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Jorge Romero Day is a global executive, consultant in forming and leading effective teams, start up management management and crisis resolutions.READ MORE
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In a time of constant change where knowledge is a critical value, a company needs to anticipate opportunities.
At JRD, we provide value on three specific needs:
Growth and agility as our focus, while we add value to startup companies. We have ran successful startups in different contexts and geographies. Our knowledge and contacts ensure leadership for early scalability.
Designing and manage strategic reconversion projects. In these we align corporate goals with commercial ones; provide operational improvements, cost reduction, profitability management, revenue growth, and conduct labor transitions.
A comprehensive vision of the management changes needed, and improvement of procedures. We approach transition processes preparing the resources for bigger flexibility and the organization for a later definitive management.
Jorge Romero Day is a global executive, consultant in forming and leading effective teams, start up management management and crisis resolutions.
Professional development has led him to live in 7 countries, and traveled/worked in twenty more. His experience is spread through companies such as DuPont, Prosegur, Mauri AB, World Minerals/Imerys and DSM.
Educated with a degree in Business Administration, and Masters in Agricultural Economics and Industrial Management.
Blessed with 3 children, he divides his time between his passion for marathons and charitable causes.
Jack Welch and how to lead the change.
With the current rate of change, the organizations must be able to commit, define goals and develop strategies clearly. That is what we do in JRD.
The lesson of John Akhwari
For him, the triumph was to know that he finished what he had set out to do. That approach, and resolution, transcends sports and is essential to face new challenges and meet the desired objectives.
How to reinvent ourselves?: The case of 3M
Many times the most complex thing in an organization is to build its future, design it in context and go the way to achieve it. At JRD we always look forward anticipate and adapt to market changes.
Dick Fosbury: creativity that opens paths.
Our objective is always to extend, nurture and activate all the capabilities of the organization.
"Jorge has been helping us in the following areas: negotiations with critical suppliers, markets and product line development, and organizational development. The acute skills he brings to the table in terms of market knowledge, strategy formulation and execution, as well as the listening ability and understanding to help you think out of the box, have been very important assets for us. We will continue to take advantage of his dedication to improve our busines.".
Fernando Percivale - PresidentFood Technology S.A.
"Jorge is one of the most complete, demanding and meticulous managers I've worked with, he has an absolutely impressive mental agility.
His ability in the Corporate environment in the High Management and his commercial strategy ability makes one learn a lot.
It was not easy to be with him at his pace, a marathon runner in his personal life, he is also a marathon runner in the Corporate environment, with sprints that can make the unprepared ones stay without breath, but make you learn to have agility in the business, always raising the limits. Today, after two years and a half I'm a much better professional than I was, and I'm thankful for Jorge for the learnings".
Ana Carolina Castro - Distribution Manager Latin AmericaDSM
"I would like to acknowledge Jorge as a strategic leader . Team player, insightful about the ingredient business in LATAM, Jorge makes a point on executing and delivering on strategic choices. Jorge is great at shaping teams accordingly thanks to a very friendly and easy to approach personality"
Gerald Dard - Vice President Human Health and NutritionArcher Daniels Midland (ADM)
"I've worked with Mr. Romero Day on some very complicated projects over the years. Jorge excels in the leadership role and has extensive knowledge on the Latin American market…in a wide range of ingredient/food related industries. Jorge is very strategic and a quick learner with the ability to formulate a plan that ensures success. His ability to analyze all angles of the deal, backed by very strong interpersonal skills, makes him a valuable asset. Would be a pleasure to work with him anytime".
Timothy Grano - Sales DirectorAndre Pectin Company
"Jorge is a very positive manager since he provides a lot of freedom to operate, strech/coach mode for continuous development and self accountability. His management skills included inspiration for customer focus, service oriented and high level of engagement with the organization. He held strong ethic standards and respect for the environment. Jorge is open minded and diversity inclusive. He has a human style with focus on excellence. He is able to combine good sense of humor and respect for the others. It has been a real pleasure working for Jorge".
Luis Fernandez - Vice President Strategic Development FlavorsCFS
"I had the pleasure of working with Jorge on projects connected with his area within our global group, namely South America. He has a truly international experience & depth of knowledge in many industries, which has been a very useful resource for me and other members of the company to draw on. Jorge has excellent management skills and a tenacity & focus to ensure that projects & actions get done and completed on time".
Nick Coote -Filtration Consultant
"I was Ex VP of Market Operations and Jorge worked for me as MD managing Argentina, Chile and several other S.American markets. Jorge is a very bright, hard working manager and importantly an excellant business person. He leads well, plans well and executes his plan well. I greatly enjoyed our business relationship and Jorge was very successful in tough markets in a difficult time ".
Terry Hatfield - President and OwnerZeavision
"Jorge is one of those managers who also naturally serves as an inspiring mentor for the whole staff. Jorge exhibits strong interpersonal skills and a unique capacity for empathy. These qualities most notably translate in his ability to motivate a team to care about its project and be invested in the project's success. A go-to person for conflict resolution and problem solving; he steps in, to diffuse tension and induce compromising. Jorge positive attitude and the respect of others make him a fantastic leader - A Great person to work with".
Dominik Grabinski - DFS CBD LeadDANONE Global
"Jorge was an inspiring person for me in terms of leadership during my time at Prosegur as Financial Controller. Under his strategic supervision the company was able to reach very tight budget commitments in an extremely difficult context (as it happened in Argentina during ending year 2001 and 2002)".
Sérgio Griffa - Finance DirectorNuvibrands
"Jorge is a highly experienced executive, with a vast track record at multinational companies and countries. Working with him is a pleasure, he is demanding, extremely clear in his professional assessing and with great vision about strategic planning/thinking and execution".
Sergio Ossa - Director R&TALTADIRECCION CAPITAL
"I worked with Jorge in a sales boosting and process improvement project in Latin America for approx 1 year. At all times Jorge showed professional leadership and people management skills to the whole team. His exceptional coaching skills made the team perform at a very high level. Jorge is capable of working under great pressure and still deliver outstanding results. His immense market experience and customer knowledge where key for the successful conclusion of the project. It was a great pleasure and great learning experience to work with Jorge".
Santiago VicariaSector-versatile, multi-cultural Commercial & Regional Executive
"I have known Jorge for about fifteen years and have worked with him for about eight of those. Jorge was instrumental in developing the Argentina/Chile market. He set up a sales and technical support team as well as participated in global initiatives. Jorge works well in teams and leads people to achieve objectives. Jorge manages up and down the organization well respecting people and different cultures".
Gregory KeselBusiness Unit Director Cultures and Food Protection
"Working with Jorge was always a pleasure! Yes - he is ambitious, sets the bar high and may be demanding. But he does not shy away from work that needs to get done. He will help his team, get in the field to solve important matters and win big opportunities. Jorge is capable to build a personal connect with people from different ages, genders and cultures. I hope to work with him again in the future…".