Oliver Wight appoint new consultant in South Africa
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(openPR) - Business improvement specialists, Oliver Wight EAME have appointed a new South African consultant, Monte Maritz.|
Monte, who will be based in Stellenbosch, joins Oliver Wight from leading South African flexible packaging company, Nampak Flexible. Whilst at Nampak, Monte managed the first successful Integrated Business Planning implementation in South Africa, which transformed the organisation from a loss-making business to a highly profitable one, and achieving the prestigious Oliver Wight Class A standard.
Oliver Wight Partner, Lloyd Snowden has been working in South Africa for the past five years: “We have seen demand grow substantially in recent years, and Monte will play an important role in our focus on this developing market.”
Oliver Wight CEO, Les Brookes, agrees. “Monte is a great addition to our team. His strong strategy development background and experience in senior business management roles means he has a holistic perspective of business management from which to assist clients throughout the region.”
Monte, who holds a B.Comm (Hons) and an MBA (Cum Laude), both from the University of Stellenbosch, spent over 17 years at Nampak, gaining experience in a variety of business disciplines and aiding several ERP implementation projects. He was Financial Manager of two Nampak divisions and held Supply Chain and Business Optimization management roles, before becoming the organisation’s Strategy Director and Integrated Business Planning Process Leader.
Monte says: “I have a real passion for people development, and as an Oliver Wight associate can’t wait to help other businesses on their transformation journeys.”
About Oliver Wight
Oliver Wight has a 40 year track record of delivering business improvement to some of the world’s best-known organisations. With a team of professionals offering a wealth of experience, Oliver Wight is the largest consultancy of its type, with offices throughout Europe, South Africa, North and South America, and the Asia Pacific region. We believe that sustainable business improvement can’t be delivered by external consultants but only by our clients’ own people, so unlike other consultancy firms, we transfer our knowledge to them, helping deliver performance levels and financial results that last.
Integrated Business Planning
At the leading edge of management thinking and practice, our Integrated Business Planning (IBP) model lies at the heart of our clients’ journey to outstanding business performance. Oliver Wight are the originators of sales and operations planning (S&OP) and IBP can most simply be described as advanced S&OP. However, unlike S&OP, IBP brings a truly strategic perspective, integrating diverse processes - in the extended supply chain, product and customer portfolios, customer demand and strategic planning - into one seamless management process.
Supply Chain Design and Optimization
Oliver Wight supply chain design and optimization allows organisations to understand their position within the extended supply chain; identify where value is being created and destroyed; develop profitable relationships with suppliers customers and consumers; and optimize their supply chain (however complex) for the ultimate in customer service and business performance.
Performance Benchmarking for Supply Chain
Oliver Wight Performance Benchmarking provides a qualitative and quantitative assessment of supply chain performance, allowing organisations to identify opportunities for improving customer service at the same time as dramatically reducing supply chain costs.
Meeting the Class A Standard
The Oliver Wight Class A Checklist is the longest standing and most successful business assessment tool. The latest, Sixth Edition, raises the bar, and sets ever more demanding standards for companies on their journey to business excellence and the Oliver Wight Class A standard.
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