Company: U.S. Army
Location: Tonawanda, NY, United States
Richard Jenkins is a third generation U.S. Army serviceman, with a legacy dating back to the American Civil War and the Battle of Mobile Bay. In his own military career, he served in Vietnam between 1967 and 1968, and in Korea in 1980 and 1982. Additionally, he is a Cold War veteran, and has carried out his service in Germany, Korea and Panama. Prior to retiring, he reached the position of sergeant first class E-7 in the United States Army. As an expert in computers, he attained the role of visual information chief, where he was responsible for maintaining and operating the military television and radio for Armed Forces Radio and overseeing satellite communications.
With a career in the defense services dedicated to the protection of the United States for many years, Mr. Jenkins has been the recipient of numerous awards and accolades. These prestigious honors range from the Meritorious Service Medal, to the Commendation Medal and to the Achievement Medal. He has also received the Vietnam Service Medal with Three Stars, the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with 1970 Device, the Meritorious Unit Citation, the Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation and the Korean Defense Service Medal. In addition, he has earned the Cold War Certificate, the New York State Conspicuous Service Cross with Silver Device, the New York State Conspicuous Service Star with Silver Device, the German Army Bronze and Silver Shooting Awards and the German Army Reserve Silver Honor Pin. Read the rest of this entry »
Location: Asnières-Sur-Seine, France
Launching the company in late 2015, Sylvain Castel looks forward to the potential of his company Swadmap. Mr. Castel describes the revolutionary concept of Swadmap as a search engine for the Third Industrial Revolution. Bringing his clear communication skills, ability to strategize, apply and develop contacts. In addition, Mr. Castel works with lawyers and financial experts. With his decade of experience in the advertising industry, Mr. Castel is comfortable in multiple settings, including B2B, B2C and nonprofit organizations.
Mr. Castel attributes his success largely to his education. He started by taking coursework in management, finance, law and communications from the Université Paris-Dauphine and Sorbonne University. He continued at the University of Paris to take coursework in science, humanities and social sciences. He also earned a master’s degree in communication strategies from CESLA Paris. In 2015, Mr. Castel was the recipient of the Gold Prize for an advertising campaign from TOPCOM. 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 »
Title: Head of the Neuroscience Franchise
Company: Novartis AG
Location: Hoganas, Sweden
Anna Arnsvik has 23 years of professional experience, with six years as Head of the Neuroscience Franchise for Novartis AG. Throughout her career, she has set herself apart through her skills in communication, strategic planning and motivation. Each day, she is responsible for communicating with pharmaceutical businesses and creating high-level educational programs and workshops within the company. She also collaborates on global projects. Read the rest of this entry »
Company: Adobe Systems Incorporated
Location: Voerde, Germany
Mr. Koehler has 26 years of professional experience, with seven years as a Senior Director of SMB Sales EMEA for Adobe Systems Incorporated. Each day, he is responsible for managing sales, running seven different sales teams across channel and indirect sales, and revitalizing channel and implement disruptive business model across EMEA both internally and externally. Read the rest of this entry »
Company: TecBan Tecnologia Bancaria S.A.
Benito Luis Rossiti is a sales and marketing executive with more than 20 years of experience in the technology and financial services sectors. He realized he was better suited for working in a sales capacity, and focused on that area of business. Mr. Rossiti, who is fluent in Portuguese, English, Italian and Spanish, is recognized for his ability to build and maintain strong and lasting customer relationships. In his role, he is responsible for managing daily communications with all customers, and managing a team of relationship executives, who handle corporate customers and the company. He attributes his success to his dedication, hard work and being selective in what he wanted to do. Moving forward, Mr. Rossiti hopes to be a leader in an aggressive growth plan for the company. Read the rest of this entry »
Title: Chief Executive Officer
Company: Saatchi & Saatchi
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Analu Solana is the chief executive officer of Saatchi & Saatchi, an advertising agency that provides advertising, communication, digital and shopper marketing services. Ms. Solana has garnered 30 years of professional experience and has gained a reputation for her skills in developing business and communication strategies, as well as building strong teams and startups in Latin America. Throughout her career, Ms. Solana has assisted the agency in becoming among the top five in billings and creative awards in the Mexico market, including 12 Effies in different categories. She has a proven track record of creating business growth and acquiring big-name clients, including P&G, Pepsico, Visa, Mercedes Benz, Fedex and HP. Ms. Solana takes great pride in her work and attributes her success to her passion and discipline. Read the rest of this entry »