Healthcare – Beijing, China

Mr Ozkarakas MBA BSc – Executive Consultant
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Mr Ozkarakas is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in marketing, management and globalization. He has achieved an Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Manufacturing; Consumer Goods; Retail; Logistics and Electronics. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: Turkey, or more specifically within the following cities: Istanbul. His personal achievements include; ISO quality assurance implementation; setting up foreign sales department and worldwide distributorship and managing a cooperation between UFO and an Italian company. His service skills incorporate: international trade; sales management; product development; supply chain and strategic planning.

Mr Birch PhD MS BS – Senior Consultant
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Mr Birch is an approved Senior Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in marketing, management and finance. He has achieved a PhD Business in Organization and Management, a Master of Science in Technology Management and a Bachelor of Science in Technology Management. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Banking & Financial Services; Healthcare; Manufacturing; Aviation and Technology. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: United States of America, or more specifically within the following cities: Atlanta GA; Dallas TX; Los Angeles CA; Chicago IL and Detroit IL. His personal achievements include: pioneered the operational and financial analysis for the managed services and communications, media & entertainment business units; conducted research and analysis of historical operational performance, critical performance indices and future work; conducted customer utilization research, product reliability research, and competitive analyses; led the strategic planning team of senior managers that conducted the research, planning, and forecasting of maintenance operations along with creating the model for new business and add-on sales for existing clients; conducted research and analysis of historical operational performance, critical performance indices, and clients’ feedback; conducted time studies of employees’ utilization and efficiency based on skill sets and experience levels; worked with senior leaders to identify critical transformational activities; conducted transformational training, identified critical subject matter experts and change agents and launched all transformational activities. His service skills incorporate: strategic corporate planning; mergers & acquisitions; business intelligence & analytics; disaster recovery & infrastructure stabilization and process planning & development.

Mr Zimmerman MBA BBA – Senior Consultant
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Mr Zimmerman is an approved Senior Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in management, globalization and finance. He has achieved a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Business Administration. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Banking & Financial Services; Construction; Real Estate; Healthcare and Logistics. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: United States of America; Brazil; Canada; United Kingdom and Netherlands, or more specifically within the following cities: New York NY; Campinas; Toronto; London and Bergen op Zoom. His personal achievements include: grew sales and profitability; refinanced company through export financing; developed and implemented turnaround strategies; changed culture and upgraded personnel and started & managed five businesses. His service skills incorporate: general management; performance improvement; turnaround situations; strategic acquisitions and financial control.

Mr Johnston MSc Dip – Executive Consultant
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Mr Johnston is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in marketing, management and production. He has achieved an Master of Science in Strategic Management and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management Practice. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Consultancy; Automotive; Banking & Financial Services; Manufacturing and Oil and Gas. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: United Arab Emirates; Qatar and United Kingdom, or more specifically within the following cities: Dubai; Doha; Kuwait; Bahrain and London. His personal achievements include: led sales growth for MENA training and team building consultancy in 2009; designed MENA product promotion roll out plans for FMCG client in 2010; received CEO Award for significant sales contribution in 2010; acquired 3 new luxury brand client accounts in 2010/11: Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Infiniti and secured major new client with initial contract value of: $4.4m in 2012. His service skills incorporate: leadership; sales management; contract negotiation and mobilization projects; product development and safety performance improvement.

Mr Katukhov MA – Associate Consultant
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Mr Katukhov is an approved Associate Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in management and globalization. He has achieved a Masters in International Relations, a Landegger Honors in International Business Diplomacy and is an Engineer-Physicist. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Energy; Mining; Technology; Oil & Gas and Utilities He has had commercial experience within the following countries: Austria; United States of America; Austria and Russia, or more specifically within the following cities: Vienna; Washington DC and Moscow. His personal achievements include: developed strategy for Global Nuclear Safety and Security Network that resulted from G8 Summit; organized core teams and integrated plans of assistance to 12 countries including Belarus, Bangladesh, Jordan, Turkey, UAE and Vietnam embarking on nuclear power; wrote part of strategy related to international promotion of small modular nuclear power reactor and developed methodology for fuel comparison of the Generation IV nuclear power reactor. His service skills incorporate: project management; stakeholder management; communications & outreach; strategy development and international relations.

Global Partnering

In a global strategic partnership, two or more firms from different countries work as a team. They pool their resources or skills to provide better products or services. Furthermore, they reach a broader audience through collaboration. Firms engage in global strategic partnerships because they believe the partnership will lead to synergy, which means increased economic benefits. As the globalization of economies, societies, and cultures continues, and nations become more integrated through networks of exchange, international business development and global strategic management continues to evolve. Global firms that employ business development professionals in multiple locations who share exactly the same body of knowledge, ethics, practices, and standards benefit from a shared body of knowledge and ethics. These companies are well positioned for growth, as are the societies in which they operate.

Mr Rocha BBA – Associate Consultant
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Mr Rocha is an approved Associate Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in marketing, management and globalization. He has achieved a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Manufacturing; Electronics; Consultancy; Internet and Retail. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: Canada; United States of America; Mexico; Argentina and Chile, or more specifically within the following cities: Toronto; Chicago; Mexico City; Buenos Aires and Santiago. His service skills incorporate: communication; organization; product knowledge; time management and goal oriented focus.

Mr Hendricks MBA BBA – Senior Consultant
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Mr Hendricks is an approved Senior Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in production, management and globalization. He has achieved a Masters of Business Administration, a Bachelor of Business Administration and is Certified in Production and Inventory Management. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Aviation; Aerospace; Automotive; Transport and Logistics. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: United States of America, or more specifically within the following cities: Ann Arbor MI; Detroit MI; Toledo OH; Cleveland OH and Cincinnati OH. His personal achievements include: developed strategy trained associates SAP; facilitated improvement scrap rate; implemented lean manufacturing processes; improved cycle count accuracy and JIT sequencing supplier. His service skills incorporate: SAP implementation; master scheduling; inventory management; work management and performance optimization.

Mr Conde MA BBSc Dip – Executive Consultant
Javier-Conde

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Mr Conde is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in management and information technology. He has achieved a Master’s Degree in Social Development, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Science and a Diploma in Social and Cultural Latin-American Anthropology. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Non-Profit & Charities, Government; Consultancy, Food & Beverage and Defense. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: Spain; Costa Rica; Panama; Mexico and Colombia, or more specifically within the following cities: Madrid; San Jose; Panama City; Mexico DF and Bogota. His service skills incorporate: project management; program management; office management; SME consulting and standards alignment assessment.

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Ms Jones ME BA – Executive Consultant
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Ms Jones is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and she has experience in finance, human resources and production. She has achieved a Master’s Degree for Educational Technology Leadership, a Bachelor’s Degree of Arts in Organizational Management and a Real Estate Degree. She has industry experience within the following sectors: Manufacturing; Oil & Gas; Consumer Goods; Restaurants and Food & Beverages. She has had commercial experience within the following countries: United States of America; Canada; Dubai; Germany and Mexico, or more specifically within the following cities: Houston TX; Towanda PA; New York NY; Monroe LA and Miami FL. Her service skills incorporate: project management control specialist; accounting manager; human resource manager; safety manager and inventory manager.

Mr Laczo MBA – Executive Consultant
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Mr Laczo is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in marketing and e-business. He has achieved a Master in Business Administration and Licenciado en Comercio Internacional. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Entertainment; Internet; Technology; Electronics and Consumer Goods. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: Argentina; Uruguay; Colombia; Paraguay and Peru, or more specifically within the following cities: Buenos Aires; Montevideo; Bogotá; Asunción and Lima. His personal achievements include: opened overseas markets in Colombia, Honduras and Chile; contributed to increase the participation – 75% MS in casinos around Argentina and other Latin American countries at Electro Chance and I closed deals to the value of EUR 250.000 in my 6 first months in Sportradar. His service skills incorporate: business development; sales; start-ups; marketing and international trade.

Mr Pelle MBA BS – Executive Consultant
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Mr Pelle is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in management, marketing and human resources. He has achieved a Master in Business Administration and a Degree in Electronic Engineering. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Logistics; Manufacturing; Chemicals; Transport and Consultancy. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: Italy; France; Germany; United Kingdom and Belgium, or more specifically within the following cities: Rome; Milan; Paris; London and Barcelona. His service skills incorporate: strategy and business planning; project management; human resources; sales & marketing and auditing.

Mr Al-Buhaisi BSc – Executive Consultant
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Mr Al-Buhaisi is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in marketing and management. He has achieved a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in International Business. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Manufacturing; Chemicals; Agriculture; Consumer Goods and Biotechnology. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: Egypt; Saudi Arabia; United Arab Emirates and Africa, or more specifically within the following cities: Cairo; Riyadh; Abu Dhabi, UAE; Ghana and Kenya. His service skills incorporate: market research; business partnering; sales & marketing management; organizational management and operation management.

Mr Vojtasko BA – Executive Consultant
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Mr Vojtasko is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in marketing, management and human resources. He has achieved a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Government; Aerospace; Defense; Energy and Oil & Gas. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: United States of America; Germany; Uganda; Canada and United Kingdom, or more specifically within the following cities: Washington DC; Stuttgart; Kampala, Uganda and New York City NY. His personal achievements include: orientation and acclimation for outsourced employees ranging in population from 20 to 6,000; evaluation & implementation of 3 human resources information systems; integration of merger and acquisition employees; VP of HR for all of SAIC’s; commercial business member of sales team and wins for proposal efforts with clients such as the NASD and Chevron Oil and completion of SPHR – Senior Professional in Human Resources . His service skills incorporate: executive development; workforce management; leadership development; project management and consulting.

Mr Rhodes MBA BA – Executive Consultant
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Mr Rhodes is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in production, globalization and management. He has achieved a Master of Business Administration in Global Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Manufacturing; Automotive; Energy; Oil & Gas and Mining. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: United States of America, or more specifically within the following cities: Gilbert AZ; Phoenix AZ; Los Angeles CA; Las Vegas NV and Portland OR. His personal achievements include: implemented global strategic sourcing process; implemented major supplier agreements globally; lead supplier reduction initiatives globally; coordinated global project savings initiatives and lead supplier quality programs globally. His service skills incorporate: global sourcing; purchasing management; project management; lean management and quality management.

Mr van Wesel CPA MBA BBA – Executive Consultant
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Mr van Wesel is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in finance, globalization and management. He has achieved a Master of Business Administration in International Business, a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and is a Certified Public Accountant – CPA . He has industry experience within the following sectors: Fast Moving Consumer Goods; Consultancy; Food & Beverage; Consumer Goods and Real Estate. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: Belgium; France and the United States of America, or more specifically within the following cities: Brussels; Paris; New York NY and London. His personal achievements include: led pan-european finance organization transformation; created finance business partnering training; restructured planning & performance management process; implemented SAP FICO, accounting policies & procedures and managed Sarbanes-Oxley certification. His service skills incorporate: strategy development; performance management; team management; finance management and project lead.

Mr Cavinder BSBA – Executive Consultant
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Mr Cavinder is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in globalization, production, and management. He has achieved a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Economics. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Oil & Gas; Manufacturing; Automotive; Consultancy and Logistics. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: United States of America, or more specifically within the following cities: Detroit MI; Nashville TN; Chicago IL; Fort Worth TX and Houston TX. His personal achievements include; achieving million dollar cost savings; inventory management; global negotiations and contract compliance; procurement standard operating procedures; supplier certifications and performance standards. His service skills incorporate: global negotiations; contract management; procurement; supply chain and material management.

Logistics – Philadelphia PA

Mr Badr BS Dip – Executive Consultant
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Mr Badr is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in marketing, management and consultancy. He has achieved a Diploma in Sales Management, a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and a Diploma in Computer and Commercial Applications. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Technology; Banking & Financial Services; Manufacturing; Logistics and Consultancy. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: Qatar; Kuwait; Jordan; Sudan and Egypt, or more specifically within the following cities: Doha; Kuwait City; Amman, Jordan; Khartoum and Cairo. His personal achievements include: creating partners for El Maaly Group in the Gulf markets including Qatar and Kuwait; solving major marketing problems in 01Electronics Company by finding a main partner, Master Tech International; marketing plan for Gulf Hotel in Doha, one of AL Arab Group Enterprises; opening the Egyptian Market for Gulf Cable Electrical Industries Co K.S.C and marketing consultant for IT projects for Bright Infosys. His service skills incorporate: sales; management; consultancy, marketing and project management.

Ms. Johnson BFA – Senior Consultant
Appleton Greene

Ms. Johnson is an approved Senior Consultant at Appleton Greene and she has experience in human resources, management and globalization. She has achieved a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design. She has industry experience within the following sectors: Technology; Healthcare; Advertising; Real Estate and Non-Profit & Charity. She has had commercial experience within the following countries: South Africa; Egypt; France; United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom, or more specifically within the following cities: Johannesburg; Cairo; Paris; Abu Dhabi and London. Her personal achievements include: facilitated leadership development; reduced team friction; built more collaborative teams; raised performance metrics and enhanced communication. Her service skills incorporate: leadership development; team facilitation; program management; strengths application and strategic planning.

Mr Obileye MBA BSc ACA Dip – Executive Consultant
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Mr Obileye is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in marketing, management and finance. He has achieved an Master of Business Administration, a Bachelor of Science in Economics, an ACA and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Accountancy; Pharmaceuticals; FMCG; Biotechnology and Consultancy. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: United Kingdom; United Arab Emirates; Greece; Africa and Turkey, or more specifically within the following cities: London; Athens, Greece; Lagos; Cambridge and Istanbul. His personal achievements include: financial planning and modelling for €4 billion funding and capital restructuring; led the valuation modelling and financial due diligence on company, portfolio and product acquisitions; implementation and compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Sec. in Europe and India; project-managed and implemented Oracle financials from business case to going live in Europe and led all aspects of financial integration following the merger of Novartis and Chiron. His service skills incorporate: financial management; strategy and planning; mergers and acquisitions; financial control and project management.

Mr Caro – Associate Consultant
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Mr Caro is an approved Associate Consultant at Appleton Greene and he specializes in management, production and technology. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Manufacturing, Aviation; Aerospace, Technology and Retail. He has commercial location experience in the following countries: Philippines, or more specifically in the following cities: Pasay; Cavite; Davao; Makati and Quezon. His personal achievements include: conceptualized, designed and delivered coaching related programs to specific targeted audience for a productivity improvement project at Lufthansa Technik; analyzed, compiled and summarized collaboration activities for JEA Steel Industries Inc and completed final executive report as well as production manuals; provided leadership support, initiated and monitored coaching activities, compiled and completed final reproduction of executive reports for Holcim Inc collaboration; evaluated, designed and implemented a simplified management control system for organizational effectiveness, determined and converted productivity gaps into high value activities and cashable improvements and evaluated, designed and implemented internal management systems, integrated behavioral change management programs, and conceptualized multifaceted processes for effective, efficient and simplified workflow. His service skills incorporate: project management; program management; organizational development; business process improvement and leadership development.

Mr McLauchlin DBA MBA BA – Senior Consultant
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Mr McLauchlin is an approved Senior Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in globalization, management and finance. He has achieved a Doctorate of Business Administration in Strategic Leadership – IP , a Master of Business Administration in Global Management and a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Government; Defense; Consultancy; Banking & Finance Services and Real Estate. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: United States of America; United Kingdom; United Arab Emirates; Africa and Dominican Republic, or more specifically within the following cities: Washington DC; London; Dubai; Juba and Geneva. His personal achievements include: coordinated $18 billion international program; Institutional Reform Ministry Foreign Affairs; developed asset acquisitions over $356 million; directed emerging market entry and turnaround of national internet provider. His service skills incorporate: strategic planning; corporate turnarounds; emerging markets; financial management and corporate intelligence.

Telecommunications – Jakarta, Indonesia

Mr Messai MSc BA – Executive Consultant
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Mr Messai is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in human resources, globalization and management. He has achieved a Master of Science in International Human Resources Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in English. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Oil & Gas; Construction; Manufacturing; Healthcare and Aerospace. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: Algeria; Qatar; Italy; Libya and United Arab Emirates, or more specifically within the following cities: Algiers; Doha; Milan; Tripoli and Dubai. His personal achievements include: built HR department implementing standards and compliance; restructured recruiting efforts for multiple locations across North Africa; developed C&B policy to retain talents; designed and presented management-training programs and led annual performance management processes. His service skills incorporate: talent management; training & development; change management; recruitment and compensation benefits.

Mr O’Sullivan MBA BSc – Executive Consultant
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Mr O’Sullivan is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in management, production and human resources. He has achieved a Master of Business Administration in Total Quality Management and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Manufacturing; Automotive; Oil & Gas; Defense and Energy. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: United Kingdom; United Arab Emirates; Mexico and Caribbean, or more specifically within the following cities: London; Abu Dhabi, UAE; Cardiff; Chihuahua and Swindon. His personal achievements include: recognized for implementing changes to increase production from 400 to 1000 units per week in 3 months and increased assembly quality by 35% through the introduction of lean and flow line techniques at Cable 4 Wireless; acknowledged for turning around a failing department improving processes and methods, reducing overdue orders from $0.8m to $0.25 million in under 3 months, achieving the highest monthly production output of £2.17m after 14 weeks through the increase of yield from 30% to 95% implementing lean manufacturing techniques and maximizing efficiency liaising with plants in Mexico servicing sales in AsiaPac/USA and EMEA for Mobrey Ltd; established a manufacturing facility in UAE developing bespoke defense designs and solutions, producing a field ambulance, electronic-hydraulic lift platform and 2 Hovercraft for the Technical Studies Institute; reduced service time by 20% implementing lean techniques in assembly & service departments, provided innovative guidance and solutions for the manufacture, deployment and service of high technology laser wind monitoring sensors for UK and International market for Natural Power/ZephIR Ltd and introduced BIT training staff to NVQ level 2 and 3 for Thyssen Krupp/Arvin Meritor. His service skills incorporate: lean manufacturing consultancy; operations management; manufacturing management; project management and corporate training.