Marinus (Dutch) van Gessel
Semean Ltd., Taiwan Branch (Retired)
Small and currently non-existent
1955-1958 U.S. Naval Officer
1960-1970 Corning Inc.,various marketing jobs; last one as National Sales Manager of Laboratory Products
1970-1974 U.S. Department of Commerce - Bureau of International Commerce; last year as Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Commerce
1974-1984 Corning International - Managing Director of Pacific Glass Corp in Taiwan, a Corning Subsidary producing glass for TV Cathode Ray Tubes
1984-2002 Owner of Semean Ltd., Taiwan Branch, an Importer and Distributor of Western food products for the hotel trade
Harvard University AB Economics(1955)
Harvard Business School MBA (1960)
Mentoring Objectives & Scope
My mentoring style is mostly informal. Since i am retired I cannot provide you with office or factory visits, but I can take the extra time for counseling, having had a variety of lifetime experiences.
When and where do you hold meetings with your students?
Whenever and wherever convenient to students.