Claudia Brumme- Smith
Claudia brings a deep commitment to the role for customer relations and is passionate about cost and operationally efficient businesses that can compete on an international playing field.
Born and raised in Germany, Claudia has been based in Townsville since 2007. During her career she has worked for several global companies such as Proctor and Gamble, L’Oreal, Novartis and Johnson & Johnson in marketing, business development and management roles in various countries. In 2013 Claudia spent time working at the Port of Hamburg studying international container supply chains as well as how to increase container handling capabilities.
She has won several management and export awards for her previous work at Townsville-based company, Larissa Bright Australia:
2009 Winner Townsville Australian Institute of Management Young Manager Award
2008 Winner Townsville Young Chamber of Commerce Young Employee Award
2008 Winner North Queensland Emerging Export Awards
2007 Winner North Queensland Emerging Export Award
She is also a casual teacher at James Cook University and is passionate about the international development of the Townsville region. Fluent in German, English, French, and Spanish, Claudia is now studying Mandarin and holds a double Bachelor Degree in International Management and Business with honours from universities in Germany, the US, and Spain