Passion And Expertise For Your Success

Wilfried Schmidt


Wilfried has over 40 years for global FCMG expertise. He worked for 20 years in different Management Positions in Wrigley Germany. In the past 20 years he successfully acted as a Regional Managing Director for Wrigley in Poland, the CIS Region (Russia & Central Asia), Middle East/Africa and Latin America before he decided to set up BDI in 2011 based out of Dubai.

Marcus Schmidt

Managing Partner

Marcus is a highly talented Professional with distinguished record of academic performance and professional achievements with over 20 years of high quality progressive experience in Consulting, Real Estate, Business Development and Leadership of Employees in Europe and the UAE. Previously Marcus worked for the UAE Government DSO to help foreign companies to establish within the Region.
Mobile: +971-55 550 0191
Mobile: +66-6 4098 9169

Location: Dubai, U.A.E. / Bangkok, THA

Philip M. Soukup


Philip is a global marketing & sales executive. He holds a MBA from Bamberg & Western Illinois Universities. In the past 15 years he has worked for Wrigley/Mars in various international roles such as Marketing Director Germany, Marketing Head Latin America, Regional Manager for Costa Rica & El Salvador.
Mobile: +1-305 504 0539

Location: Miami, USA


Dr. Thomas Graf


Thomas gathered a vast experience in FCMG over the last 15 years and has a proven track in Wrigley/Mars. In South America he started the business for Wrigley in Chile. As General Manager for Wrigley Chile he was in charge of the South Cone, active member of the Latin America Leadership team and project leader of the market entry Brazil. Thomas holds a doctor degree in economics.
Mobile: +49-160 225 5028

Location: Santiago de Chile, Chile

Marc Wirichs


Marc worked in different positions for Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Wrigley and Underberg . After that he worked for a pharmaceutical company as international project and sales manager and extended business to national and international mass-market as managing director. In addition he advises start-ups in various industries. Marc holds a Diploma of Economics from University of Münster.
Mobile: +49-173 881 56 46
Mobile: +971-56 829 0300

Location: Dubai, U.A.E.


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