Michael K. GilesBusiness Development Managerm.firstname.lastname@example.orgMike Giles
has more than 17 years of successful business management experience in various roles for multi-national corporations throughout North America.Mike's employment history includes Monsanto; Sandoz Agro; BASF
, and of course, Growth Stage
has held several key roles including Research and Development, Product Management, Sales Management, Business Development, Client Management and Marketing/Public Relations.Mike
has worked closely with senior management teams on product line extension strategies and Channel/Distribution initiatives.Over time time he advanced from territory manager to Global Business Development Manager and is currently an Owner/Partner/Director in Growth Stage Consulting Inc. Mike manages all North American Business Development activities for Growth Stage, including a team of five Business Development Consultants.
Mike's team delivers innovative solutions to clients including John Deere
, Bayer CropScience
, DuPont, Alberta Financial Services Corporation
(AFSC) and Cargill Animal Nutrition
among other industry leaders. Mike
has always been drawn to unique entrepreneurial business opportunities.He
first company at fifteen: designing and building custom furniture.Mike
owned a golf range and custom golf club manufacturing/distribution business for 5 years following the completion of his
Bachelors' degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1990.Mike has several strategic business management certifications from leading academic institutions including York and Purdue Universities.