- Leaders and Success
Former Chairman of various US/European companies including venture capital, IT, internet, property, insurance, food distribution, health care, manufacturing, pub and restaurants, financial services, construction, telemarketing, publishing, amongst others; high level negotiator with many governments and multinational firms including equity providers, insurance companies, investment banks, international law firms and all “Big Four” accounting firms. Engaged as a consultant to senior executive management of Global 50 companies and organisations in the world, including the Onassis Group, ExxonMobil and The Vatican.
Founded Great Western Resources Inc., a natural resources company, with $820 and grew it to $445,000,000 market capitalization in eight years during the worst downturn (1982 – 90) in the energy business in the last half of the 20th century; Former Chairman of Success Development International, Inc., on Inc. magazine’s list of the 500 fastest growing privately held companies in the United States for 1996 (#152) and 1997 (#195).
Creator, author and lecturer on creating and managing explosive growth sponsored by various international universities, organizations and corporations.
U.S. Presidential Roundtable, Distinguished Alumini School of Business and Economics; Award for Excellence by the Center for Entrepreneurial Management; Chosen TOP TEN Marketing by Entrepreneurs Magazine; “The Communicator” award; “Telly Award”; Leaders and Success by Investors Business Daily; Chairman of the company chosen as “Entrepreneurial Company of the Year (Netherlands); First Honorary Member of Onderneuend Nijenrode (University, Netherlands); Chairman of the Company nominated for European Entrepreneur of the Year (EU).