Successful Business Executive (1983 to Present)
Sobus has over 28 years as a successful business executive with proven experience in marketing, sales, team leadership, management, training, product development, HR, business startups and business turnarounds. He has managed multi-million dollar customers including, GE, Miller Brewing, Abbott, Asahi. SAB, and DuPont to name a few and opened new multi-million dollar markets in Japan, Korea, South Africa, and Eastern Europe including Hungary and Bulgaria. He has managed new product development and market roll out of $7 million beverage additive.
International Business Builder and Turnaround Leader (1983 to 2007)
Sobus is responsible for building from scratch in just three years a $30 million Specialty Chemical Business for a European-based Joint Venture. He hired and managed a multi-cultural team of 35 professionals in five countries, was responsible for the completion of two multi-million dollar manufacturing facilities on-time and on-budget and opened highly profitable markets in Eastern Europe and Africa. He led the turnaround of a $12 million nanoparticles business from a loss of $1.2 million to a net profit of $1.3 million in just three years. He championed product development and opening of markets in Asia to fuel the turnaround.
Avid Learner (1972 to Present)
Sobus has a Ph.D. in Chemistry from University of Maryland, M.Div. from Weston School of Theology and Graduate of Executive Management Program at University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business.
In 2008, he was licensed and accredited by the Professional Business Coaches Alliance where he remains an active member sharing cutting-edge strategies and proprietary secrets with more than 100 business coaches throughout North America.
All Around Good Guy
Sobus is happily married and shares the now empty nest with Tank, the cocker spaniel, Moo, the short-hair cat, and any number of fish. He’s a voracious reader of titles on business leadership and management, investing, politics, economics, philosophy, and ethics. He’s an avid sports fan especially Boston Bruins hockey and of course Red Sox baseball and yes listens to sports radio. He enjoys exercise, gardening and fine though healthy dining and secret vices — Tanquary martinis and arguing politics.