Honorary Consul
US DEPT. OF STATE: 2020

The Honorable Carolin Gey
Consulate of the Federal Republic of Germany
14325 N 79th Street STE D
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

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Tel. 480.687.4800
phoenix@hk-diplo.de

ABOUT CONSUL GEY

Carolin has over 25 years of experience building upon her early work in European health care and wellness. Armed with a working knowledge of how the European community conducts business she located to the United States in 2002. There she has been responsible for the start up of several businesses in the health care/wellness, sports, and manufacturing industries that have international ties. Common to these companies was her success in building business partnerships between the US and non-US companies. Carolin’s focus in each of these enterprises was in company management, US and international distribution, product development, and branding.

Carolin brings a unique diversity of formal education in business management and entrepreneurial ownership in growth driven companies. Her formal education comes from her home country of Germany where she graduated with a Masters Degree in business economics from the University Erlangen-Nueremberg. Subsequently she received an Erasmus scholarship and wrote her thesis during the time she studied at the University of Sevilla in Spain. She has been engaged in multiple international business cultures and speaks fluently in German, English, and Spanish.

Her accomplishments include the development of a North American distribution network for a well-known Swiss shoe company and the manufacturing and worldwide distribution of a Swiss designed electric scooter.

Additionally, Carolin has worked in the spa, fitness and wellness industry through her own consulting practice. Here as a consultant to internationally known companies in this industry such as “WTS International” and “Under a Tree” she has created business plans, feasibility studies and developed brand concepts on their behalf. Her work in this industry also has included distribution consulting for projects, represent the German company Liquid Sound and creating concepts for her direct clients.

Carolin’s most recent efforts have been in the health and wellness distribution industry. She is the managing partner of kybun LLC, which is the exclusive importer and distributor of Swiss kybun products in the United States. Carolin is responsible for growing the B2B and B2C business in both markets as well as overseeing all organizational aspects of this business.

In February 2020 Carolin was inaugurated as the Honorary Consul to the Federal Republic of Germany in the state of Arizona. She lives with her husband and son in Scottsdale, AZ.