How Des Perez helps bring Music to the World

It is easy to enjoy music and all that comes with it, but rarely does the mind drift to think of who is behind the beats we love to move to. While the power remains off the stage, many of us like to think of it all as the artiste’s doing. One person that has been consistent when it comes to the dealings of most of our celebrities ranging from Beyonce, Jay Z, Kanye West to Rihanna, is Desiree Perez. She has been able to maintain the position of Chief Operating Officer at ROC Nation, a well-known American entertainment company, all the way from 2009. With a strong knack for business, Desiree has over the years been involved in publishing and labeling operations and management as well.

Desiree’s Input in Music

At 47, Des has earned a reputation as a force to be reckoned with. She is mostly known as Jay-Z’s close associate that is as tough as a cookie with her skilled negotiation. She is the brain behind the negotiations in the Beyoncé Formation Stadium. She has also stepped in the Rihanna deal, helping her secure a deal with Samsung. She has been involved in the addition of several artists to the ROC Nation. These artistes include Saquon Barkley.

Her Qualifications

With twenty years in ROC Nation to boast about, it can only be concluded that Desiree is as qualified as can be when it comes to matters entertainment. While running ROC Nation is no mean feat, she has been able to take charge and specially deliver results. She is an inspiration to the artists that inspire the whole world, and she is an inspiration to ROC Nation as well. With such a clean record, she can only get better, and we can expect to see the best from the company and artists that she continues to mentor in the years to come.

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Dr. Richard Shinto (CEO) and Penelope Kokkinides (CAO)- InnovaCare Health

Dr. Richard A. Shinto is the CEO and president of InnovaCare Health and currently sits on the Board of Directors. InnovaCare Health is a provider of Medicare Advantage plans and physician practice services. Shinto has 20 plus years of experience in healthcare management, as he has worked for several companies in executive positions in this field including Aveta Inc, NAMM California, and Medpartners.

Dr. Shitno is the writer of several articles on medical care and clinical treatments, He received his Bachelors Degree from the University of California at Irvine, his medical degree from the state of University of NY at Stony Brook, and an M.B.A. from the University of Redlands.

Dr. Shinto has been the winner of numerous awards for his outstanding work in his field such as the Access to Caring Award, an award given to a person who has been innovative in finding ways to making healthcare available to the less fortunate.

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Another individual who sits alongside Dr. Shinto on the Board of Directors is Penelope Kokkinides. On July 28,2016 InnovaCare annouced 4 new members to their leadership team. Kokkinides was one of those 4. Serving in several executive positions prior to coming to InnovaCare, she is well qualifed to fill the position she was assigned.Penelope is currently is the Chief Administrative officer at InnovaCare. Prior to InnovaCare, Penelope Kokkinides worked for Aveta Inc. as the Cheif Operating Officer and Vice President of Clinical Operations. Her experience in the health care field surpasses 20 years making her seasoned veteran in her profession.

In an interview with IdeaMensch.com in December, Kokkinides speaks on a variety of random subjects pertaining to her life such as, her typical work day, trends that excite her, and influences on her way of thinking. This interview steps away from her life as the CAO of InnovaCare and into her personal life.

During Kokkinides’s and Shinto’s current tenure with InnovaCare the company has joined the HHS initiative LAN(Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network). LAN is a partnership that looks to change healthcare payment models from being focused on quantity and instead focused on quality. Read more about her interview on Ideamensch

Successful Management of a Global Giant by David McDonald

Managing an international giant company is not an easy task. For David McDonald, it is the simplified strategies that work best. After graduating from Iowa University in 1987 with a degree in Animal Science, he ventured into business. He is the current chief operations officer and President of the OSI Group.

OSI Group is a meat processing company that serves its products in over 17 countries and has over 50 processing facilities. It is among the leading employers on the planet with a workforce exceeding 20,000 persons.

Simplified management practices are employed by the OSI Company to enhance its performance.

The company has local management teams located in different areas of its operations to serve the wide range of customer base. These teams are responsible for coordination of activities on the ground. They are required to deal with cultural preferences of the population they serve among other responsibilities. The local management teams work closely with a global logistics team that coordinates the activities of all the teams with the head office. It is this smooth partnership that ensures easy flow of operation within the company structure.

OSI group boast of a wealth of experience that spans back in a century of operations. In China, the company has been operating for the past 20 years and recently revealed that the market poses a potential for increased growth due to the rising number of wealthy citizens. With china’s rise as a popular tourist destination, the prospects are even higher. It is for these reasons that the company’s president David McDonald OSI Group declared the country a point of focus in the effort of expansion.

Catering for the new market requires resources. For this reason, David McDonald OSI Group, the company president recently partnered with DOYOO Group. The partnership aims at ensuring the business achieves its projection of being the global leader in the supply of meat products. Acquisition of Baho Foods, a Dutch company, adds to the company’s list of recent achievements. The newly acquired firm is intended to help OSI Group cater to the European market. It is in this respect that OSI decided to maintain the staff of the newly acquired company including the manager, whose contribution is considered vital in the creation of new growth strategies.

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