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Fabrice Bonvoisin

Fabrice Bonvoisin

President, International Trade Club of Chicago

Mr. Bonvoisin is the founder of FB International LLC, a Chicago-based consulting firm specializing in marketing and international business development services throughout the US, Europe and Asia. The company works with government agencies and companies, in many industry sectors including manufacturing, automotive, retail, software, electronics, biotechnology, medical device, and telecommunication.

From 2016 to 2018, FB International LLC was the official partner of the Hungarian National Trading house in the U.S. Its mandate was to help Hungarian companies from various sectors into the U.S. market (Food, beverages, electronics, IT solutions, Medical Devices, etc.). In 2018, FBI conducted the second part of an EU-

funded program for young innovative companies involved in green technologies, biotech/healthcare, and IT/electronics. FB International led the restructuring of a family-held Illinois manufacturer in 2010. As a result of our leadership, the company began making its first operating profits in 5 years. From 2012 to 2016, Mr. Bonvoisin

Was the manufacturers’ point of contact for the Calumet Green Manufacturing Partnership program of the South Suburb Mayors and Managers Association. In March 2012, he conducted and presented a study on the situation in the U. S. manufacturing sector commissioned by the Austrian Trade Commission. Prior FB International, Mr. Bonvoisin held the position of Vice President, for worldwide operations for Biosafe Medical Technologies, a Chicago-based biotech company. Prior to this, he was the Director of International Business Development Services for the Chicago Manufacturing Center, a local consulting firm specialized in small and medium companies. In Europe, he handled executive positions in Italy for the development of Castorama, the leading European Home Improvement retailer (now part of the KingFisher Group), and in France at the global research center of Pechiney, one of the World’s largest aluminum producer and manufacturer now part of Constellium.


In addition to his professional responsibilities, Mr. Bonvoisin is an Export Expert certified by the Export Agency of Wallonia (AWEX); the President of the International Trade Club of Chicago;the former Chairman of the International Roundtable at the IllinoisIT Association; a judge for the Interprofessional Projects Program(IPRO) at

the Illinois Institute of Technology; and the co-founder of the Reims Management School Alumni Association for North America; He is a former member of the Advisory Board of the Heller College of Business at the Roosevelt University, and an active volunteer at the Career Transition Center of Old St. Patrick Church in Chicago.


Mr. Bonvoisin is occasionally a guest speaker for international programs at the Illinois State University-Normal, the University of Illinois-Urbana, St Xavier University, Prairie State Community College, the Rockford GO.