About Us

David A. Oshlag - President
Residence - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA

Areas of Expertise:

- Strategic Insight

- Project Management

- Brand Management

- Market Research

- Data Analysis

Academic Credentials:

- MBA Marketing & Finance, University of Chicago ‘88

- BS Chemical & Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie-Mellon University ‘83

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25 Years Business Experience:
Project Marketing Associates

President – Founded January ‘98

Have added value to the following company's initiatives: H.J. Heinz Company, PPG Industries, Black Box Corporation, GlaxoSmithKline, Giant Eagle Grocery.

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General Nutrition Company
Brand Manager Vitamins & Supplements
- 14 brands, totaling 600+ products.
InVenture Group, Inc.
Vice President Program Services
- 40 person Marketing and Communications firm serving the high tech industry.
Heinz USA
Product Manager – Added value to a total of 7 Condiment and Sauces brands, including Ketchup, spanning 6 years.
Quaker Oats Company
Pet Foods and Frozen Breakfast Products
American Sterilizer Company, Medical Products Division
Product Developer
- Invented and patented DART® (Daily Air Removal Test ) for use in hospital steam sterilizers.
   
Professional Affiliations
American Marketing Association Past President Ambassador
Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce  

 

Bernard Grandjacques - Senior Associate
Residence - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA

Areas of Expertise:

- Strategic Planning

- Participative Management

- Coaching

- Business Planning

Academic Credentials:

- MBA Finance, University of Pittsburgh, Katz School of Business, '79

- M.S. Biochemical Engineering, MIT, '68

Language skills: French, Spanish, German, Italian.

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45 Years Business Experience:
Pittsburgh Planners Founder and Leader
Grandjacques Planning Principal
PACCO International

Board Member

VP Marketing and Sales

Carbon Corporation

Director Logistics

Director Information Systems

Manager Strategic Planning, Commercial Development, Applications Engineering

 

Andrea Mar Harkins - Senior Associate
Residence - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA

Areas of Expertise:

- Consumer Insight

- Market Research

- Shopper Behavior

- Program Evaluation

- Education & Training

Academic Credentials:

- M.E. Duquesne University, '72

- B.S. University of Pittsburgh '67

Post Graduate:

- Katz School of Business

- Doctoral in Educational Research

- Educational Psychology



40 Years Business Experience (Marketing & Behavioral Research)
GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Senior Research Manager
Heinz North America Manager, Market Research
M/A/R/C, inc.

Manager, Pittsburgh PA Office

Management Science Associates

Senior Project Director

 
Stephanie M. Foster - Senior Associate
Residence - Brunswick, Maine USA

Areas of Expertise:

- Market & Data Assessment

- Retail Trade Insight

- Business Reviews

- Concept Development

Academic Credentials:

- MBA Marketing, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University '91

- BA History and French, Dartmouth College '85

18 Years Business Experience:
Project Marketing Associates Senior Associate, May 2001 to present
Hannaford Bros.

Marketing Strategist, Southeast Division
- 140 store supermarket chain in five states with 22,000 associates

Heinz USA Product Manager Heinz Vinegar, Heinz Gravy
APM Heinz 57 Sauce, Barbecue & Worcestershire
 
Catherine Carlson - Associate
Residence - Vila Velha, Espirito Santo, Brazil

Areas of Expertise:

- Product R & D

- Product Development Processes; product concept to market implementation.

- Project Management

- Experiment Design/ Six Sigma

- Brazilian Market

Academic Credentials:

- Masters in Marketing, Espirito Santo University, Brazil, '00

- Food Engineering, Viçosa University,  Brazil, '95

Language skills: English, Portuguese, Basic Spanish.

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15 Years Business Experience:
Heinz USA

Manager, Marketing Innovation & Execution

- Project management & process improvement for TGIF Friday's, Bagel Bites, Delimex and Nancy’s.

Research & Development

- Frozen Meals and Snacks, Pasta Sauce and Continuous Value Improvement. 

Masterfoods Inc e Cia  (Brazil) (subsidiary of  Mars Inc & Cia)

Research & Development and QA Manager

- Main Meals Division including spices, salad dressing and sauces.

Chocolates Garoto S.A (Brazil) (Currently under Nestle)

R&D Project Manager

- Chocolate, Chocolate Bars, Candy.

Cervejarias Reunidas Skol e Brahma- (Brazil)

(Currently under Anheuser-Busch)

     

Process Engineer , Production Manager

 

Jacqueline Ping Yu - Associate

 Residence - Shanghai, China

Areas of Expertise:

- Conducting Business in China

- Business / Legal Insights

- New Product Launches

- Database Management

- Marketing Communication

- Multilevel Business Training

Academic Credentials:

- Executive MBA, Rutgers University Shanghai '02

- BE Mathematics, Eastern China University, Shanghai '89

Language skills: English, Mandarin, Cantonese

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20 Years Business Experience:
Ingram Micro China

Channel Marketing Manager, IT Components & Accessories

Dun & Bradstreet International Consultant Co. China

B2B Marketing Development Manager

Bertelsmann China  (German Media Group)

Marketing/PR Director

Harvard Business Review Marketing/PR Director
Hachette Filipacchi Media Group Marketing Director

Haymarket China  (United Kingdom Media Group)

General Manager - 2 publications, 3 business corporation partners

RR Donnelley China

VP Business / Marketing Analysis &

 Optimization

Yi Long Media Ltd. Co. General Manager

 

Israel Weisser - Associate
Residence - Modiin, Israel

Areas of Expertise:

- International Marketing

- Brand Management

- Marketing Processes

- Lead Generation

- Business Development

Academic Credentials:

- MBA Marketing & Strategy, Carnegie Mellon University '02
- BS Chemical Engineering, Universidad Iberoamericana (Mexico City) '97

Language skills: English, Spanish, Hebrew

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11 Years Business Experience:
Manfrotto (Israel) Marketing Analyst, Strategic Planner
Soda Club (Israel) Global Marketing Manager
Diplomat Distributors (Israel) Marketing Manger Food Division - Heinz, Quaker, Sipahh
Heinz USA

Manager, Marketing Innovation & Execution

ABM - Heinz 57 Sauce, Jack Daniel's Sauces, EZ Marinader, Yoshida, Bagel Bites

Procter & Gamble (Mexico)

Dry Detergents: Supply Chain Manager, QA Manager, R&D Project Leader

 

 

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