Company: 1) BDCL Inc. 2) PLT Inc.
Location: Sorel-Tracy, QC, Canada
As a project director for BDCL Inc. and PLT Inc., Ken Ireland is efficient at finding new products and solutions to help clients for both companies. BDCL Inc. is a telecommunications company that specializes in cellular telecommunications installation services and refurbishing and installation of telecommunication towers. PLT Inc. is a tower obstruction lighting company specializing on providing solutions. In his roles, Mr. Ireland takes care of employees, maintains responsibility for human resources, business development, project supervision and quality control, staffing, cold calling, giving presentation and conducting analyses of what clients need. Read the rest of this entry »
Company: Nevada Silver, Inc.
Location: Albuquerque, NM, United States
Distinguished for more than four decades in the exploration and mining services industry, Raymond Irwin has traveled all over the world and has been involved in four major mine discoveries. Proficient in investigating and surveying land for mineral deposits, his responsibilities as a geologic consultant for Nevada Silver, Inc. involve reviewing property submittals, evaluating potential advanced stage gold, silver and base metals. In addition, he directs projects and crews, maintains budgets, and plans and supervises exploration programs. His work has taken him all over the world, including, Brazil, Bolivia, Ghana, Canada and Mexico. His exploration specialties and mineralization expertise are in tertiary-Jurassic sandstone-hosted uranium, porphyry and supergene copper, pyrometasoatic Cu and Au, epithermal and mesothermal structurally controlled (vein) Cu, Au and Ag, “Burgin mine type” complex structurally controlled mesothermal Pb, Zn, Ag and Au, “Carlin type” sediment hosted Au and Ag, Archean and Proterozoic greenstone belt hosted gold and mafic intrusive hosted Cu-Ni-Co-PGE. Read the rest of this entry »
Title: Senior Consultant
Location: Vero Beach, FL, United States
Allan Kidd demonstrates proficiency in his career that spans more than four decades, and with 14 patents for engineered solutions. Throughout his career, Mr. Kidd has received patents for gas turbines, rotating equipment and energy processes. As a senior consultant, he provides his clients with impeccable evaluations of technology, due diligence and business development. He coaches new technology startups in improving business processes and automation, and in marketing, sales. Additionally, his knowledge of large rotating equipment and energy-related licensing are vital to the success of many of his clients. Read the rest of this entry »
Title: Sales Director Western Europe
Location: Hanover, Germany
Stephan Paffendorf is a hands-on executive with more than a decade of experience. As the Sales Director Western Europe for Wilkhahn, he has displayed his strong analytical skills, strategy development and team building skills in this role for two years. Mr. Paffendorf brings his commitment to success as he oversees sales teams in the western European countries. Wilkhahn, an international furniture company known for ergonomic office furniture benefits from Mr. Paffendorf’s precision in setting budgets, strategy and assisting in larger size contract negotiation. In his position, he works at the front of the sales process, securing specifications of Wilkhahn seating to the A&D community and end users. Read the rest of this entry »
Title: Chief Executive Officer
Company: Etanord ApS
Location: Kokkedal, Denmark
With nearly five decades of experience, Torben Erikstrup excels at working with clients, acting as technical consultant and overseeing strategy, business plans and new business development and operations. Possessing in-depth knowledge on logistics, planning, engineering and leadership, he applies these skills to the shipping industry. He started his company, Etanord ApS in 2000, and pulls upon his experience working in high-level positions at more than eight companies in the shipping industries. Read the rest of this entry »
Title: Designer, Sound Artist, Lecturer, Author, Owner
Company: Corporate Sound AG
Location: Basel, Switzerland
As a pioneer in sound branding, Peter Philippe Weiss exploits the potential of the highly emotional audible design dimension as a strategic tool. With ‘corporate sound,’ he designs the integral audible expression of a brand – advertising, web, apps, products and spaces. He has completed projects for Deutsche Telekom, ABB, coop, Swarovski, Tissot Watches and more. Read the rest of this entry »
Company: Savoir-Faire Consulting
Location: Alberta, Canada
With 25 years of experience in consulting and project management, Franck Besseat specializes in managing multibillion dollar projects. As the president of Savoir-Faire Consulting, his expertise in analyzing, problem solving and leading teams results in finding new clients and contracts and completing management projects. He is certified as a project management professional and relates this to negotiating, developing partnerships and handling finances. Savoir-Faire Consulting is a unique solution provider for the oil and gas, mining and water industries. Read the rest of this entry »
Title: Chief Executive Officer
Company: Bridge Plus AG
Location: Wollerau, Switzerland
Throughout the course of his career, Domenico Alexakis has felt a continuous drive to use his variable skills to develop and connect meaningful brands. The former marketing officer at Dow Chemical, he was inspired to found Bridge Plus AG as a way to provide consultation in the areas of marketing, communication, business, economic development and life sciences. He frequently calls upon his expertise in strategy, analysis and counseling to guide companies through complex processes, such as marketing communications. He is especially adept at connecting people to the right individuals, knowledge and technology to meet their needs. As the CEO, Mr. Alexakis is mandated in the fields of economic development and life sciences. Read the rest of this entry »
Company: Challenge Consulting
Location: Soest, Netherlands
Arend van Buuren turned more than three decades of experience in management development and business balance into Challenge Consulting, a successful company that offers international technical and information technology services. As the owner of the company, Mr. van Buuren restructures assignments for runaway programs and oversees business alignment and intelligence, as well as process and risk management and information technology outsourcing. He considers the highlight of his career to be the successful completion of the Transition and Transformation Program for Datwyler in Switzerland. Mr. van Buuren credits his success to his ability to create successful teams and his sense of humor. In five years, he intends to continue on the same road and write on dialogue for pension funds. Read the rest of this entry »
Company: Independent Engineer
Location: Collingwood, ON, Canada
Harry A. Redstone, P.Eng., an independent engineer, offers consultancy, maintenance and technical services for clients in the mass transit industry. Drawing on more than 50 years of expertise in project management, Mr. Redstone specializes in overseeing the construction of dams, bridges, subways and mass-transit projects on both a national and international scale. He has been involved in projects all over the world, including North America, Europe, the Middle East and the Far East. For the past eight years, Mr. Redstone has partnered with his wife, to whom he credits his success, to provide independent contracting. He attests that the most rewarding aspect of his career is guiding associates in the design and implementation of difficult projects, and seeing how those projects complement the surrounding area.
Title: Consultant, Process Engineering
Company: Petrofac Limited
Location: London, UK
Ralph Chadeesingh’s latest position augments his 24 years of experience in the engineering and energy business. Serving as a consultant and process engineering professional for Petrofac Limited, Dr. Chadeesingh lends his talents in technology selection and design to ensure the deliverance of energy procurement. For Petrofac Limited, Dr. Chadeesingh follows environmental specifications to design technologies such as off-shore platforms. Read the rest of this entry »
Title: Vice President
Location: Bowmanville, ON Canada
Bowmanville, ON, November 10, 2015, At Faithful+Gould, Dr. Wright offers consulting services for project control, project assurance and project management across multiple sectors, including infrastructure, energy, building and oil and gas industries. With customers based in the Americas and around the world, he is regarded for his quality advising and strategic facility consulting. Dr. Wright draws from 38 years of professional experience in the energy industry. In his career, he has worked in the areas of mechanics, electricity, instrumentation, information technology and civil project management.
Company: Sue Jensen Bookkeeping/Accounting
Location: Toronto, ON
Toronto, ON, November 9, 2015, A bookkeeping specialist with an expertise in all areas of accounting, Ms. Jensen has met with success as a consultant for the last 13 years. Backed by 42 years of combined experience, she is an entrepreneur regarded for her professionalism, support and kindness, which, Ms. Jensen notes, is hard to come across in many fields. In recognition of her work as an accountant, she earned an Award of Excellence for Outstanding Achievements from the Toronto School of Business. Additionally, she earned the title of Professional of the Year by Worldwide Branding in 2015.
Location: Gerlos, Austria
Following a three-decade-long career in the mechanical engineering field, Mr. Heim lends his talents and insights as a project control consultant, an endeavor he has pursued for the last three years. He works with clients looking for planning and project control, improved multidisciplinary environments and organization with regards to new process implementation. His focuses most on engineering firms, as he is regarded as an expert in the field; however, Mr. Heim also offers strategic business planning advice to clients in a number of industries.
Location: Narara, Australia
Narara, Australia, October 13, 2015, An expert in security risk management and security investigation, Mr. O’Driscoll brings with him nearly 35 years of professional experience to Macquarie, a security consultancy focused on governmental and corporate clients. In his role, he develops strategies for security, hazard and safety risk, while also designing electronic and physical security solutions. Mr. O’Driscoll is a certified protection professional, an SCEC endorsed security zone consultant and he holds certificates in fraud control, intelligence and investigations. Successful because of his multidiscipline experience, Mr. O’Driscoll intends to maintain his reputation as one of the leading security professionals in Australia, while working toward the responsibility of high-security projects overseas.
Title: Project Manager, Consultant
Location: Gentilly, France
Carole Jacquemont is a trusted project manager and consultant who specializes in project methodology, negotiation, business development and change management. She is currently working on international development for large companies, and is interested in dealing with governmental and private issues in countries such as South America and Africa. Ms. Jacquemont seeks positions in which she can utilize her strong organizational, leadership and managerial skills to help companies make a difference in their project development worldwide. Highly analytical, she is able to make decisions and move forward with no hesitation. Ms. Jacquemont is also appreciated for her high levels of motivation, energy and passion. She holds an Executive MBA from the ENPC School of International Management and remains affiliated with several professional organizations.
Company: Female Future
Location: Munchen, Germany
A proponent for gender equality, Mr. Weber Furst has been motivating women to achieve their goals for the last 41 years. “I truly believes that through personal branding that women can meet with the same level of success as their male counterparts,” he says, noting that his mission is to integrate the current and emerging global paradigm shifts in business lives causing a cultural transformation. Because of his tremendous impact and stellar executive coaching, Mr. Weber Furst has selected for inclusion this year into Elite Worldwide.