Team Capital Makes Partner Appointment and Opens Madrid Office

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nes Joins Global Boutique Executive Search Firm Team Capital as  Managing Partner, Spain, Latin America and the Middle East


London – June 20, 2017 – Team Capital (www.teamcapitalgroup.com) a leading global boutique executive search and specialty consulting firm today announced the appointment of Javier Girones as a Managing Partner of the firm and the opening of an office in Madrid. His appointment is effective June 16, 2017.

– Team Capital Makes Partner Appointment and Announces Opening of Madrid Office, following it’s Bahrain office launch –

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The International Companies Using Only English

A growing number of global firms are using as English their main language – even if they are based in Japan or France. By Bryan Borzykowski.

Nearly every meeting Keiko Claassen must attend at work is held in English. No big deal – except that her company is based in Italy and she’s Dutch.

At one recent meeting where she was the only non-Italian in the room, her colleagues stopped speaking English – the common language between them – because someone had trouble following the conversation.

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Team Capital Announces Middle East Expansion

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– Leading Executive Search, Board Advisory and Assessment Firm Team Capital Makes Strategic Move In Face of Global Demand for Talent and Increased Multinational Presence throughout Middle East –

Bahrain World Trade CenterLondon – January 24, 2017 – In response to an increased need for best in class senior executive talent in GCC countries, global executive search & advisory firm Team Capital (www.teamcapitalgroup.com) today announced the launch of the firm’s first office in the Middle East, in Bahrain.

While Team Capital has long been active in the Middle East, this new office launch further builds the firm’s global presence with offices already in London and USA. Continue reading

How To Succeed in the Middle East

Team Capital Guest Blog by Javier Girones (CFO – El Seif Engineering Contracting Co., Saudi Arabia – a leading construction company in the Middle East) and James Brazier (Regional Head CRC MEA for BNP Paribas, Bahrain). 

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Senior executives working in the Middle East (ME) need an effective knowledge of regional business etiquette for productive negotiations and results orientated progress. Clearly no multinational organisation would be naïve enough to adopt the business colonialism approach of simply exporting their business model and practices without due attention to demographics. Managers and organisations that can adapt will flourish rather than face a costly flounder. Continue reading

Successful Leadership in Large Complex Global Organisations

Team Capital Guest Blog by James Brazier, Head of Credit Risk Control Middle East and Africa at BNP Paribas.

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The key to successful leadership of an organisation with teams and operations split geographically and by default culturally revolves around maintaining enthusiastic and committed people. As the old adage goes, nothing gets done without enthusiasm. Ensuring all staff, however remote, are aware of and projecting the organisation’s brand, its objectives and head office’s vision, goes hand in hand with enthusiasm. Enthusiasm ensures commitment.

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Changing Intercultural Attitudes

Team Capital Guest Blog by Arnold Schiefer, former Board Member at Rail Cargo Austria AG and previously Head of Restructuring at ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG. Schiefer was lately CEO designate for the final stage restructuring at Alpine Holding and is an expert in restructuring and change management.

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The best organisations, leaders and teams do not view change as negative. Instead they encourage it, act on it and use it as an opening to demonstrate their value in a competitive market. Continue reading