Business Development – How Strategies Sun, 09 Jan 2022 11:06:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Business Development – How Strategies 32 32 Goodpasture Syndrome Treatment Market Size, Detailed Business Development Analysis, Top Companies 2026 Sun, 09 Jan 2022 11:06:55 +0000


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Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce hires new vice president to oversee economic development Fri, 07 Jan 2022 19:05:00 +0000 From left to right, Michele Boggs and Holly Malish will oversee economic development projects in New Braunfels. (Courtesy of the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce)

In a January press release, the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce announced that Michele Boggs had been hired as vice president of economic development.

Boggs will work with chamber leaders and local businesses to develop and lead economic development strategies, the statement said.

“Michele has extensive experience in economic development and a clear vision for how New Braunfels can successfully navigate regional, state and national opportunities and trends,” said Chamber President and CEO Jonathan Packer, in the press release.

Boggs previously spent over a decade at Greater: SATX, where she most recently served as Executive Vice President of Business Development.

While working for the public-private economic development organization, Boggs led recruitment and retention and business development teams to drive job and business growth.


“I am honored and delighted to join the New Braunfels team,” Boggs said in the statement. “New Braunfels is in the perfect position to capitalize on the incredible opportunities that arise in the Austin-San Antonio mega-region. “

The chamber also announced the promotion of Holly Malish to the position of Senior Director of Economic Development. She served the chamber for over 14 years and was instrumental in the project that brought Continental’s new manufacturing facility to New Braunfels.

Malish has worked with the New Braunfels Manufacturing Association and the Greater New Braunfels Economic Development Foundation and will work closely with Boggs to implement economic development projects.

Deloitte names Central Va’s first female market leader. Wed, 05 Jan 2022 16:20:45 +0000

Maurel & Prom: Appointment of a new Deputy CEO Mon, 03 Jan 2022 17:00:00 +0000

PARIS–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Regulatory news:

Les Etablissements Maurel & Prom (Paris: MAU) (Euronext Paris: MAU, ISIN FR0000051070, “the Group”, “M&P”) today announced the appointment of Jean-Philippe Hagry as new Deputy Managing Director (Technical Director) of the Group, following the retirement of Philippe Corlay. Jean-Philippe Hagry took up his new functions on January 1, 2022 and also joined the M&P management committee.

Olivier de Langavant, Managing Director of M&P, said: “I would like to warmly thank Philippe Corlay for his commitment and unfailing dedication since he joined M&P in 2003. Philippe has been a key element of the Group over the years, particularly in the development and launch of production in the M’Boundi and Onal fields. . I am also delighted to welcome Jean-Philippe Hagry as the new Deputy CEO. I am convinced that his personal qualities, his substantial and diverse international experience and his incredibly broad technical and commercial expertise will be a great asset to M&P.. ”

Jean-Philippe Hagry

Graduated from Polytechnic university (French public higher education institution) and the French Petroleum Institute (IFP School – French Institute of Petroleum), Jean-Philippe Hagry began his career in 1988 within the Total group as a reservoir engineer, with internships in France and Norway, before taking responsibility for the reservoir department in Angola.

From 1999 to 2005, he held various positions, including that of Business Development Manager for the Middle East and Asia, particularly in LNG (liquefied natural gas), before becoming Managing Director of the local subsidiary Total Gas & Power in the United Arab Emirates. Emirates.

In 2005, he was appointed vice president of gas and development in Venezuela. In 2009, he joined Total as Internal Auditor for two years, before being appointed Vice-President of Brass LNG (Nigeria).

In 2014, he became Vice-President Libra / Meru and non-operated assets of Total Brazil, then Deputy Vice-President for Iraq from 2017 to 2021.

He joined the M&P Group in September 2021.



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Supervision Management Certificate Program Sessions Launch | Business Sat, 01 Jan 2022 19:31:00 +0000

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at UW-La Crosse (UW-L SBDC) will be offering its Certificate in Supervisory Management program with sessions from January through May.

The Supervisory Management Certificate program is designed for managers with supervisory responsibilities. The concepts and skills taught are also relevant to those who work in a team. Whether you own your own business or work in an office, agency, healthcare facility, or manufacturing facility, you will find this program applicable to your environment.

The program is made up of three compulsory courses, as well as several elective courses. Topics include critical thinking and decision-making skills, time management, performance reviews, how to survive difficult conversations, lead with integrity, stress reduction, balance, healthy living, supervision, delegation and emotional intelligence.

“In today’s business environment, supervisors are the most important factor in recruiting and retaining talent,” says Scott Dickmeyer, program instructor. “Plus, with the right skills and knowledge, they’re uniquely positioned to influence and impact performance. The Supervisory Management Certificate program equips participants with the advanced strategies, knowledge and skills necessary to successfully lead others.

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network is a statewide organization that supports entrepreneurs and business owners through free, confidential counseling and targeted educational programs.

Shanghai publishes five-year plans for metaverse development Fri, 31 Dec 2021 05:16:41 +0000

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BEIJING – China’s largest city takes seriously the metaverse, the technology that has captured the attention of the masses this year for its potential to shape the next generation of the Internet.

Chinese government departments and local authorities released five-year development plans this year to show how they aim to implement the central government’s five-year plan released in March.

One published by Shanghai on Thursday contained the first mention of the metaverse, according to Chinese media. Technology extends human interactions to a virtual world of three-dimensional avatars.

The metaverse is one of the four frontiers to be explored, the Shanghai Municipal Economics and Information Technology Commission said in its five-year plan for the development of the electronic information industry.

The document called for “encouraging the application of the metaverse in areas such as utilities, business offices, social entertainment, industrial manufacturing, production safety and electronic games,” according to a CNBC translation of the Chinese text.

The commission said it plans to increase research and development of underlying technologies, including sensors, real-time interaction and blockchain.

The document did not present a specific timeline or goals for metaverse research and development.

Beijing’s latest five-year plan released in March named seven technologies “frontiers” that China would focus on as it seeks self-reliance in science and technology.

The metaverse has since become a buzzword, most notably with US social media giant Facebook changing its name to Meta in October. Earlier this month, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said he expects most virtual meetings to move to the metaverse over the next two or three years.

This week, Beijing-based Baidu hosted what it claims to be China’s first metaverse conference. The event was supposed to mark the opening of Baidu’s metaverse app to developers, and an executive told reporters he expects it will be six years before the app’s full launch.

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In addition to the general metaverse buzz on Chinese social media, state media published several articles on the subject, mostly on the risk of scams.

After a year of stricter bans and regulations on various types of technology, including cryptocurrencies, new rules on metaverse development are expected to follow, said Winston Ma, an assistant professor of law at the University of New York, on CNBC’s “Squawk Box Asia”.

He highlighted how aspects of the global metaverse development relate to gaming and cryptocurrency products such as non-fungible tokens, all of which have come under more scrutiny in China. Ma was not speaking in the specific context of the Shanghai commission’s development plans.

– CNBC Eustance Huang contributed to this report.

Chubb announces leadership changes in Canada Wed, 29 Dec 2021 15:38:00 +0000

WHITEHOUSE STATION, NJ, December 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Chubb appointed Paul johnstone, Chubb Canada current Executive Vice President, Personal Risk Services, in the role of Chubb Canada Deputy Chief Executive Officer, reporting to John J. Alfieri, President, Chubb Canada. In this new role, Mr. Johnstone will assume executive operational responsibility for the organization’s property and casualty insurance business, including its high net worth personal lines segment in Canada, and he will also oversee the commercial accident and health insurance offerings that are provided to clients based in Canada, served by brokers and independent agents through Chubb’s four Canadian branches. In addition, it will help to support Chubb Canada strategic priorities and information technology, including architecture, with a focus on further digitization, and will seek to further strengthen key relationships with channel partners across the region.

Melanie Wilcox, who currently serves as Senior Vice President and Assistant Regional Manager for Chubb Canada Personal Risk Services, will succeed Mr. Johnstone as Head of Personal Risk Management Services, Canada. In this role, she will lead all strategic initiatives and oversee the underwriting, marketing, business development, operations and risk advisory teams to support efforts to meet the insurance needs of successful families and individuals. across Canada. She will report to Mr. Alfieri, with matrix reports to Ana Robic, Vice president, Chubb Group and Division President, Personal Risk Management Services in North America.

These appointments are effective January 1, 2022.

Chubb Canada has a wide range of talents, a wide range of products to offer and a strong distribution channel, ”said Chris Maleno, first vice-president, Chubb Group and Division President, Chubb North American Field Operations. “Paul has a diverse and accomplished career in the Canadian insurance market and brings a broad perspective and in-depth market knowledge to today’s challenges and opportunities. His solid background and leadership experience is ideal for this. new role and position it well to further expand our footprint in Canada. “

Mr. Alfieri added, “Paul and Melanie both bring a wealth of experience to their new roles. Paul’s recent leadership in our personal lines business, coupled with his previous management of corporate marketing and distribution, underwriting, accidents and health and commercial insurance Support Chubb Canada global strategic growth initiatives. Melanie also has a strong leadership background and brings extraordinary technical skills and innovative thinking that will allow us to continue to meet the needs of our channel partners and common customers. “

Mr. Johnstone has nearly 27 years of experience in the Canadian insurance market, spanning the reinsurance and property and casualty insurance industries. Prior to ACE’s acquisition of Chubb in january 2016, he served as Senior Vice President, Canada Personal Risk Services (PRS), where he oversaw the modernization of PRS’s operating systems and the strategic expansion of Chubb’s distribution. He joined Chubb in 1994 as a commercial insurance partner. Mr. Johnstone holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Windsor. He also holds a CRM and a certificate in public administration.

Ms. Wilcox joined Chubb in 2000 as a Personal Lines Underwriting Partner. Since then, she has held progressive leadership roles within PRS, with a focus on marketing, business development and leading Chubb’s digital efforts for PRS. Throughout her career, Ms. Wilcox has supported strategic initiatives impacting product development, distribution management, brand building, digitization, as well as the development and implementation of a range of marketing and communications strategies. She graduated from mcgill university holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and holds the Chartered Insurance Professional designation from the Insurance Institute of Canada.

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Power shift, why next year’s workers might have the upper hand Mon, 27 Dec 2021 19:13:16 +0000

Winter is the off-peak time of year for his wine tours in Napa and Sonoma counties. Even so, what it does differently is look for employees now instead of waiting for spring in the hope that it will be full when tourists arrive in the area.

He managed to keep around 80 percent of his staff. He attributes this in part to educating everyone when the government forced businesses to close in 2020 due to the pandemic. He told them he kept their place for them.

Platypus has around 60 employees, with a need for 15 additional guides starting in March. Rickard expects 2022 to be a good year, saying there is pent-up demand to come out and play.

His approach since the inception of the company has been to create a place where employees look forward to going every shift.

“We also go out of our way to meet people’s planning needs and structure work to be fun and non-stressful,” he said. This is something they did before the pandemic.

Although the volume was down for 2021 compared to 2019, the revenues are roughly the same. This is because the business is getting leaner and more efficient during the pandemic by getting rid of buses and consolidating tours. Fewer buses meant not having to pay for insurance, storage, maintenance, and other costs.

Good timing for college students

In today’s world of work and the forecast for 2022, what has also changed is who employers hire upon graduation from college.

“We are finding that more and more employers are flexible in terms of skills and job requirements,” said Courtney Budesa, director of internships and professional development at the Barowsky School of Business at the Dominican University of California at San Rafael.

More and more employers are willing to hire someone with decent soft skills, as opposed to someone who can tick all the boxes on how to get the actual job done.

General skills include getting along well with others, showing up on time, dressing appropriately, thinking critically, and communicating well.

Not needing all the specialized skills makes it easier for university graduates with the right work ethic to enter the workforce.

“We expect students to be able to find jobs at a higher level than they would normally be able to do. Employers are able to pick up someone with the right attitude, ”she said.

Shed light on the future

Dominican Budesa expects that for at least the first half of 2022, employees will still be able to dictate what they want from employers, especially when it comes to wages, benefits and flexible hours. .

She also predicts that hybrid work environments, where people work from home and travel to the office, will be a reality for the indefinite future.

Replacing humans is another solution to the labor shortage.

Murray, of the North Bay Leadership Council, said: “These industries currently affected by the inability to hire workers will see an increase in automation. Not so much in office jobs, but there will be a greater push for automated customer service. We will see it first in public employment.

“The idea is that with an increase in automation, we are creating a lot of new jobs. “

These jobs will relate to what makes these automation instruments work.

Joe Madigan, CEO of Sonoma-based Nelson Staffing, also thinks automation could be a solution, but cautions it’s not as easy as flipping a switch. He said the most innovative companies have been doing this for the past five to ten years because it has become difficult to find talent in North Bay.

Restaurants use robots to cook and they have kiosks for people to order food. Hotels allow self-check-in. Automation, however, doesn’t necessarily mean replacing people on the front lines. It is also about using technology as a means to streamline operations; it is a question of efficiency.

Madigan said employers need to adapt to what workers want. He said the main reason people looked for new jobs was for pay. Today he said the main motivation for changing jobs is to find more flexibility in terms of when and where they work.

“Especially in North Bay, it’s not about pay, it’s my employer who’s going to be flexible,” Madigan said.

Madigan said the questions employees ask when looking for a job are: What is a company’s policy on diversity, equity and inclusion? Do they offer perks like gym memberships? Is leave granted for philanthropic activities? On a whim, can they show up late if there’s a childcare issue? What is the flexible hours policy?

His firm, which helps companies build and effectively manage their teams, has 210 employees in 11 states and more than 400 clients in 32 states. North Bay offices are in Fairfield, Napa, Petaluma, San Rafael, Santa Rosa.

“Employers are so used to people knocking on their doors. Now those ladders have completely shifted. Now employers are selling and wooing potential workers. We haven’t seen this in our lifetime. It’s not going to change. Look at the demographics. The population is not increasing. There is a labor shortage combined with a big resignation, ”Madigan told the Business Journal.

“I think organizations should have the pulse of their employees. The # 1 problem if I was the CEO of an organization, is how do I keep my greatest asset in 2022? Are we listening and are we going to make changes? If you don’t listen, you’ll fall behind.

Another conundrum for North Bay is that the labor pool is shrinking because many have retired and it is so expensive to live in the area that young people are not moving here to replace retirees.

Madigan struggles to find clients in North Bay due to cost of living, commute times and wages. While, he said, residents of Silicon Valley and San Francisco are heading north, they’re keeping their jobs as remote workers, which doesn’t help local employers.

He said manufacturing and distribution are industries he sees in difficulty because most of the workers have to be on site.

“I have seen some companies adopt different shifts and others that are more accommodating when it comes to child care. These are burning issues for employees and employers to retain their workforce, ”Madigan said. “It has been a candidate market for two years and will continue to be. Companies need to listen to the needs of their employees more than ever.

Why is card tokenization so important? Is it safer for consumers? Sun, 26 Dec 2021 01:58:00 +0000

In light of various representations received from organizations in the sector, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has extended the deadline for tokenization of registered cards (CoF) by six months until June 30, 2022.

The changes “are expected to enhance the safety and security of card data while continuing the convenience of card transactions.”

“Card tokenization improves card security for the customer by reducing the risk surface,” said Ishan Sharma, vice president of business development at Juspay.

Tokenization has always been the future of card payments, he added.

“Apart from that, there are also benefits like better success rates through better visibility of issuers and better lifecycle management, as well as improved user experience for customers. Tokenization has always been about it. future of card payments. We are pleased that the RBI has given the ecosystem a six month extension, this will give merchants and partners enough time to migrate all card payment flows to tokenization, ”a- he declared.

The previous deadline for implementing card tokenization was December 31, 2021.

“Digitization provides innovative financial products and services to bank customers. It has helped improve customer service and delivery and has great potential. With digital playing this vital role, it is important that the customer is served in a secure environment with their privacy protected. Tokenization of cards is an important step for the regulator to achieve this goal. To implement an instruction, RBI must set a timetable, ”said Arijit Basu, chairman of IMC’s banking and finance committee.

What is tokenization

As part of tokenization services, a unique alternate code is generated to facilitate card transactions. It is the process of substituting a 16-digit customer card number with an equivalent non-sensitive value, called a token. Essentially, this means that a customer’s card information will no longer be available to a merchant, payment gateway, or third party that today helps with digital transaction processing.

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Kingdom Trails Gratefully Promotes Hiking Code of Conduct Fri, 24 Dec 2021 02:01:05 +0000

Photo: Cycling on the Kingdom’s trails in winter. Photos courtesy of the Kingdom Trail Association.

by Olga Peters, Vermont Business Magazine “It has been a wonderful summer,” said Abigail Long, General Manager of Kingdom Trails.

With the state’s travel restrictions lifted, more neighbors in New Hampshire, New York and Maine have returned to use more than 100 miles of trails open for non-motorized activities, she said.

“However, we still missed our neighbors to the north in Canada and we know that Canadians make up about 38% of our trail users,” she added. “So that was still quite the impact. “

Founded in 1994, the nonprofit Kingdom Trails was formed to support the health of local communities through outdoor recreation and economic development.

Long said a previous economic impact study had shown that the trails had a direct economic impact of around $ 10 million on the region. Out-of-state trail users stay in the area for an average of three days. They spend an average of $ 115 per day.

Photo: Cycling on the Kingdom’s trails in winter. Photos courtesy of the Kingdom Trail Association.

In 2016, Kingdom Trails was one of the organizations that participated in an economic impact study compiled by Camoin Associates for the Vermont Trails and Greenways Council.

“And we know the kingdom is lagging on a larger scale beyond the economic impact. We are helping to identify the North Eastern Kingdom as a place to live, work and play, ”she said.

The trails are popular with cyclists in the summer.

When the pandemic began in 2020, the organization quickly adjusted its operations to meet state safety guidelines.

Long said staff felt staying open was crucial in supporting the community, as outdoor activities provided a way for people to take care of their physical and mental health during the lockdown.

This summer the staff were busy building just over five miles of new trails.

The organization also discussed recommendations from a feasibility study funded by a USDA 75,000 Rural Business Development Grant.

Completed earlier this year, the study looked at issues related to traffic congestion and safety.

Long said Kingdom Trails had received comments from community members concerned about driving on local roads filled with trail users.

The trails pass through the towns of East Haven, Burke, Lyndon and Kirby.

“So we were able to create connecting trails, which means taking cyclists away from roads, dangerous roads and bringing them onto parallel trails,” she said. “So there isn’t this user-track user-vehicle conflict. “

The organization also installed better signage wherever the trails crossed a road, urging users to come to a complete stop before crossing. Rough strips using local cobblestones have also been added at the end of each trail where it crosses a road, Long said.

Long said she was very proud of Vermont Adaptive Sports and the Kelly Brush Foundation for choosing Kingdom Trails to host an Adaptive Mountain Biking Demo Day.

“We learned what our trails need to do to be more inclusive and welcoming, from adaptive disabled cyclists,” she said.

Kingdom Trails has improved some of its existing trails by working with Vermont Adaptive Sports and the Kelly Brush Foundation. It now offers 53 miles of adaptive mountain biking trails.

The foundation also organized its first mountain bike camp on the trails. Long said people from Alaska and Oregon traveled to the area to participate in the camp.

“This is something that we are truly honored and privileged to be able to do,” she said.

Kingdom Trails has introduced a new code of conduct: Ride With Gratitude.

The organization is part of Bike Borderlands, a collaboration of ATV networks in northern Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

“We all came together originally for rural economic development, and through that, we want to attract trail users to attract tourists,” Long said. “But we want to do it in a sustainable way. So we want people to come and respect the communities they visit.

The new code of conduct aims to send a unified message to trail users so that they can enjoy their visit and be attentive.

Riding the trails is a privilege, not a right, she added.

Long thanked the 104 private landowners who allow Kingdom Trails to use their properties.

“What makes Kingdom trails, Kingdom trails, is that the members of our community – our own neighbors – are the ones who made this opportunity possible,” she said.

Photo: Kingdom Trails in winter. Photos courtesy of the Kingdom Trail Association.

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