cost reduction

cost reduction

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Quentin Kluthe with Q Consulting. Quentin was with McKinsey for 5 years including two years in their Operations Transformation practice where he focused on large scale Lean & Six Sigma transformations in manufacturing and service environments across industries. Since then, Quentin worked as an internal strategy resource and financial executive […]

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Mark Hess shares a company post that explains how mid-market companies are using AI to save money. AI is redefining business for mid-sized companies. A powerhouse of innovation, it’s driving change like never before. These organizations are in a prime position to take advantage of AI’s benefits, balancing the agility of small firms with the […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Serge Milman with Sourcing Advisors Group. Serge is proven leader with extensive expertise eliminating supply chain constraints, generating 25%- 40% vendor spend cost reduction, and improving vendor quality of service. I lead through fact-based engagement, skilled at building stakeholder support, and have successfully improved team expertise resulting in more effective […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Nicolas Mialaret with Asteri Partners.  Nicolas had 10 years of consulting experience at Booz & Company / Strategy& in Sydney, Australia and Toronto, Canada, then Delta Partners in New York City before starting  Asteri Partners in Vancouver, Canada since 2020. Target clients: Large organizations, Investment funds, Private Equity firms Functional […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Stephen Dunn.  Stephen is an experienced Partner/Managing Director focused on IT and Operations strategy, transformation, process improvement, value creation, and cost reduction. He has led projects for Fortune 500 companies from practically every industry but has focused for the last ten years on Energy, Insurance, and Health Plans. For the […]

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  In this short video from Andrew Hone’s company identifies why only one in 25 cost-cutting programs work.     The video can also be accessed on Zenithstrategy.com 

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Christian Hager with Christian Hager Consulting. Christian Hager was a management advisor at McKinsey & Company from 2000 to 2010. In 2010 he started his own consulting practice. Christian focuses on growth topics, incl. strategy, business model development, sales initiatives, M&A, PMI, etc. and selectively supports restructuring and cost reduction […]

  Andrew Hone’s company provides a comprehensive report designed to position your business for success in the post Covid-19 environment. Achieving rapid and sustainable cost reduction is a critical business objective, especially in the current environment. The near-term economic outlook is bleak, with the IMF projecting the world’s worst economic downturn since the Great Depression […]

  Andrew Hone’s company blog explains why cost reduction programs often fail.  Although cost reduction programs can deliver a powerful mix of financial, strategic, and organisational benefits, the failure rates of these types of programs are very high. A recent survey of C-Suite executives, for example, found that while 90% of businesses had attempted to […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Andrew Hone with Zenith Strategy Associates.  Andrew Hone spent three years as a Principal in the Strategy and Private equity practices at Bain & Company. Prior to Bain, he was a Partner at L.E.K. Consulting, where he specialised in corporate strategy and private equity advisory services. For the last eight […]