVALUATIONS CIATEC León, Guanajuato, México August 2004 SHOE CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGIES / BASIC COURSE Internal training GRUPO FLEXI 2002 PROFILE AND SKILLS BASE Profile: Design and development project manager and comfort innovations developer. Rapid prototyping and testing molds experience, plastic technologies research and special developments management for new technical devices Skills base: - Leadership and work team - Conceptal design - Problem solving - Rapid adaptability - Multicultural design and supplying managing - Languages: Spanish and English COMPUTER SKILLS Proficient in the use and application of: OFFICE, RHINO 3d modeling, ILLUSTRATOR AND PHOTOSHOP and Project administration softwares and tools. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION I have visited, both for professional and personal reasons, the following countries: Germany, Italy, China, Argentina, Brazil, U.S., Canada, Spain, Netherlands, France and Korea SUPPORTING STATEMENT In addition I possess an analytical and communication outstanding skills, work well under pressure and high sense of responsability. I can asume a leadership role and contribute as a strong team member. TRAVELHOBBIES AND INTERESTS Photography, Reading, Technology, Ecological design and materials research, Cinema, Traveling. Sports: Soccer, Running and Mountain-biking SUPPLIERS AND CLIENTS STATEMENTS "Rhino it was one of the most exiting project in the last 2-3 year." Giorgio Zago, Zago Moulds Solutions, regarding my last mould management project for Flexi Group.