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Mr. Alpha Maiava
Director, International Franchising Operations, Sumo - Sushi & Bento, UAE
Originally from Samoa, Mr. Maiava, joined the Sumo International team as Franchise Sales Director in 2014. He holds a dual degree in International Business and Marketing via AUT University in New Zealand and Korea University in the Republic of (South) Korea.
He began his career as Creative Director for NiaSoul, Inc in 2006 back in New Zealand while completing his tertiary studies at the same time. In 2009, he moved over as a Marketing Project Consultant at AUT University for a year and then on to Fosters Pacific Ltd. as their Marketing Consultant for another year. Before coming to Sumo International, he Mr. Maiava worked with Accenture Investment (an Al Habtoor Group subsidiary) as Director of Marketing for two years and as General Manager on his third and final year for the UAE & GCC.
Alpha not only brings with him his background in sales, marketing and management but also his incredible talent for the music and film industry. He has played roles in various films and television commercials and has a passion for music that is influenced by a childhood surrounded by traditional performance and authentic native art. Better known throughout Sumo as our real live Kenji. Sumo International is glad to have Alpha as part of the family.
11:30 - 12:30
Evaluating a Franchise Brand for Master Franchise Investment
Mr. Alpha Maiava, Director- International Franchising Operations, Sumo - Sushi & Bento, UAE
Mr. Joseph Manuszak, Director of International Franchising and Development Chem Dry, US
Mr. Daniel Peavy, President, Billboard Connection & Embroid Me, US