Tom Drum co-founded and provides management support for the Center for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development (CEED) initiative, SEAF’s groundbreaking entrepreneur support and networking program that is underway throughout Southeast Europe and Africa. Tom joined SEAF in 2002 and has also led the Business Development programs that supported the growth of its investees.
Prior to joining SEAF, Tom held a variety of product management positions in the food, soap and detergent, cosmetics, hair care and skin care categories for the Procter and Gamble Company over 28 years. His assignments focused on establishing new brands in new markets or share-building in such geographies as Australasia, Latin America, and the Middle East with responsibilities for market analyses, product development, manufacturing and the development of new brand campaigns.
Tom received his M.B.A. with an emphasis in Marketing and Management from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Senior Vice President, Global Business Development
Center for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development