During two decades in consulting, linked business plans with need for change; evaluated organization, process, management, culture, personnel equity, liabilities, communications, and profit oriented ethics; evaluated business unit performance, performance and productivity, including business integration, process re-engineering, and performance management. Led mergers/acquisitions, and strategic planning. Developed/implemented compensation programs, and cost effective benefit plans. Clients: over fifty leading organizations in financial services, technology, chemicals, cosmetics, retail, architecture, professional services, publishing, communications, advertising, distribution, manufacturing, and public utility industries. Educated at Harvard as an economist; received MBA and Ph.D. degrees (management, business, ethics, counseling), and post-graduate diplomas (finance, banking, information management systems, law). Fellow, American College. Honorary degree, employment law.
Board member of two public corporations (chair of finance committee, former chair of human resources committee; member of executive, audit, investment, and pension/profit sharing committees), as well as three professional associations (governance, finance and nomination/succession committees); member of committee of candidate interviewers for college admissions
Management and Human Resources consulting: John and his firm help businesses improve performance and profits through executive coaching and counseling; development and implementation of performance management and business process/integration changes; and the design of performance based compensation plans and cost-effective benefits. This includes: - Enhancing and facilitating strong leadership through independent executive support and counsel (coaching). - Assessing and redesigning management cultures and business policies. - Integrating and re-engineering business practices to align with the firm's mainstream business purposes. - Aligning pay (gainsharing, incentive, executive compensation, base pay) and benefits (health, life and disability insurance, retirement and capital accumulation programs) with business strategy; and integrating compensation and benefits with business tactics. - Assessing, planning and implementing the human side of mergers and acquisitions. - Assessing firms' business ethics and developing new ethical practices to attract quality and profitable business.