Healthcare

Health care in Canada is a $150 billion dollar annual industry, and is delivered through a publicly-funded health care system, which is mostly free at the point of use. The government assures the quality of care through federal standards. The greatest proportion of this money goes to hospitals, followed by pharmaceuticals and physicians. Total spending is equivalent to 10% of Canada’s gross domestic product.

Our Accomplished Executives areas of expertise in Healthcare include: Board Governance, Hospital CEO, numerous Board Members, and Directors.

Not-for-profit

A non-profit organization (NPO, also known as a not-for-profit or NFP) which does not distribute its surplus funds to owners or shareholders, but instead uses them to help pursue its goals for self-preservation, expansion and future plans. Examples of NPOs/NFP’s include charities, service groups and public arts organizations.

Our Accomplished Executives areas of expertise include Director and Board roles with NFP’s:  Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB), Canadian Executive Service Organization (CESO), Toronto Distress Centre, United Way, Canadian Rehabilitation Council for the Disabled, Easter Seals, March of Dimes

Advertising/Marketing

Advertising/Marketing industry employs over 1.2 million Canadians. Advertising spending on Canadian media for 2011 will increase to more than $23.3 billion (up from $19 billion in 2007). Every dollar spent on advertising directly results in nearly $9 of economic activity in Canada.  Canadian business will spend more than $3.3 billion on Digital Media, this figure has more than doubled within the past 4 years.

Our Accomplished Executives have experience in the Advertising/Marketing industry leading Radio Stations, Media, Advertising Agencies, Executive Marketing roles, E-commerce.

Manufacturing

In Canada, the Manufacturing industry employs15% of the Canadian workforce. There are a few local giant leaders such as Bombardier, Magna and Linamar but generally manufacturing is made up of U.S. branch plants primarily serving the automobile industry. In 2010, manufacturing accounts for 13% of Canada’s GDP, down 2% of since 2005. Manufacturing is a knowledge-intensive business and every year more money is spent on research and development and new technologies in Canada than any other business sector in the country.

Our Accomplished Executives have expertise in manufacturing working with Clients: Siemens, Nortel, Kraft Foods, Polaroid, Trimble Navigation, Johnson and Johnson.

Tourism and Attractions

Tourism and Attractions account for 6% of Canada’s GDP. Travel to Canada was boosted with the Olympic Games held in 2010 in British Columbia. Plus the Federal government increased investments by $800 million into Canadian tourism. Canada ranks number-nine in the world in terms of tourist revenues, and has 2.2 percent of the world’s total tourism market.

Our Accomplished Executives have expertise in the Tourism and Attractions industry with: The Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall, Hockey Hall of Fame and the CN Tower, Alpine Ski Club, Mont Tremblant, Temagami Lakes Association, Royal Canadian Yacht Club.

Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG)

Also known as Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) are products that are sold quickly at relatively low cost. Examples include non-durable goods such as soft drinks, toiletries and grocery items that are generally replaced or fully used up over a short period of days, weeks, or months, and generally within one year. This contrasts with durable goods or major appliances which are replaced over a period of several years.

Sales of store-brand Fast-Moving Consumer Goods in Canada remain flat in 2010 at $11.4 billion, and unit sales are down 1 percent. National brand dollar sales are up 3 percent to $50.9 billion, while unit sales are up 2 percent.

Our Accomplished Executives have expertise in Consumer Packaged Goods with Kraft Canada, Kraft Worldwide, General Foods, 7-up, Pepsi, Procter and Gamble, Labatt, Johnson and Johnson.

Franchising

The Franchise industry in Canada represents over $100 billion in sales annually and continues to grow. (and there isn’t a SIC/NAIC code for this in Canada yet!) Over 76,000 individual franchise operations do business in Canada under 900 different brand names which employ over 1 million people.  A Canadian franchise opens every 2 hours 365 days a year. Of all the franchises opened in Canada within the last 5 years, 86% are under the same ownership and 97% are still in business. Each Canadian Bank has established national franchise departments.

Our Accomplished Executives have expertise in Franchise/Franchishee agreements, Strategic Direction, Restructuring, Financing, Transferring business, Brand building, Contract Negotiation.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions industry in Canada transpired over $135 Billion of activity in 2010.  The M&A environment is currently healthy; valuation gaps have narrowed, financing is generally available, and the Canadian economy is holding up in this sector.

Our Accomplished Executives have experience in Business valuation, Market analysis, Due diligence, Raising capital, Financing, Divestment, Tenders, Strategy

Professional Services

Our Accomplished Executives expertise includes; Business Valuation,  Engineering, Accounting, Business Consulting,  Coaching, Mentoring.

Financial Services

Our Accomplished Executives expertise includes;  Credit Card Services, Payment Processing, Risk Management, Financing, Accounting, Analytics, Product Development.