Carlos Sol is a U.S. citizen born in Argentina. He worked for Molinos Rio de la Plata a US$ 1 billon company in Buenos Aires as Assistant Brand Manager, managing sales operations for various product lines, including preparation and execution of advertising campaigns and exports to neighboring countries.
In the U.S. he worked for seven years as Operations Manager for Gamma Enterprises, an import/export company located in Los Angeles. He was responsible for the entire business operation, including logistics and transportation for Rockwell International and Renault items coming in containers from Brazil and Argentina.
As Export manager for Asia and Latin America for St. Ives Laboratories, Carlos was in charge of searching, finding and selecting new distributors as well as managing existing ones. He also planned and executed marketing and sales activities including advertising and promotional campaigns for new and existing distributors in 19 countries with annual sales of US$ 20 million. Carlos worked in the preparation of contracts, product registration and trademark issues.
Since 1992, as owner and founder of Connections Unlimited, Carlos and his team of professionals are building an extensive network of Manufacturers and Distributors of productos sold in supermarkets and related stores for the region of Latin America. He also works as a Consultant for US and foreign firms.
Carlos holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a two year Certificate in International Trade and Marketing from U.C.L.A. He worked as a Consultant at SBDC (Small Business Development Center) and CITD (Centers for International Trade Development). Carlos also trained students and business people at Pepperdine University, U.C.L.A., (University of California Los Angeles) College of the Canyons, L.A. Chamber of Commerce, VITA (Valley International Trade Association) and CSUN (California State University Northridge) . In 2014 his company, Connections Unlimited, won the World Trade Week Award, honoring Service companies for sustained exceptional service and commitment to world traders.
Carlos speaks English, Spanish and some Portuguese. He travels extensively to local and overseas markets.