Peter Kallestrup is the Founder & President of Global Sales Expansion, Inc. Prior to establishing Global Sales Expansion, Peter Kallestrup had a +15 years career, leading and launching start-ups and next-level turnarounds in the US, Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East within the life science area. He is also an alumnus from top rated European business schools, INSEAD and IMD.

Peter has established contacts and worked closely with more than one hundred different distributors and partner companies throughout the world. He has been responsible for and provided his leadership capabilities to various ventures from the smallest businesses to medium size organizations with revenues exceeding USD 200 million and employing more than 350 people. Peter is result driven with a proven track record:

  • International Operations multi-year sales growth above 75%
  • Middle East multi-year sales growth above 40%
  • Latin American multi-year sales growth above 29%
  • Brazil multi-year sales growth above 50%

In addition to his work with distributors and partner companies, Peter has also established affiliates and commercial operations in the United States, China, Mexico and Brazil for a USD 1 billion+ European pharmaceutical company.


Global sales Expansion works with a global network of GSE Satellites and partner companies consisting of ethical and result proven life science experts. This flexible and scalable approach ensures full focus on customer objectives and an effective reach to more than 30 international markets. It also covers communication in a multitude of languages including English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Mandarin, Japanese, Arabic and the Scandinavian languages. Characteristics of the GSE Satellites and partner companies are:

  • Small independent local life science companies of 1-5 people supporting the life science industry in a commercial capacity.
  • Each GSE satellite team member has 10-20+ years of successful local track record.
  • Each GSE satellite team member is an expert in his/her specific life science area.
  • Each GSE satellite team member has an entrepreneurial mindset and is often bilingual.
  • Each GSE satellite team member has high integrity and respect for int. compliance requirements.