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Harry Harrison’s proficiency in finance played an integral role in earning him the venerable ranking he holds today. Harrison, a man of valuable insight, has long been a member of his niche. During his emerging adulthood, Harrison harnessed his intrigue for business which later prompted him to pursue a collegiate career at Cambridge University. During this juncture, Harrison unearthed his “strong curiosity about how companies work.” As an attempt to find an answer to his burning inquiry, Harrison delved into the macroeconomics and dynamics of business. As a result, he discovered what “forces make markets functions.”

Fascinated by his discoveries, Harrison continued to seek out insights. Before too long, Harrison had unknowingly evolved into a keen entrepreneur. Above all else, his penchant and knack for investment and trading became evident. Rather than ignore the obvious, Harrison embraced his entrepreneurial appetite, subsequently plunging into the corporate world with his unbridled ambition in tow. Over the past three decades, Harrison’s acquired a wealth of knowledge. As a result, he’s become an aficionado of financial technology, private equity, and venture capital. His vast expertise landed him an executive role at Barclays Non-Core, a London-based investment firm. After 20 years with the company, BCN closed its doors to pursue grander endeavors.

These days, Harrison is a stay-at-home dad, a role he assumes most proudly. While his children are at school, Harrison offers counseling services to otherwise naive entrepreneurs. The entrepreneur he enjoys spending time with most is his wife, Amy Nauiokas. Amy, the founder of an investment advisory firm, inspires Harrison to explore the unknown. In fact, he attributes his desire to innovate to his forward-thinking spouse. According to Harrison, ingenuity is at the heart of all entrepreneurial success stories. Harrison enjoys pioneering ideas so much that he’s dubbed himself “a disrupter of order.”

Born in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania in 1950, he relocated to England and made a name as a British National with various positions across the healthcare industry. Shafik Sachedina is a certified dental surgeon who received his certifications and expertise at Guy’s Hospital Medical and Dental School at the University of London in 1975. At the time of this, he is holding a position as a joint chairman for the Sussex Health Care Company which gives care for home and support services located in Sussex County in South England.

The aim for Sussex Health Care has always been to ease the worried minds and hearts of the loved ones of individuals who have dementia. The staff there are determined to understand dementia on a deeper level in order to provide loved ones reassurance and compassion who have to deal with dementia.

Shafik Sachedina made sure of this when he opened Sussex Health Care Centres and Support Services, always keeping in mind to help those in need regardless of whether or not they have dementia. Through getting patients involved in physical activities like cooking and arts and crafts, giving around the clock care and treating patients with varying diseases, Shafik Sachedina and his staff are making certain that the residents are receiving the treatment they deserve.

As a member of the Aga Khan Development Network and Chairman of Focus Humanitarian Assistances International Coordinating Committee, Dr. Shafik Sachedina is deeply involved with groups that cultivate robust relationships with people from an opposite belief system. It’s important for him, for instance, to create and share a stronger connection with individuals from a different cultural and religious background from himself. It shows his willingness to reach across the aisle and build long-lasting relationships regardless of beliefs.

Dr. Shafik Sachedina has gone out of his way to apply his years of expertise in the medical field as well as his love for entrepreneurship and helping others in the community to provide something meaningful. In the long run, those who require care and their loved ones receive the support they need while they care for them.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/shafiksachedina?lang=en

Gareth Henry believes that the degree he earned from Heriot-Watt University in Actuarial Sciences was a very important factor in how he was able to achieve the success in finance that he has today. He takes a lot of pride in his alma mater and because of this, he is giving back by helping the students studying for the degree. A new scholarship that has been funded by Henry has been established at the school and will help the students who are given it beyond just in a monetary sense.

During his career, Gareth Henry has been able to make great use of the things that she learned while earning his degree in Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics. Many people with that degree end up finding great jobs in the insurance field but Henry decided to go into the field of finance instead. When these students receive the scholarship, they will also be entitled to talk to the entrepreneur as well to help them on their way to their career.

In the future, a degree in Actuarial Sciences will be incredibly useful in many fields including technology according to Gareth Henry. After earning a degree in Actuarial Sciences from Heriot-Warr University, the graduates are able to become accredited by the Society of Actuaries in North America. This means that they will be able to acquire positions throughout the United Kingdom, the United States, and other countries. The course can be applied globally and will invaluable for anyone who is interested in getting into finances.

In order to receive the scholarship and assistance from Gareth Henry, the beneficiary must be from the United Kingdom and enrolled in the course at Heriot-Watt University. In addition, they must be able to show that they have a financial need for assistance. Currently, Gareth Henry is based in New York and has had several executive positions in finance. He graduated from Heriot-Watt University with his degree in 2001. He believes that the courses offered at the school are able to prepare their students with what they need to know in their future careers in finance, insurance, or wherever their degree and experience take them.

His LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gareth-henry-a7bba4a4

Wes Edens is among the world’s respected business people in the world because of the many achievements under his name. Apart from working with some of the most successful financial organizations in the world, he has also established successful businesses. He is popular in the private equity sector where he has worked to gain the right knowledge and necessary skills. The successful business person also owns the Milwaukee Bucks, the NBA team. He runs the team with partner Marc Lasry, and it has been performing well. He is also the owner of FlyQuest which has been competing in the League of Legends. The renowned guru in the world of finance is also a founder of Fortress Investment Group with other successful entrepreneurs. Learn more at fortress.com for more info.

Wes Edens is an educated entrepreneur who attained his Bachelor of Science degree at Oregon State University. At the prestigious institution, he studied Finance and Economics and acquired skills which have helped him to achieve a lot in the financial world. He undertook his degree successfully and graduated in 1984. After three years he secured a chance to work at Lehman Brothers where he served in the managerial position. After working diligently at the company, he partnered with them. Edens worked for Lehman Brother and BlackRock for years and realized he further wanted to excel in entrepreneurship. That is when he left BlackRock and invited his friends to start a venture that would offer the best services to customers.

Wes Edens met with other experts, and they began Fortress Investment Group from a humble background. They had a vision for the company, and they worked hard to achieve their goals and visions. The firm has since expanded to become a global one, and it has served thousands of customers who are happy with the excellent services. Later it went public, and the owners sold shares, and they joined the list of top billionaires in Forbes.

Wes Edens is interested in sports, and that is why he purchased the Milwaukee Bucks. He partnered with Marc Lasry, and they bought the team. The headquarters of the team are located in Wisconsin.

Read more: https://www.newfortressenergy.com/about-us/wes-edens

OSI Industries has been one of the fastest growing food companies in the world for decades. The company is headquartered in the United States but runs more than 65 facilities in many different countries all over the globe. Restaurant chains and retail companies have been benefiting from the many products that OSI offers for years, and the company is known for its ability to work with local suppliers and vendors to get the best deals.

OSI Industries has continued to ramp up its expansion goals recently by making more than one important purchase. Of late, the company has been working to position itself as the number one food provider in the world. Recent acquisitions and purchases have been made in North America and in Europe to ensure its dominance in those food markets.

One of OSI Industries’ most recent purchases took place in Toledo, Spain, where one of its plants was in need of an upgrade. The company spent €17 million to build a high capacity processing line, which can now process 24,000 tons of chicken in a year versus the 12,000 tons it was capable of processing before. The move also added many new jobs for locals at the facility, and the new workers will join a workforce that is already 140 individuals strong. OSI built the expansion in response to a growing demand for chicken products in the region.

OSI Industries also purchased a controlling stake in Baho Food, which is a Dutch manufacturer that produces convenience foods, snacks, and deli meats. David McDonald, the company’s president and COO, was on-hand to offer some comments, and he admitted that OSI is looking to continue acquiring companies that will help it to reach its goals. He also expects his company to expand its product line and to continue making upgrades to facilities when needed.

OSI Industries is a very unique food company because of how it makes food for its customers based on custom specifications. The company brings in its own professional chefs who then create foods that will satisfy the local palates of the customers it serves. OSI continues to create breakfast, lunch, and dinner foods as well as snack items and will surely continue to grow over the following years.

Check more about OSI Industries: https://www.glassdoor.com/Reviews/OSI-Group-LLC-Reviews-E19677.htm

Dan Bethelmy-Rada has made quite a name for himself in the business world. Currently he is the Global Brand President for Matrix / Biolage, a major professional hair care brand. At only thirty nine he is the youngest DMI General Manager in the company’s history. In just three short years he has transformed the Matrix brand with his unique creative direction. He has help to bring the company into the digital age, make them more available to consumers.

Dan Bethelmy-Rada’s latest project is the creation of R.A.W- a new wholesome, all-natural and authentic range. The idea for R.A.W was birthed out of the realization that there is passion for natural products around the world. Daniel is convinced that consumers are no longer satisfied with products that are ‘naturally-inspired.’ Consumers want products that are 100% natural and that have minimal impact on the environment. With the help of L’Oréal’s Sharing Beauty, R.A.W is Rada’s way of meeting the demands of today’s consumer.

R.A.W is composed of a short list of natural and highly biodegradable ingredients. The product contains no silicone, sulphates or parabens. Dan Bethelmy-Rada has worked tirelessly to ensure that the formulas the company uses are in accordance to environmental-respectful principles of green chemistry. The company monitors the process from start to finish to ensure minimal resources are used. R.A.W. consists of ingredients that come from plants, seaweeds, honey and fungi. R.A.W has already received very good reviews in Europe and will seek a global launch in the coming months.

With Dan Bethelmy-Rada leading the way, R.A.W. is destined for success. Rada ia a graduate of the Sorbonne where he eared a degree in International Business. His resume consists of work with L’Oreal in Paris in 2003 and Product Manager for LaScad years after. He has nearly two decades of experience in the industry. Focused and ambitious, Dan Bethelmy-Rada is a leader who embraces diverse talents to build his brand.

Dick DeVos has always been a man who works for the people, and he has gotten a lot done during his life. It was him who was responsible for convincing Air Tran Airways and Southwest Airlines to run non-stop flights out of the Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He did so by making a personal phone call to the airlines during a time when it was slowing down its services at other airports. DeVos not only talked Southwest into remaining at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport, but convinced the airlines that it would be worthwhile to increase the number of flights it was offering. This has been a good thing for, both, Grand Rapids and Southwest ever since.

 

In the early 1990s, Dick DeVos made another very important decision to oppose a move that could have a detrimental effect on the city of Grand Rapids. During that time, there was a plan being drawn up to build a multi-purpose convention center and arena near the downtown area of the city. When DeVos heard about the plan, he knew he had to do something. He had seen this kind of thing happen before in Detroit when the city decided to construct the Pontiac Silverdome and Palace of Auburn Hills. After the construction was finished, the Detroit Pistons and Lions left the city, which ended up costing it a lot of money.

 

Instead of letting that take place in Grand Rapids, Dick DeVos decided to lobby against it. He gathered together many different local business leaders and formed Grand Action in the process. This organization has been very good for Grand Rapids and has been responsible for many of the most important buildings in the city. Luckily, he was able to put a stop to the building of the convention center and arena and continues to be a large part of the success of the city he loves so much.

 

Dick DeVos is a GOP mega-donor and businessman who has made a real difference in his home state of Michigan. He has helped to expand charter schools in the state and helped to put together a law that allows Michigan residents to get a job without being a part of a union. Dick DeVos, with the help of his wife; Betsy DeVos, put together the Dick & Betsy DeVos Family Foundation, which has been responsible for donating more than $137 million to different charitable organizations over the years.

 

Visit http://www.dbdvfoundation.org/about to learn more.