The 2020s thus far have forced many companies to transform. The knock-on effects of a pandemic that continues to linger have shifted the goalposts of so many industries almost overnight. Some of the changes were long in the making and have merely had their importance emphasised by the pandemic, whereas… Read More »
The Rise of Female Leaders in Finance – Three Leaders Who Are Having a Decisive Impact in the Banking World
The historically male-dominated world of finance is undergoing a significant and much needed re-addressment in gender terms. Three female leaders are not only disrupting the industry with long-overdue innovation, but they’re making the entire industry more inclusive, championing female business causes whilst smashing through several glass ceilings along the way. … Read More »
No matter your walk of life, no one seems to like failure. It’s not something that many of us seek in our endeavours in business or otherwise; and yet some of the world’s most successful individuals haven’t just acquainted themselves with the premise, they’ve embraced it.
2021 is set to be a pivotal year in the realm of energy. It marks the year that many major global oil and gas companies begin their transitions towards renewable sources, the year President Biden will invest $2 trillion into an “equitable green energy future,” and Britain will play host… Read More »
In part I of ‘Closing the Transformation Gap’, we outlined Strategy Tools’ Transformation Roadmap. For part II, we’re going to explore two organisations currently undergoing transformation that is fundamentally changing the way they operate. BP – A Company ”Performing While Transforming” In the Summer of 2020, CEO Bernard Looney set… Read More »
Closing the Transformation Gap: What steps can you take to bring about significant, lasting value for your organisation?
Companies that are in desperate need of transformation are rarely aware of the seismic waves of change that are about to permanently alter their trajectory. If you think your company has a secure, stable market position, it could be a sign that you’re about to be disrupted. Accenture found during… Read More »
Following on from our reshoring article in Q3’s edition of Pharma’s almanac, we wrote part II of the article focussing on how nationalism is impacting the pharmaceutical supply chain, turning an intricately globalised industry into one where many nations are seeking to bring pharmaceutical manufacturing ‘home’ through reshoring. The article… Read More »
Haig Barrett Partners has had the incredible honour of working with Euro Mechanical to pursue their growth journey in the Abu Dhabi oil and gas market. Their recent acquisition of SAMCO was a remarkable success. Additionally, I continue to be fascinated by both Euro Mechanical and the region’s business philosophy, designed to drive long-term success amid so much struggle in so many areas worldwide…Read More »
The Death of Strategic Planning and How Strategic Foresight Can Help Us Navigate the Pandemic Successfully
If the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated anything, it’s that you can’t strategically plan for totally unexpected future events. Or has it? Over the past 20 years, there have been four preceding epidemics that had the potential to inflict the catastrophic damage that COVID-19 has over the last 12 months. The… Read More »
EME Outlook featured our client, CEO Jon Rawding of Euro Mechanical and how the employee-first nature of their respond, recover, thrive initiative has helped them defy market trends through building resilience using strategic foresight. Haig Barrett Partners are helping many of our clients use strategic foresight to develop new business… Read More »
The advent of COVID-19 has resurfaced the age old debate of reshoring to mitigate against potential quality issues in the pharma supply chain. With 80% of global API coming from China and India, there’s a massive reliance on these countries to deliver a secure, reliable and quality supply chain. Pharma’s Almanac asked… Read More »
The global pandemic has impacted almost every sector and the coffee industry is no exception. From coffee farmers to small independent coffee shop owners, the reach of COVID-19 has extended into every nook and cranny of the coffee ecosystem. This article will consider how the obstacles presented by the coronavirus… Read More »
Pharma M&A Activity Chat with Nigel Walker, MD of That’s Nice LLC, Haig Barrett’s 2020 Partner of the Year.
As part of Haig Barrett’s 20th anniversary year whilst also celebrating the establishment of the London HQ of Haig Barrett Partners Ltd, I’ve decided to launch a Partner of the Year award. Whilst I’ve partnered with many outstanding people and organisations over the years, our first Partner of the Year… Read More »
There’s no question that the vast majority of companies and organisations have been adversely affected by the pandemic. The International Labour Organisation has estimated that as many as 400 million jobs have been shed in the second quarter of 2020. Additional data shows that many G7 countries are experiencing their… Read More »
Given the remarkable shift in working patterns that has taken place over the last six months, many business leaders have floated the idea that office space, as we currently know it, could be soon consigned to the history books. As many as 62% of Americans have worked remotely during the… Read More »
As many know, I’m Armenian. I was raised in London, lived in the States for twenty years, and moved my family back to London a couple of years ago. This global perspective, coupled with a few years of experience, has provided a unique position to consider the factors that might… Read More »
Haig Barrett has been involved in food and beverage for over 20 years helping customers drive operational efficiencies and enabling strategic advantages through our highly experienced industry team lead by longtime beverage industry professional, Jim Pinzino. We’re delighted to present to you our first food and beverage edition of the… Read More »
In the Next 20, we’re going to be marking Haig Barrett’s 20th anniversary by taking a futurist viewpoint on the coming 20 years and the innovations that will change our world across Haig Barrett’s core industries. To those of you who have been part of our journey over the last… Read More »
Our spotlight this month is on Jon Rawding, CEO of Euro Mechanical based in Abu Dhabi. Haig Barrett started working closely with Jon at the beginning of 2019 when they worked on Euro Mechanical’s growth strategy with a focus on culture, brand and leadership with the aim of delivering consistent… Read More »
This month, we are also shining the Haig Barrett spotlight on Nigel Walker, Founder and Managing Director, of That’s Nice LLC, a research-driven marketing agency dedicated to life sciences. Nigel is celebrating his 25th year since setting up That’s Nice. This year, That’s Nice and Haig Barrett Partners are offering industry leaders in… Read More »
This article reviews alternative approaches to improve the customer experience that can be taken by both growing and established contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs), and contract development and manufacturing organizations (CDMOs). CDMO is in the Pharmaceutical industry.
What Connectivity Means For Automotive Consumers Over the last decade, technology has helped to bring us closer together and this connectivity has transformed the way we live. Not only are we able to chat and video call with friends and family around the world, but we are also able… Read More »
The coronavirus, or COVID-19 specifically, has had an effect on the global economy not seen since perhaps the Wall Street Crash of 1929 with an expected $1.5 trillion hit to GDP over the next six months. However, where there is a crisis, there is also opportunity. It may be the… Read More »
With the UK leaving the EU, Haig was asked about the potential impact on Life Sciences and has written an article published in the Pharma’s Almanac on the importance of staying ahead of the curve and accelerating innovation in spite of the upcoming regulatory change turbulence. See the full article… Read More »
As we enter a time of great uncertainty and disruption caused by COVID 19, I’d like to review 2 significant client wins, which enabled one of the world’s leading car manufacturers to build brand reputation and enhance customer experience in difficult times through the guidance of Haig Barratt. In a… Read More »
After reflecting on the type of articles that I’ve created over the years, it dawned that the most diverse and enjoyable to write was when I pulled in experts in the Pharmaceutical Industry for a panel discussion. Early last year, Manufacturing Chemist (https://www.manufacturingchemist.com/) published an article featuring the CEOs and Founders… Read More »
There are a myriad of articles plastering the internet that are prophesying about the imminent end of car ownership. There are three main ‘drivers’ that are cited – legislative change, alternative mobility solutions and the rise of automated vehicles. Legislative change centres around countries and select urban environments discouraging and… Read More »
There have been a slew of articles appearing on prominent websites in recent months sounding the death knell of the automotive industry. Authors of these articles cite the increased regulation of carbon emissions and the rise of autonomous vehicles as the beginning of the end for the industry as we… Read More »
This was certainly one of the highlights of my week in Armenia last week. Thank you to Raffy Semerdjian for the opportunity to talk to the Healthcare Executive MBA group at Yerevan State Médical University in my ‘not-so-perfect’ Armenian! It was a blast!
Left and middle, Haig Armaghanian and Khayal Algosaibi Jones, Right: Jon Rawding, CEO Euro Mechanical, Abu Dhabi.
At Haig Barrett Partners, we like to highlight and celebrate our successes as it’s thanks to these that we have an industry leading customer retention rate. The following case study highlights Haig Barrett’s integrated approach, which enabled the client to implement scaleable processes across multiple products and service lines. This… Read More »
For the first time since the inception of CES, the Detroit Auto show and CES have not gone back to back. For a lot of people, including myself, this yielded a sigh of relief. Firstly we can now stop sharing resources across both shows – challenging given the cross-country distances… Read More »
Do you know if you are offence or defence in 2019? As 2019 draws ever closer, whether you’re approaching the new year in attack or defence mode you know that taking no action is not an option. We are working diligently with our clients to strategically prepare for the global… Read More »
Is the U.S. biosimilars market poised for take-off? Read our article and let me know what you think. https://www.pharmasalmanac.com/articles/is-the-u.s.-biosimilars-market-poised-for-takeoff
Excited to share Haig Barrett’s latest published article with insights from numerous industry experts – a look at pharmaceutical API route decisions including the increased application of biocatalysts. Check it out – https://www.pharmamanufacturing.com/articles/2019/the-evolution-of-api-route-decisions/ Codexis, Inc. Merck Porton Fine Chemicals Ltd.
The rapidly developing field of synthetic biology has the power to revolutionize many industries including chemicals, food, material science, molecular biology, pharmaceuticals, biotherapeutics, and many others. While numerous fields will and are benefiting from synthetic biology advancements, the medical and therapeutics sectors are arguably taking the lead in adopting synthetic… Read More »
Thanks to those of you who joined us for the celebrations to mark the first anniversary of the relocation of our HQ to the Dallas Metropole. We were also excited to be launching our new digital marketing transformational group HB2 – which is a unique group of subject matter experts… Read More »
Was a great pleasure meeting Arsenal and Armenia footballer Henrikh Mkhitaryan at the Armenian comedy event in London this past weekend! Henrikh’s story is rich with inspiration, how his late father’s football career inspires him as a footballer to his visits to the families of those killed in Artsakh. One… Read More »
Given the dynamics of today’s business climate, it might come as no surprise that change management is a topic that emerges constantly as the Haig Barrett team and I interact with executives and executive leadership teams. After years leading the Haig Barrett team to help our clients thrive during periods… Read More »
Behind the Scenes of International Pharmaceutical Business Success: A Conversation with Horst Wallrabe
I grew up in the UK, worked in Belgium and France, and have lived in the United States for more than 22 years. I have a home in Plano, Texas, and in London. To say that much of my life has been spent going back and forth over the ocean… Read More »
In late 2017, we wrote an article on successful drug pricing. In light of COVID 19, we’re republishing this article “Pharmaceutical companies view Covid-19 as a once-in-a-lifetime business opportunity,” said Gerald Posner, author of “Pharma: Greed, Lies, and the Poisoning of America.” In the US, coronavirus vaccine funding has been… Read More »
Article written by Bruce Miles for CPhI North America on behalf of Haig Barrett Inc. and Nice Consulting With a number of mergers and acquisitions taking place in the CRO and CMO/CDMO space, this article highlights several areas driving the success of those new organizations, including: acquisition target criteria, fit with acquiring entity, building management consensus and… Read More »
Originally published on CPhI North America and Haig Barrett Inc. Drug pricing remains pharma’s most contentious issue. Under tremendous pressure, the industry continues to evolve pricing strategy to satisfy intensive regulation, social/political scrutiny and competitive market forces — how other industries face the challenge of pricing may offer fresh insight to fuel an… Read More »
Source – Pharma’s Almanac
Customer experience within the healthcare industry is important. Currently, the healthcare industry is in the midst of a turbulent global transformation, and with the advent of technology and the ability to reach consumers across country boundaries, cultural value based strategy and messaging is more important than ever before. Multicultural influence will be driving trends… Read More »