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Global Business Union turns your dream into reality...

"At global business union it is our mission to provide our clients with the most exceptional business solutions; we combine our skills, expertise, and experience with a unique business model for each individual situation. We are dedicated to building a foundation for our client's small businesses, and defining their company roadmap - so they can breathe easy and enjoy the entrepreneurial process, knowing their business is in great hands".

We offer a unique combination of services. Our goal is to provide each company with personal, customized business solutions, not some standard corporate package. We want to become part of your business family - and we have the breadth to be there with you wherever your business may turn. We will be by your side as you open your first deli down the block - and we will stay with your business every step of the way, whether it be national, or even international business. Our partners all over the world are ready to help you expand from small neighborhood shop to global phenomenon.

Our Team

Diego Patane, Founder, CEO
He is a project manager with experience in international business development, entrepreneurship, and marketing strategies. He received his business administration degree from the University of Perugia (Italy). After he completed his MBA in 2008, USA, he worked as project manager at national firms in Europe & the United States. He is specialized in a wide range of international management and business mediation. He has been trained as an entrepreneur through different experiences in California. He is fluent in Italian, English, French and Spanish.

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Jalil Allabadi, Vice-President, CFO
A Jordanian Industrial engineer with a Master's certificate from the University of Bologna, Italy and an MBA from Thuderbird, USA. His expertise range from operations to marketing in the pharmaceutical industry in Italy and the US and now entrepreneur himself establishing Altibbi.com. His education and wide range of expertise helps bring a broader view to any business with a focus on financial and cultural issues. Currently a resident of Amman, Jordan and speaks Arabic, Italian and English fluently.


Marina Legnani, Corporate President, Co-Founder
Marina's truly global background (US and UK schooling, Business Administration Laurea at L. Bocconi University of Milano) has been an added value to her throughout her career culminating in her last role as EMEA CFO with primary US multinationals such as Black & Decker, Sandvik, Icon Health & Fitness, Knoll. Her almost 30 years experience ranges from Auditing and Consulting to Finance, Controlling, IT, Logistics and Human Resources as well as organizing and managing 'EU Job Creation' projects for the EEC with her own company based in Perugia.


Majda Labadi, Corporate Vice President Human Resources
Majda, with a BA from the American University of Beirut and a Master's in Health Administration from Germany, is working on her Doctorate in Business Administration from Instituto de Empresa, Madrid Spain while also working as the HR Vice President in Hikma Pharmaceuticals, the largest pharmaceutical manufacturer in the MENA region. Her wide experience ranges from purchasing, operations, business development to general management.


Hagen Ziemer, COO
His working experience consists of a broad portfolio. Due to his experience he is able to provide a 360 degree feedback of a firm and can assure overall quality and success.He absolved the studies of General Management and International Management at the International Business School of Berlin and finished his education with an MBA in USA. In South Africa he was heavily involved in restructuring a firm, internal and external outsourcing and established TQM system. In 2009 he worked for a wealth management consultancy for private customers and small and medium sized firms and provided access to 25800 potential.


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