Success in business is about creating choices + executing the correct ones…
We are an insightful corporate advisory company delivering innovative + pragmatic marketplace solutions to our clients.
We believe that it is easier to create markets than read them.
The creative process is based on strategic analysis, innovative business model design + developing unseen paths to market.
The approach to the market needs to be balanced, building upon what sets you apart from the masses.
We have an enviable set of skills + over 30 years experience in the healthcare, modern retail + utilities industry sectors which can be used to build an advantage for our clients.
We help build knowledge competency centres through the insightful use of business intelligence + business process audits.
We have been in business since 1994 in + across the Asia Pacific Region. We currently have offices in New Zealand, Australia and Singapore.
To help clients…
Based on knowledge that sets our clients apart + creates competitive advantage.
We have + do work with a range of industries, which demonstrates our depth, breadth + flexibility…
Strategica was an advisor to Alliant Energy New Zealand Limited which was sold for NZ$445m and judged in the FinanceAsia Achievement Awards 2006 - Australia and New Zealand Deal Awards as "Best New Zealand Deal."
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Barry has over the last 30 years creatively applied a unique strategic and commercialization approach to business throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
He has been successful in negotiating business joint ventures; conducted business rationalizations; and performed business feasibilities, acquisitions + related negotiations. He has also been heavily involved in a number of business start-ups and IPOs and understand very well their unique management, cash flow + market entry needs.
He travels extensively in the Asia Pacific region, and is very familiar with business practices in that part of the world; more recently in Indonesia + China.
He has considerable experience in and understanding of the food retail sector from “gate to plate”. At the supplier end has been involved in numerous negotiations for services including logistics, private label strategies, market entry strategies and product launches; instrumental in creating business models that redefined the way produce businesses were conducted. He has a very good understanding of Loyalty programs and their marketing. At the board level has assisted in acquisitions/divestments and share market listings, restructuring and repositioning of retailers, and also project managed the creation of new retail formats. This has also positioned him well to understand many of the Internet business models which have taken a leaf out of traditional retail models. He has also been involved in a number of technology start-ups focusing on retail needs and business models.
Given the similarity between retail business models and those of the Internet, Barry has successfully integrated the new economy with traditional concepts where appropriate. He has delivered to clients and business interests, unique perspectives on value drivers and therefore what businesses are able to be released and how. This has enabled better overall risk management when dealing with emerging markets and channels.
Strategica has been in operation since 1994 in Auckland, New Zealand + relocated to Singapore in 2005
A specialist in the retail sector in Asia, Dominique has worked with major world class retailers, including Carrefour, Tesco and the Casino Group.
His areas of expertise include strategy, organization, formats, new market entry, HR management, store design, purchasing, own label development and operations. From January 2004 to October 2011, He was Chief Operating Officer of Casino Group Taiwan responsible for the Group’s P&L. During this period, he also held the position of Member of the Board of Directors of Casino Group Taiwan.
From 1998 to 2003, he occupied the Senior Executive Vice President role of Tesco in Taiwan and was also Member of the Board of Directors, reporting to the Tesco Head Office in the UK. Prior to that, he worked at Carrefour from 1987 to 1998, creating from scratch the Taiwan, Malaysia, China, Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore businesses holding various senior management and board member positions.
He created the first hypermarket in Asia then and brings on the table an extensive experience of 25 years in the retail sector across Europe and Asia. A specialist of emerging markets; he is a true sinologist and fluent Mandarin speaker.
He is a frequent speaker at INSEAD. He was appointed in 2005, "French Trade Advisor in Taiwan" by the French Prime Minister. He is also, since July 2011, a Strategic Board Advisor and Senior Consultant for EMCap Partners, a business development and investment structure focusing on European SMEs expansion to key emerging markets.