Nenad Pacek‘s Biography
Nenad Pacek advises organisations on how to be global. He is founder of Global Success Advisors, co-founder and co-CEO of the CEEMEA Business Group corporate service and founder of the MEA Business Group. The advisory focus is on helping executives understand economics, business and political outlooks for virtually all countries around the world and on helping companies build strategies for sustainable growth internationally.
Pacek is the author of several acclaimed books such as The Future of Business in Emerging Markets: Growth Strategies for Growth Markets (2012), The Global Economy and lead author of Emerging Markets: Lessons for Business Success and Outlook for Different Markets. He is one of the world’s leading authorities on economic and business issues that concern multinational corporations seeking faster growth internationally.
Pacek is former vice president of the Economist Group, where he spent almost two decades advising multinationals on economic and business issues and managing several business units globally (including the Economist’s government business). He chaired over 100 Economist Government Roundtables with Prime Ministers, Presidents and their cabinets throughout Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Pacek is guest faculty at Duke Corporate Education and a number of corporate universities and learning programmes. Between 2011-14, Pacek was a board member of the Center for Creative Leadership.
“Thanks Nenad for sharing your insights. Your fact-based and clear headed review was extremely valuable. You have always proven to be a focused and productive counsel to us. We do appreciate the guidance and energy you stimulate with us.”
Global Chief Operating Officer, Du Pont
“Nenad, on behalf of Honeywell Aerospace I would like to thank you for sharing your expertise on emerging market strategies and managing through challenging times. This was a wonderful educational experience for our global leaders. Your breadth of knowledge and willingness to engage in honest dialogue about difficult issues provided us with the most thought-provoking session we had in the history of our Executive Forum in Arizona. I was so impressed that I forwarded your material to Dave Cote, the CEO of Honeywell.”
CEO Honeywell Aerospace
“Nenad Pacek is a great speaker and one of the most knowledgeable people in the world on subjects such as business and economic trends in emerging markets and global economy. Both me and Microsoft leadership team in Europe have learned a lot from Nenad with whom we have worked for more than a decade.”
Chairman, Europe, Microsoft
“Nenad, your contribution to our “accelerated growth” in-house meeting in Switzerland was brilliant. All experienced Nestle directors were particularly pleased to interact with an external speaker who definitely knew what he was talking about and was inspiring at the same time! I have always enjoyed your continuous valuable inputs and I am looking forward to the next meeting.”
Regional Director, Nestle