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Paul O’Kelly is currently leading projects on strategic thinking, leadership, high performance teams, and transformational change with these clients:

Ireland

Bord na Móna www.bnm.ie  Designed and led strategic thinking and planning process, creating the Vision “A New Contract with Nature” and strategic plans for the company and its divisions. This work included off-sites with the Directors and large scale 2 day strategy and innovation workshops with 120+ managers. Currently working with CEO Gabriel D’Arcy on a special project.

Fexco DCC a global leader in Dynamic Currency Conversion www.fexcoms.com  Building global sales. Designed and facilitated a strategic thinking and planning off-site  workshop for the global sales team

Height for Hire www.heightforhire.com  strategic thinking, planning and executions project as they expand in the UK, Hungry and Slovakia. The process includes workshops in the UK and Slovakia.

Biotector awarded the ‘2012 US Product Leadership Award’ by leading global research organisation  Frost and Sullivan is now selling its highly innovative products globally.  http://www.biotector.com/
have been clients for 15 years, currently working on a special project.

Shabra  a multi award winning plastics recycling company www.shabra.com strategic thinking and planning process, including succession planning.

Bank of Ireland, one or Ireland’s leading banks, working with HR Director and team of 18 HR managers to design and lead a strategic project to build capability to deliver the banks strategic plan. http://www.bankofireland.com/

USA and Canada

ActiVision is the world’s leader in online video games with global successes such as “Call of Duty” www.activision.com  Several projects:  Coaching a CEO; Coaching a COO in Vancouver; High Performance Team Building for a global team based in Vancouver and Dublin; Strategic Thinking process for www.demonware.net which includes corporate and business unit leaders.

KEMP Technologies headquartered in Manhattan, New York. Engaged 18 months ago prior to VC investment. Designing and facilitating strategic thinking, planning and leadership development, with 1:1 work with newly appointed CEO, leadership team workshops and 2 day off sites with large groups from around the world.  Since then the company has grown from 35 people to 100+ and as they expand into the Middle East, Far East, Australia and South America. www.kemptechnologies.com .

XPrize Foundation http://www.xprize.org/ is the global leader in creating major innovation competitions with partners such as NASA and Google. Retained to work with the newly appointed COO for 12 months, as an executive coach and to support the design and implementation of strategic thinking, planning and culture development .

Britain

Prismaflex, is a French owned  innovative full system supplier to outdoor advertising market  www.prismaflex.com  In the last 12 months designed and implemented a strategic thinking and planning process including 1:1 coaching of the CEO.

Europe

Initially worked with Cervélo out of Canada www.cervelo.com  as they expanded in Europe and set up a professional cycling team which competed in Tour de France and World Championships.  Currently working with Gerard Vroomen, co-founder of Cervélo on a number of projects including  Open Cycle (Switzerland) a mountain bike company www.opencycle.com and 2R (Netherlands) is “much more than a magazine” is published online and is focused on the hidden side of pro cycling www.2rmag.com/ . This work involved off sites in Ireland, The Netherlands, Switzerland and Italy.

Guidion (Netherlands) is a very fast growth technology services company http://guidion.nl/ recently facilitated a 2 day off site  on the island of Texel as the leadership team expands, to build a high performance team and develop a strategy for the next phase of growth.

Russia

Based in the Ukraine Axor Industry is a hightech international supplier to the window and door industry http://www.axorindustry.com/ in October this will facilitate a 2 day workshop with 80+ people (leadership teams from Axor’s key customers) focused on strategy, people, execution and cash.

Middle East and Africa

Nagode (Dubai and Nigeria) is a growing company that has created a start-up in Medical Diagnostics and a spin off in logistics in the last 18 months www.nagode.com . This work includes off sites in Dubai and Nigeria, leadership development, strategic thinking and planning and 1:1 coaching.

Dubai Government Hamdan Bin Mohammed Sports Leadership Development Programme with Ohio University. http://www.dubaisportscouncil.ae/  recently completed leadership coaching with a group of leaders draw from business, government, sports governing bodies and professional sport.