OSI Group Growing Larger With Acquirement of Baho Food

In August of 2016, OSI Group, LLC acquired Dutch food manufacture Baho Food. Baho Foods manufactures convenience foods, deli meats and snacks, which are served in eighteen European countries. David McDonald, president and chief operating officer of OSI Group says, “Adding Baho Food to our OSI Europe business gives OSI a broader presence in Europe.” OSI is based in Aurora, Illinois, so this will expand their business internationally into a new and open territory with a range of available food markets. The foods and services Baho offers add to the sufficient strengths OSI already has, not only expanding the business but also improving the customer’s needs. More information about OSI Group at inc.com

Baho is the parent of five subsidiaries with plants in Germany and the Netherlands. The five companies are Gelderland Frischwaren, Vital Convenience, Henri van de Bilt, Bakx Foods and Q Smart Life. These firms have a history of almost 60 years. Baho Food’s managing director, John Balvers, is excited to join OSI Group and will remain apart of the company and work with David McDonald and the rest of the executives at OSI. Balvers says he is excited because of the outstanding relationships OSI has with both its customers and suppliers. He also believes they will be able to support the customer’s needs with the combination of both their strengths.

OSI Group is continually growing and looks to keep up the effort to expand and adapt to the ever-growing market of food processors and manufacturers. Previous of the acquirement of Baho foods, the company also showed growth with the purchasing of a former Tyson Foods plant in Chicago in June of 2016. They have 65 facilities and have an excess of 20,000 employees in 17 countries. Along with their European and American headquarters, they are located in Canada, Brazil, and across the continent of Asia.

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Gucci Sales Soar with RealReal

Gucci is one of the biggest resellers on the RealReal. It often produces the highest returns and the quickest buys when compared to other brands. Part of the brands appeal stems from the resurgence it experienced once Alessandro Michele was apointed the creative director several years ago. His vision has single handily changed the brand into a baroque vision of whimsy that is often copied but rarely found the level at which he is able to execute it. Gucci has become a new symbol of street style and millennial taste at its finest. It is hard to walk down a street in any major city without spotting the familiar GG seen on so many of Gucci’s pieces.

The RealReal keeps Gucci stocked on everything from the latest of Alessandro’s creations to exquisite pieces from decades past. One of the most iconic times of Gucci stems from the 1970’s where the current designer takes many of his influences. The iconic mules with the horse bit are among one of the best revivals seen this season. The classic GG print monogram was also a big hit in the years past. All of this and more can easily be found on the RealReal. The key is to get what you want right when you see it because Gucci sells out incredibly fast. You will miss it if you do not pick it up the minute you spy the Gucci piece of your dreams!

One of the most popular Gucci items is the Marmount bag. This is quilted chevron style bag that has the iconic “GG” featured on the front. The bags come in a variety of shapes and styles, but the design clear. This look never lasts for more than a couple of hours on the RealReal, and it is one to snatch up!

Jason Hope donates to anti-aging drug research fund

The world is soon approaching a stage where human beings might forget about the dangers of aging. If ongoing research is successful, human beings will have the potential of living for many years. Aging is common for all human beings and one of the things it does is to make the body too weak to function properly. It is common for people to lose energy at old age. At the same time, they develop old age diseases which make life miserable for them. Old age diseases can make a significant change in the life of a person and even cause early death. Cases of cancer, blood pressure, and dementia are on the rise as many old people are battling these diseases. To stop these old age diseases, the only solution would be to address the cause of the diseases. Visit crunchbase.com

The cause of old age diseases is aging. To solve aging, one would have to come up with a substance that will reverse the aging causing substance in the human body. Right now, no such substance is available. We can only wait and see if it will be developed in the future. As we progress, there are chances that the world will have a solution that we can look forward to.

Currently, there is a philanthropist who is supporting a worthy cause. This is a cause that will bring the solution that human beings need so much. Jason hope is a philanthropist from Arizona. He is working with a research foundation that is looking for options of coming up with an anti-aging drug. Jason Hope met this organization in 2009, soon after it was launched. He was impressed by the solution they are looking for, and he promised to make it possible for them to accomplish that dream. He donated #$500,000 to the organization to aid them to accomplish their goals.

Jason Hope is hopeful that the research will be successful. He loves the idea of an anti-aging drug because it will address the root-cause of old age diseases. Jason Hope lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, and is known for his love for mind-boggling technology work. Read more on https://ideamensch.com/jason-hope/

Igor Cornelsen’s Path to Becoming an Investment Guru

Igor Cornelsen, founder and current CEO of Bainbridge Investments, has had both a long and compelling career. Cornelsen was born in Curitiba, Brazil in 1947. He went on to study engineering at the Federal University of Parana. After two years of studying to be an engineer, Cornelsen made the decision to change his career path and study economics, also at the Federal University of Parana. Igor graduated in 1970 and landed his first job at an investment bank. He found success in economics due to his engineering background and being able to calculate compounded interest rates with sliding rules. He quickly became influential in this sector which led him to Rio where he worked as an investment banker. Shortly after moving to Rio, Cornelsen was promoted to the board of directors of Multiblanco in 1974, then to CEO in 1976. Multiblanco was acquired by Bank of America in 1978, after which Igor left to pursue another opportunity at Unibanco. Igor stayed at Unibanco until 1985, then moved on to Libra Bank PLC, a London Merchant Bank. Later, he moved on to be a member of the board of directors at Standard Chartered Merchant Bank. He stayed there until 1995, when he left to form his own investment firm, Bainbridge Investments. Cornelsen still works there as CEO and is involved in daily operations.

Igor Cornelsen credits his success to being proactive by getting information early and directly from sources such as Reuters. He puts emphasis on valuing and utilizing unbiased information rather than opinion. Igor is also continually monitoring nations that exhibit rising investment assets and those that are experiencing political or economic instability in order to find the right moment to seize an opportunity. However, Cornelsen mainly tributes his substantial success to his education, experience and exposure to finance at a young age.

Jason Hope On The IoT And How Technology Will Change People’s Lives

Jason Hope wears many professional hats including entrepreneur, businessman, investor, philanthropist, and self-proclaimed “futurist.” Also, among this list includes a great passion for technology that started when he was a young man. He has multiple websites on the internet, including one that focuses on investing in young entrepreneurs tech ideas to make them become reality. The other part of his technology obsession is the Internet of Things and how it is going to change the world. Imagine a world were most devices are connected to the internet and each other. The possibilities are endless and for some people can be life changing. A person who is handicapped and is bound to a wheelchair but because of smart technology they can use their voice to control the lights, temperature, and music in their home. This is only the beginning. In 2020 it is predicted that 30 million devices will be interconnected, drastically changing the landscape of society. For more information connect with Jason Hope on LinkedIn.

The tech loving entrepreneur is so passionate about the Internet of Things that he wrote a book all about it. In clearly tech fashion, it’s an ebook and it is called “Understanding the Internet of Things Revolution: A quick guide for thriving in the IoT era.” In his book Jason Hope thoroughly describes what the Internet of Things means and much more. Even though he is a huge advocate of the IoT Mr. Hope fairly goes to the other end of the spectrum and also describes the drawbacks of it. This includes having the right amount of personal security with your information so people cannot hack it. On the other hand smart technology can improve the quality of life for so many people. From time saving gadgets, to life saving devices to Internet of Things has endless potential.

Jason Hope was born and raised in Arizona, where he currently still resided. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Arizona State University. At the same university he attended the W. P. Carey School of Business where he achieved a Master of Business Administration degree. Jason Hope is currently the Director for the Arizona Science Center.

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Chris Burch and his Connection to the Nihi Sumba Islands

Investors are present globally. Some of them have had their share of fame, and others haven’t. Well, Chris Burch is one of the investors who has had their share of fame. To start with, Chris Burch is the founder and the current serving CEO of Burch Creative Capital. Burch Creative Capital is a company based in New York.


Background Information

As for Chris Burch, he has been in the game for over four decades. Over such a long period, Chris Burch has been able to garner enough experience and expertise to rank him as a renowned entrepreneur and investor. Additionally, he is also responsible for the rise of more than 50 companies. He has been able to do so by dedicating his entrepreneurial expertise.

When it comes to the world of investment, it is good to tread with other people who share your vision with you. As for Chris Burch, his company Burch Creative Capital has been able to venture into various real estate investment. Since Burch Creative Capital has been engaging in real estate investments, Chris Burch has had the privilege of owning the Nihi Hotels and the Nihi Sumba Island.


Additional Information

After acquiring the Nihi Islands, Chris Burch turned the island into one of the most renowned resorts worldwide, see (Instagram.com). Far from being a renowned tourist destination, Chris Burch made sure that the environment didn’t incur any adverse changes since he wanted the environment to keep its touch in accordance to the Sumbanese people who were the initial inhabitants of the island. All in all, culture matters most since it is a unique way of life.

Although Chris Burch is the owner of Nihi Islands, they engaged in a partnership with James McBride who is a hotelier. Their partnership only involves a form of joint ownership when it comes to the Nihi Hotels only. The partnership is quite advantageous since McBride is a professional hotelier and he has been in the game for long. Together, they are bound to make sure that Nihi Islands becomes of greater value as a renowned tourist destination, visit http://nihi.com/our-story/.



From a glimpse of Chris Burch’s Instagram account, he is a man who enjoys what the world has to offer. Traveling to various tourist destinations and also engaging in real estate is his way of keeping in touch with natures wonders.


Penelope Kokkinides Brings Key Knowledge and Experience in the Healthcare Sphere for InnovaCare Health.

At InnovaCare Health, CEO, Dr. Shinto and other essential executives he works with like Penelope Kokkinides believe in working on a policy that involves providing top medical care for its patients and stakeholders at InnovaCare Health. They also believe in having a say in the future of healthcare as it relates to the people of Puerto Rico and those in the U.S.


InnovaCare Health is a healthcare company, which is headquartered in Fort Lee, N.J. InnovaCare works to give top medical support for its beneficiaries in many different ways. Dr. Rick Shinto has worked in the area of clinical and operational healthcare as part of the managed care sector. Moreover, Dr. Shinto has worked for MMM Healthcare Inc., Aventa Inc., North American Medical Management, PMC Medicare Choice, Inc., and Medical Pathways Management Company.


From 2006 to 2012, Kokkinides was the Chief Operating Officer of Aventa, Inc. She also worked as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Touchstone Health HMO, Inc. since 2008. Penelope Kokkinides is the current Chief Administrative Officer at InnovaCare Health. Kokkinides joined InnovaCare Health for the second time in 2015.


Penelope Kokkinides had some important roles at the executive level by being a Corporate Vice President (CVP) at AmeriChoice. Ms. Kokkinides has also been involved in the Disease Management and Care Management sector of UnitedHealth Group. Penelope Kokkinides also played an essential role in creating and implementing a new model of healthcare for UnitedHealth.


In April 2017, Kokkinides received an invitation to meet with the President of the United States, Donald Trump in the West Wing of the White House. Ms. Kokkinides joined seven other women who were part of a panel called, Women in Healthcare. One of the critical discussions at the White House involved the importance of women’s roles in healthcare. While at the White House, Kokkinides was able to address President Trump and other executives and administrators like Seema Verna, who is the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Kokkinides talked about the severe cuts that have taken place over the years regarding the federal funding of Medicare Advantage in Puerto Rico and the need to increase it.


Regarding her educational background, Kokkinides earned a Bachelor’s of Science in classical languages and biological sciences from Binghamton University. She also received two Master’s degree: One from Columbia University in Public Health and a one in Social Work from New York University.


The Life Of Luiz Carlos Trabuco In Banco Bradesco

Numerous opinion makers in the banking industry get excited every time Banco Bradesco is mentioned, and most have formed the association between the bank and its Chairman, Luiz Carlos Trabuco. A few years ago, a cascade of issues almost drove the financial giant out of business. Their main portfolio is dealing with insurance and flaws in the pension scheme which made Bradesco one of the worst performing banking companies in the industry. However, the company has re-established itself, as a market now targeting global dominance.

Change of culture
At the time when Luiz Carlos Trabuco took over as CEO, the company was not only losing massive amounts of money, and the employee turnover was at an all-time high, but also losses due to bad debt led pundits to begin forecasting the fall of the bank or at least a file for bankruptcy. The new C.E.O started by taking care of the bad debt and introducing reforms in the pension system according to meioemensagem.com.br. For a long while, his changes were met with opposition and hostility but eventually improved results on company’s Balance Sheet, and his reforms were implemented.

He was diligent and other than improving the bank financial statement, and he was able to introduce a culture change at the company. He realized that the default adopted at the company culture where the best workers were encouraged to leave, for the company to reach its goals, the turnover had to be tackled. First, employees could pick working hours most convenient to them, on top of the flexible hours; the pay of the best workers was revised. It not only lowered the turnover rate but it markedly improved morale throughout the company according to oglobo.globo.com. He promoted accountability by encouraging autonomy among his employees, and he gave everyone a chance to have a say in the running of the company.

Read more: Conselho do Bradesco escolhe Octavio de Lazari Junior para substituir Trabuco como presidente

Comprehensive experience from pioneers
Before he joined Banco Bradesco, Luiz Carlos Trabuco was like any other young man with ambitious. To get through college, he worked multiple jobs, but his interest was always in economics though he has a post-graduate master in philosophy. The work was hard and often challenging, but the reward was in-depth and unmatched experience in almost every area of the economy. This he got by learning hands-on from some of the most respected movers and shakers in the business world. He fell in love with the banking industry when he got his first job in a small bank as clerk. He decided to dedicate the rest of his career to the industry. He left a legacy at every position that he ever served in and these have been mainly in Banco Bradesco and its numerous affiliations and subsidiaries.

He is most known for his part in the merger of Banco Bradesco and HSBC Brazil that contributed to the rise of Banco Bradesco to the top of the banking industry, though he led to other acquisitions and mergers; it was handling of the initially resistant HSBC leadership that won him accolades within and beyond Banco Bradesco. A less well-known fact is that Luiz Carlos Trabuco, while C.E.O, decided to offer online banking to customers. This turned out to be an advantage since most young people in Brazil would instead use online banking than face the hassle of physical banks.

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Jeff Herman; the Voice of the Voiceless

Meet Jeff Herman, an internationally recognized advocate for the rape, sexual abuse, and exploitation. He is passionate, aggressive, and a skilled lawyer. He is the child’s sex abuse lawyer as well as the pioneer. He is a champion of the rights of his clients as well as giving voice to his clients by ensuring the abuse does not happen again. He is the founder and partner of the Herman Law firm.

Mr. Jeff Herman emphasizes the importance of parents talking to their children about sex. This is because man-children predators mostly openly have admitted to taking the advantage of the innocence of children as they have no knowledge of sex. They use Grooming strategy which involves giving them gifts to befriending them this creates trust. Parents should ensure they are keeping the communication lines open as well as setting healthy limits.

Mr. Jeff Herman recommends the following detailed guidelines.

Keeping the conversation at the age-appropriate level; he advises that parents should start the “sex talk” to their children about both boundaries and bodies when they are young. Parents need to use a language and vocabulary that is appropriate to their age. Young children ought not to understand all the deeper details on sex instead only parts that are private. For young teens, the talk should be deep as they are mature and it’s also the age some might be dating. This talk helps the young kids and the young teens to talk out in case any harm comes their way.

The word No should mean No; no matter the age, all children must understand they have a right of saying “no” to somebody that is making them uncomfortable. Nobody should have a right to touching or making them uncomfortable even if it’s an adult.

Spotting the predator one of the red flags; a child sex assault can be a clergy, a coach, a teacher or even a leader in the community. Herman’s advice on parents observing some of the key flags like an individual involved on their children.

The social media communication; most sexual offenders tend to use the media to frequently contact and preying children. Mr. Jeff Herman advice on parents having the password and closely monitoring their children’s activity and people they are in communication with. Some of the red flags with the internet activity include adult friending, messaging as well as them liking your children’s activities on the internet.

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Roseann Bennett Is Popular Because Of This

Working as a counselor, therapist, or mental health professional is far from being a proverbial walk in the park. Quickly and accurate understanding people one barely knows, getting along with all clients regardless of their conflicting personal views with yours or attitudes towards you, and providing appropriate help to prevent feeling like you didn’t do a good job are all common problems that mental health professionals face.

Despite these facts of counseling and therapy, Roseann Bennett, a popular therapist working in New Jersey’s own Center for Assessment and Treatment – Ms. Bennett founded it nearly a decade ago to better pursue her overarching career goal of helping as many troubled people as possible – loves working in the field and claims to derive nearly endless pleasure from her occupation.

Ms. Roseann Bennett just  https://interview.net/qa-with-roseann-bennett-of-center-for-assessment-and-treatment/ grant to Interview.net

Reading or listening to interviews with successful people is highly valuable because their good habits, intentions, and ideas could readily rub off on people interested in such interviews. Interview.net is one of the best places on the World Wide Web to read up on interviews of all shapes and sizes. Fortunately, Bennett sat down for an interview with the publication’s expert editors.

Here are some of the most important points Roseann Bennett talked about in the hit interview with the digital publication.

She claims to work nearly all hours of her time spent awake. While many businesspeople claim to engage in similar behaviors, Roseann Bennett actually works that hard. She feels that working with so much drive, passion, and dedication isn’t that hard to find when dealing with highly successful people who truly love what they do.

She loves to read

Ms. Roseann Bennett reports being an avid reader, but mostly recreationally. While she certainly will read about the latest findinsg and developments in her field of work, Bennett much prefers to read things that are actually entertaining to peruse.

She also shared in the interview that she believes looking at marriages from the ground to the top of the proverbial pyramid holistically is necessary for properly helping clients.

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