About

Founded in 2003 by Vivien Hacker, Eureko has enjoyed continuous growth and successfully established a market niche by specialising in international trade and export services for British SMEs.

Experienced business consultants with a well-established network of official contacts, Managing Director Vivien Hacker and  International Trade Director Tony Waine ensure every project is tailored to the customer's needs. Eureko's International Trade Associate Clive Wood specialises in export marketing support.

Vivien Hacker

Vivien HackerLancaster Chamber of CommerceVivien is the Managing Director of Eureko. Vivien grew up in Frankfurt am Main, the financial capital of Germany. She has lived in the UK since 1998 and her command of English is native speaker perfect. Since she founded the company in 2003, Vivien has been giving hands on support to SMEs throughout the UK, sealed million pound deals with major German companies, and built up a well-established network of official contacts to German organisations which her clients can profit from. Vivien has also worked as a facilitator on UKTI courses, giving her invaluable insights into the real needs of SMEs.

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Furthermore Vivien:

  • Is a Director on the Lancaster District Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors helping to develop economic strategy for the region
  • Produces business-related language materials for UK agencies, including UKTI and Business Link
  • Writes many specialist articles for Chamber of Commerce magazines on business cultures throughout Europe
  • Writes articles about her British customers’ products for German magazines, such as the Neue Reifenzeitung, 24 Stunden Gastlichkeit and Rohrbau Journal 

Tony Waine

Tony WaineTony is Eureko's International Trade Director. His bilingual background and first-hand experience of the German way of life and mentality enables him to support his clients with creative marketing ideas and successful sales strategies. He specialises in website translations for UK companies exporting to Germany, as well as advising German companies on how to improve their English-language websites.

Clive Wood

Clive Wood

Clive Wood is an International Trade Associate with Eureko. He is a graduate of Lancaster University in Management Sciences (Marketing) and holds the MIDM Diploma in Digital Marketing. Clive has a wide range of marketing and management experience within both the manufacturing sector and the business services sector. He provides business-to-business export marketing support through both offline and online marketing. Key activities include market research, website development, focused copywriting, social media.

Testimonials

"Eureko has been an amazing partner in helping us break into German-speaking markets. Their services and professional assistance have always been of the highest calibre..."

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Mike Marczynski
Managing Director, Checkpoint Safety Global HQ

"Throughout the entire duration of the project a very high degree of specialist knowledge and an excellent level of punctuality regarding deadlines were displayed..."

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Andreas Fast
Head of Sales and Marketing, SPIER GmbH & Co. Fahrzeugwerk KG

"The marketing expertise that Vivien has developed for the German markets is second to none and we, in the North West of England, are particularly fortunate in having such a high quality European consultancy available to us in this Region."

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Leslie J. Ford
Director, Otisco Ltd

"When we decided to look at expanding our business into Germany we were very lucky to have Vivien recommended to us. Vivien started work with us as a consultant and soon proved to be an invaluable member of our project team..."

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Karen White
Managing Director, Primary Teaching Services Ltd

"I recommend Vivien and Eureko translation services without reserve. We found Vivien to be a committed professional who will work efficiently to augment marketing ambitions."

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Bill Cooke
Managing Director, Cinders Barbecues

 

"As a facilitator Vivien uses her exceptional interpersonal skills to develop a very strong rapport and to help delegates focus on the key strategic decisions and options they need to address. Our clients have really appreciated her practical hands-on experience and advice."

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Robert Taylor
Learning Impact International Ltd

"I’ve collaborated with Vivien at Eureko on many successful initiatives involving penetrating the notoriously competitive German automotive market with unique safety component products..."

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Daena Hayhurst
Managing Director, Astute Vantage Ltd

"It was a pleasure to deal with Vivien. Her friendly manner and prompt and very efficient service were second to none and I would have no hesitation in using her again or in recommending her to others."

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Kevin Parker
Managing Director, Kevin Parker Horseboxes Ltd

"At Lancaster University we are always interested in working with exciting, interesting and professional companies in the region. When we worked with international trade expert Vivien Hacker from Eureko Associates we found just that..."

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Daniel Knowles
Unite with Business, Lancaster University

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