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DURGA PRAKASH KONE TO DRIVE COMAKEIT’S GLOBAL SALES & ECOSYSTEM STRATEGY AS EVP & HEAD OF GLOBAL SALES

BAARN, Netherlands, 17-Sep-2018 — /EPR Management News/ — coMakeIT strengthened its executive management team through the addition of Durga Prakash Kone, as Executive Vice President & Head of Global Sales. Durga is a seasoned technology professional with an outstanding track record of enabling the success of various globally renowned IT businesses.

Over the past two and a half decades, Durga held senior leadership roles at Tech Mahindra, HCL Technologies, Satyam, and Intelligroup (NTT Data), and was instrumental in scaling their business across North America, EMEA, APJ, and India. His core competencies include Strategic Sales, Business Development, Channel Sales, and building product partner ecosystems. In his previous assignment, Durga played a key role in building the SAP Alliance & Ecosystems business globally for Tech Mahindra.

As EVP & Head of Global Sales, Durga will drive coMakeIT’s Global Sales & Ecosystem Strategy. Speaking on the occasion, he stated:

“coMakeIT is ideally positioned to leverage the challenges and opportunities of digital disruption. With its unique co-creation model of building software IP, and a strong portfolio of product engineering and application modernization services, coMakeIT is on the cusp of exponential growth, and I am excited to be a part of its next phase of evolution.”

With its exclusive focus on serving the continuously evolving needs of software-driven businesses, coMakeIT is relied upon as a strategic partner by numerous innovative software companies from Netherlands, UK, and Australia, in diverse domains including BFSI, Logistics, Fleet Management, ERP, and Education etc. coMakeIT is investing to build and further enhance its capabilities in application modernization, which has enormous potential across varied domains and geographies including ANZ, and North America. coMakeIT also offers advanced capabilities in emerging technologies, which help its customers accelerate their product innovation and reduce the risk of technology adoption.

SOURCE: EuropaWire

Euro Staff Solution: First 2 Employees are on Us

Euro Staff Solution: First 2 Employees are on Us

LONDON, 03-Jul-2018 — /EPR MANAGEMENT NEWS/ — Are you not tired of receiving promotions only for usual, not-so-important things? How many tooth pastes or photo shoots does one need? Ever wonder why the important things in your professional life are not on offer? We asked ourselves the same questions and we think it is not fair to get free stuff only for your personal life. Businesses love freebies as well! We, at Euro Staff Solution, want to balance the ”free offer” market and thus we are offering 2 recruited employees, free of charge for your business.

Because we are good at what we do and we are confident about it, if you are not satisfied by the first two employees, you can end the collaboration. No hard feelings. You risk nothing.

As every offer goes, you have to give something back (in a matter of speaking). So here is the fine-print: you have work with us on a project where we provide you with a minimum of 10 employees. And there is more… we are limiting this offer to a specific time, namely until the end of August 2018.

Now that you have all this information, and information is power, we must ask: what will you do with such power? Will you take advantage of this opportunity or will you just let it pass?

Let us get a few more objections out of the way. You might ask yourself, with so many recruitment and employment agencies out there, why should you choose our services. Here are a few reasons:

  • We have the Experience and Expertise – Euro Staff Solution has been in the recruitment business for over 15 years. During that time we have had over 1,200 successful partnerships with companies from all over the world and finding jobs for over 10,000 people
  • We have the Intelligence – our staff is made of HR experts who are very passionate about what they are doing and have an in depth knowledge of the labour market and jobseeker psychology.
  • We have the Numbers on our side – 92% success rate in placing candidates and over 80% opt to extend the employment contract with their employer
  • We have the Talent Pool – our database has over 450,000 active job seekers. From unskilled workers, maids, constructors to quality managers, our candidates are from all industries and of all experience levels.
  • We give you Quality Guarantees – if you decide that the person chosen does not meet the requirements, within the established warranty period, we will recruit another candidate, with no additional cost for you and in the same conditions set by the collaboration contract.

You might think that hiring us to do the recruiting for you will cost you an arm and a leg. It won’t. We’re not cheap, but neither is the quality of our services. And when you do the math, taking every aspect into consideration, you will see that you are actually saving money if you choose Euro Staff Solution. What business does not appreciate saving money?!

So only one question remains: does your company need new employees? If the answer is yes, complete the registration form found on https://www.eurostaffsolution.com/workforce-now-ew/ and stop wasting time and money!

SOURCE: EuropaWire

IN-GRY GIBT DIE ERÖFFNUNG SEINES NEUESTEN BÜROS IM FRÜHJAHR 2018 IN GRENADA (SPANIEN) BEKANNT

MONTREAL, 17. Juni 2018 — /EPR Management News/ — IN-RGY, das in Quebec ansässige, auf die Transformation von Organisationen, den Einsatz von Lösungen für Human Resources und die intelligente Automatisierung von Aufgaben und Prozessen mittels robotergesteuerter Prozessautomatisierung (RPA) spezialisierte Unternehmen, gibt die Eröffnung seines neuesten Büros im Frühjahr 2018 in Grenada (Spanien) bekannt.

Seit seiner Gründung hat das nordamerikanische Team von IN-RGY spürbar zur Verbreitung und Weiterentwicklung von Lösungen für das Human-Resources-Management in großen Unternehmen und Organisationen wie Héma-Québec, Vidéotron, Arcelor Mittal, Pratt & Whitney und anderen beigetragen.

Das spanische Büro ist nach dem in Atlanta, das 2016 eröffnet wurde, und dem 2008 eröffneten Hauptbüro in Montreal das dritte Auslieferungszentrum. Die Büros in Atlanta und Montreal markierten das Erscheinen von IN-RGY auf dem nordamerikanischen Markt und ebenso dessen Willen, enge Beziehungen mit seinen Kunden und Partnern aufzubauen. Dieses dritte Büro steht nunmehr für die Ausdehnung der Tätigkeit von IN-RGY auf die Alte Welt und bestätigt seinen Willen, sich selbst auf lange Sicht in Europa zu entwickeln.

Thierry Bodson, der CEO des Unternehmens, erklärt: “Nähe zu unseren Kunden ist eine der Prioritäten von IN-RGY. Die Eröffnung unseres Büros in Granada illustriert unsere Entschlossenheit, stets unseren weltweit operierenden Kunden näher zu sein und ihren europäischen Abteilungen vor Ort besseres Coaching zur Verfügung stellen zu können. Unsere Kunden sind immer auf der Suche nach guten Fachleuten für die Umgestaltung von Organisationen, für Lösungen im Bereich Human-Resources-Management und für die robotergesteuerte Prozessautomatisierung. Um auf ihre Bedürfnisse einzugehen, haben wir den festen Willen, ein Team aufzubauen, das sowohl im Wort- als auch im übertragenen Sinne eine Sprache spricht. Unsere Spezialisten halten Fortbildungen in Unternehmen und unterstützen sie im Verlauf ihrer digitalen Umgestaltung. Sie schätzen die Bedürfnisse von Unternehmen ein und bieten eine Palette maßgeschneiderter Lösungen an. IN-RGY setzt nicht nur Systeme um – wir stellen unseren Geschäftskunden mittels innovativer Technologie einen auf ihre Bedürfnisse und Erwartungen zugeschnittenen Service bereit.”

Ezequiel Bozzetti, der Manager des spanischen Büros, fügt hinzu: “Ich bin froh, dass unser Büro in Spanien eröffnet wird! Es wird uns helfen, einen Service “à la carte” anzubieten und auf die besonderen Erfordernisse unserer europäischen und internationalen Kundschaft von der Umsetzung der Systeme bis hin zu Folgemaßnahmen und Weiterbildung einzugehen. Grenada ist eine Drehscheibe für neue Technologien und verfügt über die besten Universitäten in Europa. Diese Stadt steckt voller Möglichkeiten und ist ein idealer Standort, um auf die Bedürfnisse des europäischen Marktes einzugehen und unsere Teams in Nordafrika zu unterstützen.”

SOURCE: EuropaWire

IN-RGY ANUNCIA LA APERTURA DE SU ÚLTIMA OFICINA EN GRANADA (ESPAÑA) EN PRIMAVERA DE 2018

MONTRÉAL, 17 de junio de 2018 — /EPR Management News/ — IN-RGY, la empresa oriunda de Quebec especializada en transformación organizativa, implementación de Soluciones de Capital humano y automatización inteligente de tareas y procesos a través de robótica (RPA su sigla en inglés) anuncia la apertura de su última oficina en Granada (España) en primavera de 2018.

Desde su creación, el equipo norteamericano de IN-RGY contribuyó significativamente al despliegue y evolución de soluciones dedicadas a la gestión del Capital Humano para grandes empresas y organizaciones como Héma-Québec, Vidéotron, ArcelorMittal, Pratt & Whitney, etc.

La oficina española es el tercer centro de entrega junto con Atlanta que se inauguró en 2016 y la sede central de Montreal en 2008. Las oficinas de Atlanta y Montreal marcaron la llegada de IN-RGY al mercado de América del Norte, así como su compromiso de establecer relaciones estrechas con sus clientes y socios. Esta tercera oficina ahora destaca la expansión de las actividades de IN-RGY en el viejo continente y confirma su compromiso de desarrollarse a largo plazo en Europa.

Thierry Bodson, CEO de la compañía, dice: “La proximidad a nuestros clientes es una de las prioridades de IN-RGY. La apertura de nuestra oficina en Granada ilustra nuestra determinación de estar siempre más cerca de nuestros clientes internacionales y de brindar un mejor asesoramiento local a sus divisiones europeas. Nuestros clientes siempre buscan expertos de calidad en transformación organizacional, soluciones de gestión de Capital Humano y Automatización Robótica de Procesos. Para satisfacer sus demandas, nos comprometemos a formar un equipo que comparta el mismo idioma, literal y figurativamente. Nuestros especialistas entrenan y apoyan a las empresas a través de su transformación digital. Evalúan las necesidades de las empresas y ofrecen una variedad de soluciones personalizadas. IN-RGY no solo implementa sistemas, ofrecemos un servicio a medida para satisfacer las necesidades y expectativas comerciales de nuestros clientes a través de una tecnología innovadora”.

Ezequiel Bozzetti, director de la oficina en España, agrega: “¡Estoy feliz de tener nuestra oficina española abierta! Nos ayudará a ofrecer un servicio “à la carte” y satisfacer las necesidades específicas de nuestros clientes europeos e internacionales, desde la implementación de sistemas hasta el seguimiento y el asesoramiento. Granada es un centro neurálgico de tecnología emergente y posee las mejores universidades de Europa. Esta ciudad está llena de oportunidades y es el lugar ideal para cubrir las necesidades del mercado europeo y apoyar a nuestros equipos de América del Norte”.

SOURCE: EuropaWire

IN-RGY ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF ITS LATEST OFFICE IN GRENADA (SPAIN) IN SPRING OF 2018

MONTRÉAL, 17-Jun-2018 — /EPR Management News/ — IN-RGY, the Québec company specializing in organizational transformation, deployment of Human Capital solutions and intelligent automation of tasks and processes via Robotic Process Automation (RPA) systems announces the opening of its latest office in Grenada (Spain) in Spring of 2018.

Since its creation, IN-RGY North American team significantly contributed to the deployment and evolution of solutions dedicated to Human Capital management for large companies and organizations such as Héma-Québec, Vidéotron, Arcelor Mittal, Pratt & Whitney, etc.

The Spanish office is the third delivery centre with Atlanta’s which opened in 2016 and the Montréal Head Office in 2008. Atlanta and Montréal offices marked the arrival of IN-RGY on the North American market, as well as its commitment to build close relationships with its clients and partners. This 3rd office now highlights the expanding of IN-RGY’s activities in the old continent and confirms its commitment to develop itself on a long-term basis in Europe.

Thierry Bodson, company CEO, says: “The proximity to our clients is one of IN-RGY’s priorities. Opening our office in Grenada illustrates our determination to always be closer to our international clients and to better give local coaching to their European divisions. Our clients are always looking for quality experts in organizational transformation, Human Capital management solutions and Robotic Process Automation. To meet their demands, we are committed to build a team that shares the same language, literally and figuratively. Our specialists coach and support companies through their digital transformation. They assess companies’ needs and offer an array of customized solutions. IN-RGY does not only implement systems, we give a tailor-made service to meet our clients’ business needs and expectations through an innovative technology.”

Ezequiel Bozzetti, Spanish office Manager, adds: “I am happy to have our Spanish office opened! It will help us in offering a “à la carte” service and meet our European and international clients’ specific needs, from the implementation of systems to the follow-up and coaching. Grenada is a central hub for emerging technology and possesses the best universities in Europe. This city is full of opportunities and is the ideal location to cover the needs of the European market and support our North American teams.”

SOURCE: EuropaWire

IN-RGY ANNONCE L’OUVERTURE DE SON NOUVEAU BUREAU À GRENADE (ESPAGNE) AU PRINTEMPS 2018

MONTRÉAL, le 17 juin 2018 — /EPR Management News/ — IN-RGY, l’entreprise québécoise spécialisée dans la transformation organisationnelle, le déploiement de solutions de gestion de capital humain et l’automatisation intelligente des tâches via des systèmes d’automatisation de processus robotiques («Robotic Process Automation » – RPA), annonce l’ouverture de son nouveau bureau à Grenade (Espagne) au printemps 2018.

Depuis sa création, l’équipe nord-américaine de IN-RGY a contribué de façon significative au déploiement et à l’évolution de solutions dédiées à la gestion du capital humain de grandes entreprises telles que Héma-Québec, Vidéotron, Arcelor Mittal, Pratt & Whitney, etc…

Le bureau d’Espagne est le troisième centre de livraison avec celui d’Atlanta ouvert en 2016 et celui du siège social de Montréal en 2008. Les bureaux d’Atlanta et Montréal ont marqué l’entrée de IN-RGY sur le marché nord-américain et son engagement à construire des relations de proximité avec ses clients et partenaires. Ce 3e bureau souligne désormais l’élargissement de ses activités sur le vieux continent et confirme son engagement à se développer à long terme en Europe.

Thierry Bodson, CEO de la compagnie précise : ‘’La proximité avec nos clients est une de nos priorités chez IN-RGY. L’ouverture de notre bureau à Grenade montre notre volonté d’être toujours plus proche de nos clients internationaux et de mieux les accompagner localement au niveau de leurs divisions européennes. Nos clients sont à la recherche d’experts de qualité en transformation organisationnelle, en solutions de gestion du capital humain et en robotisation (RPA). Pour répondre à leurs demandes, nous nous engageons à former une équipe qui partage le même langage au sens littéral comme figuratif. Nos spécialistes accompagnent et suivent les entreprises dans leur transformation numérique. Ils évaluent leurs besoins et offrent des gammes de solutions personnalisées. Nous n’implémentons pas seulement des systèmes, nous fournissons un service sur mesure pour répondre aux besoins d’affaires et aux attentes de nos clients grâce à une technologie innovante.’’

Ezequiel Bozzetti, directeur du bureau en Espagne, ajoute : ‘’Je me réjouis de l’ouverture de notre succursale en Espagne ! Ce nouveau bureau nous aidera à offrir un service à la carte et répondra aux besoins spécifiques de nos clients européens et internationaux, depuis l’implémentation des systèmes jusqu’au suivi et à l’accompagnement. Grenade est une plaque tournante des technologies émergentes et possède l’une des meilleures universités en Europe. Cette ville regorge d’opportunités et est l’endroit idéal pour couvrir les besoins du marché européen et seconder nos équipes nord-américaines.’’

SOURCE: EuropaWire

LE CONSEIL FISCAL ET LES SERVICES NUMÉRIQUES DE GESTION DU PATRIMOINE EN HAUT DES PRIORITÉS DU SECTEUR EN PLEINE CROISSANCE DE L’EXPATRIATION DES HNWIs

LUXEMBOURG, 17-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Il ressort de la nouvelle étude de The OneLife Company, que les priorités financières des particuliers fortunés (les « HNWIs ») mobiles sur le plan international, sont les avantages fiscaux de leurs investissements et la gestion de leurs engagements fiscaux internationaux. Pourtant, moins de 40 % de ces expatriés estiment que leurs investissements ne sont pas aussi fiscalement avantageux qu’ils devraient l’être.

L’étude fait apparaître à quel point il est nécessaire que les gestionnaires de patrimoine adaptent leurs solutions et leurs services à leurs clients internationaux. Un HNWI européen sur quatre interrogés a déjà déménagé dans d’autres pays pour y vivre ou pour y travailler, et 13 % envisagent une première expérience d’expatriation dans le futur. L’envie d’expatriation est encore plus présente dans le segment des « millennials » avec une part d’expatriés de 43 % et de futurs expatriés de 20 % chez les moins de 35 ans.

L’étude, menée en collaboration avec le cabinet de recherche patrimoniale Scorpio Partnership, a analysé les avis de 770 HNWIs originaires de Belgique, du Danemark, de Finlande, de France, du Portugal, d’Espagne, de Suède, de Suisse et du Royaume-Uni. Le patrimoine moyen des participants est évalué à 2,76 millions EUR.

Les réponses font apparaître que 46 % des individus expatriés ou envisageant l’expatriation souhaitent pouvoir bénéficier de conseils fiscaux dans le cadre d’une proposition de gestion de patrimoine internationale. En particulier, 27 % estiment que l’assurance-vie devrait faire partie de la suite de produits ; un pourcentage qui atteint 39 % chez les moins de 35 ans.

Communiqué de presse complet @ EuropaWire

Contractorcoaching.com: Construction Jobs Outpaces Workers Availability

After years of trimming jobs in the wake of the Great Recession, contractors and subcontractors say the pendulum has swung the other way, and now they are looking to hire skilled workers who are no longer available in the job market.

“I said this two years ago, if we have a full-speed recovery in the construction industry, we will not have the available workers to fill the jobs,” said Henry Goudreau, CEO & Founder of HG & Associates, Inc., and http://www.contractorcoaching.com. “The only way to correct this is by a grassroots effort by contractors in offering training, or convincing high school candidates to take construction training courses. It is in our best interest to start working on this now rather than later.”

To make up the shortfall, builders are training workers themselves, recruiting from outside the area and working with local technical schools on a slate of new training programs expected to begin in the fall.

Goudreau offers a report for contractors on how to increase sales and drive more money to their bottom-line. It is free for contractors by going to http://tinyurl.com/me78v37.
Henry Goudreau is known as the most sought-after business-building coach, speaker, and author for contractors. He is famous for turning around the problem plagued construction business, building profits, freeing up the owner’s time, and streamlining processes that build success, brand, and loyalty.

He offers business-building advice to contractors at his web site, and works with owners mastering and implementing his proven business model. This virtual road map for contractors helps them to build powerful niches and a true understanding of what it takes to be profitable.

Goudreau can be reached at (941) 377-1254.

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Contact Info:
Henry Goudreau
HG & Associates, Inc.
5824 Bee Ridge Rd., #316
Sarasota, FL 34233
PHONE: 941-377-1254
FAX: 941-377-8761
EMAIL: henry@hgassociates.com
WEB: http://www.contractorcoaching.com/

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Business-Building Coach Henry Goudreau Warns Contractors Of The Two Huge Hurdles The Construction Industry Has To Overcome Before A Recovery Can Take Place!

Anyone who watches the job market closely knows that the construction sector has been weak in this recovery, and is just starting to show an increase in numbers of employment. Unfortunately, there is another problem rearing its ugly head.

“Contractors have suffered deeply and carried the brunt of this recession of the last six years. In February, employment in construction changed little, just adding less than 15,000 jobs,” said business-building coach to contractors, Henry Goudreau. “However, this is merely the tip of the iceberg. There are two immense hurdles to overcome for contractors, other than finding and employing skilled craftsman,” says Goudreau. “The second killer is financing,” he warns.

While the Federal Reserve and U.S. Treasury rescued major banks amid the 2008 financial crisis to avert major financial chaos, the bailout didn’t help the small lenders. “Their disappearance, along with the lack of lending by the major banks, has left the contractor hanging out to dry.” explained Goudreau.

“There a two huge voids that contractors must find a way to fill,” said Goudreau. “Filling a demand for skilled craftsmen, and finding start-up funding. Both are going to hit the contractor on the side of the head, especially, if the economy picks up speed and momentum, and together, they will stifle any chance for the industry to get back on the right track out of this recession. With that said, contractors have to get their financial house in order so they can fund their work, and find skilled craftsmen. I can help them get a better handle on their business and build their financial ability, but I believe the labor level will have to be addressed at the local school or vocational tech level since so many have left the industry for greener pastures or retirement.”

Henry Goudreau is known as the most sought-after business-building coach, speaker, and author for contractors. He is famous for turning around problem plagued construction businesses, building profits, freeing up the owner’s time, and streamlining processes that build success, brand, and loyalty.

He offers tons of advice to contractors at his web site, and works with owners mastering and implementing his proven business model. This virtual road map for contractors helps them to build powerful niches and a true understanding of what it takes to be profitable.

Goudreau can be reached at (941) 377-1254.

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About Me International takes aim at rising employee stress

It costs employers billions of dollars annually.

It’s been called a “global epidemic” by the United Nations’ International Labor Organization.

And it’s a source of miscommunication, employee conflicts, absenteeism, complacency, turnover, low morale, declining productivity and other workplace problems every day at organizations worldwide.

Employee stress is a growing threat to employers, and it’s a threat that is squarely in the sights of About Me International, a provider of workforce evaluation, employee engagement and leadership services.

Joe Kiedinger, president and CEO of About Me International, is leading the Green Bay-based company in its drive to guide organizations in overcoming the negative effects of employee stress.

To assist clients with managing this challenge, About Me International has created the About Me Card. This practical tool is designed to reveal each employee’s inner drive and preferred communication practices—two elements that according to Kiedinger are essential to their fulfillment and effectiveness at work.

Kiedinger says employers can use this tool to minimize if not eliminate misunderstandings and mistreatment, which often are a source of employee stress and can quickly lead to negative emotion and negative energy.

“The danger for employers is that negative energy, if left unchecked and allowed to spread, can have a debilitating impact on an organization’s creativity, innovation and productivity and ultimately impact its bottom line,” Kiedinger says. “Employees can use information from the About Me Card to effectively manage workplace interactions and relationships by literally changing negative emotion to positive energy,”

Kiedinger says that two of the main challenges for employers are to determine whether they wish to invest in solving employee stress and, if they do, how to go about it.

“In recent years, wellness programs have emerged as a way to help employees better manage their health,” Kiedinger says. “However, when it comes to the effectiveness of wellness programs in identifying, managing and overcoming employee stress as well as negative emotion and energy, there is no conclusive data that shows that these programs have a significant, positive and lasting impact on this workplace challenge.”

Richard DuBois, director of business development at About Me International, says the company is experiencing a strong response to the About Me Card.

“We are consistently hearing from employers of all kinds that they have seen enough of the destructiveness of negative emotion and want to address it,” DuBois says. “This tool gives them a practical solution that is generating proven results with organizations including small businesses and mid-size to large corporations, as well as non-profits including schools and health care facilities.”

About Me International has created a white paper, “Wellness and the workforce—are we missing the boat when it comes to managing employee stress?” which provides insights to employers on overcoming negative emotion and energy resulting from unresolved employee stress. The white paper can be downloaded at www.aboutmecard.com/whitepaper

About Me International provides assistance and training to employers with determining their employees’ inner drive and preferred communication practices to support employee engagement and leadership effectiveness. More information is available atwww.aboutmecard.com

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M-CAT Enterprises’ CEO Anyck Turgeon Recognized by World’s Largest Organization of Anti-Fraud Professionals

M-CAT Enterprises (M-CAT) today announced CEO and global security expert Anyck Turgeon has been recognized in the 2013 Anti-Fraud Resource Guide (second edition). The guide is published quarterly by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the world’s largest organization of anti-fraud professionals. Selected amongst 65,000 active members, Turgeon is an Austin-based Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). She has successfully fought white collar crime, globally, with tech innovation for more than 25 years.

TURGEON’S LIFETIME FIGHT AGAINST WHITE COLLAR CRIME:

From an early start in her career, beginning at the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC), Turgeon has upheld technology in the arrest of white collar criminals. It was there she discovered and worked on the largest securities fraud in Canada ‘s history, the Connacher’s Bay Street $1B “bought deals.” The scheme, orchestrated by Gordon Capital Corp. CEO James Connacher, required securities dealers to pay companies in advance for public issues.

Connacher’s mid-size investment firm became one of the heaviest financial hitters, involved in nearly every major takeover deal. Gordon Capital wooed the institutional market by accounting for 15%-70% of daily trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange and setting trading records on the American Stock Exchange. As a result of over-extending its financial position and undercapitalizing loans against massive amounts of securities, Connacher was fined, trading activities were ceased and the firm was brought down to its official disappearance in 1998. Turgeon’s technological expertise led to simultaneous engagements in fraud prevention, detection and resolution at the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), Thompson Corporation (TC) and Toronto Dominion Bank/Visa Center.

Turgeon credits her success to learning from the following “best leaders” on how to deter fraud and apply technologies towards prevention: George Olah (OSC), James Bailey (TSX), Joseph Oliver (OSC now Honorable Canadian Minister of Natural Resources), Gil Rémillard (former Quebec Minister of International Relations), Marc Pearl (TC), Bradley Foster (TC) and Kenneth Thomson, owner of Thomson Corporation and founder of the famous law and anti-fraud solutions WESTLAW now sold under Thomson Reuters. Inspired by their guidance, Turgeon turned her focus and career towards gaining mastery of innovative technologies.

Throughout her tech years in the United States – especially in the Silicon Valley and Silicon Hills –Turgeon has continued to improve her technological expertise to successfully help numerous victims recover from a variety of embezzlement and financial misconduct cases. CEO Eddy Coenye and elderly couple CEO Jerry Claar and his wife Roe, for example, were assisted in stopping embezzlers, recovering stolen assets and gaining punitive damages – thanks to Turgeon’s tech innovation and mastery.

Already uniquely qualified as a data management and data warehousing expert, as well as a certified fraud examiner, Turgeon is the first certified female data scientist, crowned last month. Combining her latest expertise and premier executive management training from Harvard University and McCombs School of Business / University of Texas and ongoing SANS training in digital forensics, Turgeon is taking the battle to the front line to change the fight against white collar crime with tech innovation.

“Learning one in three decision makers currently do not feel comfortable with the completeness and validity of the data they use is understandable,” says Turgeon. “The gap, unfortunately, expands for fraud fighters, prosecutors and victims,” she confirms.

As an Inmon-certified data scientist—the most sought after experts worldwide—Turgeon can leverage structured data, big data and other unstructured raw content with textual disambiguation to achieve higher analytical velocity and accuracy.

“By accessing and parsing through up to 80 percent of unutilized corporate data, M-CAT Enterprises can anticipate, identify and eliminate fraudulent activity and security breaches across the enterprise pro-actively as well as help victims secure recovery with much more compelling evidence,” explains Turgeon.

Now at the forefront of shaping the anti-fraud solutions for the twenty-first century, Turgeon and her firm M-CAT Solutions can deliver cutting edge solutions for:

– high-wealth individuals and celebrities concerned about fraud scandals;

– corporate executives and governmental decision makers interested in preventing, detecting and resolving fraud incidents promptly and efficiently;

– venture capitalists, shareholders and board members desiring broader, more efficient and more accurate risk assessments;

– defrauded leaders, retired professionals and other consumer victims requiring stolen asset recovery and seeking punitive damages.

Turgeon has been a member of the International Association of Financial Crime Investigators (IACFI) and serves on ACFE’s advisory board member. To review Turgeon’s featured interview, visit:http://www.mcatenterprises.com/Turgeon_AntiFraudResourceGuide.pdf.

To find out how M-CAT can assist you with fraud challenges call 512-547-1509 or visithttp://mcatenterprises.com/submit-a-case/ and schedule a free 60-minute consultation.

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Marlton-based eMaint Doubles Revenue and Triples Staff since 2010

During a time when other companies are laying off and retrenching, South Jersey based eMaint Enterprises, a technology leader in delivering cloud based CMMS software and services, today announced significant revenue and staff growth over the past three years.

Revenues at eMaint grew 45 percent in 2012 over previous year, and a cumulative 167 percent since 2010. “Our customers, which run the gamut from family run farms to multinational corporations, are experiencing economic challenges just like everyone else,” said eMaint CEO Brian Samelson. “That means, more than ever, they need partners that save them time and money. eMaint has proven it can do that, and customers have rewarded us with their business and referrals.”

To support this explosive revenue growth, the company has kept pace by aggressively growing the size of staff, which has increased threefold in the past three years. In 2013 alone eMaint has hired 15 new employees, the majority of whom are recent college graduates. There are many good reasons to have a constant flow of new college graduates joining the company. “We are always looking for employees that have a high energy level, bring new ideas to the table, and are open to a culture of rapid change as our business continually adapts to meet the needs of our customers.” said Jon Hollander, eMaint’s Executive Vice President of Operations.

eMaint’s flagship product is X3, a cloud based Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). X3 is supported by a full range of services – from implementation to training in advanced applications such as predictive maintenance and integration with third party applications to work order management and tracking. Its “Software as a Service” (SaaS) model emphasizes a high degree of configuration and flexible pricing models geared to the needs of all business sizes. Support for mobile devices has made the application even more accessible to a workforce of technicians who are no longer required to be in an office or at a computer to access the system. Its customer base now surpasses 18,000 users from approximately 3,500 customer sites. eMaint also enjoys a high customer retention rate of 96%.

In 2012, eMaint was named South Jersey’s fifth fastest growing private company by the Philadelphia Business Journal, received the BOSS (Best of SaaS Software) award from THINK strategies and was included in the “Philly 100” honor roll of fastest growing privately held companies by the Entrepreneurs’ Forum of Greater Philadelphia.

“It’s not often for a company that’s been around as long as we have to see the level of growth over the past few years that we have experienced,” said Samelson, who founded eMaint. “Our key to success is simple: We listen and respond to customer needs. When we say, ‘your success is our mission,’ it’s not just a slogan.”

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Hunter Boot Ltd. Names Alasdhair Willis as New Creative Director

The UK’s leading designer and retailer of quality wellington boots, Hunter, has announced the appointment of a new Creative Director, and also, a new Commercial Sales Director

Hunter Boot Ltd. today announces the appointment of Alasdhair Willis, as its Creative Director, and Fabrizio Stroppa, as its Commercial Sales Director. Based in London, both roles will report into the CEO, James Seuss, who was appointed in December 2012.

A spokesperson for Hunter Boot explains, “Alasdhair Willis brings amazing creative talent, style, and commercial realisation to the helm of Hunter. His experience with British heritage brands and developing brands globally makes him an ideal choice to lead the creative team at Hunter as we enter our next stage of growth. Alasdhair will define the vision for the brand and develop our creative voice, while working closely with our strong commercial team to bring the world of Hunter to consumers worldwide,” James Seuss commented.

Alasdhair Willis said: “It is a genuine honour and a tremendous opportunity to be in this role at such a significant moment for Hunter. Hunter is a fantastic British brand with enormous potential. It has a very strong history dating back nearly 160 years, and I believe the Hunter story and spirit are just as relevant today. The business has already built a strong foundation for growth with its current product offering, centred on theOriginal Boot. Going forward, we will be focused on expanding the footwear business while building on the exciting opportunities in other categories such as outerwear. We will also be clearly defining the brand’s position in the market and communicating our unique vision across all platforms. I look forward to working with the growing and talented design team.”

Jim Seuss remarked, “I am also pleased to welcome Fabrizio Stroppa to Hunter as Commercial Sales Director. With over 25 years of experience working with luxury brands, including Mulberry, Giorgio Armani and Donna Karan, Fabrizio brings an incredible wealth of expertise in the luxury goods sector. He will be integral to the further development of Hunter’s international presence.”

Fabrizio Stroppa commented, “I am delighted to be joining Hunter at such a unique stage in its development. With James’ strategic and commercial leadership and the new creative direction, Hunter now has the dynamic team needed to create a global brand. As we develop and open new markets, we will be working with some of the best retailers in the world to showcase the Company’s collections. Hunter also plans to launch branded shop-in-shops in key markets and flagship stores in key cities worldwide.”

The first new collection for the brand will be showcased for Autumn/Winter 2014. Willis will also maintain his role at his Creative and Branding consultancy firm.

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Citation brings in new Chief Executive Officer

Manchester based Citation has appointed Chris Morris to be its new Chief Executive Officer.

The appointment follows the recent purchase of Citation by ECI Partners. Chris Morris will join

Citation on 18th March from LateRooms.com where he is currently Managing Director.

Chris Morris joined LateRooms.com as Finance Director in 2005 and was then quickly promoted to the role of Managing Director. Chris was integral to LateRooms.com becoming a successful part of TUI Travel PLC. He subsequently led the expansion of the LateRooms.com brand and has been responsible for the expansion of the B2C Division through the acquisition of sister brands AsiaRooms.com and MalaPronta.com (in Brazil).

Citation chairman, Andrew Vaughan, commented “The board are delighted that we have been able to secure Chris Morris as CEO. Chris has done an incredible job at building the LateRooms.com brand over the years and is a well respected professional. The board are looking forward to working with Chris and his contribution to Citation’s future.”

Speaking about his appointment Chris said “It is an exciting time to be joining Citation as CEO. I am confident we can take Citation to the next level for both client acquisition and customer service. Citation has remained resilient during tough market conditions and is perfectly positioned for future growth. I can’t wait to get started!”

Chris will join the board alongside Julie Moran (Finance Director), Richard Chapman (ECI Partners) and Andy Vaughan (Chairman), working with the current Senior Management Team.

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Top Ten Ranking for MITIE in the UK’s Biggest Race and Gender Benchmarking Survey

MITIE Group PLC, the facilities management services, is delighted to announce it has been named as one of the top ten private sector organisations for ethnicity in the workplace by Race for Opportunity and Opportunity Now, the race and gender campaigns from Business in the Community (BITC).

MITIE was commended by BITC for several current initiatives including some around recruitment and career progression, workplace policies and practices, plus its work in the community.

In particular, MITIE’s network of diversity ‘champions’ was recognised as an excellent example of making a difference on gender and race, both in an internal and external capacity.

MITIE’s programme to encourage women to return to work and develop their careers after taking maternity leave, as well as chief executive officer Ruby McGregor Smith’s involvement in a mentoring circle for black, Asian and minority ethnic women were also highlighted as key initiatives.

The unranked lists are the culmination of the UK’s most comprehensive Benchmarking Survey into how organisations are performing on race and gender equality, diversity& inclusion in the workplace.

Sandra Kerr OBE, director of Race for Opportunity, said: “For organisations committed to diversity, equality and inclusion in the workplace, the Benchmark is a clear signal of which organisations are delivering best practice.”

The Benchmark also recognised MITIE’s public commitment to the campaign through involvement in Opportunity Now, Race for Opportunity and also the Women’s Business Council, which is chaired by Ruby McGregor-Smith, the first Asian woman to head a FTSE 250 company.

Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE, Chief Executive of MITIE, said, “Having a talented and diverse workforce is critical to our business and we are passionate about diversity in its broadest sense. We are thrilled to have been recognised by Race for Opportunity and Opportunity Now for our continued commitment to diversity.”

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MITIE Awarded Five-year Integrated FM Contract with Sky

MITIE, the FTSE 250 outsourcing and energy services company, has secured a contract to provide integrated facilities management (FM) for British Sky Broadcasting Group (Sky), the UK’s largest entertainment and home communications company.

The contract, with a total value in excess of £100m over a five-year period, will see MITIE deliver services across Sky’s estate in the UK and Ireland, commencing in January 2013. As well as its two main campuses in London and Scotland, MITIE will work at 12 regional offices, two data centres and dozens of POP sites (internet exchange points).

MITIE will have responsibility for delivering a range of services including fabric maintenance, engineering maintenance, energy management, catering, security services, cleaning, mail room & couriers, helpdesk, switchboard, shuttle buses, grounds maintenance and internal landscaping.

MITIE also recently completed a project to build an on-site wind turbine at Sky’s new broadcast facility, Sky Studios, in Osterley, West London. The most sustainable broadcast facility of its type in Europe, the turbine will provide over 133 MWh per annum of clean energy to the studios.

MITIE was awarded the contract based on its innovative ideas, self-delivery capabilities and cultural approach.

Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE, Chief Executive of MITIE Group PLC, said: “We are delighted to be working with Sky and look forward to creating what will be a truly collaborative partnership.

“Sky is a dynamic company and MITIE will ensure the FM strategy brings the highest quality services, value and innovation to its business.”

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eMaint Expands to Florida with New International Office

eMaint Enterprises, LLC, a world leader in on-demand maintenance management systems since 1986, announced recently that it has opened a new office in Estero, Florida. The Florida office is part of eMaint’s international expansion to help support its growing client base in the Southern United States and Latin America.

“This is a very exciting step for us at eMaint,” said Brian Samelson, CEO and President at eMaint. “With our global client base, the opening of our Florida office will help us better support many of our clients with operations overseas. We have clients in Florida and the Southeastern United States as well and are glad to be able to add jobs in that area. Sergio and his team set standards for excellence, and we look forward to growing this team.”

eMaint’s flagship Computerized Maintenance Management Software product, X3 CMMS, is deployed at hundreds of customer sites in 23 countries in 8 languages. Spanish-language product support is utilized by several of eMaint’s clients with bi-lingual software needs.

Sergio Plaut was promoted to Director of International Operations and will be heading up the Florida office and eMaint International. In this position, he will develop strategic markets and grow eMaint’s business across international markets while developing sales and services and providing support for customers across the region.

Prior to his promotion, Mr. Plaut, a Brazilian native with a degree in Engineering, was a consultant working for American companies who wished to do business in Brazil. During his time as a consultant for eMaint, Mr. Plaut, who is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, and English, translated the eMaint website into Portuguese, provided sales and support services to existing and potential clients in Brazil and participated twice in a National Maintenance Show promoted by the Brazilian Association of Maintenance.

Andre Morige has been hired as an International Support Specialist and will be working with Mr. Plaut in the Florida office assisting in all aspects of eMaint international. Mr. Morige is fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish. The Brazilian native, who has lived in the U.S. for 16 years, is currently working towards two Bachelor’s degrees in Programming and in Security at Hodges University where he currently resides in Fort Myers, Florida.

Daniel Duran has joined eMaint as a Support Specialist. Mr. Duran who is fluent in both Spanish and English will be helping support the growing base of Spanish speaking customers in the U.S. and Latin America . He provides support to X3 software users as well as acting as a product knowledge resource for internal team members.

“Opening the Florida office is a huge step for this company and I am very happy to be part of it,” said Mr. Plaut. “Heading up the Florida office will give me a chance to cross into other markets and to give more extensive support to our clients in the southern states and Latin America.”

About eMaint Enterprises, LLC
eMaint, the leader in on-demand CMMS solutions, has been providing predictive maintenance and preventative maintenance management software solutions since 1986 and was one of the first CMMS providers to develop a completely web-based “Software as a Service” (SaaS) model for more rapid implementation at a lower total cost of ownership.

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Parallel Project Training Launches APMP Project Management Distance Learning Package

Parallel Project Training, an innovative new specialist training provider in APM project management training and APMP certification, has launched its new APMP distance learning package for just £300. Using the integrated Parallel Learning System students will be able to study for the APM project management qualification from their own home or office and at their own pace. The course is ideal for busy project managers who may be unable to devote five consecutive days out of the office for important APMP training.

Parallel Project Training Launches APMP Project Management Distance Learning Package

The Parallel Distance Learning Package offers a practical approach to project management and is the perfect complement to PRINCE2. It offers an unparalleled range of distance learning materials such as the APMP Distance Learning study guide with high quality figures, sample exam questions and hints and tips on how to pass the exam. MP3 podcasts covering all the important topics included in the exam available from the Parallel Project Training website or iTunes. There is also a series of interactive exercises and quizzes with online tutor support available through the Parallel community of practice, an online moderated forum offering support, advice and guidance on the APMP syllabus.

The course is broken down into eight modules, which are consistently approached across all the material. These include:

• How to Pass The APMP Exam

• Project Management in Context

• Organisation and Governance

• Techniques

• Business and Commercial

• Planning the Strategy

• Executing the Strategy

• People and the Profession

Due to the continued excellent feedback from customers about the flexibility and wide range of learning materials, Parallel Project Training has introduced its Distance Learning Package as part of its continued focus on providing accommodating and cost effective APM training. The package uses interactive flash technology to bring the learning to life and follows the same structure as the APMP syllabus.

Lindsay Scott, Director of Arras People said this of the Distance Learning course; “We’ve been trialling the course over the past few weeks and it’s an excellent course for a project management professional to undertake. The study guide, podcasts and the online module system are straightforward and easy to use. The support offered through the online forum is also important for those times when assistance is needed from a distance”.

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Web Content Management Solutions Are Critical for Modern Day Business

Many organizations have hundreds to tens of thousands of pages of web content, which are becoming increasingly more critical to market competitiveness. Web content management solutions provide an efficient and effective means to make the problem of managing all of an organizations web material far more tractable.

Drupal content management systems (CMS) are open source solutions for addressing the problem of managing web content. Among the many reasons for Drupal’s success, its ability to alleviate technical staff members through the powerful and easy to use platform and its ability to integrate with pre-existing content management systems has made it a popular choice.

May, 2010 – databasepublish.com – When it comes to web content management solutions there is no silver bullet. Just as each organization has its own strategic goals and objectives, the various web content management systems on the market provide a broad spectrum of functionality and usability. As a result, it can be challenging to ensure that you are making the right selection for your organization.

For some organizations, a proprietary, out-of-the-box solution, or an out-of-the-box open source solution can work just fine. Other organizations may require varying degrees of tailoring. In either case, a web content management solutions consultant is highly recommended. Since an experienced consultant has worked with a variety of platforms and performed many implementations, that resource can help you reduce costly mistakes, f r o m product selection all the way through implementation.

The Drupal content management systems are exceptionally flexible and provide a solid long term investment opportunity. The drupal cms can be integrated with current systems in order to reduce error and streamline business processes. By reducing manual steps for web publishing, the Drupal CMS improves overall efficiency while reducing burden on technical personnel.

Non-technical personnel can easily manage web content while leveraging the powerful functionality of the Drupal CMS platform. This essentially places the domain of web content into the hands of the content experts. With technical IT personnel liberated to focus on more technical organizational needs the content experts can directly manage blog posts, photo galleries, press releases, video, tagging, e-commerce and searching functionality. With all of these benefits, Drupal content management systems are a compelling choice.

The selection, migration, and implementation of the various web content management solutions is far less risky with the help of a qualified content management consultant. They can help to ensure that the goals of a stronger web-presence, improved website effectiveness, increased workflow efficiency, and organizational consistency are met and/ or exceeded.

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Web Content Management System Implementations by the Experts

The increasing diversity of types of content that can be published to the Web, along with the impact that rich content can make to help organizations present their brands to potential customers, has driven thousands of organizations to improve the way staff can create, manage, and publish content through the implementation of a web content management system. The benefits of Web content management systems include increased overall organizational efficiency, more rapid dissemination of information than previously possible, freeing up technical personnel, and placing content experts into direct control of the organization’s Web presence.

Web Content Management System Implementations by the Experts

Oftentimes, organizations look for consulting expertise to aid in the selection and implement a Web content management system. Professional consultants can assist organizations in selecting the best-fit Web content management system, determining what customizations will need to be done, aid in the proper architecture and implementation of the system, integrate it with other business systems in the organization’s environment, and connect it to 3rd party systems that the organization already uses. Additionally, with expert support, organizations can more easily migrate content to the newer, more appropriate web content management tool f r o m an organization’s pre-existing Web content management system that perhaps didn’t meet the company’s needs. In summary, using Web content management system experts is the best way for an organization to reduce risk and ensure an accurate and timely project conclusion.

May, 2010 – databasepublish.com – The effective use of technical personnel is highly desirable for many organizations. Consequently, many organizations choose to employ a competent web content management consultant in order to maximize the impact of a chosen web content management tool.

While the justification for this is different for every organization, there are a number of reasons for arriving at such a decision. A web content management system expert can most effectively reduce the learning curve for technical personnel. Through their experience in the domain, they can also improve the overall vision of the final deployment of the web content management tool.

Among the many different web content management systems available on the market, Drupal has gained popularity among other choices in the market. Drupal implementations provide value f r o m the powerful functionality that is also easy to use by non-technical staff members. This allows the content experts to gain more effectiveness f r o m the website domain while providing technical staff members more time to focus on more technical projects.

Due to the open-source nature of Drupal implementations, organizations are able to migrate their web content management systems f r o m pre-existing content management systems. The result is increased efficiency and a much smoother transition f r o m the prior Web content management tool. An experienced web content management system consultant can also tailor Drupal to meet specific needs. Out of the box, Drupal implementations provide organizations more control over press releases, blog posts, photo galleries, video, tagging, search functions and e-commerce applications.

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