Mr Meng MBA BS – Executive Consultant
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Mr Meng is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in management, information technology and production. He has achieved a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Manufacturing; Consumer Goods; FMCG; Food & Beverages and Internet. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: China, or more specifically within the following cities: Beijing; Hong Kong and Shanghai. His personal achievements include: implemented SAP at BWI Group; data warehouse; Sap BW and deployed arc light’s CRM system at Philip Morris; merged two companies’ network and systems during acquisition at Yahoo. His service skills incorporate: project management; 6 sigma; organizational development; productivity improvement and business optimization.

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 Harper MBA BA – Senior Consultant
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Mr Harper is an approved Senior Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in management; human resources and finance. He has achieved a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Manufacturing; Healthcare; Utilities; Aerospace and Defense. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: United States of America and Canada, or more specifically within the following cities: San Francisco CA; Los Angeles CA; Oakland CA; Des Moines IA and Toronto. His personal achievements include led shared services organization and provided leadership to over 1,500 employees and was responsible for an annual operating budget in excess of $500 million; directed over $3.5 billion of annual spend, which included corporate and utility operations. Drove overall savings of 15%; developed and led implementation of company’s Diversity and Inclusion program; centralized the procurement group into customer-focused teams to align with engineering research group. This allowed to team to have much quicker response time, which shortened the engineering turnaround time and launched a Workforce Planning and Aspirational Hiring goal-setting benchmarked to the Labor Market and successfully achieved goals for past two years. His service skills incorporate: talent acquisition; supply chain management; operations management; human resource management and strategic planning.

Ms Basarab MBA BSHA – Executive Consultant
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Ms Basarab is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and she has experience in management, customer service and human resources. She has achieved a Master of Business Administration in Project Management and a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration. She has industry experience within the following sectors: Healthcare; Media & Marketing; Government; Insurance and Advertising. She has had commercial experience within the following countries: United States of America and United Kingdom, or more specifically within the following cities: Chicago IL; New York NYC; Tampa FL; Washington DC and Seattle WA. Her personal achievements include: increased revenue, visibility and vision development and execute plans & strategy identification for growth. Her service skills incorporate: strategic planning; customer service; project management; human resources & recruitment and marketing.

Mr Vivek MBA BEng – Executive Consultant
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Mr Vivek is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in management, information technology and finance. He has achieved an Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science and Engineering. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Logistics; Healthcare; Technology; Telecommunications and Banking & Financial Services. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: India; United States of America; United Kingdom; Switzerland and China or more specifically within the following cities: Bangalore; New York NY; London; Geneva and Beijing. His personal achievements include: Prince2 practitioner certified; ITIL V3 intermediate certified and completed project management training from PMI. His service skills incorporate: project management; program management; information technology; library infrastructure technology services and information communication technology.

Mr Isioye BSc Dip – Associate Consultant
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Mr Isioye is an approved Associate Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in management, human resources and customer service. He has achieved a Bachelor of Science in Geology and a Diploma in Quality Management. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Government; Telecommunications; Technology; Consultancy and Education. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: Nigeria, or more specifically within the following cities: Abuja; Uyo; Port Harcourt; Ibadan and Lagos. His personal achievements include: set-up a call center, recruited, trained and supported new hires for Airtel Nigeria; handled and implemented new safety policies within FRSC unit and got promoted to HOD within 6 months of resumption; awarded staff of the year in 2007 at FRSC; awarded training effectiveness consultant of the month, twice within 3 months of resumption at CENTUM learning and carried out a call reduction project with other team members within the ZAIN Nigeria call center. His service skills incorporate: customer service delivery; learning & development; telemarketing; contact center management and quality assurance & control.

Mr Hodgkinson – Senior Consultant
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Mr Hodgkinson is an approved Senior Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in finance, human resources and management. He is a Registered Financial Consultant and a Certified Estate Planner. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Banking & Financial Services; Insurance; Retail; Aviation and Manufacturing. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: United States of America, or more specifically within the following cities: Miami FL; Tampa FL; Orlando FL; Jacksonville FL and Atlanta GA. His personal achievements include: Chairman’s Council Award; Registered Financial Consultant; Certified Estate Planner; Five Star Wealth Manager Award and Registered Investment Adviser Representative. His service skills incorporate: wealth management; financial planning; retirement planning and marketing management.

Ms Kensok MBA BS – Executive Consultant
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Ms Kensok is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and she has experience in management and information technology. She has achieved an Master of Business Administration in Marketing and Strategic Management and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. She has industry experience within the following sectors: Healthcare; Pharmaceutical; Defense; Technology and Manufacturing. She has had commercial experience within the following countries: United States of America; Mexico; Sweden and Italy, or more specifically within the following cities: Minneapolis MN; San Diego CA; Tijuana; Uppsala and Milan. Her personal achievements include: led the R&D of a new and innovative renal therapy product while at St Jude Medical and launched the first generation system at a major European conference in May 2012; built a global engineering development team and initiated processes and improvements to ensure compliance under medical device regulations such as FDA GMP, ISO, IEC, UL, and CE; attained exceptional rating for the post-acquisition merger of product development and operations for a synergistic portfolio while at ACIST Medical Systems which – accelerated integration effort resulted in $0.5 million operating profit, plus realized yearly operational savings of over $1M through consolidation of workforce and technologies; spearheaded a large-scale second generation product development effort for ACIST Medical Systems which was subsequently launched in Europe and delivered custom solutions for Datacard global finance, healthcare, government, and ID security markets, achieving 20% Solutions growth in 2002-2003.. Her service skills incorporate: project management; product and software development; mergers and acquisitions; offshore management and organizational design.

Mr Earley MA BA – Senior Consultant
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Mr Earley is an approved Senior Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in finance, human resources and marketing. He has achieved a Masters in Educational Psychology, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Religious Studies and he is a Certified Financial Planner Practitioner. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Banking & Financial Services; Education; Non-Profits & Charities; Real Estate and Entertainment. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: United States of America, or more specifically within the following cities: Los Angeles CA; San Diego CA; Palm Springs CA; Anaheim CA and Las Vegas NV. His personal achievements include: successful rollout of national training; improved sales team effectiveness; implementation of diversity training; increased sales & productivity and staff development & training. His service skills incorporate: technical training; subject expert; communications trainer; behavioral finance and project management.

Innovation

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Innovation is the application of better solutions that meet new requirements, in-articulated needs, or existing market needs. This is accomplished through more effective products, processes, services, technologies, or ideas that are readily available to markets, governments and society. The term innovation can be defined as something original and, as a consequence, new, that “breaks into” the market or society. A definition consistent with these aspects would be the following: “An innovation is something original, new, and important in whatever field that breaks in to a market or society”. While something novel is often described as an innovation, in economics, management science, and oth