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Nenad Pacek

Expert on global emerging markets

Pacek currently advises global and regional directors of almost 300 multi-national corporations. He is founder and president of Global Success Advisors (global business and economic advisory) and co-founder of the CEEMEA Business Group corporate service (advisory for regional executives running Central Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa). The advisory focus is on bringing executives an understanding of economic/business outlooks for virtually all countries around the world and on helping companies build… 

Pacek currently advises global and regional directors of almost 300 multi-national corporations. He is founder and president of Global Success Advisors (global business and economic advisory) and co-founder of the CEEMEA Business Group corporate service (advisory for regional executives running Central Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa). The advisory focus is on bringing executives an understanding of economic/business outlooks for virtually all countries around the world and on helping companies build strategies for sustainable growth in emerging markets.

He is the acclaimed author of “Emerging Markets: Lessons for Business Success and Outlook for Different Markets" which is now in its second edition, “The Future of Business in Emerging Markets: Growth Strategies for Growth Markets”, and “World Economy”. Virgin Books selected him among the 40 leading opinion formers in economics and business today and asked him to contribute to the book The Future of Money (2010).

Pacek is one of the world’s leading authorities on economic and business issues that concern multinational corporations seeking faster growth internationally. He is member of the Board of Governors of the Centre for Creative Leadership (USA), the world's leading leadership knowledge organisation.

He is a sought-after and respected public speaker delivering dialogue on issues ranging from global, regional and country level economic/business outlooks to best business practices for outperforming competition internationally. He has presented to CEOs of Du Pont, Tetra Pak, Honeywell Aerospace, Kellogg, Heineken, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Dow Corning, Visa, Adobe, Eaton, Firrnenich, SC Johnson and SKF. Pacek and his firm work with companies such as Microsoft, Oracle, Henkel, Nestle, Canon, Johnson and Johnson, Hewlett Packard, Western Union, Danone, Medtronic, Emerson, SC Johnson, Monsanto, Cisco Systems, Dow Advanced Materials, Eli Lilly, Goodyear, KPMG, and many others.

Previously, Pacek was Vice President of economic intelligence and business advisory divisions of The Economist Group where he spent almost two decades working with some of the largest companies in the world advising them on best business practices, global economic and business issues as well as external environments around the world.

He was also director in charge of expanding several Economist Group businesses to Central Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa and the government-related business world-wide (including Asia Pacific and Latin America where he started business operations from scratch). He also chaired over 100 Economist Government Roundtables with Prime Ministers (and their key ministers) of Italy, Austria, Spain, Finland, Portugal, Chile, Nigeria, Turkey, Egypt, Greece, Bahrain, Iceland, and virtually all Central Eastern European markets from Czech Republic to Kazakhstan.

Pacek is an adjunct professor of international Economics and International Business at two private universities in Vienna. He studied international business, economics and finance. He is a guest lecturer at many corporate universities. When not working, he enjoys his family life near Vienna with his wife and daughter. He is a sports addict and loves to play basketball, tennis, golf, and enjoys skiing and swimming. He also loves to read books about economic history.

Testimonials
“Thanks Nenad for sharing your insights. Your fact-based and clear headed review was extremely valuable. You have always proven to be a focused and productive counsel to us. We do appreciate the guidance and energy you stimulate with us.”
Global Chief Operating Officer, Du Pont

“Nenad, on behalf of Honeywell Aerospace I would like to thank you for sharing your expertise on emerging market strategies and managing through challenging times. This was a wonderful educational experience for our global leaders. Your breadth of knowledge and willingness to engage in honest dialogue about difficult issues provided us with the most thought-provoking session we had in the history of our Executive Forum in Arizona. I was so impressed that I forwarded your material to Dave Cote, the CEO of Honeywell.”
CEO Honeywell Aerospace

“Nenad Pacek is a great speaker and one of the most knowledgeable people in the world on subjects such as business and economic trends in emerging markets and global economy. Both me and Microsoft leadership team in Europe have learned a lot from Nenad with whom we have worked for more than a decade.”
Chairman, Europe, Microsoft

“Nenad, your contribution to our “accelerated growth” in-house meeting in Switzerland was brilliant. All experienced Nestle directors were particularly pleased to interact with an external speaker who definitely knew what he was talking about and was inspiring at the same time! I have always enjoyed your continuous valuable inputs and I am looking forward to the next meeting.”
Regional Director, Nestle

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How to Dominate in Emerging Markets


OVERVIEW:

Many companies would like to be successful in emerging markets but often end up holding relatively mediocre market positions. Based on two decades of research into key success factors in emerging markets, it is possible to put corporate emerging-market strategies fully on track and in line with best practice. Also, our new proprietary research is showing how key success factors are changing and which strategies and operational approaches will bring success in the future. In addition to understanding and implementing best practices, companies must understand which markets will be winners and which losers in the short, medium and long term, and why. This is essential for proper allocation of resources. Also, for any company to be successful in emerging markets it must be able to anticipate changes, risks and opportunities in economic environments.

THE MASTERCLASS COVERS:

• Understanding economics of the post-crisis era;
• How global-economic developments impact emerging markets;
• Overview of regions and key economies – picking winners for strategic planning and growth.

BENEFITS:

• Best business practice in emerging markets and the very latest trends;
• Key success factors for the future;
• Understanding the future of international business;
• What to do during the crisis to be able to emerge stronger when the crisis is over. 

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