Sebastian Eich, Managing Director
Carsten Jacobi, Managing Director
Sebastian Eich has provided assistance to a wide variety of European companies and organizations over the past 10 years. His experience and expertise includes international site selection and location search, competitive economic incentives analysis and economic development strategy. Mr. Eich sits on the board of the European American Investment Council (EAIC, www.eaic-fdi.com).
Mr. Eich most recently represented the State of Mississippi in Germany. He frequently assists state and local governments at foreign direct investment projects.
Prior to joining NAVIGO, Mr. Eich was the founder and Managing Director of Atlanta-based site selection firm Aventis Atlantic Partners LLC in which role he successfully located manufacturing facilities and headquarters for European companies throughout North America. Before starting his entrepreneurial career Mr. Eich managed Site Selection Services for the German American Chamber of Commerce in Atlanta, GA.
Mr. Eich earned a bachelor degree in International Business from Fontys University of Applied Science in The Netherlands. In his spare time he likes to spent time with his family or ride his motorcycle in the North Georgia mountains.
Carsten Jacobi has extensive experience in planning and implementing successful market entry strategies and has provided assistance to a wide variety of European companies and organizations during his time at the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern US.
Prior to NAVIGO, Mr. Jacobi was the Project Manager for a BMW Aftersales program at Atlanta-based automotive consulting firm Star Publishing USA Inc. – the U.S. Subsidiary of Stuttgart based Star Cooperation. There he successfully designed and implemented processes to optimize the Aftersales Business Performance of BMW dealerships throughout North and South America.
His experience and expertise includes supply chain management, design and implementation of successful market entry strategies, business development, aftersales operations management and business analysis for mergers & acquisition activities.
Mr. Jacobi holds a bachelor in International Business from the University of Hertfordshire in the UK and an MBA from Florida State University. In his spare time he likes to travel, ride his motorcycle and be out on the water.
Translation Specialist & Business Incubator