Isabel dos Santos has had considerable professional success by investing in ventures in multiple industries. Her first companies were established in Angola and other countries in Africa. She has since expanded into Europe, especially Portugal, where she is the majority owner of several companies. She is also active in philanthropic work which grew out of her professional activities.
She has created opportunities for young people across Africa. This is especially true of women, who she calls Africa’s greatest resource. She has helped them establish farms, for instance, which support the local economy while also providing an environmentally friendly source of food. Isabel dos Santos has helped them gain the education they need to operate these farms.
Africa has a vast amount of natural resources, including the people that live there. To best tap these resources, she says, it takes diversity. Diverse teams come up with ideas that homogenous teams do not. Her communications company, Unitel, has used diverse teams to make it become the biggest company of its kind in Angola. Read more about Isabel Dos Santos at ECO.
Isabel dos Santos says that entrepreneurship in Africa is becoming more common and strong. This has required basic infrastructure to be built so that people have access to the essentials. These include education, clean water, sanitation services, clinics and hospitals, and food. Not long ago, nobody recognized any African entrepreneurs. They are now becoming internationally famous.
She believes in paying it forward and helping the next generation of entrepreneurs garner success. Isabel dos Santos has created a supply chain that is both civic and monetary. She helps to create focused projects in small communities. The goal is to create prosperity in remote parts of Africa which are areas that have not taken part in recent economic gains.
As urban parts of Africa become more prosperous this helps rural areas. The growing middle class wants higher quality food that comes from rural communities. Isabel dos Santos says that supporting national food production is a major focus of hers both as a person and as an entrepreneur. She sums this idea up as “First the seed, then the future.”
Lincolnshire Management seems to excel strongly as a private equity firm, and its area of specialization is acquiring small companies that are often private. Funding shareholders is also something that this firm is involved in, along with management buyouts, mergers and helping debt stricken companies with restructuring efforts. James Tozer was needed to take over Lincolnshire after its original founder, Frank Wright, passed. Wright’s launching of the firm was in 1986, which was a full seven years before the talented and dedicated TJ Maloney found his way to the organization. After Maloney joined up, there soon was a great amount of growth observed by this company, and TJ is quite deserving of some credit for this, as his leadership during that time was definitely stellar.
It wasn’t until 1993, though, when TJ Maloney entered Lincolnshire Management’s chief executive officer position, but he seemed quite ready. Maloney was equally ready to assume chairman responsibilities when it soon became required of him. His previous financial, professional and educational experiences have certainly helped Maloney enter the Lincolnshire organization as a strongly prepared member. After earning a law degree, which came from Fordham University, TJ found his way in the New York City financial realm, with securities law and acquisitions both becoming second nature the Mr. Maloney. In addition to enjoying some guest speaking appearances, Maloney was also generous enough to help Fordham Law School build a wonderful library named after him thanks to a $5 million donation.
TJ Maloney and his leadership strategies clearly seem to be working for Lincolnshire Management, as this equity firm is now valued around $1.7 billion, and its representation is quite strong not only in the United States, but also in Asian and European regions. Bringing into the firm individuals like Nicolas Vega Llona, George Stolt-Nielsen, Yashna Ginodia and Matthew Nacier was a great recent move. In 2010 and 2011, TJ Maloney’s Lincolnshire Management was recognized and praised by two prominent finance publications. The first was Private Equity News, and the second was CNN Money. Hopefully, these new four Lincolnshire members will be able to excel alongside Maloney.
Blake Mallen was featured on TEDx Talk in June of 2018, where he presented his idea of why people aren’t making the growth they’ve been looking for in life. In his monologue he said, “We need to stop trying to be the person we’re told we’re ‘supposed to’ be, to become the person we’re ‘meant to’ be… it’s time to #ShiftTheScript.”
Blake describes himself as going to college to become an attorney because he felt that he was doing what he thought he was supposed to. Almost two decades ago, Mallen started a blog titled “Life off the Script“. In that blog, he published articles about living in a way that was different from what was expected of him. Visit his website blakemallen.com for more information.
In his early 20s, Blake Mallen co-founded a company named ViSalus, which has grown into a global brand. ViSalus is a multilevel marketing company (MLM). Based in Los Angeles, California, with offices in in Downtown Detroit Michigan. Blake Mallen is Chief Marketing Officer, which makes him responsible for marketing ventures taken by the company. He employed what he calls a “Challenge Marketing” strategy. This strategy has pushed his business forward to almost $2 billion in cumulative revenue. This venture succeeded in becoming the #1 weight-loss and fitness challenge in the US.
During the global the expansion of Vi, Mallen co-founded Liv, a lifestyle platform with the intention of inspiring people to exchange the idea of a ‘Bucket List’ for a ‘Liv List’. This new platform hosts life experiences for consideration by the general masses. Blake Mallen intends to respond to the growing concern among people that the old way of securing a desirable future just isn’t working anymore. This is the fuel that sparked his ambition to raise awareness of that growing concern, which was the main theme of his appearance on TEDx Talk. During that time in June 2018, Mallen’s presentation was the most viewed TEDx Talk globally.
There are some who put all of their time and energy into the creation of a single business and are happy when they see that business find success. It is a big deal to create a business and watch it do well. Andrey Andreev is someone who has put together businesses that have done well. Andrey Andreev has not stopped with just one business, he has worked on multiple businesses and has used his talent to help each one of those be successful. This ambitious entrepreneur from Russia has founded multiple businesses that have gone on to be successful.
Those who like to use apps to find people to date have Andrey Andreev to thank for multiple of the matchmaking apps that are out there. This man developed more than one of these types of apps. The app that he created for the Russian people, Mamba, has grown and spread its reach. Also, Andrey Andreev founded Badoo. This app is now used by people all over the world. Andrey Andreev has created three different dating apps, and each one of those apps has found success. He knows what he is doing when it comes to creating apps that bring people together and help them to find love.
Andrey Andreev spends a lot of his time focusing on creating new products and putting together new apps that can be used by people all over the world. His days are spent working on the ideas that he has and trying to figure out the best way to implement them in the dating apps that he creates. And that he will continue on on creating. Those who check out the Instagram of this man will find that he also spends a bit of his time doing other things. He is someone who has traveled a lot and who has spent time focusing on other hobbies that he has. Through social media, those interested can see how this man has not only founded businesses but he has also spent time cooking and visiting interesting destinations.
Blockchain technology created the cryptocurrencies such as Ethereum (ETH) and Bitcoin (BTC), which grew to over $800 billion in value by 2017. Economists believe that cryptocurrencies held the key to the future global economy as Ethereum and Bitcoin become household brand names. Although blockchain technology is the underlying force behind crypto. Experts argue that technology can stand without cryptocurrencies. Serge Belamant is a significant figure in the development of blockchain technology. Generally, blockchain technology is a ledge record linked together and highly encrypted. Initially, the technology aimed at helping financial services improve their transparency, security, and customers’ efficiency. Blockchain technology helped to move money globally with much ease and speed.
Other applications that depend on blockchain technology include smart contracts and reducing labor-intensive business. All these success stories of blockchain technology would not be possible without the efforts of founding patent holder Mr. Serge Belamant. Belamant developed blockchain technology via smart cards application. Before the success of blockchain, several patents filed in the past two decades. Serge Belament became successful after designing various technologies that helped solve banking problems. Serge Belament started his journey when he established Net1 Technologies. He designed the Universal Electronic Payment System (UEPS) a bank application system that improves banks transaction activities.
In 1995 Visa hired Net1 to develop a new application that integrates Serge’s FTS/UEPS technology. Serge Belament took the assignment and produce COPEC (Chip Offline Pre-authorized Card), which became the primary security feature for Visa. The technology protects Visa against misuse, fraud, and helps to verify personal IDs. Additionally, in 1999, Serge firm implemented the UEPS within South Africa’s Cash Payment Service (CPS). UEPS supplied speed and security on the CPS system. The appointment of Serge Belamant saved SASWITCH, which was at the verge to collapse. Serge creative skills created a new National ATM switch designed with fault-tolerant hardware as well as parallel processing system. This ATM, together with Stratus computers made banking transaction more efficient. Interestingly, he secured contacts around Europe to supply the vendors with his hardware and computers. Serge Belamant left Net1 Technologies in 2017 and helped his son Philip establish Zilch Technology Limited that focus on banking inventions technology. Learn More.
Felipe Montoro Jens has made a huge name for himself in the business world. He has held a number of high leadership positions that have showcased his many talents. He has more than two and a half decades of experience working in a variety of different field, specifically financial fields, that have given him valuable experience. He has also served as the he Chairman of Concessionária do Centro Administrativo do Distrito Federal S.A. He is considered an expert in his field and is respected by many. Find out more at consultasocio.com to learn more.
Felipe Montoro Jens has spent years working and training to be qualified for his current work. He spent time at a school that is one of the top schools in Brazil and has been offering quality business training since the 1940’s. The knowledge andskill Jens has gained at this school has had a huge impact on his career. Felipe Jens continued his training by getting business training in Arizona This prestigious school has built a reputation as being a no nonsense, intense program that is very respected around the world.
After completing his education, Felipe Montoro Jens quickly entered the working world. He was able to earn jobs with well known Brazilian businesses. Jens worked hard and was constantly advancing in his profession. He had a number of board affiliations which gave him experience and also helped to advance his career. His resume includes time with companies like Atvos, FOZ and Braskem. He has also held leadership positions with major companies that have given him the opportunity to showcase his leadership ability.
The OSI Group is certain that if you let your imagination run wild and go completely negative you can stay that way and eventually lose your peace of mind. The OSI Group has seen that we all want to have a good, enjoyable life but the fact of the matter is that we will be faced with unpleasant situations.
The OSI Group has seen its fair share of different troubles much like many other companies in the course of its history.
But there is one thing that differentiates the OSI Group from others.
See that special thing is something that everyone can learn from in their own lives as well.
It is something that can help to change a life and a view of the world.
What matters is how we handle those situations and what we learn from them. Instead of dwelling on the negatives instead of focusing on the positives you can eventually turn into someone who works hard and stays true to contributing to the real world.
Being able to show that the company will strive to minimize losses in the short term while investing in the future in this environment will certainly be to the liking of investors.
At the same time, investors need to know that companies will be able to show that they are getting to a specific path of profitability by managing capital in the best way possible. Scale always plays a role in the making of an empire, as a matter of fact, the scale is what makes an empire an empire. With a proper scale, a company can act as a cash generating machine.
A key component of any business is the right hires. With the right people, a company can generate real value, as such, it is important for a company to measure the value of their people by the revenues that they generate today and what they can contribute in the future. If a company is able to attach contribution of individual labor to their compensation via equity in the company, then the company might see proper gains. Incentives are aligned. OSI buys former Tyson Foods plant on South Side for $7.4M
The OSI Industries Group is one of the largest suppliers of value-added foods in the entire world. OSI Industries Group has more than 65 plant locations that are put located throughout 17 different countries and employees over 20,000 people! This company is one of the largest companies in the United States that is privately held and it has so many resources that it can offer food-related businesses a partnership with a global reputation and responsiveness like no other.
OSI Industries has continued to grow over the years and does this by going into joint ventures with businesses like processing plants, large farms, poultry processing plants, food-related warehouses, and more. OSI Industries is acquiring so many food-related businesses so that it stays on top as the premier global food provider to leading companies in all of North America, Europe, and other places.
OSI also has several plants that are located throughout Australia, China, and India, and has a presence in the Phillippines thanks to a joint venture that it has with GenOSI.
OSI is working hard to aggressively expand its poultry business throughout the United States, through Europe, and in China. Because of its poultry expansion, the company has reached more sale’s records than ever before. OSI is also doubling its poultry expansion throughout Toledo, Spain which has allowed it to create several different products. Their ability to create and process more products has added a total of 45,000 tons and given jobs to almost 150 people. This means that the expansion has allowed OSI to employ a lot of local workers and give the economy a boost- which is not something unheard of for OSI to do across the globe as well.
Because OSI Industries is expanding so quickly, the company has the ability to create and produce new products that it didn’t have the capacity to do before. OSI works hard to create an environment of stewardship and cleanly develops all of its products. All of the OSI facilities meet environmental standards and the management and audit teams of all the facilities follow strict food and safety regulations that are required by the Food Safety Standard FSSC 22000.
This food supplier company is growing quickly and plans on continuing to create, produce, and supply food to more and more places all around the world.
When in Brazil, do as Brazilian’s do; and that is to follow the fashion sense of the one and only Donata Meirelles. She is one of the most renown fashion guru’s in the world, according to French fashion stylists. Ms. Meirelles has been in the fashion arena for more than three decades; and has made a name for herself when it comes to all things stylish. Her name is synonymous with Vogue, and she is currently their Style Director and has been so for more than five years.
Life Before Vogue
Before her life of being a fashion guru and working for Vogue, Donata Meirelles attended college at Columbia University located in New York. After finishing college she moved on to take her studies into a real life career. She started her illustrious career at Daslu Boutique in the early 90’s. She was such a success for years and began to be recognized by influential French stylists, buyers, and editors. This success parlayed into becoming the Editor in Chief of Vogue Brazil in the early 2000’s; and this was the beginning of her rise to fame. Follow Donata Meirelles on Twitter for more fashion.
Personal Life, Beliefs, and Goals
Donata Meirelles is married to a successful entrepreneur, Co-Founder and Partner of the ABC Group, Mr. Nizan Guanaes. ABC Group is one of the top communications holding company and is predominately in Latin America. Ms. Meirelles is also the Founder of the Women in the World Foundation, in which she has been honored with several awards on its behalf. She is also renown for her advocacy for aiding those that suffer from HIV and AIDS.
Donata Meirelles’ believes that fashion is her passion and has always been apart of her lifelong journey. She feels that here travels to other countries have have aided her in keeping up with the every changing trends of fashion. She strongly believes in building a brand that has a purpose and can be of use to those that utilizes it. Her fashion sense will continue to influence worldwide followers for years to come. Read More: https://weeklyopinion.com/2019/05/donata-meirelles-spring-2019-fashion-trends/
Mr. Ara Chackerian is a leading expert in the technological healthcare sector; over the years, his influence in this sector is undeniable. His main goal is to develop technology that has a direct impact on human health, reduce mortality rates, and improve the general well being of the human race.
His passion, however, began early and has seen him take on several high positions in the health care industry the most notable being his position as chief executive officer of BMC diagnostics. This experience has seen him rise to greater heights in the industry and venture into partnerships and develop ideas that are a real game-changer in Health care.
He keeps tabs on the latest trends in technological advancement in the Health care industry, and one that has aroused curiosity as documented in his blog is Telemedicine, digital assisted healthcare apps. Read on to find out more.
Mr. Ara Chackerian describes it as a game-changer, and it could not have come at a better time considering the alarming increase in depression rate among people in society.
How it Works.
Focusing on the out-patient psychiatry space, he describes it as the third pillar of psychiatry coupled with medication and oral therapy. The app developed, is designed to keep track of how a person behaves, this is because people who suddenly go into depression tend to change several things like how they communicate, frequency of speech, and speech patterns.
Mr. Ara Chackerian conveys that it all comes down to the Algorithms that can detect a change in an individual’s behavior and after that is providing a detailed assessment on the patient’s deterioration/improvement in one’s health.
This will help reduce by significant margins the rate of deaths due to depression around the world.
“The future of Health care is certainly bright, and by the day the bridge between technology and Healthcare continues to reduce significantly” Mr. Ara Chackerian