Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade is a top-notch businessman and the founder of CAOA, a world-class distributor and manufacturer of cars. Founded in 1970, CAOA has grown immensely under the leadership of Carlos Alberto de Oliveira. CAOA is a leader in the automotive sector in Brazil dealing with vehicles like Subaru and Ford.
Boris Feldman, a famous journalist and a motor vehicle expert, who hosts a radio show known as “Car Talk” recently spoke about Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade by recalling an interview he had with him in 2012. In the article posted on the “Car Talk” portal, Boris Feldman referred to the CAOA owner as “Dr.” owing to his bachelor’s degree in medicine.
The article explains the success of Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade who is the founder and the Chairman of CAOA’s Board of Directors. It goes ahead to illustrate one of the significant steps he has taken in revolutionizing the Brazilian automotive industry. For instance, as per g1.globo.com, other than importing and selling vehicles, Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade invested heavily in starting a factory in Annapolis. The main aim of this plant was to make Hyundai trucks.
The article goes ahead to elaborate on Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade‘s dream of making a Brazilian car. When Feldman asked about his dream, Carlos painted a clear picture of how he was going to actualise his dream. He stated that his firm had a design agency in Italy which was working on the design of the Brazilian car. He also said that he was already discussing with Fiat to secure an engine for the vehicle.
Six years later, Boris Feldman revisits the interview and can confidently say that Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade actualized his dream. By keeping his Chinese counterparts close, coupled with the dedication and hard work of his team at CAOA, he came up with several brands of Brazilian-manufactured cars. Currently, CAOA produces iX35, Tucson, HR and HD80 trucks at its assembly plant in Annapolis city. In less than four decades, CAOA has sold more than one million cars in the Brazilian market.
If you desire to succeed in your career, you must know there is a price to pay. That is why you must always focus to work hard because this is the only way you can achieve your goals. If you are thinking of venturing into entrepreneurship, you must think of how to navigate the markets. The modern market is a complex one, and many entrepreneurs give up after trying. If you do not have the tricks to go through the market successfully, it is difficult to penetrate the financial markets. That is what was in the mind of Randal Nardone when he was starting an investment company with other three financial professionals. He knew that he had the tricks that he had learned after spending a few years in the financial industry. Many entrepreneurs have admired his skills and his dedication towards work. He is passionate about what he does a virtue that has contributed a lot to the growth of Fortress Investment Group.
When you talk of the people who have been successful in the financial world, you cannot do without mentioning his name. He has worked hard since he started Fortress Investment Group with Wes Edens and Rob Kauffman to ensure that the company becomes a global firm. Expanding to the global platform is something that many have tried to do, but they have not succeeded. Those who fail in their businesses start thinking it is easy to achieve success without putting a lot of work. Even if the market is competitive Randal Nardone believes that if you come up with unique services customers will love them and you will achieve a competitive advantage over other companies. If you are an entrepreneur and you fear the business world, it may not be possible for you to excel because of the fear. A successful business person like Randal Nardone must take risks associated with the business.
Randal Nardone can run various departments in the financial world because of the experience he has in the industry. He is one of the best leaders at Fortress Investment Group who has served at the company as a top executive for many years. With the competition in the financial world, Randal Nardone had to work with the best individuals with a proven track record.
Visit his Forbes Profile: https://www.forbes.com/lists/2007/10/07billionaires_Randal-Nardone_ZZ5A.html
NGP VAN makes it easier for people to mobilize progressives, and they help create campaigns that allow people to become part of a much larger movement. The company builds blogs that can be used to spread information, and the company works with movements that want to raise money. They have posted many videos on Facebook explaining what they do, and they have come up with many ways to make their clients much more visible. Look below what they can do when they are working with a new progressive movement.
- What Is NGP VAN?
The NGP VAN team is there to help people who need help with their fundraising and mobilization campaigns. Anyone who is running for office or trying to press an issue can use this company for help, and they can ask the company to build their webpage to a level that people will take notice. They do this for progressive groups every day, and they offer a lot of information on how they build these sites.
- Their Social Media Savvy
The social media savvy that this company has is displayed in their Facebook videos, and they show their clients how they can make their movements much more approachable. They show how they do the work that they do, and they offer examples of the work that they are capable of. Someone who has concerns about reaching young people on social media will see that they can be much more effective.
- Their Blog
Their blog is a place where people can pick up information about a new website, or they could use the blog as a place to ask questions. The customer can interact with the company based on concerns that they have, and they might chat with the company in the comments about what they need. The company likes to interact with new customers through their blog, and they often answer pressing questions in very thorough blog posts.
Anyone who is trying to get a movement going should ask NGP VAN for help. They could work with this company on a new site, or they could ask this company to handle all their social media. This is a very simple way for someone to have their movement look perfect, and they can start reaching the people who are most interested in volunteering or doing their part to make progressivism much stronger in America.
If you’re a pizza lover, then you’ve probably heard of Steve Ritchie a couple of times. But who is Steve Ritchie? And why is he a household name in the pizza industry? Well, we have all the answers.
Steve Ritchie is the President and CEO of the world’s third-largest pizza delivery company, Papa John’s International, Inc. Ritchie, currently 44, started working at Papa John’s in 1996 and served as a customer service representative, earning $6 per hour. Thanks to his dedication and handwork, Ritchie was promoted from being an hourly customer service rep to a delivery driver. A few years later, he was promoted to Director of Operations.
In 2006, Ritchie became the franchise owner and operator. In 2010, he was named Vice President Operations & Global OST. He was in charge of all aspects of the global operating support functions and strategic initiatives. In August 2011, Papa John’s leadership appointed Ritchie as Senior Vice President of North & Latin American Operations and Global OST. Ritchie was appointed as Senior Vice President of Global Operations & Global Operations Support and Training in 2013, a position he held until May 2014. In 2015, was named the company’s President.
Steve Ritchie’s Achievements
As CEO and President of Papa John’s, Mr. Ritchie has helped the pizza delivery company expand to more regions and countries and improve customer experience. The exceptional CEO also brought on board digital marketing experts like Mike Nettles and Brandon Rhoten, and this made it easy for Papa John’s to incorporate digital marketing into its winning strategies.
But that’s not all. Ritchie has continued to champion the core principles that made Papa John’s the industry leader in product quality and customer satisfaction. He also recently introduced a training program, “unconscious bias training”, which will not only help the company make a positive impact in the community but also drive diversity and inclusion. Steve Ritchie Papa Johns has also helped the company come up with unique company policies and incentives that have helped improve productivity and employee retention. Recently, Steve has written a message to its customers. You can read it here.
The exceptional leader resides in Hike Point with his Wife Melissa Ritchie. He has a passion for entrepreneurship, leadership development, and education.
Betsy DeVos started off her assignment as Education Secretary in the Trump Administration with an awkward confrontation with the Senate. Her school-choice ideology did not sit well with a section of the Senate during her hearings, neither did her responses inspire total confidence. Worse, she may have also faced opposition from colleagues at Washington in her first tasks. Despite this, she has handled herself gracefully and has kept calm when handling the media.
Her experience at Washington should not fool anyone. Betsy is a seasoned and tactful worker. Born into the wealthy Prince family in 1958, she grew up in Michigan. Her family is known for funding Republican initiatives, so is her husband, Dick DeVos who was a gubernatorial candidate with the Republican party in 2006. The DeVos family of four children is also renown for sponsoring political causes mostly on education reform through their foundation and the Great Lakes Education Project which they founded. Her political endeavors in Michigan are well known, more so as an advocate for educational-choice movement. In her home turf, she is known to be relentless in pushing for adoption of charter schools. For decades, she has fought to have legislation of education reform policies to allow public funding of education in privately owned schools.
Betsy’s advocacy efforts have seen her hold posts as chair in both American Federation for Children and Alliance for School Choice. Detroit’s high number of charter schools has been attributed to her educational reform crusade. She is renown for putting all her weight behind causes she believes in and has in the past sponsored groups she is affiliated with to resist legislation that tries to regulate the education sector, especially on issues touching on school choice. It is perhaps because of her relentlessness that she served as a Michigan Republican Party chair.
Opponents of Betsy have all reason to be uneasy because with her current position comes an opportunity to push for country-wide reforms on educational-choice.
The general feeling is that Betsy is in foreign waters at Washington. However, her current state is only a temporary situation if her historical record is anything to go by. So far, she has gotten down to work and has already made several tours to charter schools, notably in Miami, a clear sign that she will not be backing down on her reform agenda. She is expected to make inroads and push for the fulfillment of her agenda at Washington.
To learn more, visit www.betsydevos.com.
Hussain Sajwani has publicly voiced expanding DAMAC’s existing property building presence into Asia. China especially, has been rapidly expanding it’s middle class citizenry, and Hussain would love to build more DAMAC properties to fill that need. Mr. Sajwani’s company already has properties in many major business cities such as: Dubai, London, and Beirut and properties for many of the Chinese citizenry would expand Hussain’s already huge property management empire.
Mr. Sajwani actually started in the business world with his catering service. Starting as a very small service, Hussain’s catering service now has about 200 active contracts and the company serves over 150,000 meals daily. His catering company services army camps and five star hotels alike. The company also specializes in camp management and company supply. It was in the 90’s that Hussain Sajwani saw a need for more hotel housing properties in Dubai due to the influx of people coming for business opportunities. By 2002 Hussain’s property business “DAMAC” was born and quickly became one of the biggest property managers and builders in the Middle East. DAMAC now employs over 2,000 people from 77 nationalities.
It is that ethic diversity that makes DAMAC such a solid company to work for as Mr. Sajwani listens to every staff members opinion and input on the state of the company. Hussain does not involve himself or DAMAC with the world’s political intrigues and only gets involved if politics effects his businesses. In this way Hussain is able to make small changes as is necessary to the company’s survival. Mr. Hussain Sajwani also values education and encourages study and new strategies and ideas to be brought forth from his staff. When the company went public, it forced the staff and Mr. Sajwani to be completely transparent in business operations. Hussain Sajwani stated that it was one of the hardest but best things he has done for the company’s welfare.
To read more about DAMAC and Hussain Sajwani, please click the link here.
Holding companies in the United States are known for their high profits and a huge number of clients. One of the most well-known holding companies in the United States is the Southridge Capital. The company managed to build their diversified investments and holdings through the years that they have been operating, and they are also known for managing their operations well. The financial firm transformed to accommodate a huge number of services that they offer to their clients, but the majority of those who are seeking their assistance came from the small-sized and the middle-sized companies. These companies are seeking assistance from the Southridge to get their hands on financial funding, and most of the time, their requests are approved, using it to grow their businesses.
The small and the middle market have always commended the holding firm for providing a chance for these businesses to grow. Without the funding that the Southridge Capital provides, these businesses would never be able to thrive. Another source of income for the company would be their global investments that began back in the year 1996. More than $1.8 billion worth of investments were attributed to the company, and according to their chief executive officer, Stephen Hicks, it is a necessary movement so that many businesses around the world would be able to enjoy the assistance from the Southridge Capital. Multiple partnerships began to take place, and the business partners that have signed with the company experienced the greatest improvement. For more details you can visit their twitter account.
The Southridge Capital continues to invite more business people to join and invest with them. Stephen Hicks also said that the company will now be signing more partnership contracts with different companies coming from various industries. One of the most recent businesses that signed a contract with them was the Dallas-based Elite Data Services Inc. The company is known for their software programs and other applications that will benefit the company. Additionally, the clients who have been working with the Southridge Capital will be experiencing technological changes within their company, and the software programs that will be developed by the Elite Data Services Inc. would help these businesses grow further. You can visit bloomberg.com for more information.
Gareth Henry is no stranger to discrimination, and he had to leave his homeland of Jamaica. It got so bad that his life was threatened. He made the headlines when he was brutally beaten in front of a mob of 200 people who would do nothing to help. He was leader for the Jamaica Forum for Lesbians, All Sexuals and Gays, also known as J-Flag. He took over the position of leader after Brian Williamson, the previous leader, had been stabbed to death.
Because of all the threats, he ended up fleeing to Canada where he now resides. He’s a social worker and gay rights activist who has also petitioned to bring a legal challenge against his former home of Jamaica.
Gareth Henry has lost 13 of his friends and had to identify a few of their bodies. He suffered an injustice, but complaints to the Jamaican Ministry of Justice fell on deaf ears.
It is incredible what many people go through on a daily basis because of their sexual preferences. Many have even been forced to live in the sewers or in cemeteries just to stay alive, and that is no way to live. Gareth Henry was able to escape with his life, but he would have most likely ended up dead if he had stayed. Gareth Henry realized that he was a target and he had to get out before it was too late.
Gareth Henry is a volunteer at the Rainbow Railroad where he is helping others to escape their persecution and even death. He is also an advocate for HIV/AIDS, and he has already helped many to escape from the persecution.
Gareth Henry was born in St. Mary’s and his father was not in the picture. His mother was in her teens when she had him, and he was raised mostly by his aunt and grandmother. He has a modest upbringing, and when he was in his teens he had feelings for the same sex, but he had to keep it quite. He is not alone, and many other young men have been through similar experiences.
Kluger Kaplan’s Estate’s & Trust Litigation Practice Group is a successful law firm that is spearheaded by Bruce Katzen as the chairman. He studied at the University of Miami Law School and practices as an attorney mainly in three areas, which consist of Estate and Trust Litigation, Business Litigation, and Security Litigation. He has a strong background in accounting and has therefore taken a keen interest in financial fraud and probate cases.
With many years of experience in the legal field, Bruce has now specialized in guardianship disputes, and litigation of probate and trust too. He also practices in commercial litigation that includes corporate matters, securities, stockbroker liability, FiNRA arbitrations, and accountant’s liability. Over the years, Bruce has been recognized and awarded by various institutions particularly for his work in the areas concerning franchise disputes, financial fraud, guardianship, probate and trust disputes, company purchase and sale disputes and life insurance coverage disputes.
With a background in certified public accounting, Katzen is able to handle the probate and complex cases that are presented by his clients. He can have a deeper comprehension of these issues, precisely examine both the witnesses and experts and zealously advance the position of his clients in any case or dispute. Bruce Katzen does not only deliver for his clients; he has a passion that drives him to immerse himself in their cases and deliver a winning argument, facts, pieces of evidence and procedures by crafting a winning strategy.
Recently, The Best Lawyers in America recognized Kluger, Kaplan, Silverman, Katzen, & Levine for their excellence and expertise in legal matters in the 2019 edition. Bruce Katzen was intrigued by the award and appreciates being recognized in such a competitive field. He enjoys working in his office which is located at 201 South Biscayne Boulevard, Miami.
OSI Food Solutions may not be grouped with famous American Food companies like Coca-Cola Company, The Home Depot, or McDonald’s, but they have been in existence for 100 plus years. OSI Food Solutions has also received many industry awards for its achievements.
OSI Food Solutions is an American company that is located in Aurora, Illinois. OSI has been in the food business since 1909. Otto Kolschowsky, a German immigrant, started a small meat shop to serve the local townspeople in Oak Park, Illinois.
Over the early years, Kolschowsky’s meat store began to grow in family size and sales, so he decided to rename his firm in 1928, to Otto & Sons, Inc. The current CEO of OSI Industries, Sheldon Lavin became a crucial part of Otto & Sons in the 1970s after making some very important business deals with Kolschowsky and his family. The company’s name changed to OSI Industries from Otto & Sons in the same year that Sheldon Lavin gained control of the company.
OSI sells many different varieties of foods like fish, meat, specialty-dough, mayonnaise, poultry, vegetables, vegetable-based products, and other brands. OSI serves many key stakeholders — both domestically and internationally — as part of our customer base.
OSI Food Solutions was ranked 58th in 2016 for all private U.S. food companies. Forbes.com published many statistics about OSI. Since beginning as a small meat company in the early 1900s, OSI made over 6 billion dollars in sales in 2016.
Over the years, there have been many important executives that CEO, Sheldon Levin has relied on to continue driving a successful food company like OSI. Some of these staffers include David McDonald, who is the COO and President, and Sherry DeMeulenaere. She is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Senior VP at OSI.
And by having astute executives like Sheldon Lavin at the helm for sixty years, one should expect the company to accomplish many more important things. There is an ample reason why OSI Industries continues to be a success story, both domestically as well as globally — it’s because of their great team of executives, subsidiary companies and employees. OSI is a firm that believes firmly in the idea of inclusion for its employees considering that it is a global company.
Over the years, OSI has been recognized for service. In 2016, they received accolades for their company work with a Globe of Honour award. To know more about the company click here.