Join us for our next breakfast meeting on May 9 when Bachir Mihoubi, President & CEO of FranCounsel Group, and Eric Johnson, Senior International Trade Specialist, U.S. Export Assistance Center will be discussing International Franchising: What Small and Large Brands Need to Know.

Maggiano’s Little Italy – PERIMETER
4400 Ashford Dunwoody Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30346
(770) 804-3313


Bachir Mihoubi
President & CEO 
FranCounsel Group
Bachir Mihoubi is founder and Managing Director of FranCounsel Group (FCG), an international franchise consultancy firm.  Before forming FCG he was International Corporate Counsel and Business Development Executive for major U.S. brands. Mr. Mihoubi has developed U.S. and foreign brands in more than 40 countries.  Bachir was awarded an English Degree by the University of Cambridge, a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Montreal, a J.D. from the University of Ottawa School of Law, and a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law at Austin.  He is fluent in English, French, Arabic, and Spanish, and has a working knowledge of Italian and Portuguese.

 

W. Eric Johnson, CFE
Senior International Trade Specialist
U.S. Export Assistance Center
Eric Johnson serves as Senior International Trade Specialist for the U.S. Export Assistance Center in Atlanta, Georgia managing business development consultancy in franchising, agribusiness and consumer products industries. Eric has been a part of the international trade and investment promotion arena for twenty years, and has consulted multi-unit chain and beverage organizations on menu conceptualization and wine programs. Johnson has also worked in the human resources field and has completed a Master of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Industrial Psychology.