Strategy Marketing research & consultancy, product development, trade, strategic project management. Kentaur has been involved with developing and restructuring the DIY-market; paper converting industry; fashion accessories and jewellery market. As a result of the marketing consult Kentaur offers product development, (re-)sourcing, production and the im- and export. Credits: Kentaur worked for, dealt with and/or was involved in projects of: National Geographic Society, Warner Bros. (Looney Tunes; Batman), MGM/Turner (Tom & Jerry), Ellipse/Talbot (Babar, TinTin), The Walt Disney Co. (Mickey Mouse, Winnie the Pooh etc.), MEXX, Esprit, Oilily, Pampolina, Avirex, Samsonite (footwear division), Denim jeans (Levis, Wrangler, Lee, Mustang, etc.), Coca Cola, Perrier, VISA Credit card, V&D, Dixons, Holland International. Licensing: Kentaur held licence with classic characters of the Walt Disney Co., created and placed orders with subcontractors for a broad range of silver and golden jewellery. All according to customers wishes regarding packaging and labelling. Sales territory: the whole EU-market with main activity in the Benelux. Kentaur held the TV-, music- and video licences for Babar. 50% participation in Zentaur Handels- Marketing GmbH in Monchengladbach, Germany. Pioneered from spring 1990 in East-Germany with the take-over / buy-out of a toy wholesaler and restructured it into Abakus GmbH. Projects: product development and market positioning of The Music Factory (TMF), GSM (mobile phone) placement of accessories in combination with target groups for pre-paid phones and cards, internet shopping mall in combination with network marketing which contained mainly high branded consumer products and services. Turn-key development from 1994 and ownership (till October 2005) 18-holes incl. 9-holes pitch & putt Golf Course Backerbosch, Cadier en Keer / Maastricht. Regional marketing & branding for the (cross border) Maastricht Region South Limburg, The Netherlands.