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Meet Our Team

Henrik Noesgaard

MENTOR, Founder of mgmt2go

Henrik has had an extensive business career during which he has demonstrated a high level of success in the management of manufacturing enterprises. He is particularly adept at strategic and tactical plan implementations and restoring profitability.

Henrik has had an extensive business career during which he has demonstrated a high level of success in the management of manufacturing enterprises. He is particularly adept at strategic and tactical plan implementations and restoring profitability.

Henrik is an experienced Business Executive and Professional Engineer with a solid record of achievement in developing and growing companies in a variety of industries. His career has included Executive, General Management, Operations, Strategic Planning, and Sales and Marketing positions at various companies including: Heroux-Devtek Inc., Devtek Corporation, Skyjack Inc., King Truck Manufacturing, Bombardier Inc., and Pratt and Whitney.

He has earned a reputation for developing and running profitable companies. He has excellent people skills and is adept at building strong, team oriented organizations focused on achieving profitable results. He has led turnarounds, repositioned and grown businesses, and developed new businesses and is highly regarded for delivering on commitments.

Henrik has served on the Boards of various industry associations including the Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce, the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada, the Ontario Aerospace Council, and the Southern Ontario Defence Association.

Marni McVicar

Engineering & Operations

Marni is a seasoned leader in the development and delivery of technology products with experience in a variety of markets. She can harmonize often competing priorities to deliver incredible, ongoing and tangible business results. Marni uses systematic thinking with LEAN business processes to ensure success for all team members from customers through the organization to its shareholders.

Her expertise in Program Management, New Product Introduction, Product Life Cycle Management, Engineering Management and Operations allows Marni to lead organizations to deliver leading edge solutions to real problems. Marni has been bringing exciting technology solutions to the international market and understands the unique needs that leaving your own backyard brings to the business.

Her background affords the team the unique ability to reduce the technical debt every new product development effort imparts to the design while ensuring on-going delivery. One of her exclusive skills is the ability to turn faltering projects into successes.

Marni has worked in the start up environment growing the team from six (pre-revenue) to over forty (revenue). She has also worked with SME’s and large fortune 500 companies, always bringing the best of all practices to leading teams.

Throughout her career she has successfully managed teams that are technically, geographically and culturally diverse.

 

John Peacock

Information technologies

John is a self-motivated and innovative Electrical Engineer with over 35 years of experience in hardware and software Product Development, Engineering Management, Project Management and Business Management. His most successful endeavours have focused on simulation, automation, information systems, electronics design, computer systems engineering (both hardware and software), and application engineering. He is a respected leader with strengths in solving challenging problems, integrating diverse systems, and converting concepts into reality through mentoring, inspiring and managing multi-disciplinary teams.

John has extensive knowledge and career experience focused on Management Information Systems. His expertise includes understanding of the software development life cycle, its project management and the implementation of complex information systems. He has extensive experience with collecting and defining user requirements and process re-engineering as well as experience with marketing, marketing tools and business development methodology. As a testament to his entrepreneurial spirit, John has founded multiple technology companies in his career, including Kinaxis, a company focused on supply chain management, and Circumference Technology Services Inc., a company focused on application development and software engineering.

Ted Sehl

Financials & strategy

Ted Sehl is an executive with 30 years of success in senior financial roles.

He has worked in manufacturing and currently sits on the Board of Hammond Manufacturing, a TSX listed company. He has completed consulting engagements for both start-ups and turn-arounds and brings a strategic lens to the finance function.

Experienced in both family owned business and private equity, Ted has helped companies succeed in many industries, including agriculture, advertising, SaaS (software as a service), information technology, retail, food service and transportation.

As a Chartered Director, Ted is educated in board governance and has given courses on Financial Literacy and Strategic leadership for board members. Ted has served on the boards of various organizations including Guelph Hydro, John Howard Society of Waterloo Wellington, Guelph Municipal Holdings and Fox Seeds.

Frank Newman

Human Resources

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Frank is a senior Human Resources leader with extensive experience in the Pharmaceutical Healthcare, Manufacturing, Financial & Insurance, Semi-Conductor and Oil & Gas sectors. He has pioneered and implemented numerous innovative human resource solutions. With a focus on creating business cultures where the best people come to do their best work every day, he has led employee engagement initiatives that led to breakthrough results, reducing costs and increasing productivity.

His expertise in Compensation & Benefits, Talent Management, Organizational Development, HR systems and Learning & Development has built his reputation as a trusted problem solver who can diagnose and lead businesses through complex initiatives, during challenging business cycles, including mergers & acquisitions, start-ups, downsizing, organizational restructuring and business transformations.

Frank has held increasingly responsible positions with Fortune 500 international companies in Toronto and Mississauga and has led teams of HR professionals to support multiple businesses in Canada, US, Mexico, Europe & Asia.

He holds a B.A. from Victoria College, University of Toronto, and is a Certified Human Resources Leader with the Human Resources Professional Association where he has been a member since 1975.

Simon Fallows

Strategic Sales

Simon is a sales and business development leader, delivering revenue growth and expanded market share in entrepreneurial organizations. Career competencies as CEO, COO, Engineer and Inventor focused on effective execution of product marketing and business development strategies. Recognized as a visionary leader, possessing a unique blend of Engineering and Sales disciplines to design and implement highly successful product launch strategies through deep market expertise and keen discernment of emerging technologies’ value and market potential. Proven ability to communicate vision and form strategic alliances he fosters collaboration among stakeholders while empowering top talent teams to develop and launch innovative solutions that strengthen a company’s competitive advantage.

Business Experience
  1. Mechanical Engineering – material & structural analysis, tolerances, testing, QC, and software (Solidworks).
  2. Industrial Design – creating and developing concepts and specifications that optimize the function, value and appearance of products for the mutual benefit of both the user and manufacturer.
  3. Industrial Engineering: optimization of systems, processes, people, information and materials.
  4. Sales, Marketing and Brand development
  5. Patent and Trademark process
  6. Exit strategy planning and process
  7. Market Experience & Connections
  8. OEM Computer Sales, distribution and channel management
  9. Retail Tool industry distribution and sales
  10. Healthcare Product and Project sales
  11. Office Furniture sales and distribution
  12. Retail Gift market channel management
  13. Fundraising and social responsibility
A serial entrepreneur having completed a number of successful exits Simon is motivated to help tired entrepreneurs move from frustration to becoming focused and fulfilled while having fun in the process.

Muhammed Sayyed

Information Technology

Muhammed is an IT Strategist with over 20 years experience developing technology-based solutions for mid-sized organizations. Besides being a Microsoft Certified System Engineer, he also has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and holds an MBA. His deep understanding of industry best practices for the full product development life cycle has helped him successfully design and implement IT solutions for a variety of complex projects, improving service levels and delivering significant savings. He has conducted due diligence reviews of 5 product & technology acquisition opportunities, completed a US$200M product development and R&D organization road map, and managed launch preparation activities for several new products. Moreover, by strategically migrating on-premise IT infrastructure to Microsoft & Google cloud platforms, he reduced IT system support and maintenance complexities by at least 90%.

Keith Peers

Business Development & Operations

Keith is an accomplished senior executive with expertise in business strategy, operations management, strategic planning, product management, and business development. Skilled in collaborating with all members of the organization to achieve business and financial objectives. An innovative thinker and ambitious business leader with a proactive approach to problem-solving and process improvements. Successfully lead high-performing teams through achievement of strategic goals.  He has a proven track record of building and maintaining long-lasting relationships with clients and of generating revenue growth.

Keith has held executive positions at several domestic and international organizations, focusing on strategy, sales and operations in the software and manufacturing industries.  In addition, he is a certified business coach assisting small businesses and executives in the achievement of their unique objectives through strategic and operational improvements and also through team member development.

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Steve Caron

HR & Employee Relations

Steve brings 30 years of Human Resources experience, in both manufacturing and office environments, that enables him to understand and support the nuances of ,our clients needs.

He has run the gamut, starting on the production floor at J. M. Schneider, followed by 10 years as a Production Supervisor, then progressed to the role of National Employee Relations Manager. Since then, most of his time has been spent in the capacity of HR Manager in manufacturing and office environments.

He is a well-rounded generalist with exposure to most HR topics and has particular strength in employee/labour relations. Steve has been relied on to resolve the more challenging and unique situations that are the most trying
aspects of managing people.

He also excels in assisting companies in the development and growth of their people, at all levels, in order to deal with challenges and maximize engagement and results. In Steve’s words … “I thrive in supporting companies’ number one asset….people!”

Steve holds a BA in psychology from the University of Waterloo, a Human Resource Certificate from Conestoga College (with honours) and the designation of Certified Human Resource Profession (CHRP) along with a myriad of training throughout his career.

Join Our Team

We’re always looking for great people to grow our team and bench strength. If you have an outstanding work history and would like to offer your experience and expertise to help small local businesses become more competitive and profitable, please contact us today.

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