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Are You Ready? Elements of Future-oriented Growth Strategies

Monday, 27 March, 2017 - 14:45

Running and growing a successful business is not a straight-forward, easy operation. Company owners are being confronted with a competitive landscape, where buyers face considerable budgetary constraints and service suppliers are forced to adapt to the new era of cost reduction, increased process efficiencies, short turnaround–times and more. Some companies face serious issues preventing them from growing successful and sustainable businesses.  

This session will address obstacles that prevent companies from growing their business. In order to grow, you need a business plan. We will jointly discuss the different elements that need to be addressed in a growth strategy plan. This session will offer attendees best practices in the different areas of growth strategy, such as resource planning and retention, management skills, specialization and segmentation, M&A, etc.


Executive Leadership and Operations, Short Talk

Clio Schils

Clio Schils has more than 25 years of experience in the translation industry on both the client and vendor sides. She has held several executive management positions in different organizations, with a focus on the life sciences vertical; the nearly 14 years she spent with Medtronic and Lionbridge Life Sciences gave her the critical experience needed in this highly regulated niche. During her tenure as VP of Global Life Sciences at Sajan, the life sciences division experienced consistent double-digit growth. On May 1, 2017, she assumed the role of Chief Development Officer at Commit. Clio is a long-standing organizer and moderator of the Life Sciences Business Round Table and in September 2016 she was elected as an Elia board member.