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Meet the Franchising Team

Jean-Louis Van Doorne

Chief Franchise Advocate


Jean-Louis joined the company in 1986. He opened and ran the Dale Carnegie Center of Excellence in Belgium from 1989 to 1996. Until 2010, as a Vice President, he supported startup operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Since 2014 he has served on the company executive committee and overseen the worldwide franchising network.

Rob Rose

Senior Contracts Counsel


Rob has served as Senior Contracts Counsel since February 2016. He is responsible for the administration of all franchise agreements and other legal matters. Rob has a wealth of franchise experience, having represented both start-up and developed franchisors in all aspects of domestic and international franchising for more than 13 years.

Andre Goldstein, CFE

Andre Goldstein, CFE

Vice President, Global Franchise Development, CFE


Andre has 23 years of experience in franchising and professional services and has served as the Vice President of Franchise Development since 2016, with responsibility for the Europe, Middle East & Africa and Asia Pacific regions. Prior to that, Andre served as the Regional General Manager of Franchise Development - Asia Pacific. Before joining Dale Carnegie, Andre was Vice President of Client Service Excellence for a global executive search firm.

Maguid Barakat

Vice President, Franchise Development EMEA & APAC


Maguid has served as the Vice President for Franchise Development at Dale Carnegie since 2014 with focus on support for the Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Asia Pacific regions. Prior to that, Maguid was the Regional Vice President for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Senior Director Franchise Development


Aaron came to us as a Franchisee in Long Beach CA. He is now responsible for Franchise Partner startup operations in the Americas, strategic support to Franchisees, and Franchise Partner Academy.

Global Director of Training Quality, Global Launch Team


Julie has been associated with Dale Carnegie for over 20 years. She began as a Business Development Consultant, rose to Master Trainer, then became one of only 12 Carnegie Master Trainers in North America. Her current position is Global Director of Training Quality.

Marketing and Operations Manager, Global Launch Team


Jamile started with the company in 2003 as a Marketing Field Executive for Latin America. In that role, she created and managed the Brazilian Marketing Committee and launched franchises in Latin America. She is now Marketing and Operations Manager, Global Launch Team.

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