Business Development

Appleton Greene
Business development comprises a number of tasks and processes generally aiming at developing and implementing growth opportunities between multiple organizations. It is a subset of the fields of business, commerce, and organizational theory. Business development is the creation of long-term value for an organization from customers, markets, and relationships.

Mr McCullough MBA PhD BS – Senior Consultant
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Mr McCullough is an approved Senior Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in management, marketing and globalization. He has achieved a Masters of Business Administration, he is a Doctor of Philosophy in Organic Chemistry and has a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Chemicals; Automotive; Consultancy; Construction and Manufacturing. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: Malaysia; Germany; United States of America; Singapore and Thailand, or more specifically within the following cities: Kuala Lumpur; Singapore; Dusseldorf; Bangkok and Pittsburgh PA. His personal achievements include: established vision and growth programs; restructured and transformed plastics businesses; achieved record sales and profit; established Automotive Glazing Excellence Center and grew Latin American business fourfold. His service skills incorporate: transformational change; Industrial marketing; strategic marketing; restructuring and team building.

Mr Trindade MBA BEng – Executive Consultant
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Mr Trindade is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in management, finance and customer service. He has achieved a Master of Business Administration and a Degree in Engineering. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Oil & Gas; Energy; Marketing; Consultancy and Manufacturing. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: Brazil; United States of America; Republic of Singapore; Chile and Norway, or more specifically within the following cities: Rio de Janeiro; Sao Paulo; Houston TX; Singapore and Manaus. His service skills incorporate: project management; branch management; business development; finance control and product leadership.

Mr Thaper BA – Associate Consultant
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Mr Thaper is an approved Associate Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in marketing, management and production. He has achieved a Bachelor of Arts in English, Economics & Political Science. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Manufacturing; Electronics; Telecommunications; Technology and Digital. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: India and United States of America, or more specifically within the following cities: Faridabad; Delhi; New York NY; Hicksville NY and Trenton NJ. His personal achievements include: Grew three businesses, Usha Electro Stamp, Cellwaves Inc and HN Cellular Inc from start-up to millions in annual revenue. His service skills incorporate: small business development; leadership & communication skills; business operations organization; negotiations expert and market research & analysis.

Sales Management

Sales management is a business discipline which is focused on the practical application of sales techniques and the management of a firm’s sales operations. It is an important business function as net sales through the sale of products and services and resulting profit drive most commercial business. These are also typically the goals and performance indicators of sales management.

Mr Sujeranovic BEng – Associate Consultant
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Mr Sujeranovic is an approved Associate Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in marketing, management and customer service. He has achieved a Degree in Engineering. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Retail; Food & Beverage; FMCG; Travel & Tourism and Hotel. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: Bulgaria; Serbia; Romania; Croatia and Slovenia, or more specifically within the following cities: Sofia; Belgrade; Bucharest; Zagreb and Ljubljana. His personal achievements include: organized several regional and international EthnoFestivals in Serbia; finished European SSC5 course; working several years as one of the best USAID regional coordinators; successful in trade activities in Serbia and Romania and member of several NGOs. His service skills incorporate: project management; entrepreneurship; start-ups; business strategy and negotiation.

Mr Pilecek MBA BSEE – Executive Consultant
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Mr Pilecek is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in customer service, e-business and marketing. He has achieved a Master in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Healthcare; Government; Banking & Financial Services; Manufacturing and Retail. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: United States of America and Canada, or more specifically within the following cities: New York City NY; Philadelphia PA; Washington DC; Boston MA and Toronto. His service skills incorporate: strategic analysis; business development; CRM solutions; self-service applications and project management.

Mr Van Puyvelde MS BS – Executive Consultant
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Mr Van Puyvelde is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in management, information technology and e-business. He has achieved a Bachelor in Applied Economics, a Master of Science in Business Management and Information Processing and a Master Degree in Engineering and Electronics. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Banking & Financial Services; Technology; Retail, Aviation and Consumer Goods. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: Belgium; United Kingdom; Netherlands; Germany and France, or more specifically within the following cities: Brussels; London; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Frankfurt and Paris. His personal achievements include; raised the customer satisfaction and CRM of the top key accounts I was responsible for towards the highest possible business score; booked major business successes, including key financial revenue generating agreements with top international banks and private companies; managed and coached top strategic, business, product, marketing and complex technical innovative projects for a broad diversity of international customers; successful track record in dealing with challenging and emerging markets, new technologies, brand management and creating a stimulating customer focus and gained in depth experience in the global world of payments, finance, SEPA, consumer marketing, digital marketing, retail and e-commerce, international business development. His service skills incorporate: business management; account management; building international partnerships; information systems and project management.

Mr Anvari MBA MS – Senior Consultant
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Mr Anvari is an approved Senior Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in e-business, marketing and management. He has achieved a Master of Science in Management and Engineering and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Technology; Digital; Media & Marketing; Internet and Advertising. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: United States of America; Malaysia; Brazil; Bahrain and Germany, or more specifically within the following cities: San Francisco CA; Kuala Lumpur; São Paulo; Manama and Stuttgart. His personal achievements include: successful expansions into emerging markets; strategic repositioning around emerging trends; growth through mergers and acquisitions; product innovations and competitive positioning accelerate sustainable revenue growth. His service skills incorporate: strategic marketing; business transformation; e-business; sales management and technology management.

Mr Redden – Associate Consultant
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Mr Redden is an approved Associate Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in marketing, management and customer service. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Technology; Internet; Telecommunications; Food & Beverage and Media & Marketing. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: United States of America, or more specifically within the following cities: San Francisco CA; Santa Rosa CA; Oakland CA and Sonoma CA. His personal achievements include: designed process to increase efficiency and improve communication between departments and created the whole sales process including writing the manual to be able to teach others, for San Francisco Sport & Spine Physical Therapy. His service skills incorporate: sales & marketing; customer service; process development; coaching and presentations & public speaking.

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.

Mr Aleixo PhD MBA MS – Senior Consultant
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Mr Aleixo is an approved Senior Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in marketing, management and e-business. He has achieved a PhD in Design, a Master of Business Administration in Marketing Management, a Master in Marketing, a Post-Graduation in Design Management and a Post-Graduation in Industrial Design. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Internet; Entertainment; Logistics; Media & Marketing and Advertising. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: Portugal; Angola; Brazil; Cape Verde and China, or more specifically within the following cities: Lisbon; Luanda; Rio de Janeiro; Praia and Macao. His personal achievements include: permanent consultant and formator at CPD, the Portuguese Design Center; created and managed the New Business Management Board of the Optimedia International Network; being the Portuguese representative of the Interpartners Worldwide Group, who have ad agencies in 40 cities of 25 countries for 9 years; worked with several big international clients of Duil International, from 10 different countries and training period in Industrial Marketing and Design for the Scandinavian countries in 1987. His service skills incorporate: general management; country management; marketing management; sales management and payments systems.

Mr Akoum – Associate Consultant
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Mr Akoum is an approved Associate Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in marketing, management and production. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Retail; Consumer Goods; Advertising; Manufacturing and Media & Marketing. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: Lebanon; United Arab Emirates; Qatar and Saudi Arabia, or more specifically within the following cities: Beirut; Abu Dhabi, UAE; Doha; Dubai and Riyadh. His personal achievements include: personally serviced over 100 active accounts; developed and maintained expert level product knowledge; leveraged market relationships to increase overall revenues; led sales team through pricing changes, product launches and process change and monitored compliance and processed business. His service skills incorporate: business development; sales team leader; public relations; management and analytical skills.

Mr Siano MBA BA – Senior Consultant
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Mr Siano is an approved Senior Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in marketing, customer service and e-business. He has achieved a Master of Business Administration in International Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Retail; Fast Moving Consumer Goods; Technology; Banking & Financial Services and Automotive. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: United States of America; United Kingdom; and Argentina, or more specifically within the following cities: Detroit MI; Seattle WA; Chicago IL; London and Buenos Aires. His personal achievements include: top performing direct marketing programs; product launch ahead of schedule under budget; reducing costs and increasing sales; reduction of sales cycle time and alignment marketing sales & service. His service skills incorporate: marketing; sales; revenue generation;
operating models and change management.

After Sales

Appleton Greene
Refers to all measures of marketing, which are taken from manufacturers and retailers in order for a successful business transaction or sale to customers for their own products and binding them to their own services. After sales encourages repeat and additional purchases, increasing customer satisfaction and ensures long-term customer loyalty. After sales often achieves a higher margin than new business, and is a sustainable ways to increase customer value and profitability.

Consultancy – Oslo, Norway

Mr Liu Dip – Associate Consultant
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Mr Liu is an approved Associate Consultant at Appleton Greene and he specializes in marketing, human resources and customer services. He has achieved a Diploma in Advertising. He has industry experience within the following sectors: FMCG; hotel; banking & financial services; pharmaceutical and advertising. He has commercial location experience in the following countries: China and Canada, or more specifically in the following cities: Shanghai; Toronto; Guangzhou; Vancouver and Wuxi. He has successfully achieved; established client service department and created servicing standards at Harmony Advertising; secured and expanded media buying business from Unilever China; turned company loss into profit within 1 year at MediaCom GZ; promoted from Media Manager to Business Development Director to Director Guangzhou over 2 year period; positioned Guning & Associates as a language training expert of the hospitality industry amongst 5-star luxury hotels in Guangzhou and repositioned Guning & Associates from a language training expert to training solutions provider. His service skills incorporate: project management; new business development; client relationship management; regional client cross-office support co-ordination and crisis management.

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.

Ms Lena MSc BSc Dip – Executive Consultant
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Ms Lena is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and she has experience in marketing, management and customer service. She has achieved an Master of Science in International Business and Management, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Diploma in Computer Applications. She has industry experience within the following sectors: Consultancy; Education; Travel & Tourism; Retail and Advertising. She has had commercial experience within the following countries: Greece, or more specifically within the following cities: Athens, Greece; Mykonos; Paros; and Hraklio-Crete. Her personal achievements include: implemented a new survey tool and procedure through Qualtrics Software; new ideas such as creating social media pages for IELTS product within Marketing at British Council; scheduled the transfer of the Benghazi’s Consulate staff and their families after the 9/11 attack within the Travel Department at the US Embassy and achieved the goals set and bonuses that were given within marketing department from Gallaher Group client. Her service skills incorporate: business development; client and service relations; travel administration; junior account management and marketing plan development.

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 Wolnek MBA BS – Senior Consultant
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Mr Wolnek is an approved Senior Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in management, production and marketing. He has achieved a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Aerospace; Aviation; Manufacturing; Automotive and Defense. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: United States of America; France; Brazil and Germany, or more specifically within the following cities: Miami FL; Detroit MI; Lyon; Rio de Janeiro and Berlin. His personal achievements include: increased EBIT 180% YOY; increased revenue 250% YOY; gross margin increase of 75%; restructured company to Matrix organization and implemented ERP system. His service skills incorporate: process improvement; product development; program management; startup operations and strategic planning.

Market Research

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Market research is any organized effort to gather information about target markets or customers. It is a very important component of business strategy. The term is commonly interchanged with marketing research; however, expert practitioners may wish to draw a distinction, in that marketing research is concerned specifically about marketing processes, while market research is concerned specifically with markets. Market research is a key factor to maintain competitiveness over competitors. Market research provides important information to identify and analyze the market need, market size and competition. Market research, which includes social and opinion research, is the systematic gathering and interpretation of information about individuals or organizations using statistical and analytical methods and techniques of the applied social sciences to gain insight or support decision making.

Mr Guerrieri MA BS – Executive Consultant
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Mr Guerrieri is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in globalization, marketing and legal. He has achieved a Masters in European Law and a Degree in Political Sciences. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Food & Beverage; Retail; Manufacturing; Consultancy and Consumer Goods. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: Italy; United States of America; Canada; Malta and Australia, or more specifically within the following cities: Rome; Boston MA; Toronto; Valletta and Melbourne. His service skills incorporate: internationalization including scouting, negotiation and contracting; business development; business strategies and marketing; project leader and coordinator of multidiscipline working groups.

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 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.

Mr Rubin BFA BID – Executive Consultant
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Mr Rubin is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in production, management and globalization. He has achieved a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a BID. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Manufacturing; Chemicals; Consumer Goods; Healthcare and Biotechnology. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: United States of America and Canada, or more specifically within the following cities: New York NY; Toronto; Fairfield NJ; Allentown PA and Burlington. His personal achievements include: directed 60 employees to increase revenue from $25M to $50M for Akrion; turned around Starfire Systems Inc. with focused program management and strategic planning, the company was profitable for the first time in 4 years; managed the engineering of high-speed manufacturing lines and restructured manufacturing of consumer medical devices at ActiMed Labs which increased line yield 25% and capacity from 200,000 to 1,200,000 devices per year; turned around a $20M program at Materials Research Corporation failing and 1 year behind schedule to earn $10M in repeat orders and successfully sold the business to Veeco and directed the engineering and manufacturing of over 300 consumer products manufactured worldwide for Eden Toys, $45M in annual sales and exceeded profit margin goals and increased revenue by $5M each year. His service skills incorporate: product brand management; business development; financial risk analysis; market share analysis and business modelling.

Mr Lumb BSCS – Executive Consultant
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Mr Lumb is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in production, marketing and management. He has achieved a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and is a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt in Transactional Process Improvement. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Technology; Electronics; Consumer Goods; Retail and Telecommunications. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: United States of America, or more specifically within the following cities: San Francisco CA; San Diego CA; Denver CO; Austin TX and Boston MA. His personal achievements include: Americas and EMEA regional business unit design and management for consumer technology products; global marketing management, strategic business planning and execution; global delivery of consumer and commercial technology products; new product category creation, multi-channel product lifecycle management and cross-functional organizational design and management. His service skills incorporate: strategic planning; product planning; portfolio planning; product lifecycle; go-to-market and organizational effectiveness.

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.

Construction – Columbus OH

Dr. Popa MBA MD Dip Mgt – Senior Consultant
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Dr. Popa is an approved Senior Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in management, globalization and marketing. He has achieved a Master in Business Administration, a Professional Diploma in Management and is a Doctor in Medicine. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Biotechnology; Healthcare; Consultancy; Government and Oil & Gas. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: United States of America; Canada and United Kingdom, or more specifically within the following cities: New York NY; Boston MA; Montreal; Toronto and London. His personal achievements include: facilitated performance management improvement process; facilitated quality improvement process; facilitated regulatory compliance improvement; facilitated corporate change and learning and facilitated clinical research operations improvement. His service skills incorporate: project management; quality assurance; regulatory compliance; corporate change and medical affairs.

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 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 Lee MS BS – Executive Consultant
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Mr Lee is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in management and human resources. He has achieved a Master of Science and a Bachelor of Science in Social Work and Public Administration. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Retail; Insurance; Technology; Manufacturing and Healthcare. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: United States of America, or more specifically within the following cities: Los Angeles CA; Chicago IL; Atlanta GA; Philadelphia PA and Minneapolis MN. His personal achievements include: implemented succession planning – The GE Philosophy of the “9 Box Grid” for Home Depot and Cigna; facilitated the merger and acquisition for NDC Health and McKesson; created a mentoring program for sales professionals at Nike called “Future All Star Mentoring Program” and for sales professionals at Cigna called B.L.A.S.T. – Business Leadership And Sales Training and created a strategic staffing plan for 85 FTE’s after being awarded the State of New Mexico’s EAP/Medicare and Medicaid program. His service skills incorporate: talent management; change management; organizational design; succession planning and performance management.

Mr Verderaime BS – Executive Consultant
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Mr Verderaime is an approved Executive Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in marketing, management and information technology. He has achieved a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Retail; Hotels; Healthcare; Technology and Consultancy. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: United States of America, or more specifically within the following cities: Fort Collins CO; Boulder CO; Denver CO; Cheyenne WY and Wichita KS. His personal achievements include: implementation of data analytics program for 15 hospitals; PAC systems for over 10 hospitals; cardiology practice buy out and transition; start-up of an informatics company for Advanced Medical Imaging Associates and of a physician practice – The Vein and Laser Center of Northern Colorado. His service skills incorporate: Lean Six Sigma for Healthcare; sales training; software development; product management and business development.

Mr Buckley MBA BS – Associate Consultant
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Mr Buckley is an approved Associate Consultant at Appleton Greene and he has experience in marketing and management. He has achieved a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science. He has industry experience within the following sectors: Advertising; Consultancy; Consumer Goods and Media & Marketing. He has had commercial experience within the following countries: United States of America, or more specifically within the following cities: Richmond VA; Atlanta GA and Charlotte NC. His personal achievements include: created brand extensions; successfully managed over 100 licensees; increased revenue through brand licensing and added incremental value to brands. His service skills incorporate: brand management; brand licensing; licensing process; strategic marketing and strategic partnerships.

Insurance – Athens, Greece