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Richard Guha
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GM is only the latest company to get into trouble and struggle to get out of it. Preventing and dealing with a crisis is, however, not merely a PR problem. Really effective companies have a culture that makes getting into a c...
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In the late 1990s, energy deregulation was seen as the solution to rising energy prices. As a result, while regulation was not completely lifted, there was to be freedom to compete on price and geography. As President of Reli...
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Growth Company CEO | Outside Board Member
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Richard has grown multiple businesses, some from scratch, some already establishes, to much bigger profit and market value.

 

Richard has over thirty years in leading Fortune 500 and much smaller companies to success as a member of top management in Fortune 500 companies and adviser to them as consultant and Board member.

 

Prior to founding Max Brand Equity, Richard started his career in marketing at Procter & Gamble, later becoming a Division Head at Mars, Inc, CMO at US West and BMC Software as well as President of Reliant Energy. He was also a partner in two respected consulting firms, where he advised top management of Global 2000 companies. He has been on the Board of eight highly successful companies, including four start-ups.

 

Richard has focused on initiating and leading change to achieve successful results in global organizations in changing markets. From Consumer Packaged goods to communications and high-tech he has created new paradigms which have changed the market structure and built substantial revenue and profit growth.

 

Most recently, Richard created the consumer “broadband” market while at US West/Comcast, the most successful retail energy business at Reliant Energy, new “dialog-based” CRM approaches at several companies as well as BMC software, as well as pioneering in multi-channel and direct to the consumer marketing. He grew market value of three public corporations by several-fold in periods of around two years each. The firm focuses on excellence in execution - Big Idea to Successful Implementation in Seven Steps

 

Richard has focused on initiating and leading change to achieve successful results in global organizations in changing markets. From Consumer Packaged goods to communications and high-tech he has created new paradigms which have changed the market structure and built substantial revenue and profit growth.

 

Richard has grown and led several large global organizations. Much of the success of the organizations was built on his definition of tasks and responsibilities as well as structure and communications. He has lived and worked in ten countries and four continents, achieving great success in multiple markets.

 

He has regularly achieved success for many companies, in multiple categories, both as a manager and as a consultant. He is an acknowledged expert, having been a published author and public speaker over many years, and is sought out as an interviewee in many areas.

 

Richard graduated from the University of Cambridge with a Bachelors degree in Chemistry, Physics, and Math. He went on to earn a Masters from Cambridge in Chemical Engineering.

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Lived in ten countries on four continents, forgotten 7 languages, and raised two well-adjusted kids
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Connecticut, USA
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England, India - India - Belgium - France - Belgium - The Netherlands - Germany - Denmark - Brazil - Houston - Bay Area - Los Angeles - Chicago - Boston