Werner Schiesser

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SchiesserTitle: Chief Executive Officer

Company: BDO Ltd.

Location: Zurich, Switzerland

Werner Schiesser has 25 years of professional experience, with four years as Chief Executive Officer of BDO Ltd. Throughout his career, he has set himself apart through his aptitude for arbitration and his expert witness knowledge. He has also served as an accounting referee in arbitration proceedings, courts and for district attorneys. Each day, he is responsible for taking care of all aspects of acquisitions, infrastructures, IT issues, marketing and legal issues, as well as completing expert witness work and arbitration work. Read the rest of this entry »

Glyn Sinkinson

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 Title: 1) MD, Chief Executive Officer 2) Worldwide Sales Director 3) Equal Partner

Company: 1) The Bar Necessities (Worldwide) Ltd 2) Tydan Specialty Blades Inc. 3) Steri_X/International

Location: Manchester, UK

As a high-ranking professional of three companies, Mr. Sinkinson credits his parents Kay and Derek as “two of the best parent’s to ever walk this Earth.” He also credits his brothers Wayne and Lee, his sister Joanne and all his children, grandchildren, cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, and respective partners, and his second mother, Christine McBride. He has many fond memories of his childhood, including being rushed to get 16 stitches as a result of a classmate who accidentally hit him in the head during a game of brick toss, in the absence of balls and ropes that had been put away after hours by the schoolyard. Because of his injury, he missed a swimming event for his school’s Gala, but the school offered him two tickets to sit on the sidelines at the Gala. Although the boy who hit him originally hid in fear afterward, he visited the boy’s home to offer him the second ticket and they attended together. His parents were hardworking and honest, and had everything but money, and helped him through many childhood diseases. As a person who truly loves himself, two songs that describe his life are ‘When a Child is Born’ by Johnny Mathis and “The Greatest Love of All” by George Benson. He took up golf at the age of 29 and joined a local club, Blackley, where he won several competitions, including the clubs most prestigious “Captains” in his first year. He sees himself as “the chosen one” who achieves what he sets out to do and always raises the bar. Read the rest of this entry »

Hilda Lunderstedt

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Hilda Lunderstedt 1793651Title: Founder, Director

Company: Lunderstedt Group

Location: South Africa

Hilda Lunderstedt is one of the few South African female entrepreneurs who was able to achieve success from the beginning. She took a self-started business to a nine-figure company in less than 10 years and sold it to a major pharmaceutical company in South Africa. Over the years, Ms. Lunderstedt has become more focused on building and expanding businesses, and working with entrepreneurs who are eager to make a name for themselves on a global scale. Read the rest of this entry »

Lise Hamilton-Carrière

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Title: 1) Owner 2) Certified Coach

Company: 1) Food-Wise Weight Loss 2) Jeunesse, LLC.

Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada

Lise Hamilton-Carrière was recently named a VIP member of Worldwide Branding for her commitment to excellence in coaching. At the helm of Food-Wise Weight Loss and Jeunesse, LLC., Ms. Hamilton- Carrière strives for excellence in her endeavors to help others by teaching them and providing them with the tools they need to achieve optimal health. Read the rest of this entry »

Tessa M. Szwagierczak

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Tessa SzwagierczakTitle: Sole Practitioner

Company: Tessa Szwagierczak Professional Corporation

Location: Red Deer, Alberta, Canada

Tessa M. Szwagierczak heads a leading accounting practice which offers a wide range of services from payroll to corporate tax preparation solutions, and serves as a one-stop-shop for all of her clients’ financial needs. There, she manages a base of more than 450 clients, and adeptly addresses all of their accounting need, including bookkeeping, corporate reporting, payroll and tax preparation for both individuals and corporations. Read the rest of this entry »

Benjamin Pean

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Title: Head of Operations

Company: APSYS (AIRBUS Group)

Location: Horfield, Bristol, United Kingdom

HORFIELD, BRISTOL, UK, February 5, 2015, Benjamin Pean specializes in internationasl strategic planning and management, sales and operations management, HR management, and P&L management, and he also possesses a strong background in new business development, team building and training, and key account management. Read the rest of this entry »

Fernando Mercado

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Fernando MercadoTitle:  President, Chief Executive Officer

Company: Masterbrand Consulting

Location: Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico, January 29, 2015, With 50 years of professional experience under his belt, Fernando Mercado has become one of the most important specialists in the creation, management and strategy development for brand and identity programs in Mexico. Throughout the years, he has remained dedicated to the positioning of brands and identities for local and multinational organizations to obtain their differentiation and competitive success. Read the rest of this entry »

Doris Kusenberg

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Doris KusenbergTitle:  Senior Communications Manager, Gift Solutions

Company: Swarovski Elements

Location: Wattens, Austria

Wattens, Austria, January 29, 2015, In her current capacity, Doris Kusenberg is responsible for building the corporate gift business unit for Swarovski. She developed the team in Hong Kong and Europe, as well as two standard product collections for the market, plus the customization service processes. Before that, she led the interior team, working on B2B solutions for crystal application and usage in the various interior product categories and industries. Read the rest of this entry »

Lynn Pearce

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gfgfdgfddTitle: Director

Company: Cutting Edge Culture

Location: United Kingdom

Lynn Pearce is a corporate culture expert with 18 years experience working with large corporations globally, including banking and finance, telecommunications, mining and industrial, and government. She specializes in what it takes to change behavior in organizations, as well as adult learning techniques, and has garnered a reputation for her strong skill set and industry knowledge. Read the rest of this entry »

Ian Cromarty

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Ian Cromarty 1651424Title: Chief Executive Officer

Company: Thermax-IR & Diagnostic Engineers

Location: Linkhill, Pinetown, South Africa

Ian Cromarty is the chief executive of both Thermax-IR and Diagnostic Engineers. Thermax-IR is a survey equipment company while Diagnostic Engineers is an engineering company that provides its clients with a wide range of services.

Mr. Cromarty has been serving as the CEO of Thermax-IR since 1989. In his role, he manages a team of employees, including field technicians, in order to deliver useful information that helps their clients manage the health of their plants. He also develops thermal inspection methods for industrial environments, which are used as a preventative measure to eliminate potential equipment breakdowns. In 2009, Mr. Cromarty took on more responsibilities by assuming the CEO position at Diagnostic Engineers. The company offers services similar to Thermax-IR, but for engineering plants, machines, and equipment. His ultimate goal with both companies is to provide maximum efficiency and prevent plants or factories from shutting down due to faulty equipment. Read the rest of this entry »

Anya Verkhovskaya

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Anya Verkhovskaya 1717463Title: Partner, Chief Operating Officer

Company: A.B. Data, Ltd.

Location: Milwaukee, WI, United states

Anya Verkhovskaya founded A.B. Data in 2001 and has watched her company gain recognition for its stellar products and services. A.B. Data is an international firm that offers a full range of class action and complex litigation support services, with offices in New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, West Palm Beach, Fla., San Francisco, and Milwaukee. It is the fastest growing company in the class action administration industry, with more than $2.5 billion of settlements currently in various stages of management. As a partner and the COO, Ms. Verkhovskaya is responsible for overseeing all aspects of A.B. Data’s class action administration and complex projects, and leading a team of legal, finance, information systems, information technology, claims administration, administrative, facilities, business development and operations professionals.

Through her work, Ms. Verkhovskaya has led the efforts that searched and found more than 43,000 Romani survivors in 17 countries of central and Eastern Europe who were potentially eligible for humanitarian aid. Ms. Verkhovskaya also played a role in the Holocaust Victim Assets Litigation case that settled for $1.25 billion, and consulted with the International Commission on the Holocaust Era Insurance Claims on outreach strategies. Read the rest of this entry »