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Stratford Managers Corporate Presentation

  1. 1. Accelerating Your Business Growth ... And Sustaining It STRATFORD Corporate Overview MANAGERS CORPORATION Confidential. Copyright © Stratford Managers Corporation. All rights reserved. 1
  2. 2. Introducing Stratford Managers The path to accelerating business growth • A multi-discipline management services firm: – Corporate Strategy – Sales – Marketing – Finance – Business Operations – Professional Services – Intellectual Property • “Top-gun” executives with creative solutions • Hands-on managers – not consultants • Accelerate individual and business performance Confidential. Copyright © Stratford Managers Corporation. All rights reserved. 2
  3. 3. The Stratford Managers Team Jim Roche Norm Paquette President & CEO VP of Finance and CFO –Corporate Strategy practice –Seasoned CFO and board member –Serial entrepreneur –6 M&As, IPO and financing –Served on 25 private/NFP boards –Chartered Accountant Joe Connelly Doug Michaelides VP of Sales VP of Marketing –Built global sales organizations –25 years in ICT sector –Strategic account development –Global marketing experience –CRM implementation –Businesses in transition Brian Campagnola Natalie Giroux VP of Business Operations VP of Intellectual Property –35 year high-tech veteran –Extensive IP strategy experience –Systems integration senior exec –Chief Scientist with 18 patents –Built professional services teams –Traffic engineering expert Kurt Weber Director of US Sales –Technology sales expert –Key account management –Global sales & channel experience Confidential. Copyright © Stratford Managers Corporation. All rights reserved. 3
  4. 4. New Challenges At every stage of the business lifecycle Start-up Growth Maturity Decline Rebirth Death ••financial controls government programs) • salesforce/channel acquisition • financialstrategy portfolio controls raising funds (incl. portfolio strategy ••channel • lead customer rationalization • portfolio rationalization financingstrategy ••supply management • supply management building business case M&A ••project management effectiveness • intellectual property rationalization • intellectualselection • board property turn-around/wind-down monetization ••offshoring downsizing portfolio strategy market penetration ••organizational designproperty protection • R&Dintellectual • effectiveness turn-around strategy • M&A propositions value brand awareness • talent management • professional services diversification • return on asset optimization sales tools lead generation • Intellectual property strategy • key account strategy • corporate governance • financing/IPO • strategic partnerships • financial controls • customer service strategies Confidential. Copyright © Stratford Managers Corporation. All rights reserved. 4
  5. 5. Stratford Managers Can Help • Better results individually and for the business • Experienced at all stages of business cycle • Specialize in businesses built on innovation • High-performance senior managers “embed” • Advisory role or lean-in with operational support • Virtual bench strength as situation demands • Of interest to executives, investors and board Confidential. Copyright © Stratford Managers Corporation. All rights reserved. 5
  6. 6. Multi-Discipline Approach Corporate Sales Marketing Finance Business Intellectual Strategy Operations Property Advice • Accelerate personal and organizational performance • Executive Advisory Services • Issue-oriented and wider range of topics (strategy, planning, process, leadership, etc.) • Twice monthly individual or cross-functional team engagements Analysis • Address persistent challenges and assess new opportunities to drive performance • Benchmark, identify gaps (products, processes, people) and evaluate interactions • Detailed report with targets, timelines and metrics Planning • Specific initiative or entire business plan • Structured process that creates clarity and commitment • Documented Critical Success Factors (CSFs) with supporting actions Operational Projects •Augment team skills with embedded, results-oriented Stratford Managers executive • Jumpstart • Acceleration •Jumpstart priority projects: NBOs, new markets, campaigns, financing, M&A, etc. • Interim Management •Accelerate implementation and achievement of targets Confidential. Copyright © Stratford Managers Corporation. All rights reserved. 6
  7. 7. Stratford Managers Services Organizational Business Design and Process Project Improvement Effectiveness Financial Professional Operations and Services Due Diligence Performance Sales and Intellectual Marketing Property Acceleration Management Executive Embedded Business Executive Business Counseling Performance Resources Confidential. Copyright © Stratford Managers Corporation. All rights reserved. 7
  8. 8. Some of Our Clients Manages an ultra high-speed network for research and big Designs and manufactures digital cameras for industrial, science across Canada and around the world. scientific, security, and astro applications. “Stratford Managers Corporation . . . assist in developing “Jim and the team at Stratford Managers Corporation . . a new comprehensive and multi-faceted communications .provid(e) advice and experience that is directly relevant to strategy, a concrete action plan, and tailored products what we do. By leveraging their experience and which are helping to rebrand CANARIE . . . They quickly backgrounds we’ve improved financial performance and understood our needs, delivered solutions, and helped us focus within key organizational areas. . . it’s backed up by implement our plan.” a . . . track record in leading and growing high tech companies.” Guy Bujold, President and CEO Huw Leahy, President A global software consultancy that helps companies create The preeminent provider of information services, consulting, successful products. and software to manage technology and intellectual property. The Stratford approach to business growth allows them to “We contracted with Stratford Managers for their cover all angles from the start and get to results lightning assistance in . . . creating our new corporate identity and fast. With Stratford you work with a team who have been market launching the new company. The diligence and there and done it. I would recommend without hesitation expertise . . . were incredibly valuable, enabling UBM Stratford Managers to any business serious about their TechInsights to meet our tight launch schedule. . . . the development and growth. success of this campaign was greatly assisted by . . . Stratford Managers Corporation.” Fred Boulanger, CEO Harry Page, CEO Confidential. Copyright © Stratford Managers Corporation. All rights reserved. 8
  9. 9. Summary Accelerating individual and business performance • Clarity, confidence and creativity • Experienced senior executives • Multi-discipline approach • Advice & hands-on management • Flexible engagement model • Accountable for results • Ready to start Confidential. Copyright © Stratford Managers Corporation. All rights reserved. 9
  10. 10. Thank-you STRATFORD 60 George St., Suite 205 Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1J4 MANAGERS CORPORATION Canada 613 288 2688 Confidential. Copyright © Stratford Managers Corporation. All rights reserved. 10