In this section we share a summary of relevant internal and external news of interest to our clients, business partners and general public.
Speaking on New Organizational Models in Atlanta, US
➡️ Very happy to share that we are featured as speakers at WorldatWork 's #ACE22 (Annual Conference and Exhibition) in Atlanta ! 👌
✅ We will comment on new organizational models, starting from the evolution of #organizationaldesign and thought leadership on it, to commenting what is happening in the context of the #digitaltransformation in companies - with many examples large and small and hopefully good ideas😃
👉 This an extremely vibrant event, with delegates from all over the world sharing experiences, networking and getting inspired. The conference is considered by many as THE event of reference in the #totalrewards space worldwide, and one of the major ones in Human Capital management 🌎🌍🌏
International Executive and Employee Remuneration
➡️ Great GRP® certification sessions (in person in Zurich !) with Yenni Pham and Carina Schuermann from Julius Baer, Katalin Jakobsen from PwC Monika Wójcik from Takeda , Eliane Villani , Linda Diener from Georg Fischer and Alexander Zerkowitz from Raiffeisen Bank International AG ! 👌
✅ Apart from preparing for the certification exam, during the session we had lively debates ranging from #jobgrading to #benefitsstrategy , from #salarysurvey topics to #variablepay , from #equitycompensation to #socialsecurity - in the context of international #tax , #legal , #intercultural , #talentmanagement and #futureofwork considerations. We heard from the attendees that they left the training feeling inspired and with fresh ideas to take back into their companies !
Delivering a global, exclusive training in Rewards with WorldatWork
👉 The program will have recognized world-class experts such as Sandrine Bardot , Susana Marcos , Maureen Hovy , Irfan Duraiz CIPD, GRP/CCP , Alan Gibbons GRP® , Pat Gurren, GRP, CCP , Rony Klayany , Enad Abu Naser, Assoc. CIPD, GRP and Dipankar Sharma, CSCP - and humbly, Mario Ceron 😃
Appointed as mentors with F10, the world-class Fintech accelerator
We hope we'll be able to contribute a little to the success of fintechs in the country - and of the specific mentees 👐. Now we see a moment in which the FS industry is maturing its startup proposals - and from Zereon Associates we'll try to help serious, robust ones thrive, or who knows, maybe grow the next unicorns !
Presenting on Rewards, Covid-19 and the Future of Work for Shell
✅ We can only thank Michal Siolo and the rest of the Shell team for the beautiful opportunity, proving that Zereon Associates can generate thought pieces at the quality level of any of the much larger advisory Firms. Interested in having a look 👍🏼?. Click here.
Being selected by Delega as advisor on organizational and team development
Delega is a new Treasury management system and integrated tool that addresses the well known issue of signatory rights' management for corporations, taking the pain out and enabling administration of such rights across multiple banks.
Speaking in the US on international Sales forces challenges and rewards
We are excited and so looking forward to taking part in this great event ! We cannot help but be utterly grateful to World at Work for the opportunity. Obviously, during these times we will include Covid-19 impact in our discussions. Contact us for further info on our Salesforce services !
Examining Blockchain with delighted bankers and corporate treasurers
In non-technical but rigorous terms for demanding professionals, we made concepts understandable and what is more - operational. The audience applauded our intervention spontaneously, for which we felt honored. Further work is happening as a consequence.
If you are interested to know more on our training and digital help capability, let us know !
A great win with the Partners of a 200+ lawyers' international Tax & Legal Firm
Covering most legal profession, with lawyers in Chambers directory and others), the project entails a thorough understanding of 1) the forces affecting the modern legal profession, 2) the current and expected market and client situation, 3) the intended growth areas and related financials, 4) the internal team, resources and capabilities to support in this journey and 5) obviously, the necessary technical designs.
In general, technology / professional services Firms need new ways to attract, retain and motivate their professionals. Do not hesitate to contact us if you want to comment further!
Certified in MIT technologies for our Clients' business improvement
A tour-de-force on MetaMask, Etherscan, Remix, Kubernetes, Node.js, Chrome/Firefox capabilities, Shodan, GitHub, AWS, Serverless functions, TensorFlow, etc.
Do not hesitate to contact us here at Zereon Associates if you really want to know what the new technologies can offer, especially at the top management / board level, beyond obscure jargon so prevalent in the market these days.
Workshop facilitated at Nestlé's global HQ !!
Zereon Associates is back from the summer in earnest!
After the summer break, in which we were busy indeed but were also able to recharge batteries, we have been lucky to start to a quite strong end of the year ! For example, we have won a great assignment to assist the thirty+ Partners of a Tax & Legal Firm, which covers all major areas of the legal profession, in designing their Remuneration & units' scheme and improve Governance, in the context of expected organic and acquisitions' growth and integration within a major worldwide legal network.
On our investments side, we will be taking a direct stake and interest in a gourmet food product distribution business. From the trade perspective, we are setting up an operation to export some soft commodities into developing countries. And several potential clients and collaborators have spontaneously contacted us to explore new possibilities ! Do kindly contact us for further information.
A new qualification in our Team for our Clients' advantage
After some efforts, objective achieved ! Digital Transformation certification by MIT-Emeritus obtained by our Managing Partner & CEO Mario Ceron - Score 99/100, top 98% of the worldwide cohort.
Nothing would have been possible without the help of teammates Luuk Jacobs, Briana Preminger, Tom Roethlisberger and Frank Dickob in the UK, Israel and Switzerland. Thank you to MIT Emeritus's Deborah Soule and Dimitris Kourepis for so kindly lead the course, and to Professor Geoff Parker for the insights !! And all the cohorts who shared ideas.
Messages: 1) Multisided platforms can easily beat narrow products / pipeline-based value chains. 2) Simply going SaaS / ‘new products’ is not enough. 3) Fancy tech has to be sustained by a solid business rationale and governance. Contact us if you want to know more !