Andries - Executive Management - Lone Hill, Sandton, South Africa

Lynn Andries

Lone Hill, Sandton, South Africa

Services

Executive Management

Summary:

Skilled at leading at executive level, through a high level of self-awareness, intuition and emotional wisdom.
Experienced in facilitating results and empowering through senior leaders, enhancing collaboration.
Forte in leading and facilitating change in organisations
Adds value in expertise in building High Trust Organisations

Work History

Executive Coach

VOLUNTARY

October 2005 - May 2008

• Relationship and life coaching
• Building a team of coaches
• Training Community Leaders
• Implementing campaigns
• Growing the quality and quantity of small groups
• Setting up a Counseling Unit



CAREER HISTORY CONTINUED

Executive Director

The Consultant Powerhouse

Up to October 2004

Co-founded and Managed The Consultant Powerhouse

• Consulted to Corporates on solutions to support change and culture
• Marketing and PR
• Program Development and customisation
• People Management
• Financial Management
• Briefings by clients
• Recruitment of facilitators
• Contracts
• Briefing facilitators (15 nationally)

• Notable achievements: Large scale corporate projects, nomination for Age of Innovation Award for 2 consecutive years

Service Quality Institute - Corporate Training Company

Licensee SQI-USA - 1996 to 1999

Executive Director / Licensee - one of 8 global Licensees

• Built the company
• Consulted to organizations - Promoting service culture development
• Customised training material
• Presentation of Reports / Proposals
• Communication/travel - SQI in USA
• Recruited and trained facilitators
• Negotiated service level agreements
• Achieved award for highest sales

July 1995 - 1996
• Trained medical representatives

Franchisee

Adcorp Personnel Solutions

April 1994 - June 1995

• Established the Franchise in Pharmaceutical, Retail and FMCG Markets
• Consulting
• Managed the business
• Maintained relationships with Licensor Adcorp
• Financial admin
• Staff management
• Recruitment


CAREER HISTORY CONTINUED

HEAD, Continuing Medical Education Unit

GLAXO PHARMACEUTICALS

Up to March 1994

• Initiating and developing the unit consisting of Medical Doctors to address the issue of continuing medical education
• Pre-launch marketing activities
• Initial and ongoing representative training

NATIONAL SALES MANAGER (GLAXO DIVISION)
• Leadership of 5 Regional Managers and 30 representatives
• Control of financial budget
• Achievement of national sales budget for the division
• Responsible for National Sales Targets
• Liaised with Marketing
• Product Launch Success
• Built relationships with Key Opinion Leaders in the Medical Field

REGIONAL SALES MANAGER
• Management of Representatives
• Sales targets exceeded
• Successful launches of New Products
• Successful organization Congresses
• Successful and solid team development

MEDICAL REPRESENTATIVE (DUNCAN FLOCKHART DIVISION CAPE TOWN)
• Promotion of ethical pharmaceutical products in the fields of anti-ulcer, anti-asthmatic and anti-infective therapy
• Achievements: Nomination for representative of the year 1989, territory of the year award 1989 & 1990, successful launch of Duncan Flockhart division


CAREER HISTORY CONTINUED

QUALITY CONTROL MANAGER

PENINSULA BEVERAGE COMPANY

• Management, training, development of staff members
• Implementing and maintaining methods and techniques
• Preparing and controlling financial budgets for laboratory expenses, chemicals and consumables
• Problem Solving for Production Challenges
• Purchasing
• Auditing product quality
• Factory hygiene
• Reports and computer records
• Attending to consumer complaints
• Communicating at all levels
• Managed Quality Control
• Role of Plant Chemist
• Built team of Laboratory Technicians
• Achieved Gold Award Status (Coca-Cola Atlanta, USA), 3 consecutive years

MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST

RED CROSS CHILDRENS HOSPITAL

• Identification and reporting of Pathogenic Bacteria
• Handling of specimens from source to macro and microscopic examination
• Culture
• Precise identification of antibiotic therapy causal pathogens
• Liaising with Doctors on the above

STUDENT MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST

Red Cross Hospital

Executive Director

True Colours

Owner, NeuroLeadership Training and Coaching
• Directing the True Colours Coaching/Training Business
• Coaching executives and middle management
• Development and Facilitation of Corporate Training
• Leadership/Mentoring/Training Facilitators and Coaches
• Identifying current trends, developing strategy
• Consulting to Corporate clients
• Writing articles/papers
• Offering seminars
• Attendance at global Seminars/Summits
• Membership: International Coach Federation
• NeuroLeadership Institute of South Africa-Committee

Qualifications & Certifications

Westerford High School Newlands

Neuroscience of Leadership

Middlesex University

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