The most pivotal quality in business is the astute, imaginative art of making the most of all available talent. This is what we call empowering people.
We passionately inspire it, find it, connect it and deliver it to our clients.
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across our global
across the globe where
we conducted projects
successfully delivered since
our inception in 2002
Acquisition & Divestitures
Post Merger Management
Disruption & Digitalization
Sales Force Effectiveness
Pricing & Market Access
Supply Chain & Logistics
Finance, Asset & Risk Management
Product & Portfolio Management
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to our clients, and counting
We work with the world's leading healthcare companies across the business on issues as diverse as strategy, organisational transformation, business integration and change management. Our multidisciplinary teams design creative and innovative corporate, product and portfolio strategies, enterprising R&D and commercial models. We provide functional experts across the entire value chain from commercial to tech-ops - with excellent project management skills to enhance the client's team in peak demand times and to increase the pace and impact of their priority projects.
Agribusiness, Food, Chemicals
Our Agribusiness, Food and Chemicals (AFC) clients span a broad range of industry segments, from the very upstream production of basic and advanced materials to end products that focus on businesses and the consumer. a-connect supports clients across business areas ranging from R&D, manufacturing & production, central support functions to customer facing operations, and delivers strong project management expertise in business development, post-merger integration and other critical change initiatives.
A significant part of our projects are for Private Equity (PE) owned companies in a wide range of industries. We mostly support our PE clients in driving performance improvements. Our engagements start from 100 day programs to turnarounds, cost reduction initiatives, operational projects such as pricing and procurement, to larger transformations. We also support portfolio companies with integrating add-on acquisitions. All with a relentless focus on value creation and impact.
Our Independent Professionals provide digital transformation support to clients pursuing large-scale digital change projects. We empower organizations to harness the benefits of the latest digital fields, such as machine learning and data science, in order to stay ahead of the competition and be agile. Our expertise spans the whole value chain. We define the digital strategy through data, evaluate the current business model, build digital capabilities, implement new ways of working, enhance marketing and sales activities, and rethink the go-to-market approach.
Strategy & Business Development
We provide our clients with leading experts in strategy and business development. Our team of Independent Professionals supports organizations in building and implementing robust business strategies, covering general strategy and growth. Depending on the project in question, this expert support could include conducting market assessments for our client, developing geographical strategies, preparing and executing acquisitions and divestitures, or delivering smooth post-merger management.
Marketing & Sales
We work with global organizations to boost their marketing and sales capabilities. Our Independent Professionals specialize in specific areas of marketing and sales, with expertise spanning the marketing value chain. We support our clients by developing marketing and branding strategies, designing and implementing new value propositions, and providing digital marketing and channel management expertise. We also help our clients increase sales force effectiveness, ensure pricing excellence and gain market access.
At a-connect, we place a strong focus on ensuring bottom line impact for our clients by improving their business operations. Our Independent Professionals have expertise across all areas of operational improvement, including manufacturing productivity and lean management; cost reduction and global transformation; technology; and the optimization across supply chain and logistics, procurement and service operations. Our team’s expertise also includes finance, asset and risk management.
Our Independent Professionals work closely with our clients to boost their product development and innovation capabilities. We deliver expertise in every step of the product development cycle, from R&D management, conceptualization, manufacturing and production to product and portfolio management, commercialization and developing innovation strategies. Our multidisciplinary teams of Independent Professionals come with decades of experience in their respective areas of product development.
Organization & People
We have a strong track record in helping our clients overcome HR challenges and achieve successful organizational transformation. Our Independent Professionals bring experience and expertise in HR and organizational development, and support our clients by leading their organizational redesign and restructuring projects – implementing effective change management to make sure the change project results in the desired business outcome.