Dimitar Popov Chief Advisory Officer - Senior HR Management Coach
Dimitar has been working predominantly with foreign companies (Europe, USA and Canada) and holds a large international business acumen. He has expertise in the field of Business Consultancy which has led him towards main areas of knowledge in business and economical analytic processes and researches and process optimization.
Dimitar has extensive knowledge about organisational and functional analyses. He has participated in different organizational analysis and efficiency improvement projects and initiatives. Dimitar has a master’s degree in Industrial Management from the Technical University – Sofia and is a Certified Associate in Project Management.
Georgi Chakarov Senior Financial Management Coach
Georgi is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.
He brings years of professional experience as an internal and financial auditor, working with European companies across industries (manufacturing, retail, energy, transportation, services, construction, IT).
He has expertise in the fields of valuations, finance, budgeting, investments, risk management, but also in analysis and making recommendations on eliminating violations and deficiencies.
Georgi is currently obtaining his Certified Public Accountant certificate (CPA) with interest in obtaining further certifications in financial auditing, risk management assurance, and information systems auditing.
He has a bachelor’s Degree from the American University in Bulgaria.
Alain Thomas Senior Hospitality Industry Advisor
Alain represents the amazing result of 30 years of hard work and dedication to the art of good living. Initially, he started as an expert in F&B. He participated into several openings and gained a strong experience into the hospitality industry. He worked in different parts of the world with international hotel chains where he experienced the different management challenges. It gained him the sense of commitment to excellence, as well as the dedication to the uncompromising quality of the service.
After Alain accomplished his master degree in management with the University of Nancy II, he started working for International catering clients, multi-national hotel companies, small family-operated hotels, privately owned restaurants, external caterers and recruitment companies for the catering industry.
Alain’s mission within Xeon International is to assist RECAP maximise the profitability of the hospitality operations by enhancing the human capital factor and coach the staff in diagnosing and solving problems to create growing value for our investors.
He has a particular strength in Hotel & Restaurant concepts development.
Giancarlo d'Elia Senior Company Management Coach
Giancarlo is a powerful business transformer with a sound knowledge in growth management issues. He has a track record as a top management professional with a natural talent for people and figures. Giancarlo disposes of powerful business acumen and truly international experience of more than 20 years.
He went through all strategic positions in growth management issues and performed as a company CEO, international development with sustained growth. He is transferring his experience as a visiting professor at a French university to MBA graduates. As the Chief Private Equity officer of Xeon International Giancarlo is the guardian of the investors’ values.
Yves Duponselle Senior Company Strategy Coach
Yves is a strategic thinker and international market developer who has spent two decades working in leading international corporations within the consumer, financial, telecom and content industries. He held several leading roles within international sales and marketing before joining Xeon International. Many of his newly developed strategies resulted in double-digit revenue growth and significant market share increase. He holds expertise in growth management and has a wide-ranging experience in company performance enhancement, corporate finance, international expansion and quality management systems. He is the CEO of Xeon International and he has a clear vision that drives the company and its clients to a business value creation of an advanced, innovative kind.