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Begoña Arias is appointed Group Administrative & Financial Director of KLB Group to replace Olga Le Blanc-Tyl.
She will be joining the Executive Committee.
Begoña Arias, 39, graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Economics in 2001. She began her career in 2000 with Shell Gas Spain as a Financial Controller. Then she joined Tecnica de Transportes Internacionales in 2004 as Administrative Manager. In 2006, she joined Degestion & Salus Habitat as Finance and Human Resources Director.
In 2009, she joined KLB Group Spain as Administrative Financial & Human Resources Director where she was responsible for the management of Group support functions (Finance, HR, Legal, Facilities Management, Purchasing) for Spain and Latin America. She now extends this responsibility to all 10 countries (Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Spain, United Kingdom, United States) in which KLB Group is present. She is also in charge of financial strategy to support the group's growth.
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KLB Group, the specialist of project implementation for businesses and public sector, announces the appointment of Jose Valentí as the international Business Development Director of KLB Group's Success Fee Solutions business line.
With over fifteen years of experience, Jose Valentí collected a high level of expertise in the consultancy sector before joining KLB Group in 2012 as Development Director in Spain. He now gains fresh momentum under the responsability of Maxime Le Bidois, Global Head of Success Fee Solutions, and will support the sales dynamic of the Innovation Financing, Gain Sharing Projects and Small & Medium Enterprises business units in France, Spain and Brazil. Jose will be tasked with optimizing sales performance and customer relations, developing the marketing strategy in order to deploy new offers and international expansion, as well as coordinating inter-country synergies. Jose Valentí is 38 years old, and graduated from the University of Barcelona and Mälardalens Högskola University in Sweden.
Now delivering more services, KLB Group’s “Finance & Innovation” Business unit renamed “Tax and Finances Solutions” to coincide with CFOs new needs.
This slightly improvement is designed to take advantage of the transformations and innovations in the Finance industry and the changing demands of CFOs in an increasingly global and complex world.
KLB Group will now thicken up its Finance & Innovation (FI) businesses to consolidate its portfolio into a more exhaustive and relevant Business Unit called Tax and Finances Services (TFS). This will allow users to challenge and perform the entire Finance cycle, from tax credit, subsidies, Patent Box and Bonuses for researches to R&D developments and Local Taxes, including IBI and IAE.
For Franc Palomino, Director of the Business Unit Tax and Finance Services: "This positioning is an important step forward. As well as providing a unique source of technical knowledges, it highlights consistency of our initiatives that have led our clients to success all around the word.“
Since 1995, KLB Group has managed more than 300 international projects for large firms in the Finance sector thanks to its flexible business model and its global presence in both developed and emerging markets.
KLB Group, the specialist of project implementation for businesses and public sector, announces the appointment of Maxime Le Bidois as Global Head of Success Fee Solutions of KLB Group and Partner.
He was previously the Global Head of Gain Sharing Projects Business Unit, and succeeds Jean-Marc Le Breton who is refocusing his activities on the general management of KLB Group and its strategic approaches.
On an international scale, Maxime Le Bidois adds the Business Units of Innovation Financing, Gain Sharing Projects and Small & Medium Enterprises to his scope of action for the Success Fee Solutions business unit, which are mainly active in France, Spain and Brazil.
Maxime Le Bidois joined KLB Group in 2010 as the Gain Sharing Projects Business Unit manager, before taking over in France in 2012, and subsequently on a global level in 2015.
In this position he succeeds Jean-Marc Le Breton, co-founder and CEO of KLB Group since 1995.
He is an member of the Executive Commitee and today also becomes Partner.
Maxime Le Bidois is 38 years old and a graduate of CESEM (Euromed) and the University of Westminster.
Next January 26th, the Global Sports Innovation Center (GSIC) will hold a workshop on 'Public funding for innovation', an event organized in collaboration with KLB Group.
Public funding for innovation
January 26th, 2017
Global Sports Innovation Center, Goya street 90. Madrid
This workshop will allow the participants to know how to benefit from the incentive opportunities that the Spanish Administration provides to companies that invest in R&D. This opportunities often keep unnoticed by the companies, either because they do not know how to identify their innovative activities, either because they are not aware of their regulation. Additionally, GSIC members can request an interview with KLB Group experts in order to achieve a short preliminary report of the incentive opportunities for their companies.
Maria URIOL, our expert in the field of R&D financiation in KLB Group, will open the conference: "Do I carry out innovative activities?". Other experts from the Spanish Ministry of Economy and European Quality Assurance will take part as speakers.
GSIC members are invited to register to attend this workshop through firstname.lastname@example.org.
Global Sports Innovation Center (GSIC), is a non-profit organization located in downtown Madrid, whose primary goal is to improve the value chain of the Sport industry by leveraging the most advanced technologies, enabling business connections, and becoming a worldwide reference for the sports industry, from start-ups to enterprise organizations.
KLB Group joins ELITE, the London Stock Exchange Group's international business support programme for ambitious and fast growing companies.
ELITE is a programme of structured engagement developing and supporting ambitious private companies through their next stages.
ELITE delivers a three part service of education, business support, mentoring and access to an ecosystem of professionnals fostering growth and innovation.
Flavien KULAWIK, CEO & Co-Founder of KLB Group, says :
" We are glad to join the ELITE Programme. It's a wonderful opportunity to renforce our ability to grow, to expend our network with the leaders of amazing companies and to increase our visibility."
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A wide range of top tier partner associations will ensure the best topics are covered by experienced speakers.
Bernard Voyer - one of the few explorers to go to both the North and South Poles and reach the summit of Everest - has joined the Board of Directors of KLB Group Canada, the project implementation specialists.
Explorer, committed mountaineer and sought-after speaker, Bernard Voyer has a record of over 30 years of expeditions and adventuring. His exceptional career has earned him numerous distinctions, including the title of Knight of the National Order of Quebec, Officer of the Order of Canada and a Knight of France’s Legion of Honour. Bernard Voyer, who was recognized in 2002 as one of the 50 greatest Canadians of the past 50 years, is an example of implementation in action. His adventures align with KLB Group’s own culture of entrepreneurship and our values of performance, responsibility and pragmatism.
KLB Group has operated in Canada for 10 years, based in Montreal, implementing numerous international projects.
"It is with great pleasure that I have accepted the invitation to join KLB Group’s board of directors, as we have a shared vision and common set of values - such as committing to make a difference for customers.
KLB Group’s entrepreneurial spirit and leadership resonate particularly well with me as an explorer and mountaineer: they aim for the summit, for excellence, and ensure that they have the right expertise to get there, while having the flexibility to adapt to even the most unpredictable of situations.”
Since September 2015, KLB Group becomes new Global Sports Innovation Center expert partner in Public Financiation of R&D and Innovation.
Global Sports Innovation Center (GSIC), located in Madrid and powered by Microsoft, is an unprecedented collaborative project between public, private & academic sectors that aims to promote innovation in the sport industry as a key factor in job creation and growth. GSIC has received an initial investment of 17 million euros and its objective is propel new business opportunities, developing and promoting collaborative technology solutions for the industries of sports, health, fitness and Sports events. GSIC needed to have an expert partner in the area of Innovation Financing to reach national and international grants and finance innovative projects, activities and investments. KLB Group then becomes GSIC reference partner for getting R&D public funds. In detail, KLB Group advises, defines and implements the optimal strategy for public funding and tax savings of activities, technological and innovative projects and investments both in the projects of the Center and partners in their own activities.
This one year collaboration is win-win situation for every stakeholder: GSIC will offer value added services to its members, KLB Group will know about new projects and companies linked to innovation in the Sport industry, and partners of GSIC will have an expert support to monetize all its R&D and innovative activities.
Visit the Global Sports Innovation Center website!