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Probing the Minds of Elected Women Representatives on Village Councils in India

An interesting paper from Samir Sathe, one of CEO Worldwide vetted C-level candidates.

This paper aims to probe the minds of Elected Women Representatives (EWRs) , the harbingers

of change in rural political governance in India. It explores the interrelationships between their

own thoughts, emotions, and behaviours, as well as those of their families, Village Council

(VC) members, and villagers. It describes the influence of these variables on the performance of

EWRs. Based on action research, realist and critical ethnographic methods, including interviews

with 120 EWRs in 19 districts, covering 100 villages, this paper unearths the following nine key Continue reading

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CEO Job offer

Job opportunity: CEO/Plastic Industry/India

We are looking for a CEO for an India based company which manufactures and sells plastic equipment.

Assignment: As leader of the executive team, the Chief Executive Officer will assess the business strategy and develop an action plan to lead the company into its next growth phase. The CEO will leverage the Company’s strengths and address its weaknesses to create a strategically sustainable growth platform that is well-prepared to achieve future growth objectives.
Objectives: The CEO oversees all aspects of the business, operations, sales and marketing, procurement, engineering, finance, and all related corporate support functions. The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for analyzing current and future business and operational improvement opportunities for the Company, analyzing and setting strategic direction for the organization, aligning the organization’s management team to drive orders, sales and cash flow, and the implementation of best-in-class industrial manufacturing practices. Continue reading

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Outsourcing Projects to India

Outsourcing and offshoring projects to India: “Different Worlds, Different Ways”

Written by Waseem Hussain

It is autumn 2013; we are in the Indian city of Pune. Twenty Indian project managers, business analysts and software engineers have gathered in a training room. They want to learn how they can successfully bring the cooperation with a customer whose team is distributed across Germany and the United States back on track. At the moment, however, every single one of them is frustrated. The global programme, in which they work, is destined for disaster.

Collaboration with that client began last spring with such vigour and enthusiasm. But now everything is just sluggish. The programme manager has already been replaced, and the projects associated with the programme are being rescheduled. Uncertainty adds to frustration. The overall mood is strained, emails are responded to in monosyllables and conference calls are cancelled at short notice. The Indian team members ask: how can the transfer of know-how take place under such conditions? How are we to work cooperatively with the customer at all? Continue reading

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Interim Manager, CEO – Starting a New Activity

Business Development – Starting a new activity in India

International executive management professional with extensive knowledge of the telecommunications, wireless and distribution/logistics industries. Proficiency and experience based on marketing and sales platforms. Excellent sales performance record coupled with sound financial and technical understanding. Business development and leadership experience in both developed and emerging markets

Major achievement: President of start-up GSM operation with staff of 550 and EBITDA of US$ 20M: captured market share of 78% within 12 months. Top Executive, Interim management and international consulting expert in telecom industry. Check out the full profile of this Interim Manager Continue reading

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Top Executive Recruitment – Testimonial

Executive Search and Executive Recruitment by CEO Wolrdwide

“After over 20 years at the head of our Malaysian subsidiary (the company has 100 staff with a TO of $ 10m and serves the producers of palm oil – plantations and refineries – via its six offices countrywide), we had to replace our General Director, who took his pension. We asked a local recruitment agency to find a replacement but were not satisfied with the results. That’s why we asked the international recruitment agency CEO Worldwide, with whom we previously successfully worked on the recruitment of a General Director in India. Continue reading

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CEO Worldwide Case Study: Executive Recruitment

Avery Weigh-Tronix – a truly international executive recruitment in India within record timing

Avery Weigh-Tronix Case Study : 5 countries, 5 time zones, 5 cultures : a challenging COO recruitment in India (600 staff) in the Industrial scale and weighing system sector. Only 6 working days from client briefing to the submission of a selection of 5 candidates … Open case study on executive recruitment

Read the comments of our client and our iCEO

Mr. Peter Branston says:

“We have been looking to recruit our new MD for some considerable time without success. Therefore when CEO Worldwide presented to us its short list of candidates in less than 7 days, we have been really impressed to find amongst the selection of 5 profiles, the very strong match. We appreciated the quality of the professional follow up and coordination service done by CEO Worldwide during the interviews and negociation process. CEO Worldwide enabled us to gain a lot of time and close the recruitment in a very short time frame despite the fact that 5 countries, with their respective time zone and travelling limitation due to Visa issue, were involved in the recruitment process (India, Oman, UK, USA and France) …” Continue reading

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Job Offer – India

India – Operations Manager

Plant Director / Operations Manager job offer in the metal products manufacturing sector in India.

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Executive Search Testimonial

Executive Search Testimonial: Avery Weigh-Tronix – Headquartered in the UK

Avery Weigh-Tronix, headquartered in the UK, is one of the leading industrial scale and weighing system manufacturers in the world, and a subsidiary of ITW, a $15bn revenue US conglomerate.

“When we contacted CEO Worldwide, we needed to find urgently the new MD for our India operation (600 staff and 2 manufacturing plants), the former MD having taken retirement.

The searched for criteria were:

• Managing director with significant experience in India and abroad, in the industrial equipments sector serving the manufacturing, construction or transportation sectors with more than 600 employees and multiple plants to manage Continue reading

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Job Offer – USA

CEO – USA – Enterprise Software Sector

Assignment: Spearheading the entire Company Operations.
·P & L Responsibility
·Developing and Driving the Business Strategies.
·Defining, building and maintaining marketing channels for delivery of products & services
·Monitoring Competition & Business Environment.
·Managing and implementing exciting growth strategy

The CEO will be expected to develop and build new partners and create a partner community for the Product.

Duration: Permanent position Start Q4 2010

Main business activity: Established in 2002 in India, our client is one of the subsidiaries of a $ 225 mn organisation with over 8500 staff, headquartered in India with 22 offices in 13 countries. Continue reading

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