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Principal: Steve Jardine



company contact details:
PO Box 71317
Die Wilgers
Gauteng    0041
South Africa
tel: +27 82 6437005
fax: +27 86 5457703
mobile: +27 82 6437005
email: steve@jardines4business.net  


Key Services Offered:
I create value by implementing networks of interconnected businesses and business processes to provide optimum product and service offerings.

I am a specialist coach who unlocks value in my client's space through the work I do with their business leadership group (primarily Christian business executives). I am also a system networker who enjoys creating value through new business development and value-chain re-engineering.

Core Experience of Principal:
1. I was the purchasing lead at Ford Motor Company for the Asia Pacific and Africa region, on all powertrain installation commodities (including: Exhaust systems - Catalytic Converters, Precious Metals, Mufflers, Pipes; Drivetrains - Axles, Transmissions, Engines; and Cooling Systems)

2. I developed sourcing strategies for each commodity, drove down cost through negotiation and design changes, and program managed each order to ensure delivery to strict timing requirements

3. I exported automotive components (including; catalytic converters, leather covers, and aluminium wheels) to global markets (including: Japan, England, Germany, Brazil, and USA)

4. I had a virtual office with employees in over 6 different countries, and managed cultural, language and time zone diversity to achieve my gaols

5. I have had a successful expatriate career - enjoying Shanghai, China with my family for 3 years.


Accreditations and Qualifications:
Bachelor of Commerce (Rhodes University - Majoring in Law and Economics); Masters Degree in Business Leadership (University of South Africa). Accredited Executive Coach, Accredited Associate, Institute for Independent Business (AInstIB).

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