International Consulting Archive

Interim Manager, COO, Managing Director – USA

Companies with global operations in over 40 countries

An experienced top executive as CxO, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary to public and private companies with global operations in over 40 countries.
Major achievement: Demonstrated vision, integrity, and sound business judgment to CxOs. With excellent communication skills, he managed complex strategic transactions, M&A, contracts, PE, IPO, SEC, Corporate governance, IP & outside counsel management. Developed international market access strategies, domestic & foreign government relations and advocacy. Equally effective at managing departments, formulating marketing strategies, balancing budgets, and implementing cost-saving measures. Interim management, and international consulting expert. Continue reading

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COO/Managing Director – Australia

Successful Consulting Business

Founder of a technology company and later a consulting company providing a full range of project management consulting for the upstream oil and gas sector.

Consulted on behalf of many clients for exploration projects worldwide worth between $5 million to above $50 million involving the monitoring of all aspects of the operations. Built up a successful consulting business with numerous oil and gas network.

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Interim Manager, COO – Switzerland

Worldwide Restructuring – Global Health & Beauty and Food Retailer

Successful transformation from 36 individual companies into one group (for a global retailer health-beauty & food) International turnaround & market expansion (for functional food company).
Major achievement: Our interim manager was worldwide responsible for annual spend € 3.7 bln across 36 markets. Delivered incremental annual income € 43 mln (+2% of net invoice value). Delivered savings of € 27 mln (5-7%/year). Launched new ranges/brands across Europe and Asia. Top Executive, interim management and international consulting expert in FMCG industry. Continue reading

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Interim Manager, CEO – Switzerland

International Business Development – Alliance Negotiation – IT Platform – Partnership w/ a Large Company

Accomplished, innovative and enterprising with over 20 years of global experience. • INSEAD MBA with international exposure and 4 languages. • In the crossroads of Business and Technology, with strategic yet down to earth thinking. • Managing across global frontiers, combining extensive international travel and virtual teams. • Negotiates profitable alliances with major partners
Major achievement: Our interim manager repositioned public company of +500 people – new strategy, market position & product. Stock surged during the year after repositioning from $0.70 to $8. Interim management and international consulting expert. Continue reading

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Interim Manager, CEO, VPSM – UK

Acquisition Integration Phillipines – Telecom Industry

Managing Director/CEO of three Start-up Telecom Companies in Pakistan, UK and Philipines with strong M&A, Operations and Commercial background.

Major achievement: Our interim manager successfuly planned and established a US$ 300m Telecom company from Business Plan to IPO. Interim management and international consulting expert in Telecom Industry.

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Interim Manager, COO – France

A radical change in business attitude, with spectacular sales improvement. A restructuring without social unrest…

Strong and precise manager CEO of several French affiliates. Team building and strong network skills. Multicultural experience. Change management driver. Strategic Marketing & Sales skill.
Major achievement: Restructuring benefit driven organization (50 employees), by increasing the turnover by 80% in 6 years (6 M€), and coming back to profitability in 2 years. Driving the Change Management Project, avoiding the legal and social issues during the restructuring. Top executive, interim management and international consulting expert Continue reading

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Case Study: Swiss-Indian Software Development

Swiss-Indian Co-operation in the Area of Offshore Software Development

Written By Waseem Hussain

In the mid 1990s, large corporations in Europe and the USA realized there was a huge lack of skilled software engineers. The need to solve the Y2K problem within a short timeframe, combined with unsuccessful education policies of the respective governments were two of the major causes for the increased demand. In addition, the gaining impetus of globalization produced a common management dogma:
„Speed up at high tech but low cost, and grow along large scales.”

Also Subcom of the erstwhile National Transport Group (NT Group) followed this trend. To quote a senior manager’s public presentation: “The Customer is demanding more, faster and at better prices while Subcom is struggling to recruit specialists in reason- able time to satisfy this demand.” Continue reading

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Time is scarce and time is money – in particular when an important decision needs to be taken that blocks your business  and you are lacking the right expertise. Over the last year we talked to many decision makers to see what they are looking for and came up with a brand new service to make sure that you can access the right expert for your business decision within record breaking time. Continue reading

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Video Cases of Our International Consultants and Interim Managers

Consultants and Interim Managers Share Their Knowledge

Please have a look at the latest feature presented on our webpage: You can now directly access our iCEO Ambassador videos, where our iCEOs share their experiences in international consulting, interim management and business investments.

Open the business case videos page, displaying videos of our interim managers, consultants and investors

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HR Expert File – Top Management

A Tip on the Long Tail of Top Management

by Avidgor Luttinger

“Taking risks is inherent in top management roles, but some often suppressed aspects are isolation and doubt. With the increase of economic and political uncertainty and complexity, top managers need to be able to ponder alternatives and decisions with stakeless peers – something that they cannot find in their Boards or management groups…”

Avigdor Luttinger has an INSEAD MBA with international exposure and 4 languages. He is managing across global frontiers, combining extensive international travel and virtual teams. Continue reading

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