The 2015 Autumn Summit took place in London on October 16-17. Members from Belgium, China, Finland, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand and the United Kingdom gathered at Brand Exchange, in the heart of London's financial district.
Guy Vereecke, Managing Partner of AHEAD(Belgium), our newest member firm, presented to the group. While Dan Watts of Edward Drummond & Co (UK) set the stage for planned group activities and discussions with his comprehensive presentation about assignment milestones.
Key themes for Autumn 2015 were member collaboration, research processes, business development, best practices and project and branding challenges. Members also enjoyed a sneak preview of our new website.
Our 2016 Spring Summit will take place May 6-7, in Stockholm, Sweden.
New Belgium Member: AHEAD
PRAXI Alliance has welcomed a new member firm, AHEAD, headquartered in Brussels.
Guy Vereecke, AHEAD’s Managing Partner, could be considered a pioneer of Executive Search, having started his career with Egon Zehnder thirty years ago. Guy and his team are focused on Executive Search across all industries and run a small coaching practice.
“It is truly a pleasure to have Guy on board. His wisdom and experience are precious; he is the consummate professional,” said Fabio Ciarapica, the PRAXI Alliance Network Director.
2015 Spring Summit held in Athens
PRAXI Alliance members gathered on May 8-9, in Athens, Greece, for the 2015 Spring Summit. Participants included new members from Denmark, Russia (via videoconference) and Thailand, as well as China, Finland, France, Germany, India, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and, of course, Greece.
Professor Charalambos Gotsis, a Professor of Economics at the University of Piraeus and an experienced board member and CEO, gave a spirited presentation about the current Greek business climate. Members also received insight about the executive recruitment process from Eleftheria Thessolonikefs and Georgia Aravani from the Mellon Group HR division, a valued client of PRAXI Alliance.
Member collaboration and the exchange of best practices were also focal points of the summit. The foundation was set for industrial and geographical teams as well as a framework for improving client communications and reporting, and the announcement of a new website, due to be online in August, highlighted a strong commitment to solidifying and enhancing the PRAXI Alliance brand.
“Giving members the opportunity to sit down and share diverse ideas and best practices is the driving force behind our success”, said Fabio Ciarapica, PRAXI Alliance Network Director. “We look forward to adding many more seats at the table”.
The PRAXI Alliance 2015 Autumn Summit will take place on October 16-17, in London (UK).